This uses the Nexo Bot torso element (Design ID: 24078) as a control column, allowing me to attach two levers and a display.
The newer style of 1x1 tile with clip introduced in 2013 which has a C-shaped clip (15712) fits onto the torso nicely, whereas the old, more angular clip (2555) doesn't fit as well, for some strange reason. This warrants further investigation!
I also placed the seat in a mockup cockpit, shown below.
When I realised that I had precisely 13 of the bar-and-ball elements (22484), I hit on the idea of an LED illuminated digit.
The elements were inserted into headlight bricks arranged in a grid forming a figure of eight, and illuminated from behind with separate Power Functions LEDs, which were swapped in and out to create numerals 0-9.
The resulting ten images were combined into this animated GIF using an online converter.
Every space door has, for some reason, a serrated edge and this was my immediate idea for the Nexo shield (22385). The edges take on an odd sculpted look in this image.
This little scene pits two AT-ATs, each using two Nexo Bot torso elements to form the body, against a snowspeeder which uses four of the White 2x2 wedge plates (24307/24299) and is firing a bar-and-ball bolt of energy towards the hapless Imperial troops. The background was a box of tissues which happened to have a nice cloudy sky pattern!
Thanks Jez! Blown away by your beautiful images and inventive ideas. Follow Jez on Flickr here and return tomorrow for more fantastic ideas!
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