The scout walker from Star Wars. Inspired by the work of Unit 186.
About this creation
Here is one of my creations that has been sitting around collecting dust, My scout walker. Let's start with the head, as it it the part of the AT-ST that distinguishes itself from other chicken-walkers. It is fat, because I wanted it to fit two minifigs side-by-side and use bricks instead of plates. I wanted to use bricks so it wouldn't be study on the sides, like others. However I couldn't get all the angles, it should be wide at the back and narrow at the front. Notice my correctly-shaped eye hole things, or whatever you call them.
The back of the head. Notice how part of it is inset by a half-stud. I should have some greeblies there, but I was being lazy.
As I promised, there are two minifigs at the controls. I think It was more work than it was worth, and I'll update it with a new head that is more accurate and lighter (so it won't be so hard on the legs) even if it doesn't fit two figs.
The 'body' I guess. All it is is a box in disguise. If you look closely, you can see a click hinge that lets the legs angle inward.
It was hard to come up with a pair of legs that were sturdy, looked right, and could build with the parts on hand. I ended up getting half a dozen or so 1 x 6 light grey plates in a bricklink order. You'll notice I placed greys unevenly throughout the model, to give it that worn feel of the star wars universe. It was also easier on my collection of grey. I hope I didn't overdo it.
Finally, the feet. Not perfect, but I like them. The brown represents mud from endlessly patrolling endor until some stupid ewoks kill it with their sticks and what-not.
And that brings us to the end. Thanks for viewing,