You Won't Believe How HUGE This Battlestar Galactica Model Is

Say what you will about the rabidness of Star Trek and Star Wars fans, Battlestar Galactica has fans like Gary King who build incredible six-foot-long, hyper-detailed models of obscure ships entirely out of LEGOs.

King spent two months on this mammoth build of the Battlestar Berzerk. The final model measures 73 inches long x 24 inches wide x 14 inches tall and weighs a staggering 54 pounds. It's so large that King had to employ a wooden inner backbone for stability and steel reinforcements for the lower engines that were simply too large to support their own weight.

King plans to dismantle the Berzerk in a few months to free up parts for an even bigger project—a seven-foot-plus model of the Battlestar Valkyrie. Be sure to check out the full gallery of the ship here and, if you're feeling adventurous, you can build it yourself with his instructions on Brickshelf. [MOC Pages via Ubergizmo]


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