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Micro turrets

Hey all,
I'm looking for some simple turret designs that can sit on a 2x2 turntable. Any suggestions?
Thanks.

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  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Turret, as in the gun? 
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Here's a simple quad-laser style turret.


    omniumFizyxDaraghmak0137
  • GmorkGmork NJMember Posts: 5
    yeah actually something like that, whered you get that from?
  • omniumomnium Brickenham, UKMember Posts: 723
    edited January 2018
    How about the turrets on the #75055 Star Destroyer?
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Gmork said:
    yeah actually something like that, whered you get that from?
    I just went and built it. I can probably make a few more if you need me to. 
    Astrobricks
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    I don't know what scale you're building at, but here's a few designs. Hope this helps!

    Typical twin laser turret:


    Mortar style turret:


    A smaller twin laser turret:


    Fizyxomniumcatwrangleriliketoast
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UKMember Posts: 3,379
    I assumed you meant castle turrets, and wondered why on earth anyone would a) want to build them at that scale, and b) need to ask how to build what would be a fairly simple construction.
    FizyxFowlerBricksMynattGmorkShib
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Those three turrets are just ones I threw together real quick. If you need more, just let me know and I'm sure I can whip up some more. :D
    Gmork
  • PaperballparkPaperballpark UKMember Posts: 3,379
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    FizyxDaraghomniumGmorkDeMontesVorpalRyu
  • iliketoastiliketoast AustraliaMember Posts: 251
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    And this Aussie thought ‘castle’
    GmorkVorpalRyu
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    Well, you see, I've had this conversation before. That's why guns were foremost in my mind. When I want a castle turret, I say tower. That's the best way to avoid confusion. ;)
    Gmork
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,431
    As soon as the word ‘turntable’ was used, I knew what they were after.
    gmonkey76Gmork
  • GmorkGmork NJMember Posts: 5
    Here's the general idea I had, I'm just not sure how to assemble it without making it too bulky. The vertical movement isn't as important but I'd like to keep it if I can. Anyone got any ideas? Here's a drawing of my (very very general) idea and the moc I'm putting it on, it would sit behind the driving facing back.
    catwrangler
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Oh, okay. I'll see what I can do. :)
    (But, gasp! Is that a Lepin clone trooper!?!?)
    Gmork
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    Also, I would think that Brits have slightly more access to castles than Americans. Us Americans aren't really that gun crazy...(stops typing and looks out the window at the truck driving by, plastered all over with gun related bumper stickers)...err...never mind.
    FizyxBrixfan02Gmork
  • Brixfan02Brixfan02 USAMember Posts: 161
    Oh, okay. I'll see what I can do. :)
    (But, gasp! Is that a Lepin clone trooper!?!?)
    He's a clone clone :)
    FowlerBricksGmork
  • GremerGremer The Commonwealth of VirginiaMember Posts: 171
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    Well, there's not exactly many castles here in America.
    FizyxFowlerBricksBrixfan02gmonkey76Gmork
  • GmorkGmork NJMember Posts: 5
    Gremer said:
    Turret, as in the gun? 
    I assumed you meant castle turrets
    Hmm, American thinks of guns, Brit thinks of castles. There's a cultural lesson in there somewhere...
    Well, there's not exactly many castles here in America.
    ....white castle?
    FizyxFowlerBrickselspankdogdavetheoxygenman
  • GmorkGmork NJMember Posts: 5
    Brixfan02 said:
    Oh, okay. I'll see what I can do. :)
    (But, gasp! Is that a Lepin clone trooper!?!?)
    He's a clone clone :)
    Yes, he was a gift he's now my "test pilot"



    His name is chang.
    FowlerBricksBrixfan02AstrobricksOrmskirkBricks
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    Okay, so I'm not sure how you're going to fit two pilots and a turret on the back of a nine stud long walker, but here's some ideas. 

    Turret 01 aka "Twins"

    Movement: Limited vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 2

    Size: Medium



    Turret 02 aka "Fury"

    Movement: Large vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 2

    Size: Large



    Turret 03 aka "Squishy"

    Movement: Limited vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 2

    Size: Small


    Turret 04 aka "The Mutt"

    Movement: Zero vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 2

    Size: Large


    Turret 05 aka "Spider" (my personal favorite)

    Movement: Large vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 4

    Size: Extra large


    Turret 06 aka "Peashooter" 

    Movement: Large vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 1

    Size: Medium


    Turret 07 aka "Mouse" 

    Movement: Large vertical range. Wide horizontal range.

    Barrels: 1

    Size: Medium


    Maybe I went a little overboard with this, but it was a fun challenge. :) Hopefully some of these ideas can help. I look forward to seeing your finished MOC!
    ricecakecatwranglerFizyxcaterham7mak0137datsunrobbie
  • MAGNINOMINISUMBRAMAGNINOMINISUMBRA Member Posts: 975
    No 5.  Go big or go home!
    FowlerBricks
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,566
    ^Exactly! :D
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