Poll: Your favourite small Classic Pirate sailing ship

February 8th, 2009 posted by Skipper24

Click here to vote for your favourite small Classic-Pirate sailing ship in the pirate forum

Size does not matter in this poll as it happens to be all about small ships. More precisely, the small Classic-Pirate sailing vessels that we have grown to love or loath over the years. Choose form a selection of 5 choices in your favourite pirate forum.

Click to vote on your favourite small pirate ship in the Classic-Pirates.com forum

Treasure Map by Majek

February 7th, 2009 posted by Erdbeereis

Majek brings us his MOC, "Treasure Map."

X marks the spot!

The adventurers have followed their ancient maps to the red "X" marking the spot where the treasure is buried. But wait! How did two different treasure hunters find the same map? And what will they find when they dig?

For more pictures and the full story, 
discuss Treasure Map by Majek in the Pirate Forum!

The Empress MOC by Paul cantu

February 6th, 2009 posted by Skipper24

After the Governor had completed taking over the island, enslaving the locals and generally causing a mess and havoc, he stole from the islanders riches deep within their fragile mines. After stealing millions worth of gold and treasure, what better to do than build a new ship and cover it with the new riches.

What better to do than build a new ship and cover it with the new riches!

What better to do than build a new ship and cover it with the new riches!

Paul cantu's recent ship 'The Empress' has been created using a modular design and features a clever background story, cabins with detailed interior and gold plating!

Click to discuss The Empress by Paul cantu in the Classic-Pirates.com forum.

Pirates Going Domestic by Karlo Toth

February 5th, 2009 posted by Erdbeereis

Karlo Toth has made a very nice MOC, with an interesting story.

It depicts pirates on an off day relaxing at the First Mate's brother's castle.

An unusual meeting...

An unusual meeting...

Look at the beautiful rocks with lots of vibrant greenery, and all of the fun little details like the maiden fishing for sharks of all things!
The MOC even has a brilliant pirate ship for those enthusiasts we have here.

Look at more pictures of the great ship and landscaping on MOCpages, and discuss your favorite parts of it in the Pirate Forum!

 

LEGO books for sale on eBay!

February 4th, 2009 posted by Zorro

For those who didn't know this yet, eBay is a great source to find LEGO Idea Books, (alternative) instructions, LadyBird books and more!

As an example we found these two great auctions!

The various LEGO Idea Books provide many alternative instructions which you can build when you own the basic (Pirates?) bricks.

Click here to buy this LEGO Idea book 260 on eBay or to look for more LEGO Pirates sets, minifigs and ships.

LEGO Idea Book 260

 And who doesn't remember them? The Ladybird comic books!

Click here to buy Ladybird books, where the LEGO Pirates Captain Roger has his adventures, on eBay!

Ladybird books presents: Captain Roger's Birthday!

Of course you can find all kinds of written LEGO stuff on eBay, if you lost your instructions just type in: LEGO instructions + set number and if you are a bit lucky you will find one or more sellers!

More interested in buying MISB sets? Then visit the Mint in Sealed Box Madness thread! You need to expand your fleet and need more LEGO Pirates ships? Click here!

6285 Black Seas Barracuda Set Page!

February 3rd, 2009 posted by Captain Zuloo

 

An instruction sheet for 6285 Black Seas Barracuda!

An instruction sheet for 6285 Black Seas Barracuda!

A team of dedicated LEGO® fans from all over the world work around the clock to maintain the brilliant data base of Classic-Pirates.com. And we strive to eventually host anything and everything there is to do with LEGO Pirates. That is why starting now, over the next few weeks we will be creating a set page including instructions and an inventory for every pirate set The LEGO Group has ever released.

This week's set page spotlight is on 6285 Black Seas Barracuda, one of the mightiest ships sailed by Captain Redbeard and his crew. Our set page for this set features fully coloured instruction scans for you to use at your lesiure.

So what are you waiting for? Head on over to the Classic-Pirates.com 6285 Black Seas Barracuda Set Page!

Imperial Patrol Ship by Patriot720

February 2nd, 2009 posted by Zorro
Forum member Patriot720 has finished another amazing MOC. He even calls it his greatest creation yet! Take a look at his fearsome Imperial Patrol Ship and feel sorry with those poor pirates attacking it.
Click here to discuss patriot720's Imperial Patrol Ship in the Pirates forum!

A mighty vessel indeed!

This 6 cannon strong Imperial Patrol Ship has everything to track down and destroy the Imperial's enemies. Other than her firepower she is fast as the devil because of her large sails and a loyal crew of 10 men (2 officers + 8 sailors/soldiers) who will take care of any threat, Pirate attacks included!

 So discuss Patriot720's Imperial Patrol Ship in the Pirates forum!

Wouwie Promoted and NEW Positions!

February 1st, 2009 posted by Mister Phes

Shipyard Ranking System - Promotion & Recruiting

We're pleased to announce Wouwie has been promoted to Editor so hurry over
to the Pirate forum to congratulate for his achievement!

We're also opening up two new positions:

  1. A Junior Assistant to maintain our Social Networking Outposts such as our soon to be launched YouTube Channel and Facebook page, as well as, doing some light secretarial work.  This position could one day lead to Publication Relations Officier for a candidate with the right aptitude.
  2. A Video Editor with reasonable video editing skills to produce regular videos for the Classic-Pirates.com YouTube Channel.

If you think you'd be well suited to one of these positions then sail over to the Pirate LEGO Forum to apply.



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