This 100-pound, 20,000-LEGO brick Batcave took 800 hours to build

Got 800 extra hours to spare? Then maybe you, too, could craft this temple of awesomeness from two ingenious Batfans. Behold the beauty of this Bat-tastic creation (but don't call it a toy).

This beautiful illuminated Batcave diorama was built by Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey, who dedicated 800 working hours between January and March of 2012. It tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds and contains at least 20,000 individual LEGO pieces.

The insanely detailed, multilevel masterpiece utilizes four LEGO power function motors to raise the Batcopter, lift the Batplane, rotate a costume wall and revolve the Batmobile's turntable. The three removable pieces were designed for easy transport, with its tiers revealing a custom Batcomputer crime lab, supercool Batboat, badass Batplane, cascading waterfall and a wicked weapons arsenal.

It was first displayed at the 2012 Emerald City ComiCon in Seatlle, then made an appearance at BrickCon 2012. After that it sat in a living room to be worshipped before the dynamic LEGO duo posted these shots on their Flickr page, where you can watch a video tour of their baby.

Check out the gallery and next time you've got nothing to do ... well, you get the idea.

(via Blast-O-Rama)

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