Thirdwigg

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  1. Another fun contest. I'm sorry I didn't participate in this one, but happy many of you did. 20: 10 9: 6 30: 4 21: 3 25: 2 29: 1
  2. Ooo good idea. Here are my contributions. Adding in my Spitfire and Typhoon would be good additions, but they don't have a separate thread. Oops.
  3. Thanks all. @suffocation @Leonardo da Bricki Don't overthink the suspension. The axles pivot freely, and are simply linked together front to back with liftarms and 6L steering links. See here. I have used this suspension on many trial trucks, and it's still my favorite. @Markurius yeah, I try to change up my colors, but I have had some fun with green lately. I'll keep hording more green for my next MOC.
  4. This project was sitting on my table for a while, so after a long weekend, I put together a body and bed, and finished it up. Flickr Album Features: 4 Wheel Drive with Portal Axles Dual PF L motors for drive PF M for steering PF M for two speed gearbox Linked pendular suspension Much more at thirdwigg.com.
  5. Was this modeled after the Chicago Worlds Fair wheel?
  6. Here's an update. The gearbox has been placed, and the general body work parts are done.
  7. Back to building here in Thirdwiggville. This time a simple helicopter. So, should it be US Coast Guard Red and White, or Royal Navy Red and Grey? Maybe you can convince me to do the Yellow and Red, but that is unlikely as it's been done.
  8. I like the video, including the fade-ins for each progression of parts. But the fade-ins for the words are confusing and distracting. Can you make the words more on-off-on.
  9. This is excellent. Well done on all the complicated functions, and the complexity of the cab with all the various styling elements is very sharp.
  10. Awesome thanks @LvdH. I'm not at a place to check the LXF file, but it looks correct. The bottom of the chassis under the cab is only a pair of 1x4 and 3x3L liftarms, which looks correct from your image.
  11. I'm not sure this warrants another thread, but I made this little rolloff dumpster truck. The little homage to set 8065 only has one function. More can be found at Thirdwigg.com. Enjoy.
  12. @agrof Perfect! Now my head feels a little more stable. Those are the perfect parts.
  13. I love it. But every time I look at it, I get confused. Which side is the front? Which side is the top? Maybe you need to add some horns and a snout so my mind doesn't implode.
  14. I vote no. I think there is enough room, and we have had some good planning time with this size.
  15. This thread has been a true joy to follow. While the final result was something different than I expected when it started, I very much like the final design. It reminds me of some of the greats (8865, 8880, 8448); functionally focused, with enough bodywork to give it shape and lines. The suspension is well thought out, both front and rear, and is not missing any feature. The gearbox is stunning, and focuses on functionality and reliability, rather than flash. I was not too keen on the open wheel wells at first, but they really grew on me, and it matches the project better than any other option. This car is truly set apart. Regarding the presentation, I appreciated you bringing us along with your build; the challenges and the resolutions. It was great to watch this come together. It was great see all the many great ideas that contributed to the final design. I look forward to your next build. This will definitely end up on the Top 17 of 2017 list. Great job.