Jump to content


Power Functions Containership Has Bow Thrusters


3 replies to this topic

#1 DLuders

DLuders

  • Technic Technician


    Posts: 5817
    Joined: 17-October 09
    Member: 7868
    Country: USA (WA State)

Posted 07 July 2010 - 02:17 PM

Brucewaynelego (also known as Toyshansolo) created this realistic Lego Power Functions Container Ship: http://www.brickshel...ry.cgi?f=437233 .  It features BOW THRUSTERS (made from Lego Atlantis parts) with drive shafts that go under the hull.  The wheels you see are just for the drydock on land; they are removed when on the water.  The ship can rotate within its own footprint thanks to the 8879 Power Functions IR Speed Remote Control (which is very good at turning the propellers at just the right speed for careful docking manuevers).    

The 4:28 YouTube video shows it in action in a bathtub, in a lake, and loaded down with a tractor-trailer.  It would be right at home at Legoland!  :thumbup:    

Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image



#2 danieleale

danieleale

    Posts: 10
    Joined: 16-June 10
    Member: 11479
    Country: italy

Posted 07 July 2010 - 05:19 PM

great moc,"dluders"!At least there are persons that are starting to make technic boats like one that make a boat with bionicle canisters

#3 Enilder

Enilder

    Posts: 225
    Joined: 08-January 10
    Member: 8962

Posted 07 July 2010 - 06:15 PM

What's going on with gear in the back (one that meets perpendicularly)? It seems like the "play" in gears is throwing it off or something? looks great though! Is that bottom piece 1-piece? That looks pretty big!

#4 aprendiendo

aprendiendo

    Posts: 11
    Joined: 07-May 10
    Member: 10557
    Country: Spain

Posted 08 July 2010 - 07:48 PM

Awesome!

I'm starting lo love Lego boats too ;)



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users