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#1 M_longer

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 07:00 PM

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I am back in business :D
I took a while to complete this model (I didn't had time, pieces etc) but it seems that I'll be posting new models more often now.

First, the real machine:
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And my model:
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Front wheels are steered by bevel gear located on the back of the grader:


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Blade and ripper are operated by pneumatic cylinders fed from small pump:

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And here you can see how it works:

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#2 dr_spock

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 07:16 PM

Very nice.  Lots of functions.   :thumbup:

#3 Hiawatha

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 10:22 PM

Looks great! Nice video as well! :sweet:

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View Postefullner, on 06 October 2011 - 12:28 AM, said:

I can figure what Dey will say when he meets with Hiawatha.

Hiya, Watha!

#4 lightningtiger

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 08:10 AM

Oh, how I wish Lego would release one of these in the city range.....they could use your totally AWESOME design 'M_Longer' ! :excited:
The detailing is just so excellent, plus you can steer it - oh I :pir-wub: this machine ! :pir-laugh:
Brick On Grade On 'M_Longer' !

#5 LEGO Train 12 Volts

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 10:37 AM

This is a technic masterpiece!   *oh2*
I love the steering system and the complexity of this model so close to the originla one!  :wub:
It would be great have this Caterpillar in my Lego city!  :laugh:
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#6 F0NIX

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 01:05 PM

This a truly masterpiece!
Lots of details! Many technical functions! And it looks very realistic and true to the original.
Good work!
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#7 Vincent Kessels

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 10:54 AM

I am amazed that you where able to put so much functionality in such a beautiful vehicle in minifig scale.

#8 bootz

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 05:18 PM

This reminds me of my old tonka trucks from my youth, especially with the mechanical functions. Great job. I love that its minifig scale too, it looks like it could be an official set.

#9 SRTracerB

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 04:34 AM

OMG, thats awesome!! This is the stuff that makes me like Legos.

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#10 Konajra

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 04:50 PM

Great Moc. Just the machines I like. Large mining equipment. Perfect scale and nice details.

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#11 Hrw-Amen

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 06:30 PM

That is a nice model.




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