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#1 dfs473

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:32 AM

Hello people :laugh:

Here is the final entry topic for the Eurobricks Contest "To Sail the Technic sea".
It is a red Lego Technic  speedboat, which can swim. :sweet:
The two bodies of the Lego City 7244 speedboat were the base  and I build a Lego Technic connection between them.
Here it is:
Front view
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Side view
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Propellor
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Bottom ( attached two airtanks so that it lies a bit higher in the water)
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The functions
1 M Motor for rotating the propellor
1 M Motor for steering
It is RC controlled via 1 IR reciever

Here are some pictures to see the inside of the boat:

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And here is a short video to see it in action :classic:



Hope you like it^^

Regards dfs473

EDIT: Old topic

Edited by Sinner, 09 April 2012 - 09:02 AM.


#2 eric trax

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:43 AM

But she isn't speed :( Do you tried to improve drive? Gears and lift reduce the efficiency of propeller unfortunetly
Gentlemen, start your engines!

#3 Sariel

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:25 AM

The speed is impaired by your choice of this tiny, inefficient propeller. You should try this: http://www.bricklink...Item.asp?P=2952
With great power comes great electricity bill.

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