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REVIEW: The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builders Guide by Sariel

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#51 phool

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 11:24 AM

More like Sinner for teh win! :laugh:  Thank you very much! Hopefully they do ship to my part of the world :grin:

#52 DLuders

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:33 PM

Congratulations to Phool for winning the free book -- you'll like it a lot!  :classic:

#53 DLuders

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:09 PM

In this TechnicBRICKS article, Jetro de Chateau posted his review of Sariel's book, The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builders Guide.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

My friend in Estonia just bought it, and he told me its awesome. Hopefully i can lend it from him.

#55 jadedomg

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:27 AM

Ordered the book today really looking forward to reading it :)

#56 gmshades

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:22 PM

Was able to find time to read the book. Thank you "Sariel" for taking your time creating a one of a kind.

I have a couple questions/criticisms. It may be I don't totally understand.

Page 72, Figure 7-17. It shows pictures of "parallel levers". I know it was drawn in cad, but the gears are unable to mesh. As shown in the figure, the teeth are in line with each other. I think showing that this is unfortunately not possible with Lego gears may have been good to show.

Page 209, "trailing arm suspension". Nothing is stopping the axle itself from rotating and binding. There are only 2 links supporting the axle to the frame. The other 2, as shown in Figure 15-17, are a complex suspension design. I think showing a 4 link triangular suspension, or 4 link parallel suspension with a draglink would have been cool too.

Please don't take my criticism personally. Like I said thank you for your hard work putting this book together. It's the first book I have actually read cover to cover, ever.

#57 DLuders

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:41 AM

HomeBookSummary posted this short YouTube video review of The Unofficial Lego Technic Builders Guide:

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Edited by DLuders, 02 February 2013 - 01:49 AM.


#58 JohannesESTONIA

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 09:36 PM

View Postpint14, on 28 November 2012 - 06:06 PM, said:

My friend in Estonia just bought it, and he told me its awesome. Hopefully i can lend it from him.

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#59 Sariel

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 10:00 AM

German edition of the Guide is coming in June: http://dpunkt.de/bue...chnic-buch.html

Edited by Sariel, 11 March 2013 - 10:01 AM.

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#60 rm8

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 10:14 AM

View PostSariel, on 11 March 2013 - 10:00 AM, said:

German edition of the Guide is coming in June: http://dpunkt.de/bue...chnic-buch.html

Das ist fantastish!

На русском будет? (What about russian:)?)

#61 Sariel

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 10:21 AM

Don't know / can't say yet.
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