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1 hour ago, Yevhen said:

Do you set up 5 legs, when it's enough to set up 4 or even 3 legs to support a table?

Your point?

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I like a long build process e.g. for Extreme Adventure, Arocs, and Rough Terrain Crane. I'm a bit concerned that the mechanics may be simplistic in 42100 given the 1 function per motor.

I think it is possible that they wanted a set with 2 hubs and 7 motors as the initial Control+ set because it means they can start mass production of the parts in order to benefit from economies of scale so each individual motor and hub becomes cheaper to manufacture. This will effectively bring down the cost price when the Control+ hubs and motors are included in smaller sets in the future, which means those sets will become more profitable.

I doubt future Control+ flagships will have 7 motors. 2 or 3 plus complex gear boxes seems more likely. Remote controlled gear boxes driving automated pneumatics would be great.

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I don't know.

It feels to me that the ability to drive many functions at the same time, is kind of the whole purpose of control+. If you look at PF sets, those that are remote-controlled tend to have multiple motors; each driving a single function (with some exceptions, e.g. 8043 or 42070). 8275 and 42030 come to mind. I'd say that sets that have those gearboxes, benefit relatively little from control+. They just use the motor as a replacement for endless knob operation.

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I do know neither... I use gearboxes for fun but when the MOC is a wheel loader or a dump truck I have fun too even without using them... maybe I would have to build a more than 4 functions MOC without gearbox and see how I feel, the MOC would be much better no doubt and maybe I would find the fun in another parts I love like linkages or reinforcements. The obviosly first problem it cames to my mind is that I do not have a single one wire extensor and I go further, do I buy old ones or I wait to see the new ones?.

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I've only built one fully remote-controlled set, with nine ten independent functions you can operate all at the same time (provided you have enough finger coordination:laugh: ). The challenges are there for sure, especially on a large model where you need everything to be structurally sound but also as light as possible; but it's not something I'd do again, because I realised during the build that I really missed figuring out complex, efficient gear configurations.

Edited by suffocation
Innumeracy.

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17 minutes ago, suffocation said:

because I realised during the build that I really missed figuring out complex, efficient gear configurations.

That is my fear, in a 4 functions MOC, I build so small than the challenge is in the space and I need the less gears as possible but having room I will miss them...

Going off-topic I think, sorry...

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For my POV the only license on the set is the sticker! Bcoz thats the only printed item that has the Logo of the license  on it! And you will buy the set! It cost additional 20%+😁! And about the looks...not so convincing 😊😊😊

I hope and i wish that Lego will produce a one(1), only One Technic printed license  pc. 🤞

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