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Howdy folks!

Now this one has been a very fun build for me, as I never attempted to build a vehicle inspired by the Mad Max movie series, although I always wanted to. This was also a hell of an opportunity to use many of the odd parts that you simply cannot put on a normal vehicle, so I am thrilled to present to you, the frightening Gator Mayhem!

As you can see, it's and odd blend between and alligator and a trial truck, thus it has 2 animal-specific functions (biting and hitting with the tail), 2 car-specific functions (driving and steering) and of course, 2 tank-specific functions (rotating and firing the turret). What I can tell you is that my two boys just love to play with it, shoot minifigures and eat them all, so I suppose my goal was reached.

Functions-wise, I think it's pretty packed, as I managed to squeeze 6 motorized functions, a working V24 fake engine (two connected V12, placed diagonally), working steering wheel and fully openable doors, so you can exit the truck in a flash. This MOC took around 3 weeks to build, almost every day for 2-3 hours, so I can assure you that my dedication has grown a lot, but my wife's patience also reached a new level :laugh:

Technical specs & functions:

- 4x4 Drive (XL motor)
- Steering (L motor)
- Open/close gator mouth (M motor)
- Swipe gator tail left/right (M motor)
- Rotating turret (M motor)
- Firing the turret (M motor)
- Turret capacity: 5 missiles
- controlled by: 2 BuWizz bricks
- a functional V24 fake engine
- working steering wheel
- openable doors
- Length: 72 cm
- Width: 30 cm
- Height: 30 cm
- Weight: 2.8 kg

Official YouTube video, made for the [TC17] competition:

First batch of photos I took in my kitchen/studio, enjoy the show!

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Second batch of photos were taken outside, in the most post-apocalyptic environment I could find nearby:

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As usual, for more detailed photos and many others, please check my Flickr album, below:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/braker23/albums/72157713228122532/

Cheers and best of luck to all competitors!

Edited by braker23
Added video

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Lol! that's strange! It looks like a gator mounted by a truck. A kid's dream toy... :laugh:

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Thank you guys, I really appreciate it. The video will be done tonight, I will post it as soon as I can. Good luck to you all!

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Hello again! I just wanted to let you guys know I added the presentation video above and also entered my MOC in the [TC17] topic. Cheers!

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Thank you very much, it means a lot as its coming from you, Han Solo :laugh:

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