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tinkering with gears in the ratio of 20 to 40

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Really cool movement. I've also looked at your other mechanical sculptures, good stuff.

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Tried to make an engine with this kind of mechanism but it had too much play, would be cool if Lego had a ring gear that could be used in a Cycloidal mechanism but alas the only way  found was with tank track wrapped around a tire; which was again was not stiff enough to make an engine out of.

 

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Agreed, totally cool stuff. Really awesome. I am still trying to figure it out though :laugh:

Thank you so much for sharing these unconventional creations !

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Really cool to look at, it seems kind of magical how well it all moves togehter 

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LEGO Technic at its best!

Wow so nice to look at. I really agree with @Gray Gear: It is kind of magical.

Thank you very much for sharing!

Best
Thorsten

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On 5/13/2021 at 10:59 PM, Aerolight said:

Tried to make an engine with this kind of mechanism but it had too much play, would be cool if Lego had a ring gear that could be used in a Cycloidal mechanism but alas the only way  found was with tank track wrapped around a tire; which was again was not stiff enough to make an engine out of.

 

I saw this mechanism as virtuel animation by Ken. copied it wobbles too much

 

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