Pvdb

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  • Birthday 03/01/1977

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  1. Looking at it a different way. The only axle colours that I don't like are the reddish brown 3 and 5 with stop All others have their purpose.
  2. Great little crane with loads of functions. I like it a lot.
  3. Pvdb

    Grum's Shed

    You bashed that together quickly. About time to start the bulldozer 😀
  4. Nice Modifications @T Lego. A few more updates on the back end of my new car. Still very much WIP, but it is happening. I might get time for the Chiron one day!!
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    Grum's Shed

    I thought you hated the new track links 😀 or are you now fully expert at putting them together after all the practice with the BWE?
  6. I think the reference above is regarding the wrong order of the gears in the porsche.
  7. I tried this part and it is too long anyway, and the smaller version is too short unfortunately.
  8. Regarding the gearbox. If it is in neutral or reverse gear then we select forwards, which forward gear will the gearbox be in? I assume it will be the gear that it was left in and not necessarily first gear.
  9. You are on a mission Didumos69. I am impressed. The drive train in totality looks pretty immense!! I see that you have also worked out all of the ratio's, The step ratio between each gear is pretty even wheras I would have expected a larger step between 1st and 2nd, and smaller difference in ratios as we go through the gears, but this is hard to do in a Lego 8 speed gearbox.
  10. It is also a big challenge to design, and to fit it in to a Technic model, and tt is also fun to build and adds something interesting into the car, which otherwise might not have many working functions compared to models of some construction machinery.
  11. Thanks LvdH, I am glad you like it, As for the HOG, It is as discreet as I could get away with. When they want to play with it. my kids put in a longer axle and raise the little gear wheel by one stud so it is easier to turn, but of course it looks ugly if left that way .
  12. while I wait for the Bugatti to go down in price, I may as well continue my MOC. I almost gave up when I saw the new gearbox parts! They will be for next time.
  13. But surely when you finish using reverse, then the next gear that you use will be first. How is that going to work?
  14. It is not that difficult to include a reverse gear without the need for forward/neutral/reverse switching as in but it is much more difficult to get sensible ratios between the different gears. I am looking forward to the new parts and maybe will put my current project on hold for a week!!
  15. Jim, it is no use. Some people just LOVE to complain and furthermore, the people that LOVE to complain are also usually the most vocal. I am learning this first hand in my (fairly) new job where I am delivering a huge local improvement scheme. The complainers really come out in force. It amazes and somewhat amuses me.