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Hi All, The iconic ARGO 6x6 XTV (extreme terrain vehicle), made by ARGO Industries in Canada, was my inspiration for this project; a remote controlled Technic Power Functions version of the real life machine. The ARGO is a formidable little amphibious all-terrain vehicle that will take you deep into the wilderness and get you back safe and sound. You can see some more photos on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/153579346@N08/with/36775449934/ This model uses disk brakes to lock the left or right wheel-sets to skid-steer. The wheels are connected with chains like the real ARGO. The handlebars are connected to the disk brakes using flex cables. The handlebar assembly decouples the left and right brakes, so when you twist the bars only one side is activated. The brake assembly is very compact. When you want to control the ARGO remotely, you can drop in the handlebar servo assembly. Here's a video of the ARGO that shows the different functions. If you like it, please check the ARGO out on ideas.lego.com. Thanks!
Here is my TC9 Entry. It is skid steer and front loader based on the real thing by JCB. A Model JCB Skid Steer: Functions: - Mini Linear Actuator Raise/Lower Boom - Manual Bucket Dump - Working Fake 3 Cylinder Diesel Engine - Four Wheel Drive (All wheels turn when any one wheel turns) - Left/Right wheels can turn in same or opposite directions to turn - Quick Detach Bucket Attachment Dimensions: - Length: 25 studs - Width: 11 studs - Height: 16 studs - Box Volume: 4400 studs B Model: JCB Front Loader: Functions: - Mini Linear Actuator To Raise/Lower Bucket - Manual Bucket Dump - Working Fake Three Cylinder Engine - Rear Wheel Drive With Differential - Rear Perpendicular Suspension - Articulated Steering Dimensions: - Length: 35 Studs - Width: 12 Studs - Height: 16 Studs - Box Volume: 6720 Studs Video: Parts left from A Model after building B Model:
After much preparation I am proud to present the instructions for my Skid Steer Loader, based on the New Holland LS160; It's driven by two electric motors, steers differentially, and the boom and bucket are pneumatic. Check it out moving about on .Control is by a tethered hand controller with built in automatic pneumatic pump - instructions are included for this. There's also a chapter describing the building techniques I used, loads of photos of the model and real machine, and instructions for an optional pneumatic grab attachment. You can buy the instructions from my website and MOCplans for a small charge of $12 - these are rendered by Eric Albrecht, so you know you are buying quality. I've listed the model on Rebrickable, so it should be easy to figure out if you have the parts you need to build it! Enjoy, and please let me know what you think :-) Jennifer