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  1. Thirdwigg

    [MOC] T-55a

    There have been a couple of projects this year that have been a long time in the making. I have been happy to clean out The Queue over the past couple of months. This is a MOC of the most widely produced tank of all time. The T-54/T-55 series of tanks has its roots connecting back to the T-34 of WWII. This MOC represents the T-55a version, produced from about 1979 onwards. Basically, it means I got to build the AA gun on the top. Much more is at Thirdwigg.com. A video may be found .Features: Working left and right tracks, PF L, 1:1 Turret rotation, infinite rotation Gun elevation Suspension for all ten wheels Removable paneling And the right. The rear. Sorry about the single dark grey tile. The top of the turret. The snot work was fun. The internals. You can see the battery box, the turret mechanism, and the drive motors. The suspension is running down each side.
  2. Hello good people, I am finding interest again in Lego Technic (40 year old nostalgic dude from Holland). I bought myself the forementioned set which I will open not earlier till the holidays. I will need to get myself familiair again with the new technic bricks and systematics. I am also thinking of motorising the Claas Tractor and making it RC. Will be a nice challenge. Now, I read about the S brick receiver and thinking about buying this one for this project and a few motor units separate, incl. cables of course. What would you guys recommend in buying for this project in terms of motors? I would think the S brick, two servo motor's for steering and one XL motor for driving itself? And can this all be powered by the standard batteryholder that was included in the original set, through the S-Brick? Also, would this set in itself be suited for redoing or will be there be a lot of other parts be involved too? Just looking for some insights of people who have done this before. I do understand that this is a quite difficult task, but a man has to set dots on the horizon hehe Any input is appreciated. Thanks!
  3. It seems like all of my MOCs are being finished during the month of March. I present a Large Scale version of the Kalmar 180-9 forklift. I started this MOC last July, and after completing a number of other distractions, it's done. I'm please with the result. All pictures may be found on Flickr. The MOC features: Dual Stage Lift, PF L Forklift Tilt, PF M Steering, PF Servo Drive, PF XL Opening Doors Removable bodywork The lift is able to move three AA PF battery boxes (~600grams) to the height of 39 studs. Much more at thirdwigg.com. Photo Photo 2 Lift Chassis Open Enjoy, and happy building.
  4. Hello, I'm Noah this is my first post in this forum. In this post I want to show you my recent build a remote controlled Pistenbully 600 inspired vehicle. This vehicle is used to prepare ski pistes. With the front blade you can move snow and the rear tiller crushes the hard pieces and flattens it after that. Motorized functions: -Driving forward/backward and turning/right. -Front blade moves up and down. -Rear tiller moves up and down. Manual functions: -Haedlight can be turned on by a switch. -Side flaps of the rear tiller can be adjusted. Powerfunctions used: - 1x Batterybox -2x IR receiver -4x M-motor -2x LED light -1x Switch A few more photo's:
  5. September 2013 the first WIP picture of my crane was uploaded, now 3,5 years later I dare to say the model is finished. In all these years I have faced a lot of technical challenges with this model, thought most of them are solved a few remain annoying (steering and drive). In the end I consider the model done and decided to learn from the not fully working features to improve on in later builds. Other tough challenges that were beaten in this model are: Fully capable outriggers that lift the complete model of its axles, Lift of the boom using a brick build linear actuator, fitting tens of meters of wire in the model to power all the led's. A full list of the features can be found at the end of the post. Even though I consider myself quite a purist a few elements of this model are not from TLC. For control the model uses 5 sbrick's together with a custom profile, enabling all the rc features I needed with a good signal . Since the PF led's are way to expensive and dull I decided to solder my own led's with the right color and a good brightness. The stickers are supplied by JaapTechnic. More pictures can be found on my flickr Full road configuration with 14.4 tons of ballast weight. The spreader plates are stored on the back. All the light are controlled by the Sbricks, this includes the indicators, beacons and reversing lights. Yes this actually lifts. With the jib mounted the piston is able to erect the then 1.7 meter boom to full height. Fully erected the model stands 2.6 meters tall. Even though the model faces a lot of technical challenges all of the details are added including full interior in both cabins. Full feature list. Motorized functions: Drive, Steering, Outriggers front and back, Compressor for the outriggers, Slewing, Boom lift, Boom extension, Winch, Cabin lift. Light functions: Normal driving lights, indicators, hazard lights, beacons, reversing lights, working lights on the superstructure. Other functions: All cabin doors open, Openable storage doors on the back, Full suspension, Folding jib with multiple angles, Folding safety railing.
  6. This project was sitting on my table for a while, so after a long weekend, I put together a body and bed, and finished it up. Flickr Album Features: 4 Wheel Drive with Portal Axles Dual PF L motors for drive PF M for steering PF M for two speed gearbox Linked pendular suspension Much more at thirdwigg.com.
  7. Hi All, I'm doing a project, and would like to inverse one of the LED's in the 8870 PF lights. Seem to remember I saw something about this on the net long ago, but can't find it anymore - best I can find, is schematics over here. So, the big question is: Is there any MOD so the one LED lights up at +1 and the other at -1 on the output? Any inout is welcome.
  8. Hello! I'm a first time poster in the Technic forum, but thought that my inverted spirograph might be of interest. Rather than move the pen, I used a planetary gear setup to move the paper. Different gear combinations give different results, as does the pen position. The pen-holding frame is made up from a lot of 2 x 4 bricks, but the guts of the machine is a hard plastic wheel with internal gear teeth (I'm not sure of the correct name, but this is the part I used: http://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?id=83393&idColor=11#T=C&C=11). Sadly the spirograph has now been dismantled--my son needed the parts for a Chima vehicle... Enjoy!
  9. hello!! people ask me for put pics from my ferrari, here i will show my cars ferrari f50, f1 race car, and my mad max rc power functions dodge my ferrari its for just showing, not for play or put motors the f1 i build the chassis to carry buggy motor and pf stufs, but im out of money so i decided to make a non motorised version and my dodge that im using 3 train power functions motors, its very fast, take more than 10km thats it i hope you like it guys!!!! pics: PB134257 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134255 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134253 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134262 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134261 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134260 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134259 by Omar Dib, no Flickr PB134258 by Omar Dib, no Flickr
  10. ER0L

    MOC: Canadair CL-215

    Hi all, this is a first aircraft, a Canadair CL-215 waterbomber in minifig scale (around 1:45). Its wingspan is 80 studs, the fuselage is 8 studs wide. The main points were getting the wings straight and getting a smooth fuselage, especially at the rear. Apart from that it was quite a fun build, although it took nearly two months. Being a complete newbie in building airplanes I was very glad to see that I had some predecessors. It helped me a lot to look at their versions of the Canadair. That's why there are quite a few credits: John Lamarck, Bombardier CL-415: measurements, proportions, wing profile vincez01, Canadair CL-215: fuselage, landing gear Zorko Huljic, Canadair CL-415: tail Last not least a big thank to my dear friend Steffen, a LEGO plane specialist, who gave me a lot of advice. Take a look at his fantastic aircraft: www.flickr.com/photos/29666619@N04 Some more pics: Side view: The plane fits two whole minifig pilots, as you can see here: Furthermore the aircraft has some functions: 2 engines (run by a PF M motor each) flaps (run by a PF M motor) movable rudder, coupled with the steerable nose wheel Video (sorry for the bad quality, it's just to get an impression): The plane was built to be moved by an LCS (see http://www.eurobrick...showtopic=91937). It was quite suspenseful to see if a plane with a weight of over 1 kilogramme could be pulled by it. In fact it's no problem, as you can see here: This is quite nice because like this an airport with taxiing planes is possible which widens the possibilities when planning a town layout. That's about it so far, some more pics on Flickr, if you're interested in this. C&C welcome as usual, thanks for looking.
  11. Hello LEGO Trainenthousiasts, I've made a PowerFunctions-IRcontroller for 4 trains + lights + 3 railswitches with servo's based on an Arduino Uno R3 : https://forum.arduin...?topic=369292.0 One of demands was also using the older LEGO RC-trains. But on the internet no information was found. So with aid of a logicanalyzer I proudly presents the outcome of this investigation: An experiment to make this functional: http://forum.arduino...?topic=320405.0 LEGO RC TRAINS PROTOCOL note: mu s means micro seconds channel 4 means combichannel 1+2+3 This is not the LEGO PowerFunctions IR protocol version 1.20 as described at http://www.philohome...ons_RC_v120.pdf This protocol described below is the predecessor of LEGO PF. Start = Stop is bitstream 36kHz with 10 bits and pauze 1930 mu s Uno is bitstream 36kHz with 10 bits and pauze 280 mu s Zero is bitstream 36kHz with 10 bits and pauze 844 mu s 1 bit has a duty-cycle 16 mu s high and 11,5 mu s low pauze (common factor 18 ms, so factors for Channel actie bitstreams blok-pauze-blok-pauze-blok-pauze-blok) 1 up Start 1111 1111 1110 0001 Stop 3+2+2 = bitstream1 pauze = 3*18ms bitstream2 pauze = 2*18ms bitstream3 pauze = 3*18ms bitstream4 1000 0111 1111 1110 1001 1000 4+5+3 1 down Start 1111 1111 1101 0010 Stop 2+2+3 Start 0111 1111 1101 1010 Stop 3+2+3 1 stop Start 0111 1111 1111 1000 Stop 3+2+2 Start 1111 1111 1111 0000 Stop -------- 1 horn Start 1111 1111 1100 0011 Stop -------- Start 0111 1111 1100 1011 Stop -------- 2 up Start 1110 1111 1110 0010 Stop 2+3+5 Start 0110 1111 1110 1010 Stop -------- 2 down Start 1110 1111 1101 0011 Stop 5+3+3 Start 0110 1111 1101 1011 Stop -------- 2 stop Start 1110 1111 1111 0001 Stop 5+4+4 Start 0110 1111 1111 1001 Stop -------- 2 horn Start 1110 1111 1100 0100 Stop -------- Start 0110 1111 1100 1100 Stop -------- 3 up Start 1101 1111 1110 0011 Stop 5+4+2 Start 0101 1111 1110 1011 Stop -------- 3 down Start 1101 1111 1101 0100 Stop 3+2+2 Start 0101 1111 1101 1100 Stop -------- 3 stop Start 1101 1111 1111 0010 Stop 5+4+5 Start 0101 1111 1111 1010 Stop -------- 3 horn Start 1101 1111 1100 0101 Stop -------- Start 0101 1111 1100 1101 Stop -------- 4 up Start 1100 1111 1110 0100 Stop 2+3+5 Start 0100 1111 1110 1100 Stop -------- 4 down Start 1100 1111 1110 0101 Stop 3+2+3 Start 0100 1111 1110 1101 Stop -------- 4 stop Start 0100 1111 1111 1011 Stop 3+2+3 Start 1100 1111 1111 0011 Stop 2+3+3 4 horn Start 1100 1111 1100 0110 Stop -------- Start 0100 1111 1100 1110 Stop -------- (STOP- button keeps repeating when hold, all others (UP, DOWN, HORN) send only once a message 1e nibble: bit1 bit2 bit3 bit4 Kanaal 1 toggle 1 1 1 Kanaal 2 toggle 1 1 0 Kanaal 3 toggle 1 0 1 Kanaal 4 toggle 1 0 0 2e nibble 1 1 1 1 bit1 bit2 bit3 bit4 3e nibble 1 1 Up 1 0 Down 0 1 Stop 1 1 Horn 1 0 4e nibble toggle ? ? ? (checksum ???) Togglebit reverse from 1st nibble bit1 Any additions/suggestions? I like them
  12. LEGO Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT With Nooteboom MCO 121 by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr LEGO Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT With Nooteboom MCO 121 by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr After years making prototypes of steered trailers, we, JaapTechnic and LiftingBricks, finally made it to create a system to make a semi trailer with automated steering axles. This system uses the angular displacement of the fifth wheel to steer the axles. This all happens with pure LEGO powerfunctions. In the following video you can watch this system in action. In the video are the following models presented: Nooteboom MCO 121 semi trailer Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT Volkswagen Transporter T5 escort van Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 build by LiftingBricks For the Nooteboom and Mercedes are building instructions available. The Volkswagen van will be digitalised for instructions end 2015, begin 2016. Nooteboom 8 axle semi trailer Functions: Lights 7 automatic steered axles by PF servos Length: 113cm (153cm extended) Parts: 2768 Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT Functions: Lights; front bumper and warning lights 2 steered axles by PF servo 2 driven axles by XL motor SBrick Length: 46cm Parts: 2722 Volkswagen Transporter T5 Functions: Lights; 24 LifeLites LEDs with customised circuitboard Frontwheel steering by PF servo Rear wheel driven by L motor SBrick Length: 32,5cm Parts: unknown Volkswagen Transporter T5 stuck in the sand by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr Lego volkswagen transporter t5 interior (WIP) by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr LEGO Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT With Nooteboom MCO 121 by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr LEGO Mercedes-Benz Actros 4160 SLT With Nooteboom MCO 121 by Jaap Kroon, on Flickr
  13. Hi All, I managed to get a used 7898 set, working just fine, but the power button on the engine does not seem to work, so I have to take out the batteries in order to power down the train, or the batteries drain over a day or so. Any recommendation or pointers if it's possible to repair it? I assume that it's supposed to turn off the power when pressed? Thanks..
  14. Hi I have an EV3 and I was wondering how people control power functions motors and lights from the EV3. I have done some searching and found the following solutions , I was hoping some one might have tried these products and could give me some feed back . If you have any other method of doing this let me know. mindsensors PF Motor controller for NXT or EV3 (PFMate) GlideWheel PF and RCX Motor controller for NXT or EV3 hitechnic NXT IRLink Sensor
  15. Hello everyone! yeah i know, i have to finish the stratos first ....the thing is that on 15th of august, all the italians go to have a picnic in the wild, so as i'm going to the mountain i NEED to have a 4x4 to bring with me :D So after Vitara it's time for Samurai, and this time it's gonna be huge and possibly dark blue! My goal is to have these features: 4x4 lockable center and rear differentials high-low ratio gearbox winch dark blue color fabric white soft top lights if i can, i'd like to make a mechanism to operate the following sequence high ratio -> low ratio -> diff lock -> winch so the car could handle every situation (hope you got what i mean XD) for now i only built the front axle :) i hope you'll like this project!
  16. Here's my latest attempt at a race car: Bugatti Type 35. I built the body in more of a minimalistic design to reduce weight, and increase speed. The power is provided by two L motors, and the steering is controlled by a servo. https://lh6.googleus...E=w1233-h925-no The steering system is something I came up with. I don't think I've ever really seen this used before(please tell me if you've seen this anywhere else before),and it seems to work really well. In the video above you can see the steering in action. I'll post a video of it driving as soon as I can.
  17. Hi I am new here, this is my first post this is my latest supercar, Lamborghini SV powerfunctions + technic + + mindstorm pneomatic 50 % Software 50 % Hardware complete gallery http://www.brickshel...ry.cgi?f=534033 or Lego Technic Site http://www.us.lego.com/en-us/technic/gallery/3029be09-c662-4ee2-9d8d-f41cd4f84a93?index=1
  18. Good day, I'm new here at Eurobricks, but I've been building with technic for a couple of years now. Here is a preview of my latest moc that I've been working on. Once I complete it I will post a video and more pictures. If you want to see other mocs I've built in the past they are mostly here. http://www.youtube.com/user/landonsnxtnstuff Oh yeah... I'm not really a huge fan of ford, but nobody else has really built this truck so I thought I would give it a shot. Four Speed Gearbox! (controlled by 2 pf large motors, and driven by 2 NXT motors) Realistic Pneumatic power steering. And last of all a cool little ford emblem I came up with.
  19. Hi all, being a car builder mainly I am working on some background for the cars, and when I was offered a monorail I thought this might fit with what I am actually planning. In my view the monorail can be integrated very well in smaller city layouts, but I wanted to have something that moves more realistically than the usual monorail trains with their high speed and abrupt stops. So I opted for a MR with PowerFunctions that can move very slowly. And since most of the cars are 7 studs wide to be able to fit the figs side by side, the train has the same width. Functions: - working headlights and backlights (PF) - interior lighting (9V) - openable front door (manually) - detachable roofs The train is quite heavy (around 0,6 kilogrammes) but that doesn't seem to be a problem, neither for the engine nor the tracks - until now, that is. I am watching these aspects thoroughly. The train is controlled by an 8879 Speed Remote Control. Capacity: 10 minifigures. My main inspiration was the amazing 6w Monorail Berlin Subway Train by Brucewaynelego-Toyshansolo, see http://www.flickr.co...ego/5110796438/ There are some similarities between my train and the Berlin Subway Trains of the Twenties. Thanks for looking, C&C welcome as usual. More pics: Interior: Street Scene with Monorail:
  20. Masked Builder

    [MOC] Stage

    Last year I took a Spanish class and we had to do a fashion show. I wasn't going to be in one, so I built this stage. (The teacher was actually very impressed.) But for fun, I added some PF lights, and ran some headphones through the base so it could "play" music. Watch a video of the working bits here. March 2012 Flickr Set Facebook