Friday, August 22, 2008

Is it a new sort of TECHNIC beam?

Unfortunately the picture from this new Bionicle set for 2009 is quite out of focus, but I'm pretty sure we have here a new part to enlarge the TECHNIC inventory.
A new 'T' shaped 3x3 beam.
What do you think?

Click on the photo to display the larger and original picture.


If it is really a new part, it will be of great use among TECHNIC builders for sure.
Also it would the 2nd new part found after the new TECHNIC panel design present at 8264 (Transport or Dumper Truck), in yellow.


Edit:
Well, it seems it is in fact not a new part as someone raised in the comments section to this post.
Most likely it is a combined Bionicle chest 'panel' with a 'T' beam, like it is the case of Carapar from 2007.


Last Update: 2008.Aug.22 10:29 GMT

7 comments:

DocJKL said...

If the image is processed using an unsharp mask, the part details are evident: It really looks to be a new T-shape 3x3 part.

André Araújo said...

I hope you´re right Conchas, because this part will help me alot in my Mocs!! =)

Anonymous said...

I don't think so...
I have Zaktan and Carapar (2006 and 2007 respectively0, and they both come with front chest 'panels', with t-shaped beams attached. The 't's are just part of the chest panel. It looks the same on this one if you look.
Pe-ads

Conchas said...

Humm, it looks you are right!
See the image on the link bellow.
http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItemPic.asp?P=57559pb01

What a disappointment. :(

Parax said...

yep it can't be a t-piece, as there is only one pin! there must be more hidden from view.

P.

Pe-ads said...

Oh and by the way, is you want t-shaped beams, BrickEngineer has some interesting solutions. Go to this page: http://www.brickengineer.com/pages/page/3/

and scroll down near the bottom. There are plenty of nice designs.

Pe-ads

Conchas said...

@Pe-ads

Thanks for the link!
This BrickEngineer article, was also subject of one post here at TBs, sometime ago.

See it here.

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