Sunday, August 9, 2009
It includes 3 PF M-Motors, 1 PF XL-Motor, 2 PF IR Receivers and of course the battery box into a very nice looking integration work, where place for the 4 motors and receivers had to be found.
A significant rebuilt work was necessary, while the original V6 piston engine was left in place, according to the author. He also made some further gearing down to make the Loader move a bit slower (forth and back) and thus more realistic, however a last modification not shown in this video.
Loved the idea of using a Linear Actuator to steer the vehicle. You may find more detailed photos, at Attila's BS folder.
If it was not yet clear, it definitely proves this new construction machine from Markus Kossman could have been this or another year's TECHNIC flagship, if so it was the desire from the TECHNIC department at LEGO.
Doubt however that TLG will ever include another set of 4 PF motors, 2 PF IR receivers and remote into a flagship model, now that the Power Functions System is well established. This was necessary for the Bulldozer (8275) and to introduce the new PFS two years ago, but not now anymore.
If you do it good, just get prepared for the crowds to get on your heels...
That's what happened to Attila, so he made some instructions to help others reproducing his model.
It looks Attila lost the peaceful days, since his fully motorized 8265 Front Loader got published here at TBs and YouTube.
Just because many of our readers started to e-mail him, asking for instructions on how to reproduce his MOD, which he started trying to explain in words... not very successfully it seems...
As we all know, one image worths more than a thousand words and so Attila decided to make some use of his camera.
Bad luck that the model was already dismantled, but fortunately he remembered each step, so built it again while taking photos of each step.
Finally everything was made public at Attila's BS folder, so you all can now reproduce it easily.
Thanks Attila, for the effort making these instructions and letting us know!
Last Update: 2009.Sep.01 01:46 GMT
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