Sunday, June 24, 2012

Week TechVideo, 2012 #25 - Nico's Crawler

As from the latest news we will certainly get the first fan videos from the new 9398 set, crawling soon...

But while it doesn't happen, lets take a look into other Trial and Crawlers made by the Technic fans out there.
Today a model made sometime ago by Nico71 (Nicolas Lespour). His LEGO Trial Crawler!



The color schema is super (orange of course...) and the wire frame body provides a quite distinctive look.
This model features drive, steering, suspension, gearbox, fake engine and winch functions.One PF XL-motor for drive and one PF M-motor to steer.

As Nico often does, he also provided photo building instructions for this model.

You can read more about this model and find additional photos at Nico's creations blog.


Thanks for the instructions, the nice video and selected audio track, Nicolas!

3 comments:

a scanner darkly said...

Why no Differentials?

AVCampos said...

It's not unusual for crawlers to have no differentials: given the rough terrain they traverse, it's a common occurrence to have one or more wheels lifted off the ground. If they had diffs, as soon as that happened the wheels still on the ground would lose all traction.

Unknown said...

Looks like there may have been some inspiration (highly) drawn from the Axial Wraith :)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...



© 2007-2014 TechnicBRICKs
TechnicBRICKs contents may be sporadically updated, if the authors finds further relevant info about a certain post, or content/spell mistakes. Hence please don't be surprised if you find few changes at later visits, relative to a previous read.

TechnicBRICKs often shows other peoples' creations and/or images. We always try to credit the author(s) and link to their main publishing website, and if possible with their name in real life.
Since this is not always possible, we request that if you find something here that is yours or from someone you know, you leave a comment on the respective post and claim the authorship.

TechnicBRICKs is optimized for Firefox 16.0 and 1600x1200 resolution displays or wider.

LEGO® is a trademark of The LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this blog.
LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations, the Minifigure and MINDSTORMS, are registered trademarks of The LEGO Group.
Original LEGO images are copyrighted by The LEGO Group and are used here in accordance with their fair play policy.
You can visit the official LEGO® website at www.LEGO.com.