Monday, August 19, 2013

Week TechVideo, 2013 #34 - What the heck?

This is time to reveal the latest MOC by Han Crielaard (designer-han). A truck 6x4 with rolloader crane trailer.

This one got peculiar orange/lime color scheme and that was the main reason to push it here this time. Although based on the colors from the truck fleet of a real Dutch 'special and heavy transport' company,  even I that often have been advocate for alternative colors or color schemes than those commonly used in official LEGO Technic sets, was quite shocked when I got to see this!...
What do you guys think? Should the Technic designers also consider similar color schemes in their official models. (leave you answer and thoughts in the comments to this post)



Main realizations or innovations from this model are the precise steering wheels on the trailer and the rolloader crane.

All packed within a 88cm monster, with 25cm height, 14,5cm width and 4,7Kg.

You can read all about the motivations, challenges doing this model and specifications, on its dedicated page at Han's website.


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5 comments:

Junkstyle Gio said...

Lime and orange is a bold "fashion-Statement", but I like it!
Excellent model with innovative functions.

Dave said...

Those "rad" colors are "groovy", man! :)

Allanp said...

The white works well on the crane, the rest, not quite so well!

einstienshamster said...

Different colour schemes would be awesome

Tom said...

funky colours are okay, but i miss some "neutral" element in this - white, black, grey to contrast the colours.
as they are same brightness and same "flash level", the lack of contrast blurs the countours.

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