Saturday, December 14, 2013

Week TechVideo, 2013 #50 - Lime Cherry Picker

This is the lime weekend as you will from this and the next post...
Today one scale model from a real Cherry Picker, built by Kees Hogenhout.

With 4 PF M-motors,  2 XL-motors, no gearbox to avoid loosing power in gears friction and a few extra PF elements, it features plenty of functions:

  • Raising the boom
  • Boom extension
  • Outriggers extension / unfolding
  • Lowering outriggers
  • Upper structure rotation
  • Basket tilt (this function is not motorized)
  • Steering
  • Driving
  • And headlights
And this is enough.

You need to see more information and photos from this model at MOCpages, then you see how Kees captured the look and functions from the original model.


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We understand some of you would enjoy to see your creations featured here, but please understand that because only one video gets highlighted per week, it is impossible to accommodate all the great MOCs continuously build by the Technic builders out there. They simply won't fit all and that's also not the purpose of this blog (see the header statement).

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