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Wind-up Dragonfly

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Working dragonfly model using the new pullback motor for propulsion.


This was one model of my entry for the TRIPLE contest, hosted by www.eurobricks.com.
More about the contest here:
http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=87611

Functions:
-working contra-flapping wings
-wind up propulsion
-posable head

Specifications:
-part count: 414
-size: 46 x 41 x 10,5 cm


The winding-up works by pulling an axle which makes the wind-up gear mash with the gear of the main drive shaft. Rotating the axle adds energy to the pullback motor. By pushing the axle back, the wind-up gear releases the main drive shaft and the model starts moving.

More pictures can be found here

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