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Wind-up Crab

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Working crab model using a pullback motor for propulsion.

This was another model of the winner entry for the TRIPLE contest, hosted by
More about the contest here:

Model Functions:
-working legs
-wind-up propulsion, or towing
-posable arms

-part count: 499
-size: 18 x 31 x 15,5 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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