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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 www.eurobricks.com.
More about the contest here:
http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=87611

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

Specifications:
-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.

  • Technic
  • insect
  • contest
  • pull-back
  • wind-up
  • crab
  • Lipko
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