Crane build done

IMG_7014 copyI’ve finished this build. It was pretty straightforward. The coolest part is probably the two dog clutches that change the hand crank input between lowering/raising the boom, extending the boom, and lowering/raising the hook. Continue reading

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8053 Mobile Crane Build

8053-BoxartI guess I’m about half way through this build. Lego do several mobile cranes, this is not the flagship¬† model (42009), but at 1278 pieces it’s pretty substantial.

There’s two mechanisms in the truck part: one for the steering and one for the stabiliser leg extension. Continue reading