lights, main ramp

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Facts:
Minifigscale: 96 cm long, 100.5 cm long (lowered main ramp)
Weight: approximability 20kg
Part count: over 10’000
Powerfunctions: 4 xl motors, 5 m motors, 4 receivers, 4 batterypacks, 22 Lego LED-lights

Powered radio-controlled Functions:
- driving: forward reverse
- stearing
- main ramp: up and down
- crane: up and down, in and out
- conveyer band: forward and reverse

Other features:
fully interior on three floors in the front half of the model and a detailed cockpit (removable roof) second crane in the back of the workshop, lighted smelter.

Building and planning time: 9 month

Thanks to:
My girlfriend for her comprehension and lovely support.
CopMike from eurobricks.com, who donated some extremely rare reddish brown parts
Derjoe for his inspiration at LEGO Fanwelt 2010
The fantastic LEGO community on flickr and eurobricks.

Video: youtu.be/V5SG5N0fyEg

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  1. LEGOWOW 35 months ago | reply

    this is f a n t a s t i c… tremendous job

  2. _lichtblau_ 35 months ago | reply

    Please hide it far far away were I'll never find it...because this build is so damn brilliant, I really want it!!!

  3. JonHall18 35 months ago | reply

    You've created a thing of real beauty here. Stunning shot too.

  4. Benny Brickster 35 months ago | reply

    This is now in my top ten favorite creations list.

  5. nimereht 35 months ago | reply

    Extremely impressive work! Very well done!

  6. Pierre E Fieschi 35 months ago | reply

    Its motorized?????????? wow! fantastic image! amazing work!

  7. thethi (don't like the new layout) 35 months ago | reply

    Great shot!

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  8. zzzz231_stary 35 months ago | reply

    This is amazing

  9. El Barto! 35 months ago | reply

    Great work!

  10. Participatory Learning 34 months ago | reply

    Impressive build. And great photography too.

  11. Lostash 34 months ago | reply

    Incredible!

  12. Shobrick 33 months ago | reply

    OMG so realistic, how did you achieve that perfect integration with the background ?

  13. JimButcher 31 months ago | reply

    At first I thought I was looking at a screenshot from the film... besides that I'm lost for words. Just amazing.

  14. simply sci-fi 27 months ago | reply

    That’s fantastic. I’m inspired to improve my own sandcrawler. Well done on every count.

  15. marshal banana 27 months ago | reply

    Thanks mate, thats a big compliment!

  16. bachaddict 23 months ago | reply

    ...except to let LEGO copy it!!

  17. msmith1638 11 months ago | reply

    That is breathe taking. Amazing!

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