lights, main ramp


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, who donated some extremely rare reddish brown parts

Derjoe for his inspiration at LEGO Fanwelt 2010

The fantastic LEGO community on flickr and eurobricks.




  • _lichtblau_ 4y

    Please hide it far far away were I'll never find it...because this build is so damn brilliant, I really want it!!!
  • Jon Hall 4y

    You've created a thing of real beauty here. Stunning shot too.
  • Ben Caulkins 4y

    This is now in my top ten favorite creations list.
  • nimereht 4y

    Extremely impressive work! Very well done!
  • Pierre E Fieschi 4y

    Its motorized?????????? wow! fantastic image! amazing work!
  • thethi (don't like beta groups) 4y

    Great shot!

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  • Michael 4y

    This is amazing
  • El Barto 4y

    Great work!
  • Bill 4y

    Impressive build. And great photography too.
  • Lostash 4y

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  • Shobrick 4y

    OMG so realistic, how did you achieve that perfect integration with the background ?
  • JimButcher 4y

    At first I thought I was looking at a screenshot from the film... besides that I'm lost for words. Just amazing.
  • Craig Stevens 3y

    That’s fantastic. I’m inspired to improve my own sandcrawler. Well done on every count.
  • marshal banana 3y

    Thanks mate, thats a big compliment!
  • bachaddict 3y

    Adam Yes. Have one. ...except to let LEGO copy it!!
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  • Mark Smith 2y

    That is breathe taking. Amazing!
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  • Andrew Clingersmith 2mo

    I think I'll design this in LDD. Could use some more pics and input, however!
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