A motorized Christmas Santa Sleigh to wish you Merry Christmas !
This Christmas Santa Sleigh has been made for celebrating the 2015 year, as a gift to you, fan friends and followers ! That is why I have included also a complete buidling instructions with proffessional looking, in order to enable you to rebuilt it, this lovely sleigh with Rodolphe !
The functionning is basic, A M motor placed in the sleigh makes rotates lever which is connected to the frame. The whole sleigh plus reinder are mounted on beams and articulated frame, in order that when one goes up, second goes down. The M motor also drives the reinder thanks to U-join and makes rotate 4 lever which are connected to the legs. The kinematic of the legs is made with one lever, a swing L shaped beam, and two beams. This simplified configuration is inspired by work of Shadowfax lego based on and the work of awesome Theo Jansen (the father of many kinetic animal).
Here is the gif result :
See it in video :
Get The building Instructions
I have spend many hours on MLcad to build the CAD model and Lpub to rendering the building instructions and after some pictures adjustment I was abbe to propose the instructions as a PDF, in 72 pages / 154mo and 971 parts ! This building instructions was made to make possible the print after with a white background and high DPI definition in standard A4 size, that is why it doesn’t look like the Lego Official Instruction graphically. The bill of material can be download for free, and it is also available on rebrickable online (for matching your parts with the needed parts).
- Bill Of material : instructions Pictures– 1mo
- Bill Of material : Rebrickable Pictures – 1mo
- Bill Of Material : Rebrickable link
As usual, the building instructions is for sale for 5€, by using paypal. Not a free photo sequence this time because the construction is quite simple and available pictures are enough to rebuilt it for advanced builder ! For the beginner or for those who want to support my work, thank to use the paypal button and thank you
By using the next up paypal button, you will get the building instruction in PDF for 5€.
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