Category: Miscellaneous

Shop : Survey

I am planning to start a shop with special lego technic product including building instructions and mocs. In order to know more about your needs and your expectations, please answer to this survey : LEGO Survey – done in 3 min  

A new tool

A new tool has been added to the tools page : WinchTools. WinchTools is a simply software which calculates some useful date about winch and pulley system. The aim is to calculate the maximun load on the hook with the parameters of your construction, including : motors, gears, diameter of winch, pulley system, weight of hook… Efficiency of drivetrain is managed, the available torque is reduced when you use worm and knob gear (lost power). I hope this software will be helpful for the crane builders to calculate speed, load, torque and so on.   Winchtools by nico71 – Current version...

Octopod Walker

Octopod Walker

An experience ! To test ocotopod displacements. Two XL motors drive it. One for 4 legs on the right and one other for 4 legs on the left. Therfore, it’s based on differential driving. Designed in 2008