My entry for the Star Wars contest on setechnic.com. Features lot of details.
A simple but reliable mechanical slot machine.
Features drive by a single cylinder engine, clutch, steering and front suspension.
A tachometer based on centrifugal governor.
A cuckoo clock made for the Setechnic’s clock contest, features a standard clock with a cuckoo.
I have made a video in french to know how to create a building instruction. For English readers, you can follow the steps under.
Here are the results.
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
Lot of people ask me to create the instructions of this basic-working smooth engine, so I did. You can download the High Definition PDF or watch the pictures.
An Integraph is an instrument used in mathematics for plotting the integral of a graphically defined function.
The module I have designed for the french meeting GBC-fanabriques.
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...
I have recently bought a Fujifilm S2000 HD, a camera with HD video.
A technic helicopter that I designed for competition “take the challenge” on the official lego website. Features rotating and swiveling main rotor, and rotating tail rotor. Including building instructions.
An ideas I have seen on an ideas-book. It uses racks to program primary displacements. Designed in 2009
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