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Changes made since version 3 : + lattice boom structure like on crawler cranes + string (yes, string) + Ackermann-like steering (almost; still needs a little human intervention ...
Photos 1 and 2: You will need at least all of those pieces. Photo 3: Piece count. Photo 4: Rods - 394 Green rods - 236 White rods ...
This is the hard part.
...we stabilize it (as best as possible)
We're going to make 4 of these, or two sets of these; I'll show you the first part here. These are for the front outriggers. The way they ...
Here we put on the steering stick. You can substitute the yellow rod for a longer one and attach a wheel if you like; I just never bothered ...
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...as in the part covering the front wheels.
...is where the driver sits.
We made these before. The outriggers themselves are exactly the same as the front ones, but their connection points to the truck are slightly different.
And now we get to the crane part of the program.
In this step, we will construct the string drums, as well as the crane cabin floor.
Here is the double-hook for the crane.
Don't forget to read the notes!
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