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Here is a tower crane I made one weekend that is about 75 inches (6.25 feet) tall. It has almost every function off a real tower crane. It can rotate ...
This tower crane is very large and uses MANY pieces, so it would be a really good idea to make sure that you have all the pieces before you start buil...
This is one of the easiest sections to build, although it could be considered the most important.
Okay, I lied, this is the easiest section of the crane to build :)This part attaches to the base to hold up the jib and counter weight.
This little part is what makes the whole crane rotate!
This will hold the jib and the counter weight on it's sides.
This will hold the hook and trolley.
This small part will balance out the crane.
These slim pieces will help distribute the weight of the jib and counter weight so they don't break off.
This will raise and lower the hook from the jib.
This will move the trolley along the jib.
This will bring the hook along the jib.
This will lift the load.
This will connect the chain around through the jib.
This will connect to the winch and the hook.
This will show you how to assemble the crane.
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