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ShopShoe

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I enjoy these things too. After all, you need to be able to answer the question: "But, What does it do?" when people see an engine you've built.

How about a Merry-Go-Round?

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Have you thought about nabbing some of the grand-kid's Lego people as passengers?
Just shows my warped view of things I guess. :D
 

delalio

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I like this. Nice work. What are you using to down-gear? It looks like you have a gear unit to the back of the ferris wheel?

Engine is running beautifully too. :)
 

vederstein

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"But, What does it do?" when people see an engine you've built.
We've got a forum thread for that!!!

 
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I will look into the Lego people.

The gear reducer is made from a D/C motor gear combination with the motor dissected and most cut off. It is rated at 16 RPMs but I don't know at what input speed.
This is the same gear reducer that I used on my Rumely model tractor.

We've got a forum thread for that!!!
I had no idea there was such a thread.
Thank you all
Ray
 
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Ferrous Wheel? Like this one?

Stan Was Here


Cheers,
Stan
 

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My granddaughter's tiny dolls would look good riding in that Ferris wheel. Very neat.
 
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