Tag Archives: Liebherr

Massive Erection

Lego Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1

This absolutely enormous Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 crane was suggested to us via the Feedback page, and it comes from Flickr builder and TLCB newcomer Dawid Szmandra.

Lego RC Crane Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1

Dawid’s stunning replica of the LTM utilises LEGO’s Power Functions system for a wide range of different movements, including drive, steering, boom elevation, extension, rotation, winching, and deployment of the outriggers and stabiliser feet – there are eleven motors in all! It’s a good thing then that the Elves didn’t find this before we did or there would have been much havoc in the office today.

You can see all of the (excellent) images at Dawid’s Flickr photostream via the link above, but to see what his Lego Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 can really do you’ve got to watch the video below – if you think it looks big in the image above you ain’t seen nothing yet!

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Double Diggers

Lego Komatsu WA 600

Our smelly little workforce has a history with remotely controlled construction machinery. It has in the past been used by individual Elves to exact revenge on colleagues, pre-emptively attack colleagues, and smush other colleagues into the carpet for – as the kids would say, ‘lols‘.

Today’s calm was shattered by the arrival of the creation above, a huge remote controlled Komatsu WA 600 wheeled loader by MOCpages’ Jorge Garcia. And then things got much worse.

Another Elf, successful after a day’s MOC hunting, returned with the MOC below, Limitless Bricks‘ (previously Ultimate Design Bricks) remote controlled Liebherr LR 634 tracked loader, and thus a sort of Lego Robot Wars ensued.

Things are mostly back to normal now, and the two creations have been placed in the care of TLCB office – much to the annoyance of the Elves. Still, we wouldn’t dream of using such brilliant machines in a battle to the death. But nevertheless we do have a very busy afternoon of remote controlled ‘evaluation’ planned, so we’ll sign off now…

Lego Liebherr LR 634

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Mr. Blue Sky

Lego Liebherr Crane

This enormous chunk of Blue is the work of TLCB favourite Nick Barrett, and it’s mini-figure scale. Yup, that’s just how big a Liebherr LTM mobile crane is – even in mini-fig form it’s 10 studs wide and very very long. Nick has used the size well, engineering in all the working functions you’d expect to find on a model of a much larger scale, including progressive rate steering, working stabilisers, and of course a fully extending, raising and lowering boom. Nick’s Liebherr crane was suggested to us by a reader, and you can see more on both MOCpages and Flickr.

Lego Liebherr LTM Crane

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Lego Bulldozer

Flickr’s Lego Tobi bulldozes his way onto The Lego Car Blog with this, er, bulldozer. It’s a Liebherr PR764 and it’s loaded with Power Functions goodies. You can see more via the link above.

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Liebherr Loader Picture Special

Lego Technic Liebherr Loader

It’s a whole new year, and we’re going to kick it off with a properly excellent creation. Technic genius, published author, and friend of TLCB, Sariel is back with another incredible working model.

Sariel’s Liebherr L538 Front Loader may look like a Model Team creation, such is its detail, but we’ve categorised it as Technic. That’s because underneath the remarkably realistic exterior there’s a huge list of working functions, including all-wheel-drive, articulated steering, working lights, remotely operated pneumatics…

Lego Technic Remote Control Front Loader

It’s probably best if we let Sariel himself explain what this loader can do – take a look at the video below to see it in action.

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There’s lots more to see on both MOCpages and Brickshelf, plus you can read our interview with Sariel for our ‘How to Become a Pro’ series by clicking here, and you can read our review of his superb new Lego book ‘Incredible Lego Technic’ by clicking here.

Lego Liebherr Loader Sariel RC

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Tiny Trio

Small Lego Cars

Our Elves tend to favour big creations, with which they can run down their colleagues and smush them into the carpet. But here in TLCB office we like small creations too, showing what skill and clever parts usage can achieve over big budgets and unlimited bricks. Here are three of the best uploaded to the interweb this week. From left to right;

  1. keko007‘s Town-scale Scania/Liebherr crane, featuring working outriggers and boom and suggested to us by a reader. See it in action on Brickshelf.
  2. Karf Oohlu‘s ‘Lil Hot Rod’. Unusual Lego pieces used in unusual ways results in one of the most original creations on the ‘net. See how he’s done it on Flickr.
  3. Angka Utama‘s ‘Targa’, a masterclass in 6-wide vehicle design. You can see more of Angka’s latest work on either Flickr or MOCpages.

All are proof you don’t need access to a Legoland-sized pile of pieces to build something great. If you’ve found a small creation that you think should appear here you can let us know – just drop us a comment at the Feedback page.

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A Mammoth MOC

Lego DAF XF Mammoet

This enormous DAF XF truck with six-axle Noteboom trailer is the work of previous bloggee Nako Klein Paste aka nkle on Flickr. The build features an opening and tilting cab, steering axles and a realistic load of Liebherr mobile crane counter-weights. See all the photos at nkle’s photostream via the link above.

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Big Dig

Lego Liebherr ExcavatorAnother day, another Elf returns to The Lego Car Blog office clutching its find. One meal token and a yellow Smartie later and we can bring you this incredible working Liebherr A928 excavator by Flickr’s Tobias. It’s fully Power Functions controlled and features probably the most complicated pneumatics system we’ve ever seen. Check it out at Tobias’ Flickr page via the link above, and to read TLCB’s reviews of LEGO’s own excavator sets, click the ‘Reviews’ tab in the main menu.

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Liebherr LTM

Lego Mobile CraneLEGO’s Technic mobile cranes have always been firm favourites with builders (read TLCB’s reviews of the official sets here), but are less common as MOCs. When done well though, crane MOCs can be more than a match for LEGO’s own efforts. Today’s comes from TLCB veteran mbmc137 on Brickshelf. His Liebherr LTM 1090 features a huge array of remote control functions including drive, steering, boom raising/lowering, rotation and extension, winch and outriggers. Even LEGO’s own sets don’t fit all that in! See more at the link above or join in the discussion on Eurobricks.

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Lifting Bricks

Lego Liebherr Crane[Maks] is back, and he returns to The Lego Car Blog with this magnificent Town-style Liebherr LTM crane. See the full gallery, where your building skills will seem archaic by comparison, via [Maks]’ Flickr photostream.

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Liebherr in Lego

Lego Liebherr CraneThis superb Town-scale Liebherr LTM crane is the work of TLCB favourite [Maks] on Flickr. [Maks] always packs astonishing detail into his creations and his latest surpasses even his own high standards. See more of his work at the link above.

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A Real Mammoth

A Real Mammoth

Work in Progress is the description. So far we can see this amazing crane looks… er… amazing, and we can’t really put our finger on what work is left to do.

LiftingBricks on Flickr is the creator of this astonishing Liebherr mobile crane, and you really won’t believe half how big it is. Click the link above to find out.

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2 for 1

Scania T114
Shampoo and Conditioner, Suit Jacket and Trousers, Scania T114 and Liebherr 904

Dennis Bosman caught the Elves’ attention with this brilliant 2 for 1 deal on Flickr (3 if you include the trailer, which is a fantastic MOC in its own right).

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