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Secondary Silo

LEGO’s 42112 Technic Concrete Mixer Truck set has split opinion here at TLCB. It looks rather good, continuing the trend of almost Model Team levels of detail alongside working Technic functionality, but to help it accomplish this (and presumably to save cost), the rotating drum is a single purpose-made part, which surely isn’t the point of LEGO at all.

However proving us wrong is Eurobricks’ blaz62, who has redeployed this seemingly single-use piece to a new purpose with his silo transport 42112 B-Model. Featuring working steering, fifth wheel, trailer support legs, and a silo loading/unloading mechanism, blaz’s alternate is packed with Technic functionality centred around the 42112 drum part.

There’s more to see of blaz’s 42112 B-Model, including full specification details, a video demonstrating the model’s features, and a link to building instructions, at the Eurobricks forum. Click the link above to take a look, whilst TLCB Team ponders other uses for that drum piece, with suggestions so far limited to a submarine or a bomb…

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Lego Volvo FH12 Truck

Silos are a common sight on any farm, used to store and dispense grain, animal feed, and er, …poo. One of the ‘net’s best Technic builders has taken the unusual step of building both a silo and the mechanism for erecting it from Lego Technic.

Sariel‘s Volvo FH12 truck and  Silo placing trailer were discovered by one of our Elves on MOCpages, where Sariel details his build and includes a video demonstrating the placing mechanism in action. See more at the link above.

Lego Volvo Silo Placer

 

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