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Forklift and Crane With Video Profile

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Woah, looks awesome! Is there a reason for not putting the tires on the back wheels?


@nxtstep101 - Thanks for the comment. Mainly because it turned a lot nicer without the tires.


Very nice project! Glad my hook design was helpful, thanks for giving me credit. Good job!


Nice work!!!! # awesome cousin


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Really cool!


nice I like you to enter my challeng http://www.us.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/community/robot?projectid=90c7c67c-bfe1-4bb3-bbf3-6537ae7aa426 (link) how to enter there


@BrennanRocksBB, thanks! I just entered the competition!

Forklift and Crane With Video

douglasjaymiller

11/14/2013

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Hello, I'm back with my second project, the Forklift/Crane. I used the Forklift from nxtprograms.com and then built the trailer/crane on my own. I need to thank AREM2326 because I modified his hook for my crane. I did not make a program with it because I could remote-control the entire thing with my Smartphone or NXT Joystick and the Power Functions Speed Remote. This uses 3 mindstorms motors, two Power Functions Medium Motors, IR Receiver Sensor, Ultrasonic Sensor, Linear Actuator, and of course the NXT and Power Functions Bricks. The three Mindstorms motors operated the forklift and the two Power Functions Medium Motors turned the crane's base and raised/lowered the string. There is NO motor attached to the Linear Actuator, it is only there for more stability. The crane and forklift both work really well and I was happy with the result. We used 3 swivel wheels because these gave the vehicle much easier tuning abilities. I used about all of the main, straight bricks. Thanks for reading and please comment!

crane forklift nxt mindstorms string nxtporgrams trailer vehicle truck TheCraneChallenge1

Intelligent Brick Type:

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    EV3 Brick
  • 1 
    NXT Brick
  • 0 
    RCX Brick

Sensors:

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    EV3 Color
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    EV3 Infrared
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    EV3 Touch
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    NXT Light
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    NXT Sound
  • 1 
    NXT Ultrasonic
  • 0 
    NXT Touch
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    RCX Light
  • 0 
    RCX Touch

Motors:

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    EV3 Large
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    EV3 Medium
  • 3 
    NXT
  • 0 
    RCX

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