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Push-Button Engineering

Postby Almighty Benny » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:20 pm

What is the coolest feature you have ever built into a vehicle or environment that actually does something when you push a button?

Today I finished a truck that I've been working on for a long time that actually has 4 cannons pop out of the sides and roof when you push a button on the back. I'm dying to take pictures of it but I left my camera back at school.
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Postby Almighty Benny » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:24 pm

Actually, this thread should include features that are merely button-esque. For example some of the sets in the Wild West line would have exploding walls when you pushed in a piece of dynamite. Come to think of it, that was one of my favorite themes ever.
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Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:24 pm

Great Hordes of Mongolia, that sounds awesome
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Postby james+burgundy » Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:51 am

I made a push button bomb system you bush a button and a bomb drops out course that was like 6 years ago.
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Postby Matt » Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:18 am

Huh, I don't think I've ever made a push button anything! :shock: I never really was into that sorta thing. I guess I've just been challenged! :D
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Postby Atomsk » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:05 am

I made a Revenge of the Sith V-Wing before the actual set. I had a gear system set up in the back like the X-wing or ARC-180, to rotate the wings for landing. Was kind of bummed LEGO didn't include that when they made theirs... I still got two of them though.
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Postby piltogg » Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:18 pm

a trap door that spears will comedown and impale you if you push the door inward (uses a string)
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Postby Captain Nomouth » Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:33 pm

I once built a working elevator, but it was too big to be of any use in my base at the time.
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Postby doodstormer » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:16 pm

I once made a trapdoor that led to an alligator pit. That's as advanced as I get.
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Postby IVhorseman » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:43 pm

doodstormer wrote:That's as advanced as I get.


i've got a few cars with wheels on em. and the wheels? they effing roll.
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Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:48 pm

IVhorseman wrote:
doodstormer wrote:That's as advanced as I get.


i've got a few cars with wheels on em. and the wheels? they effing roll.


Woah

Lookie here, I think we've found LEGO's next top designer.
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Postby *CRAZYHORSE* » Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:25 am

Bonn-o-Tron wrote:
IVhorseman wrote:
doodstormer wrote:That's as advanced as I get.


i've got a few cars with wheels on em. and the wheels? they effing roll.


Woah

Lookie here, I think we've found LEGO's next top designer.

Hahaha that's funny *sniff* the most advaced thing I ever made was A slide door. It didn't really work though. :(
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Postby Sir Lancelot » Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:53 am

Not much for me either...

All I've ever made were hidden compartments and swinging arms at the touch of a button on a robot. Oh well...
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Postby IVhorseman » Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:57 pm

actually, now that i remember, i have a ship with an engine full of gears and rods and whatnot, and they turn when the steering wheel does. so i guess that counts?
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