HOWTO Create a LEGO Motorized Train Points Track

HOWTO Create a LEGO Motorized Train Points Track
If you, like me, loves LEGO Trains you will already know that there are several things that really could be improved easily by LEGO: like the lack of a proper x-cross track, an automated switch, some signals to stop trains, etc… Well, LEGO said a few years ago that they replaced the old 9V tracks ...

LEGO 76001 The Bat vs Bane: Tumbler Chase Review

LEGO 76001 The Bat vs Bane: Tumbler Chase Review
A few weeks ago I got the 76023 Tumbler, and I am really looking forward to build it soon. So meanwhile I review for you the Bat vs Bane the Tumbler chase. You can never get it wrong with Batman! Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleStumbleUponMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

Back to LEGO Building & Reviewing

Back to LEGO Building & Reviewing
I have had a really different summer and unfortunately I haven’t had the time I was hoping to have for building LEGO ( or anything else in fact )… but it is time to move forward so expect on the following weeks a few of these beauties reviews, the Montecarlo tutorial for the EV3 differential ...

LEGO 60052 Cargo Train Review

LEGO 60052 Cargo Train Review
And well, after my review of the 60051 Passenger Train, here I am today with the review of the 60052 Cargo Train. This LEGO Train is the spiritual successor of the 7939 Cargo Train and it is very similar to the old Maersk Locomotive release a few years ago but in a darker blue. Let’s ...

LEGO 60051 Passenger Train Review 1

LEGO 60051 Passenger Train Review
Woo! I thought it will never happen but here they are, the brand new LEGO Trains that replace 7938 Passenger Train and 7939 Cargo Train. I have bought both ( whatelse! ) but today I am going to review for you the 60051 Passenger Train. Time to review! By the way, I haven’t bought yet ...

The Best LEGO Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit Sets

The Best LEGO Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit Sets
Do you want to feel like a little hobbit wearing the most powerful weapon ever created to the the place it was forged so it can be destroyed? Surely you don’t… but you will enjoy like one building these sets. If you are interested in buying some of them you better hurry up because many ...

What happens when a Robot has different size wheels?

What happens when a Robot has different size wheels?
This article is another spin-off of the Differential-drive robot calibration. If you remember the article at the end you found that wheels are most of the times of different sizes with differences of around 0.01% but that are big enough to affect movement over 1 meter. So… What happens when you move one meter straight ...

HOWTO Calibrate a differential robot: UMBMark Explained 13

HOWTO Calibrate a differential robot: UMBMark Explained
This article is just a follow-up of drawing squares with leJOS where the problem of calibrating correctly your differential robot appeared. So, if you recall our squares drawing robot, we needed to travel around the four legs of a square turning 90 degrees on each corner so that we ended in the initial position using ...

LEGO 4204 Gold Mine Review

LEGO 4204 Gold Mine Review
I got the Gold Mine because it was big and I was envisioning a good usage for the mountain bricks. And what the hell because it looks very nice. When I bought it I found the mountain bricks are in fact a few big parts… but anyway… let’s review it. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleStumbleUponMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

Draw a Square: Using Motors in leJOS EV3 5

Draw a Square: Using Motors in leJOS EV3
Well, if you successfully installed leJOS using the tutorial then your first steps would be to write a program to do something with it and then you will see the abyss that exists between you and a nice leJOS program. So let’s learn leJOS basics to write our own programs. Most of the documentation available ...