Building LEGO 42006 Excavator 4

Finally I found some free time to build this fantastic excavator model.

42006-Black-Excavator

I bought it three weeks ago from Amazon.co.uk for barely £38 and after building it I can really recommend it to you.

It is an interesting model with lots of parts but still something easy to build. It took me three hours to build it.

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My camera’s battery died and so I couldn’t record the last parts of the model. But anyway, if I could do it ( my second LEGO Technic ever! ) you can too.

Now that I have some Power functions parts from the Unimog and the 4×4 Crawler I plan to rebuild it later adding the motors.

I did a mistake somewhere on the transmission box because the second part of the excavator’s arm can’t be handled using the backside gears, so I will pay more attention when building it again but before anything else I will build the 42006-B and this time I will have it motorized from the beginning.

Miguel says 9/10
Building experience
Value for money
Playability
Parts

Do you have this set? What do you think of it?

4 thoughts on “Building LEGO 42006 Excavator

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  2. Reply audiotechnical Jun 30,2014 10:22 pm

    Is it essential to have the motorised kit to build it, or can you complete it without the that part?

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