LEGO MOC: Two storey LEGO Train Station

LEGO MOC: Two storey LEGO Train Station
After building (something very close to) the upcoming 60050 Train Station with LEGO Digital Designer I decided to order the missing parts that I need to LEGO. Finally when the parts arrived and I started building I realized that I can build something cooler and bigger than their pesky train station :) My very first ...

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train 1

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train
So do you want to motorize the 7597 Toy Story’s Western Chase Train? Well, let me explain how I did it. To motorize this LEGO Train we have to challenges to solve, first we need to correct the wrong proportions of the train by making it shorter and then we need to add the PF ...

Rotatory Mindstorms EV3 Sonar

Rotatory Mindstorms EV3 Sonar
Is it possible to rotate the radar over its own axis much like a real radar? Well, I was asked this a few days ago and I though it was a nice question and a interesting building. So, yes, it is possible, and above you can see the finished creation. The overall idea is to ...

EV3 M&M Sorter: Because We have a Right to eat only green M&M 5

EV3 M&M Sorter: Because We have a Right to eat only green M&M
M&M Sorter is a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Machine that operates four motors and one color sensor to sort by color a bag of M&M placed on a storage tray and move them using threads into sorted buckets so you can eat from your favorite color. Best thing since slice bread if you ask me! Two ...

Building a short-range Radar with LEGO Mindstorms 3

Building a short-range Radar with LEGO Mindstorms
So after playing with the IR Sensor I decided that it was time to built something like a radar to detect objects and draw them on the screen. Obviously you can’t built a true radar with the sensors available with Mindstorms EV3 but you can get close enough ( for my needs ). Using the ...

Playable Pong in a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 3

Playable Pong in a LEGO Mindstorms EV3
Pong for Mindstorms EV3 is a one player game code using LabView EV3 language that will help you understand the usage of variables, ranges, conditions and multithreading. You just need one LEGO Ev3 Brick, a L-Motor and a big gear to have hours of enjoyment ( but I would better go and buy an Xbox ...

Beacon tracking with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 IR Sensor 9

Beacon tracking with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 IR Sensor
Beacon tracking is a very exciting robotics area that can be used on things like Robocup, a football tournament played by robots. This robot demo how it can be done. This weekend I have been playing with my new LEGO Education EV3 Core Set. So it was a fantastic time to revisit the IR Sensor ...

MOC LEGO Technic RC Car 4

MOC LEGO Technic RC Car
My first try with LEGO Technic on my own. This buggy works with one XL Motor for moving and a M Motor for steering both of them controlled with an IR Remote. Not bad… not bad… barely ten Technic sets and one year later here it is my first RC Technic LEGO car. I was ...

LEGO 117 Locomotive without Motor Review

LEGO 117 Locomotive without Motor Review
Woo! Since I learnt using LEGO Digital Designer I am getting so much fun… I recently built the upcoming ( my version of it ) 60050 Train Station and then I decided that what would be better that starting back from the very beginning. So I decided to give a try to the LEGO 117 ...

MOC LEGO City 60050 Train Station 4

MOC LEGO City 60050 Train Station
The LEGO 60050 Train Station is part of the new wave of City & Train related sets for 1H2014. Build this awesome station before anyone with these FREE instructions. As you know I am in love with LEGO Trains, so when I saw the new LEGO 60050 Train Station I knew I won’t be able ...