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The Atlantis Submarine Voyage ride at LEGOLAND Windsor has almost 100 models (albeit glued together) submerged in a 1,000,000 litre tank with 'upto 50 species of rare sharks, rays and tropical fish'. If LEGO bricks can withstand those conditions, I think you'll be fine. Most of these models are quite large (and heavy), so you may need to weigh down or ...


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Basic LEGO elements won't get damaged by water, however depending on the condition of your water source, some residue may build up on the elements after prolonged immersion. So if you are thinking about keeping them immersed for a longer time, I would suggest using distilled water.


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Well, the center diff allows the front and rear axles to turn at different speeds, which is useful to put less stress on drivetrain parts that are constantly moving around. However, for a Lego model it is probably not required, since it most likely would not move at speeds required to necessitate one. Building one in would add realism, but you would need to ...


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According to Sariel's gear tutorial in chapter 5, Efficiency:, - the less gears, the better - the smaller gears, the better Based on this principle the first setup looks the best, but you are right that the 8 tooth gear is the weakest of all and it has the most backlash too, if any of these are valid concerns for your build. Note that gears can be ...


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There are all kinds of situations where the front and rear axle may not rotate at the same speed. Imagine for example a bicycle taking a turn while remaining vertical. When viewed from the top (using a planar projection), the bicycle rotates around a point that's at the intersection between lines perpendicular to each wheel. Here's an ASCII-art illustration ...


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Without more information, it's hard to know what can be causing the gaps. My theory is that the structure has gotten large enough that the spacing in the bricks is adding up such that your structure is no longer "square". According to this page, there is a 0.1mm gap between two bricks attached to a common base. This gap makes it possible to remove the ...


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Knolling is organizing objects by type, at right angles. If you enjoy spending your time doing that, then by all means, do it. However, logically, it is obvious that precisely organizing objects provides no benefit to anyone whose mind doesn't require strictly rectilinear organization of objects. First, you have to sort all the objects (in our case, ...


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Here is a possible implementation using this exact part: Video . There are also several other solutions with different pieces if you need more inspiration or explanation: Animated GIF, 4 wheel steering, Top-down view.



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