4

I want to make a hanging chandelier with candles. The centerpiece is Technic Knob Cog . My initial thought was to design it just like the Big Ben Church bells (step 278). However, I don't think that technic pin with bar extension will interface correctly with the technic knob cog as I think it needs an axle to hold it right? So I guess I need a way to hang a short vertical axle from a very long horizontal axle (or set of connected horizontal axles).

9

I'll confess - my inspiration for that element in my answer to your 4 candles question came from set 10273 - Haunted House which uses it for exactly that purpose - instructions are here (180MB), it's on page 119:

Knob Cog and Axle with stop instructions

It uses a Technic, Axle 5 with stop to hold the knob cog up, and it's inserted into a Technic, Axle and Pin Connector Angled #1 that's hanging from a beam made from Axle Connectors 2L (Smooth) and Axle 2 Notched.

2
  • Good gravy, 180 MB for LEGO instructions? Wow. Thanks for noting that
    – BruceWayne
    May 20 at 16:48
  • Yeah, it's one big book. I thought I ought to call it out ;) May 21 at 7:35
3

I just realized you can put an axle through the 180 degree connectors just like you can a technic pin. Then, you just need a bush or something above the vertical axle to hold it in place.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.