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Renault Magnum 480
My first MOC!!! Enjoy it!!! :)
About this creation
I consider this as my first real model. I must say, that I got very much inspired from Anders Gaasedal. When I first found his four trucks, I new, I will build at least one of my own. And here it is. It took about a month for me to build it, starting with creating model in SR 3D Builder and finishing with last part added.



As you can see, it was made to be in orange, but I wasn't able to get all needed parts in orange or actually any other (wanted) colour than white. So, let it be white!






During the building some constructions changed, as the program have no "weight". But basically the model is the same. It is 24 studs whide, 63 studs long, 35 brick units heigh and about 4 kg heavy (by "brick unit" I meen the height of one normal LEGO brick)



Most difficult part was to build chassis, wich could support THIS heavy model. Also, it has quite a big distance from side details to chassis, so I had to leade that weight somehow to the chassis.

And I think I did it quite successfull :)



So when this problem was solved, the rest was easy - just needed to find right bricks to get the right shape.






For Reanult Magnum it is not very hard because its cabin looks much like box with few cornerings. I guess this was the reason why I chose exactly this model - I wanted to learn - what else problems you can face while building this large and heavy model.





OK. Enough of bla bla bla, let's see, what else besides nice cabin and strong chassis it has!








Back wheels with differential







I don't know what all the real life truck parts are for. I just googled as much images as possible and tried to represent them in LEGO








Doors - of course - openable :)







Something else (don't know, how to name it) openable

























I guess it's instrument box below that grill...









.. openable








Interrior - behind the seets there is place for resting







And lowerable "bed" for other driver. At the back/top of the cabin there are openable shelf in each side of cabin
















And two openable shelves at the front of the cabin
















Cabin can be turned-down

















Fire extinguishers below the cabin, I guess, just in case when repairing






When the cabin is turned-down, the V6 engine can be seen. It is actually working (has pistons, radiator propeller and other things, which I don't know) and it gears back wheels.















In case you didn't notice, front lights - as similar to the real truck as it is possible





So! That's all for this one. Already building other one with SR 3D Builder. It is kind of chalange for me, but I wont show anything 'till I'm done. Ou, and don't ask me building instructions becouse the real model is a bit different



Comments

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  November 10, 2012
excellent work
  September 2, 2012
It's a wonderful, huge-scale truck! Congratulations, it's excellent! :)
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  May 1, 2012
This truck is huge, fantastic, absolutley great built in each detail! Every detail makes this truck perfect. Wow :)
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  April 14, 2012
Nice one :-) I still have a similar model but yours is quite different from mine. I saw you made the front cab edges round. That's one of the reasons you couldn't built it in orange. I know this particular truck from the inside to the outside and I see every detail which should be there. Here's mine: http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/318907
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  April 4, 2012
love this moc good detail well done
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  September 9, 2011
Beautiful, I once did a more technic approach of this beauty, if you want to take a look? http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/267043
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  September 9, 2011
Magnificent Magnum! This is my favourite truck and am glad it ended up being white rather that orange lol Stunning creation well done :)
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  January 28, 2011
Well the Magnum has always has been one of my favorit trucks, althought I prefer the AE 500 tripple axle. great job and I'd love to see more trucks coming from your hand.
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  July 17, 2010
GOOD TRUCK
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  July 17, 2010
VERY NICE TRUCK GOOD JOB
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  June 10, 2010
Very very nice, a good combination of realistic looks and working features.
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  June 5, 2010
that is b-e-a-utefull!!! good work! :)
  May 29, 2010
CONGRATULATIONS! Youre a winner in the first MOCpages truck show. Heres your trophy! http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/204593
Rolands Kirpis
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Nico71 -
  April 10, 2010
Awesome ! Good job
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  April 7, 2010
i can see you have put a lot of time into this moc to get every detail near to perfect
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  March 10, 2010
THIS IS THE BEST TRUCK ON MOC PAGES I THINK. BECAUSE OF ALL THE WORLING FEATURES. PLEASE COMMENT ON MY TRUCK http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/189769 TO GIVE ME SOME TIPS. THANKS.
  February 28, 2010
Nice job on this one, looks very lifelike!
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  February 18, 2010
That is genuinely impressive ! Love it.
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  February 3, 2010
one word.... awesome second word ... brilliant third... big !!!!! fourth... what's next Excellent. Greetz, Ludo
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  December 8, 2009
Quoting Jeremy Clarkson : ''Eat my magnum'':D
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  November 4, 2009
Hi Roland! Although this one must be huge it is astonishing how you squeezed all the details and functionality in YOC (your own creation). I mean, most moccers focus on only one thing, either technic (steering, suspension etc.) or "cosiness & comfort" (like openable glovebox, detailed sleeper etc.). You managed to get both sides in one creation - Congrats! Best wishes & thanks for your comment, Jens
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  October 8, 2009
This one looks really really nice! I like the attention paid to all the details. My compliments.
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  September 22, 2009
It's a shame it isn't orange, we have one here at work that would be an ideal match!
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  September 8, 2009
Instantly recognizable and really nice! So what if it's white?
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  August 8, 2009
That is HUGE!!! Very accurate!
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  August 7, 2009
Well, for a first model;) No really, it looks very accurate, and white is a good colour for trucks I think.
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  July 22, 2009
Excellent truck, fantastic attention to detail. Looks very realistic - 5/5
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  July 21, 2009
I canīt belive that is your first Moc.The Magnum looks more than real.Itīs one of the best trucks iīve ever seen on mocpages.The frontlights are perfect.Keep up the perfect work.
  July 17, 2009
Nice work there... i love those Magnums
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  July 16, 2009
awesome looking truck. very nice details. i'm looking foreward to see your next creation.
Rolands Kirpis
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Josh L
  July 15, 2009
Very good, especially for a first MOC. I especially like the grill. You got it to fit together very nicely without many gaps.
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  July 15, 2009
excellent truck. I like that you put suspension on it.
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  July 15, 2009
Looks very realistic, great build and nice details all around, I like the way you made the rear fenders... great work also on the functional elements. Looking forward for your upcoming MOCs, keep building and welcome to "BRICKSonWHEELS" >>> peace.. Firas
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  July 15, 2009
Great work!
 
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