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Tilt and Lift Loader - a LEGO 8275 Bulldozer alternate model . An alternate model of the LEGO 8275 Bulldozer set, but this one allows for real digging! . Though admittedly the LEGO 8275 Bulldozer set is pretty accurate to a real bulldozer, i thought i could increase the playability. You see, there is not so much floor suitable to be ripped and flattened at home :) I modified the bucket such that it can really hold stuff, rather than merely pushing/flattening. The bucket required a flat bottom over the whole width, enabling to scope up stuff. Also a mechanism was devised that both lifts and tilts the bucket for using it as a real loader! The two elastic rubber bands to the exhaust were required to offset the weight of the bucket, else the white gear wheel would start slipping when lifting a load. It definitely is no good for the looks, but i'd rather not exchange the slip gear wheel to an ordinary gear and possibly twist axles or break a gear! In the picture you see the bucket in its tilted position to empty or to dig in the ground. You can see the model in action on YouTube, follow this link: TiltLiftBulldozer. There are no build instructions yet, maybe the video and pictures allow you to build it. Happy lifting!


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