Building: Crane

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Mechanic's difficulty: Easy

  • This is a guide on how to build a Crane
Important: When you place a beam, be sure you start while putting your cursor on the Bearing or it might be placed incorrectly.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

In this guide we will use the following Blocks and Parts:

  • 3 Controllers
  • 3 Buttons
  • 1 Electric/Gas Engine
  • 1 Driver's Seat
  • 5 Bearings
  • 150 Building Blocks of any kind.

Structure[edit | edit source]

1. Make a 10x10 platform and put a Driver's Seat and an Engine on it:

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2. Place 3 Controllers and a Button on each one of them. They'll be configured later

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3. Place a bearing and a beam of about 20 blocks on it.

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4. Place 2 blocks on each side of the beam and put a bearing on one of them.

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5. Place another beam of about 12 blocks from the bearing you just placed

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6. Place 2 blocks on each side of this line too and put a bearing on one of them.

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7. Place a beam going down of about 10 blocks from the bearing.

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8. Place a Bearing on each side on the end of the beam.

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9. Make a claw at the end using the Bearings. There are many designs you can use

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Connections[edit | edit source]

10. Now make all the connections.

  • Connect the first bearing (the one which is on the platform) to the engine and connect the engine to the seat.
  • Connect the second bearing to the first controller
  • Connect the third Bearing to the second controller.
  • Connect the two Bearings of the claw to the third controller.
  • Connect each controller to the Button above it.
  • Connect each Button to the Seat

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11. Now set up the controllers.

  • In the first controller input this:

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  • In the second one input this:

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  • And in the third one:

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12. Open up the engine and set it to level 3.

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Usage[edit | edit source]

The Crane can be used either as decoration or as a functional structure.

  • Rotate with W and S.
  • Move forward, backward, up and down with the number keys 1. 2 and 3 on your keyboard.