Getting Started with Technic: Assembly Notes

As noted earlier, there are many wonderful books already on the market that deal with building complex Technic-style models, especially those incorporating the LEGO Mindstorms programmable brick system. Rather than try to re-create any of those advanced techniques in this book, I have decided instead to provide you with a handful of basic assembly tips and tricks that you can apply to almost any model regardless of the percentage of Technic pieces it contains.

Just as with regular system pieces, there are no right or wrong ways to assemble Technic elements. There are, however, some interesting combinations that might be worth pointing out.

In Chapter 2, we looked at three basic methods for assembling ...

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