thread: 2006-11-09 : Mechaton pdf for sale at last!

On 2006-11-09, JamesNostack wrote:

I manage with wheels, and some pieces scavenged from old Castle Lego's.  I've been trying to figure out how to use a set of ball & socket plates, but that's harder.

The "pivot on a stud" technique is considered vulgar among the Lego engineers of my nation, who draw their inspiration from the Holy Published Schematics, in which it is seldom seen.

It's tempting to snag some newer sets on eBay and diversify my stock of pieces, but a domestic constituency within my nation has vetoed the proposed war budget, and expressed concern over the increasing militarism of the top shelf of the bookcase.  I have attempted to influence domestic opinion through a "Lego Star Wars II" propaganda campaign; we shall see if it takes.


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