Airport Catering Truck| 42043 C MODEL

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Presenting another 42043 C model, the airport catering truck! Instructions contain nearly 1000 quality images.
Unfortunately the instructions aren't PDF, as word crashed when I tried to make a PDF. Sorry about that!

EXTRA PARTS NEEDED!!!!!!!!
* one https://rebrickable.com/parts/6589/technic-gear-12-tooth-bevel/
* one https://rebrickable.com/parts/10197/technic-pin-connector-hub-with-2-perpendicular-axles/
* two https://rebrickable.com/parts/94925/technic-gear-16-tooth-reinforced-new-style/
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MOC-9492

Name Airport Catering Truck| 42043 C MODEL
Designer BrickbyBrickTechnic
Designed 2017
Inventory 2858 parts
Theme Technic
Alternate Build of 42043-1 Mercedes Benz Arocs 3245
Old Trafford

25 COMMENTS

  • 1 year ago Garin Level 9 PRO
    Challenging build, great to have something different, A bit of fiddling and replacing friction pins with non-friction pins and all pneumatic functions work fine. Did have issues with wheel drive skipping on the small bevel due to the load, worked ok off the floor.
    Thanks for the great model
  • 1 year, 1 month ago jezizhan30 Level 3
    Извините, как можно скачать или посмотреть сборку?
  • 1 year, 4 months ago BungalowMatt Level 9
    Great stuff!
    Thank you for an enjoyable build. As always, amazed by the ingenuity of people who can make a complete new model from an existing set.
    Thanks again.
  • 1 year, 6 months ago Ruben13 Level 5
    BrickByBrickTechnic, one thing to do, is using the parts list in the instructions booklet. This is ecause of every owner of this set, does have these parts at least.
  • 2 years ago brynvp Level 2
    Thanks for the MOC. Just completed a highly enjoyable build with clear instructions.

    Some notes for the designer and anyone else building this MOC

    1) There are some parts missing as noted on this page. I did also find a few other parts missing during the end of the build however these were mainly cosmetic (had a different colour block to replace the missing block in the instructions) or could be replaced with a different part that comes with the original model to achieve the same structural effect.

    2) The main issue is that in my build at least, the actual lift of the main container did not work very well without manual help. There is a LOT of Lego being lifted and the stress on the pump is to great, causing gear and pump slippage and motor stress.

    3) Otherwise the pneumatic levers are fiddly to use and not secured very well, but that’s a minor quibble. 

    Else have fun everyone.
    • 1 year, 11 months ago BrickbyBrickTechnic Level 19 Designed this MOC
      Thanks for your comments! For the container thing, it should work fine with fully charged batteries. It did for me at least.
  • 2 years, 1 month ago dream787 Level 5 MOC Designer
    Waaaait..
    So if I have the Arocs I can build this model without buying anything else?
    • 2 years ago BrickbyBrickTechnic Level 19 Designed this MOC
      Yes, except some people are saying that 2 extra parts, 1x 12t tan bevel gear and 1x DBG 90-degree angle connector with axles are needed. I got them as spares in my set.
  • 2 years, 2 months ago Natuzzi89 Level 12
    Thanks for intersting MOC.Also i like all your alternative builds of 42043,cause it's my favourite set)) Good luck in future projects!
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