17: pilot truck swing

The swing casting is finished. With it placed in the assembly, one can see just how exactly the swing casting system works:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clPFcE4FYKc&w=560&h=315]

Here’s a general overview. The swing casting is connect by 4 links, forming something similar to a “swing set” found on kid’s playgrounds. The casting is highlighted in blue.

The cosmetic components (pins, bolts, etc.) have not been added to the model yet, but the mechanical definitions are there, which make the above animation possible.

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