14 Dec '11, 4am

Kid Builds Working Farm Equipment Made from LEGOs

Wow! Warren Seely is a mechanical genius. Not only does he build fully-functional replicas of actual farm equipment made out of LEGOs, by the age of 6 he had already rebuilt his first tractor engine . I can barely program my VCR! Even more amazing, some of Seely's creations have been built strictly from photographs. His work includes a motorized mint root digger and planter, potato harvester and potato trailer which are all on display at the Washington State Potato Conference in Kennewick. Keep in mind, some of these machines were constructed in less than just 24 hours! "If you go out and look at a real one running, there's gears you can get caught in, chains, PTO drives that people can get wrapped around." says Seely in a YouTube video produced by Washington State University. "This, being pretty accurate to the real one, you can actually look at it and say 'well, here's w...

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