If you are using Cinema 4D R14 and up, watch this updated Hydraulic Arm Tutorial instead.
I invited Chris Schmidt to do some more advanced tutorials for Greyscalegorilla. Please welcome him again to the site while he shows you how to Model and Rig a Hydraulic arm in Cinema 4D using Joints, Constraints and other Character Tags.
About Chris Schmidt
Chris Schmidt is a self taught Cinema4D user since version 6 in 2001. After teaching C4D for 4 years at Prairie State College and creating a series of tutorials for Maxon on Cineversity, he cofounded Chicago’s C4d user group ChicagoC4d (@ChicagoC4D). With a general obsession of all things C4D especially character rigging, animation, Xpresso and Thinking Particles. Most recently co developed the City Kit with The Gorilla.