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Forum: Construction Equipment 05-10-2024, 08:38 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

And back then companies didn't spend a lot on repainting their equipment....whatever color it came in that's what they went with, just stuck a sticker on the door....
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-09-2024, 09:06 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

I guess period colors makes it would make it red, yellow or maybe orange.
Orange with yellow accents might be cool especially if your thinking about doing all your equipment in a similar color...
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-08-2023, 03:31 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

Yeah that's a rare one and as you've seen pricey ....
I look for the used and abused toys, to rough for the serious collector but fine for what I do....as long as the sheet metal is straight.......
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-08-2023, 12:50 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

Well I should be more specific... older metal construction toys ... Tonka, Nylint, Doepke.....
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-07-2023, 09:56 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

For now anyway I'm trying to make a complete "construction company" with Tonkas I'll probably have to use my Huina excavator for a while until I get a crane or backhoe front shovel done....and my...
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-06-2023, 12:49 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

I was looking for the crane.... never thought you would have the belly dump done...
Well your right it's not a tamiya... but it runs and drives and hauls and dumps dirt.... and you built it...
And...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-03-2023, 11:23 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

What if you changed the rate of channel 1 and 2 to slow them down or dial in some exp......just brain storming
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-27-2022, 12:11 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

Hmmmmm.
with 1 and 2 slaved +100 and -100 any change will affect forward and reverse ( I assume)
You could try changing 2 to -50 just to see what happens or maybe adj the power curve to come in...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-26-2022, 11:24 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

It's coming along nicely.... is it moving under it's own power yet.... looks like it's innards are hanging out...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-21-2022, 12:47 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

That sounds like a good start.. only weak point might be the cheap ESCs... might have to consider a QR 1060... if they become a problem
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-04-2022, 11:27 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

What the heck... give it a try it's easy to shorten them...
For whats it's worth I have the Euclid and the rock wagon.... if you have a question I can always dig them out and measure or check...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-03-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

Now that you mention it.....looking at those chains, it looks like if the doors open any more they may over center then bind... Might be better if they open just a little less so they can't do...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-02-2022, 09:52 AM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

I wondered how you were going to do the dump gates.... great idea...
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-27-2022, 12:14 PM
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Wooldridge 1940s Bottom-Dump Truck

LOL this should be good.!!!!!
Really want to see how you mount the motors and the rest of the electronics. Looks like the power unit might give you enough room...
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