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Forum: Construction Equipment 08-21-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By Zabco
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Very nice, I like your colors.
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-14-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Zabco
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 08-02-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,429
Posted By Zabco
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

Thanks for the head's up!! I have been to a couple of these shows in the past. This has to be the best display of old construction equipment in the US. If you love old iron this is the show to go...
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 07-26-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,429
Posted By Zabco
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

And some more photos from the show:

https://i.postimg.cc/pLW1dyMh/Napoleon-19.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

https://i.postimg.cc/vHdNp3Pv/Napoleon-20.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
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Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 07-26-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,429
Posted By Zabco
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

Photos from show.

Was a great meet, really had a good time. Here are some photos I took during the show.

https://i.postimg.cc/fySB60dp/Napoleon-01.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
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Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 07-03-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,429
Posted By Zabco
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

Thanks for info. I am looking forward to the event. Not sure I will be able to stay through Sunday, but will be there Friday afternoon and Saturday.
Forum: Body Shop Tech 07-01-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,617
Posted By Zabco
Re: 3D Printer files for Bodies

Now there's a blast from the past. I remember reading about this truck in Popular Mechanics when I was a boy. Hope you are able to make a go of this project.
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 06-27-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,429
Posted By Zabco
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

What time on Friday? Also, looking at map of fairgrounds shows parking some distance away. Wil we be allowed to at least drive to building for loading/unloading? Looking forward to the meet.
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-25-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,482
Posted By Zabco
Re: Liebherr LTM 1055 S-4 in scale 1/24

Very nice work. Am enjoying watching your build.
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 06-11-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,255
Posted By Zabco
Re: Scania 112

Really very nice. What size starter spring are you using to make your leaf springs?
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-25-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,171
Posted By Zabco
Re: Build an Excavator from Scratch

Very nice craftsmanship. Really like your 'whittled out' control handle.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 05-18-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,419
Posted By Zabco
Re: Bruder Piggyback Forklift

It's helped me quite a bit. My original concern was that trying to raise/lower mast while driving might cause steering problems. But I've found that the only time I really do that is when I'm...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 05-17-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,419
Posted By Zabco
Re: Bruder Piggyback Forklift

UPDATE

The forklift has worked well since I posted this build. There were a couple of issues though that I felt needed to be addressed. First, when I put this together I felt that I should have...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-18-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,171
Posted By Zabco
Re: Build an Excavator from Scratch

Very nice piece of work there. May just have to copy that. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,119
Posted By Zabco
Forum: Boats! 03-23-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,817
Posted By Zabco
Re: RC Benchy

I was at my local Micro Center store about a month ago. They now have a large section of the store dedicated to 3d printing and usually have 8 to 10 printers running at any one time printing various...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,119
Posted By Zabco
Re: What happened?

Man I am glad to see this back. No other comparable site, at least in english, and Facebook just doesn't cut it.
Forum: East Coast Mini Truckers Club 01-20-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,696
Posted By Zabco
Re: Cabin Fever Exop 2022

Nice videos, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Australian Rigs & Roadtrains 01-17-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 87,841
Posted By Zabco
Re: Custom build of a Kenworth C509 as autralian roadtrain

A good source of information that I use is to obtain what are often called "Body Builder Manuals". These are published by the various truck manufacturers and are full of drawings and dimensions of...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-17-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,683
Posted By Zabco
Re: 1/10 Mining Dump Truck

Very interesting build, will be quite fun to watch your progress. Sounds like you got into this hobby for the same reason I did, learn new methods and techniques. Keep up the great work and post...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 01-03-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,826
Posted By Zabco
Re: 8 car autocarrier

There is a set of files on Thingiverse for 3d printing and building a car hauler trailer. Looks like it would take a lot of filament and time to print out. Search for thing: 3677802.
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-30-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 117,625
Posted By Zabco
Re: CAT 14M3 Motor Grader

I thought so but wanted to make sure. I want one of those pulse tig welders so bad I can't hardly stand it. Keep up the amazing work.
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-28-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 117,625
Posted By Zabco
Re: CAT 14M3 Motor Grader

Beautiful work as always. Are you using a filler wire on your welds or just doing a series of spot welds?
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 10-21-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,711
Posted By Zabco
Re: Wedico Peterbilt Day Cab

Are these parts you had made from Shapeways? I have had several brass pieces made by them. If you are not aware of it, they are not 'printed' brass, they are cast using the lost wax method. ...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-19-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,554
Posted By Zabco
Re: tiny hydro cylinders

I just ran across this site a few days ago and had not really looked it over till now. I see that they only ship to Europe so I'm afraid they won't be of much use after all. Sorry.
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