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Forum: Construction News 08-15-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Trucker47
Miniature materials

Hello all, not sure if anyone has seen these, but i think if the size is right they would be perfect for all your construction sites and trucks!

https://www.minimaterials.com/

Thanks!
Chris
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-08-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Hey Greg,

Thanks! Glad to be making some progress, trying to enjoy the journey more than the completion :) I guess I must be getting older haha. Awesome I should see if I can meet up with him....
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-06-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Still here, just more progress on the plan and CAD Models:

http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p398/trucker-47/CAD%20Progress_zpsbuq3nq5g.png...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-12-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Been slowly working away at the design and getting parts printed. The holidays slowed things down and I have been very busy with doing CAD at work.

Anyways I got the front axle completed and I...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 09-27-2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Question for trucker47 re pump

Hey Crusher,

I picked up my pump from rc4wd.com but you can also get them here:

http://www.magomhrc.com/en/13-hydraulic-parts

Haven't had the opportunity to actually run the system in full...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-25-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Thanks Cat 966c!
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-18-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Some more images of the prints!

http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p398/trucker-47/RC%20Wheel%20Loader%20Project/20160917_182414_zpsjf62dski.jpg...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-18-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 169,747
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Volvo A40F

Wow that looks amazing. On another note, I see you have an everlast welder, how do you like it? I am currently looking at one and just curious if they are worth it or to save for a miller?

Thanks,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-15-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Thanks, yea I was very surprised how good the resolution was for a <$750 3D printer!

Few More update pictures, the printer pretty much runs non stop when I get home from work!
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Forum: Construction Equipment 09-06-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 966K XE

Thanks ihbuilder.

Just picked up a refurbished Robo 3D +Plus 3d printer to do some of the plastic work and prototyping as can't afford the metal working tools yet and gotta say it was well worth...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-15-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 996K XE

Another update on the CAD work, slowly getting there. Pretty sure i've got the axles sorted and begun work on the bucket linkage.
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-12-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
Re: CAT 996K XE

Hey Doggy, thanks! Haha that would be nice, the amount of hours I spend on CAD doing simple things, it would be nice to skip it! Currently I am planning to build the chassis from 1/8th sheet steel...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-23-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,981
Posted By Trucker47
CAT 966K XE

Hey everyone,

Well after a long hiatus from the RC world due to working and completing post secondary I am finally at a place where I can get back into it. Some of you may know of my build from...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-05-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 45,023
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Let The Build Begin!

Thanks for all the kind comments! I've made more slow progress but only in Solidworks as funds are low as is time with my current student status.

Denn1s33 - Yes, I am currently working as a CAD...
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 45,023
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Let The Build Begin!

Hey,

Thanks Neil,

So the more i've learned the more I will be changing this project. The chassis has been updated again but I am not fond of it...

I am currently studying micro controller...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 45,023
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Let The Build Begin!

Been working in this thing here and there in SolidWorks updating it and correcting errors from what I have learned in school so far. Isn't completely dead just in the middle of a re-vamp I guess you...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 03-18-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Sorry for the lack of response but I am very busy right now working OT and trying to do tons of other stuff in my personal life.

Anyways it sounds like we wont be able to meet the 700 piece quota...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 03-12-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Kingcam2 - Okay, maybe sometime in the future :)

catmack - Thanks!

Jammer - Okay ill talk to azonic and figure out which these are designed to fit on.

Lil Giants - how wide is the inside...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 03-07-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Madda - oops forgot to post that! Ill post some blue prints asap!

Also wanted to mention that all pieces come in a Black hard anodizing :D no extra cost!

Chris
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 03-06-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Okay so here's what seems to be the solution and current state of this "project" if you want to call it that.


Good News

The machine shop can have a whole link made; grouser bar, two link,...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 03-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Looks like I may be able to get them made for about 9usd. But i need to order 700 track sections. I'll post all the details tonight when I'm home from work
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-26-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

ill see what i can do!

No problem, i just hope it all works out. or else i guess it was all for nothing.. Lol

Chris
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

I think he said 55 per side, don't quote me on that :P

Yea thats exactly what I am thinking, I revised the parts to simplify the machining process so we will see how that goes. I want to keep them...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

sparkycuda - I had thought about that as well, but I would think that It would be taken off in a matter or seconds in the dirt. I also thought you could apply a non-stick teflon coating but that...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-24-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,356
Posted By Trucker47
Re: Possible Solution For Tracked Equiptment

Thats the plan! If it all works out my plan is to make tracks exactly as people would want as long as somebody will buy them cause even though I'm not trying to make a business out of it I don't want...
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