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Forum: Construction Equipment 08-14-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Ok ...it's time to get rid of these rubber tracks....
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52238782604_804a7a90ce_z.jpg
I'm going to use the metal tracks for the Huina 1580....which by the way are...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-09-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Time for an update....
The boom for this toy was plastic so it had to go.....I'm using a metal boom for the Huina 1580, it's a little longer but should be fine.... to replace all the plastic gears...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-06-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,608
Posted By jerry56
Re: Metal Hobi MH-245 kit as Hitachi ZX245 excavator

That is such a sweet excavator....You really did it justice....
I like that power distribution board... doing something similar on mine ...well not as neat... or professional but same concept....
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-03-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

I know, Right....It's just another tool and once your used to having it.....
I assume they are still around $200 for a ender3 and mine has paid for itself just in wpl and lego wheels.... I'm just a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-02-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

The wire is pretty thin and the description is lacking but similar slip rings are good for 2a per wire...my mileage may very...
They have been doing this mod for a couple of years now and 35kg...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-31-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

I had to find the pictures....
This is the boom mount as designed ....Well most of it.... it started to lift on the printer so I stopped the print that's why the boom mounting holes aren't...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-31-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Time to update this a little.....
I got the plate glued in and you can see the epoxy oozed up around the posts... These post are what I'll mount the new boom mount to....I got it off Thingiverse...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-27-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

You Know.......
one of the plastic huina's and a Bruder conveyor belt might be a pretty easy mash-up
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 07-26-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,516
Posted By jerry56
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

Great pictures looks like it was a lot of fun....Wish it was closer.....
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-25-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Blender.... LOL...I'm keeping the plastic shell of the cab and the track assembly(for now anyway that may go to if it gives me problems) ..... and that's about it... the boom and everything in it...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-24-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jerry56
Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Ok... So I've been screwing around with this for months and finally decided to get it done so I can move on to another project....
I wanted an Excavator that wasn't super expensive and that scaled...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-23-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

LOL I kind of already went there..... got the parts to build a 55 Ford dump truck... not steam but closer period wise
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-21-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

I think I have most of the materials to make it... just need some brass sheet, the local hobby shop has that....I'll "study on it" for a while probably won't start it until this fall...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-20-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

LOL....5-axis CNC mill....more like tin snips,vice grips and a hammer....
If you look at that one small shovel it has what looks like a square shaped yoke that the pulley rides in at the...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-19-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

I see how that one is squared off at the bottom where it attaches to the bucket I could probably bend up some brass like that... I think I have the boom sheaves worked out... just getting that yoke...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-17-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

I bookmarked those racks and gear....
Just need to figure out how to make the pulley and yoke combination for the bucket and boom tip.... mostly the yoke.....that the pulley needs to rest in...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-17-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By jerry56
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Understood.... But I never thought about Bonsai trees... I've never had any luck keeping them alive but they would look pretty darn cool on a scale layout
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-14-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

I think I've pretty much worked out the pulleys on each side of the boom tip that carry the cable down to the bucket... I'll 3D print them so if they wear fast I can just print more... But I need to...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-14-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By jerry56
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Looks like it sizes pretty well with the Bruder figures.... and the giant flora LOL...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-11-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

Yeah, Nylint used those for a couple different toys.... I have a couple that I plan on doing something different with .
That scratch build is slick, there is a toy like that and I've thought about...
Forum: Static Conversions 07-09-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 51,853
Posted By jerry56
Re: VW bay-window transporter

Probably the VW van..... what about fairy lights, they are tiny...and battery operated
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-08-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

Yeah it look like it's pretty basic.....
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-07-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By jerry56
Re: Shovel mechanics

That's exactly what I was envisioning for this one....Just need to change the dipper a little so I can get the cables past the back side of the dipper arm but I think I can make this happen... thanks...
Forum: Static Conversions 07-06-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 51,853
Posted By jerry56
Re: VW bay-window transporter

I think it looks close enough... toy "scale" is all over the place anyway, besides it adds a unique point of interest that makes it fun.....
Poor Jamie never gets sprinkles.....
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-05-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By jerry56
Re: 1/14 All Metal Rock Screener

Really nice looking.....looks well built... excellent work.
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