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Forum: Construction General Discussion 08-12-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By frizzen
Re: Running a Hydraulic Machine in the House

IF i had anything hydro, i might want to keep some Oil Dry diapers around while running it in case something went wrong. Maybe store it on something waterproof with a lip. But you also aren't using...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,665
Posted By frizzen
Re: Attention Administrators!!

Can you do something with the shitposting of Marinaowi?
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Are we down to just 1 moderator now?
Forum: Big Boys of the road 4x4/6x6/8x8/10x10 Trucks 08-09-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,532
Posted By frizzen
Re: Does anyone have any Rc plow with mount 3d files to share

I know he hasn't been back for years, and asked for Printer files, but i wouldn't rule out using steel for ground work implements. Don't think the plastic will hold up all that well in snow temps
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Forum: Construction Equipment 08-02-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By frizzen
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Cool upgrades, i bet this machines going to suprise some people

How much power can that slip-ring handle?
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 08-02-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,516
Posted By frizzen
Re: NW Ohio RC Truck & Construction Show

Thanks for taking the awesome pics!

Wish i could have been there, looks like it was a good time
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-27-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By frizzen
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

I really hope it's going to be able to meet your design expectations with all your upgrades!

If it doesn't, there are some other ideas you could still threaten it with......
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-25-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By frizzen
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

"So i got this thing... then it tripped... Here's a box of parts"
. That's a great way to introduce a project!

Can't wait to see how you stiffen up the rest of the machine and add motors / servos...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-23-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

Gotta be careful though.
It starts off with "I want a 'steam-shovel' to run", then next thing you know "Well now i need a steam dumptruck to load, so it doesn't look too weird loading a modern...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-21-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

Maybe something like the multipack could be a good start?
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B082WP7GGZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Couple holes, some cut & file work
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-19-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

I'd missed the square profile there. They also have several sizes of brass Square and Box tubing profiles, but i'm not sure how that bucket scales out to know if those could be an even easier option....
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-19-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

Your first example pic has a single 'horizontal' Sheeve at the bucket, that floats in the mounts to keep the sheeve inline with rope pull
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/MDnxrDHvqoU/maxresdefault.jpg
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Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-17-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

This looks like it was a pretty common setup with the hoist dead-eye mounted on the buckets sheeve block. ...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-17-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By frizzen
Re: Actuator to open hood

That should be an easy enough thing to create.

How much force to open hood?
Where do you want the tab on hood?
How much angle do you need it to travel?
Where do you have room to hide a servo...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-16-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By frizzen
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Thanks jerry, i think the 1/16 figures look about right for for ordering off the food truck, the Bruder and some other asian figures look pretty happy with it. Though the 1/12 or 1/14 guys might not...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-14-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By frizzen
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Man it's a hot one, like 7 inches from the midday sun...

https://imgur.com/LHUqMaFh.jpg
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-14-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

Still just teasers about the ''something different'' nylint cranes?

I've thought a couple times about scratch-building or finding one of the 1920s-style vintage toy Steam Shovels in Poor enough...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-13-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,761
Posted By frizzen
Re: Build an Excavator from Scratch

Great job, that's an amazing machine!!!
Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-10-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

I also just learned about the nylint ''Big Dig", which seems to mostly operate that way with a fixed dipper fulcrum, and without as much line-doubling since kids are high torque / low speed.
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Forum: Construction General Discussion 07-08-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By frizzen
Re: Shovel mechanics

Cool video and great suggestion Finster!

IF i'm seeing this right you've got: Boom winch (3 sheeves), Crowd winch (2 sheeves), and a Bucket trip that just routes along both booms into cab...
Forum: Static Conversions 07-08-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 51,853
Posted By frizzen
Re: VW bay-window transporter

Thanks Jerry!
Heh, poor Jamie. Still didn't Win or notice that i said "Winners get sprinkles" instead of "Sprinkles are for winners".

Ice Cream is probably a little more 1/16-1/18 scale, but...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-06-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By frizzen
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Thanks jerry, i had liked the original seits being kinda Tuck&Roll, but the tiny plaid makes me happier.

Thanks paul, glad to have you along for the ride too

Teaser... ...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-06-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1/14 All Metal Rock Screener

That looks great! I love that you even did that much work and detail on the side-support gussets

Welded and with powder coat should last forever.
Forum: Static Conversions 07-06-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 51,853
Posted By frizzen
Re: VW bay-window transporter

Needed to do a Scale-check for an OMH metal thing i ran across. Something important but very rarely seen on the model course.

Concessions trailer? What you talking about?...
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-30-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By frizzen
Re: Are you greasing the pivots of your excavator?

Maybe try to start with something like Teflon dry-lube for the dirty areas, or Light machine oil for the better protected areas?
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 06-26-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,324
Posted By frizzen
Re: Ford Custom Deluxe station wagon - 1950 Woody

Yeah man, can't wait to get this board in some wicked gnar.

Boring RC wiring parts made, installed, some nuts jb weld to body. Servo tape some stuff.
https://imgur.com/ED4BRJeh.jpg
Charge port,...
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