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Forum: FreddyGearDrive 12-17-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 28,074
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Year old money pit,soon to be a skidder.I HOPE!

Now this one needs a come back. OF ALL THE PEOPLE TO THROW STONES!:rolleyes:
FGD
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 12-17-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 28,074
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Year old money pit,soon to be a skidder.I HOPE!

Well now! Back in the saddle again!
First off I guess I'll say thank you for the nice complements.:rolleyes:
Finally got the parts I need to finish this baby! EXCEPT for the rims??;)
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,054
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: December build of the month?

You get snow in Kansas??:eek: Man your real close to the blast furnace states!(Texas & Oklahoma) Wow,learn something new everyday!
Or do you consider 2"s a crippling storm?
FGD
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,054
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: December build of the month?

Hows about street sweepers? Or,maybe.....side dump trailers?:D
Wait a minute! Now here's a real common everyday build! Field service trucks!:D
But then again,see'ins on how winter is about to...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 12-01-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,566
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: While I'm playin in the litter.

Wow! Thanks guys!
Was going to post more in this thread,but never got back to it.
Hey Claus,I dragged this back up so you could see acouple more vids of her.
Thanks for lookin!
FGD
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Happy Birthday Spudd

The big 48! Yu old Spudd butt!:D
Happy birthday Scott!
Gearslime
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-29-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,194
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Junk Belt drive,Soon to be chain drive!

No more skippy on the belty! I figured you would hear the chain,or have more vibration. This is smooth as silk!:D
Wanted to do a dirt vid but that's out of the question. Everything is mud.
I'll...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-27-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,194
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: What??! A Belt drive??

After today! the power gets to the ground!
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn50/FreddyGearDrive/freddies%20newest/TruckPics1064.jpg...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 11-27-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 934,633
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Hauling Dirt out of my basement (present day)

:eek::eek::eek:HOLY MOLEY! :eek::eek::eek: I just had to go back 3 pages to make sure this thread didn't change topics!:eek: Now I know you said you were getting rid of the herd.
I thought for sure...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-27-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,991
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Blacked Out Knight Hauler

Hey Demond,you could go for the twin tank look.
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn50/FreddyGearDrive/Jan%204%202009/TruckPics129.jpg
This tractor is stretched like 4-5". one thing,leave the...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-26-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,347
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: 1/14 vacuum trailer

Now that's pretty slick,she's really gunna be a nice trailer when your done.
FGD
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 11-26-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 934,633
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Hauling Dirt out of my basement (present day)

Hey Joe,instead of beating your equiptment up diggin in the hard stuff.
what if you went to work & made a horizonal boring machine on tracks.Then get some 1/2"dia X4"long pvc pipe & two caps.
Glue...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-25-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,915
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: 379 Daycab

Looks real good Jon.
That paint is so smooth & shiny,it still looks wet.
FGD
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-25-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Benz street sweeper. First test vids!

Thanks Guys!
Yea Scott,that's the last hold up on this baby.Thanks!
Well got a little done,made the top to cover the vacuum compartment.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,993
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: PFB Construction Site

Yea Man! I can see a nice ramp going across that back wall right out the window. Now you need a nice big crane to construct the bridge (ramp).
This has all kinds of potential to become the never...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-25-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,991
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Blacked Out Knight Hauler

Trailer looks really good w/your finishing touchs.
Truck looks fantastic!I agree w/Paul,stretch it,then put the cow exploder back in the box. ;) Just my .02.
FGD
Forum: Metal forming & tools 11-25-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,591
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Help with a bandsaw

For thick metal I use a course blade(low #of teeth per inch),for thin a fine or high # per inch. & variable speed really helps.
Two things to remember when cutting a metal w/a scroll is never force...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,993
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: PFB Construction Site

Now this is kool!
Since your gunna make a conveyor,could of had a 10yrd load dumped by one of those outside windows,& spent 3 months gitting it in the basement.
Just think of all the camera time...
Forum: Fire and Rescue and Emergency Vehicles 11-24-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 35,590
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Wildland Brush Fire Truck..

Wow Man,Now this is kool!Can't wait to see this baby done.
How's that cab to work with?
FGD
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-23-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Benz street sweeper. First test vids!

WOW,Thanks Guys!
Joe,that's quit the complement,Thanks!
Scott,I wanted to make sure this idea was going to work before I started hangin the most complex part of the build on the truck. Plus I'm...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-22-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 160,687
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Pete 357 tri-axle dump Video added!!! 11-20-11

Outstanding!Without a doubt this has to be the nicest scale looking dump I've seen yet!Brian,once again you hit the nail right on the head!
So I see that you have hydraulics & mfu both stuffed in...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-21-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Super short Benz.Soon to be street sweeper! I hope!

Thanks Guys!
Brian,it better!
Scott,I thought you were a farmer type? & you don't pick the daily new rc parts orchard?? Dude! Your missin the boat!:eek: Every day people all over are setting a...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-20-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Super short Benz.Soon to be street sweeper! I hope!

Thanks Guys!
A little more progress.
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn50/FreddyGearDrive/freddies%20newest/TruckPics1013.jpg...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-19-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Super short Benz.Soon to be street sweeper! I hope!

Crawler,I've heard that before.:D
Made the manifold for the suction hose's to hook to. Have to slow the cfm down a bit before it gets to the hopper.
...
Forum: FreddyGearDrive 11-19-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,094
Posted By FreddyGearDrive
Re: Super short Benz.

Well Good job Crawler! Your not even close. But on heck of a good try!:D
Now Mike & Nathan nailed it! Now I don't know about the carpet thing yet,but you never know.
Brian,kinda like your stabb at...
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