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Forum: Truck Building Tech 09-01-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,686
Posted By jerry56
Re: Axle suggestions?

I use those redcat motors on my WPL motor/transfer case combos they work really well they add just enough speed....You can put a drop of solder on those press on gears to help hold them in place....
Forum: Farm Tractors and Implements 08-31-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,793
Posted By jerry56
Re: Fully 3D printed John Deere 1/10 scratch build

Life sure does take some zigs and zags.....but everybody needs a hobby.... glad to see you back at it...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-30-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

OK, here are some close-ups of the boom servos
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52320700586_15872a4c00_z.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52321123389_426caf0a75_z.jpg

I painted them...
Forum: Announcements from head quarters 08-27-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,772
Posted By jerry56
Forum: Boats! 08-24-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,067
Posted By jerry56
Re: RC Benchy

This is going to be really fun when it's done....do you have a place to try it out...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-21-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Well I didn't get a lot of pictures before I painted it... I went with white and green....Only because I thought it looked good, Years ago in the D.C. area there was a company called "Acacia Crane"...
Forum: Farm Tractors and Implements 08-18-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,920
Posted By jerry56
Re: Cockshutt 70 tractor (1935-48)

Your getting a regular ol green acres thing goin on there.
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-17-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By jerry56
Re: Midwest (Iowa or neighbor states)

I wish I lived closer I would absolutely take you up on that offer....But it would be a pretty long trip for me.... I hope you can get a group together....
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-14-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 17
Views: 4,021
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 4,492
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 18
Views: 2,368
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: 4,115
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: 4,115
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: 4,115
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: 4,115
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: 4,115
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: 10,142
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
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