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Old 03-15-2023, 08:07 AM
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I have lots of info and drawings for the 88B
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I have lots of info and drawings for the 88B
Any info that you would be willing to share will be vary helpful and greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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Old 03-17-2023, 06:28 PM
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How deep do you want to get? I haven't looked at that stuff for a while. I have some dimensioned overall house sheet metal and can't remember what other prints and parts books.
PM me your number I could text some of it to you.
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Also i think i should mention an old favorite reference that's probably mostly overlooked. Still not sure which model of "Mary-anne" shovel she is though.

https://www.rmichelson.com/illustrat...-steam-shovel/

'Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel' is far more informative than newer references such as 'Goodnight, goodnight construction site'

Just remember to leave a way out... even if you dig better and faster when everyone is watching.
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LOL Finally something I understand
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Here is the reeving instructions from the buckeye clipper manual. I know you are not trying to make a replica of it, but maybe it can help you in some way.












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Here is some more useful pages.











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WOW, thanks Shawn, those are great... I couldn't find anything on the clipper other than some grainy pictures...
I didn't know there was an "A" frame under the sheet metal, I just assumed the boom hoist cable went straight to the hoist drum. I could tell there was a sheave there and the cabling made 2 trips but not much else. Plus that's the clearest picture of the boom end...What I had in mind was pretty close...
No I'm not doing an exact replica but I want to get close and this really helps...!!!
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WW2 still saw some cable machines in service.

https://www.militarytrader.com/mv-10...cks-with-hoist

https://usautoindustryworldwartwo.co...velcompany.htm

https://heritagemachines.com/nostalg...steam-shovels/

https://heritagemachines.com/commerc...c-crane-story/

https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-...s-also-served/

One of those was a story that sounded a bit familiar. (Unrelated story time)
I had a Grandpa that worked at as a pie maker at a Bakery pre-war, ended up enlisted in the Navy. Shortly after finishing cook & baker school, the navy decided they needed Crane operators more than cooks. Off to tech school for that, then got to run a harbor crane loading ships. Later another transfer to go run a small crane on some Pacific islands as they advanced toward VJ-day...
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Great stuff there Frizzen, and cool to hear about your grandpa... "the needs of the military come first" as they say...
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