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Cat Grader with attachments

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Project by Miniature posted 03-22-2010 05:28 PM 5827 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you built a grader, you must make it come alive with these add-ons and mods.
This model has the markings of a Champion 720, but it’s really modeled after a Cat 120H.
A must for road work. Wheels turn and go up and down, the blade turns and goes up and down and tilts.
With the attachment plan, you can add the front attachment mount with piston, the V Plow and Scarifier
and Adjustable side plow. The main Sliding blade modification. the rear Ripper.
Make the front wheel turn and tilt. The specifications are all part of the attachment plan separately.
One of many new projects that can be built in different scales, this one is 1/32” scale. Due to limited access to my workshop I resorted to reducing the scale in order to build these monsters on my kitchen table.
If you want to see more pictures go to my web site at www.miniaturecreationsinwood.com
for more information contact me at [email protected]

Theres astory behind this, i sent the picture of the grader on my street to my sister. her grand son 4 yrs old wanted to see a grader. When he saw the picture he made a disapointed comment that this was not the real thing. She wandered why he would say that and he soon pointed out that there was no driver. Goes to show you that kids are more attentive than most of us oldies.

-- René C, Ottawa Canada, http://www.miniaturecreationsinwood.com





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#1 posted 03-22-2010 05:40 PM

Nice work, very realistic and cool looking! That would look good in anyone’s shop or study.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 03-22-2010 05:49 PM

a fine little model
well done

Dennis

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#3 posted 03-22-2010 07:25 PM

That is a very nice model…I just cannot imagine working in 1/32 scale….... I have troubles with 1/12.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 03-22-2010 07:58 PM

WOW … that is cool!

-- Steve

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#5 posted 03-22-2010 08:01 PM

Really nice model. Great details. Welcome to LJ.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 03-22-2010 08:49 PM

my “well done” also

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#7 posted 03-23-2010 01:31 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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