Mining Dump Truck

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Project by htl posted 05-11-2019 07:16 PM 637 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the Mining Truck using Toys and Joys plans, shrunk down to fit with my other models.
It has 3” wheels which works nicely with the semis that use mostly 2 7/8 wheels, they would by the plans be 4 1/4” way to big for my liking.
The only odd angles is the dump box which is made using 13 degrees.
The short blog is here.
You may have noticed but I’m going back through and building models form my collection of plans, may not be that different than last time but used different woods.

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#1 posted 05-11-2019 07:18 PM

Outstanding!...nothing else I have to say…

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 05-11-2019 07:47 PM

Magnificent work but deserves more praise for sure! Nice detail and those tires are just awesome! I Love it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 05-11-2019 08:01 PM

Another awesome project!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 05-11-2019 09:48 PM

very very nice!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 05-11-2019 10:35 PM


-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 05-11-2019 10:42 PM

another great model sir….you keep raising the bar

-- Sean

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#7 posted 05-11-2019 10:59 PM

First class dump truck all the way Bruce and the scaling down looks good sir…well done!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#8 posted 05-11-2019 11:05 PM

as said b4 i do love them tires #4 now they look even better GREAT JOB :<))))
Im getting closer on 32 Buick

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#9 posted 05-12-2019 12:00 AM

What can one say…another great model. I am very envious and just starting to look at building one. I am reading all your blogs to gain some insight.

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#10 posted 05-12-2019 02:17 AM

Great realism!

I have actually been in a real one, so dso know.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#11 posted 05-12-2019 11:38 AM

another nice build. What’s with the adds in the posting comments?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 05-12-2019 11:44 AM

Awesome job. All your models are just amazing. I always look forward to the next one!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#13 posted 05-12-2019 02:47 PM

I admire your excellent work

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 05-12-2019 05:00 PM

Beautiful work Bruce. I could really use a truck like this to drive away all my cut-offs.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 05-12-2019 09:49 PM

I’m in the same boat Mike!
I really need to straighten up my shop before I start any thing else but once I get something in mind the mess is not noticed. lol

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