Cat 352f excavator model

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Project by Alister89 posted 08-31-2021 07:24 AM 562 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Scratch built this excavater for our son’s 2nd birthday to go with the the prime mover and lowloader from his first birthday. Tracks move and have a tensioner set up. All rams are hand planned aa I don’t have a lathe most built with hand tools. It is modeled off a 50 ton cat and is a 1-10 scale. Built from nz kauri reclaimed from a 100 year old villa. Thanks for looking

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#1 posted 08-31-2021 07:36 AM

Absolutely fantastic sir.
Looks great on the lowloader.
The son will love it, well done!

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

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#2 posted 08-31-2021 09:26 AM

Wow Great build!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-31-2021 10:52 AM

What a great build !

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#4 posted 08-31-2021 11:36 AM

You have made a great excavator standing on a nice truck. Well done!


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#5 posted 08-31-2021 12:28 PM

absolutely stunning – great build and from scratch wow -wow -wow

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 08-31-2021 01:01 PM

a really nice excavator and the hauler is nice also and no plans make it extra special GREAT JOB :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#7 posted 08-31-2021 03:10 PM

nice job.

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#8 posted 08-31-2021 04:05 PM

Great project and very nicely done for sure!!!

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#9 posted 09-02-2021 03:25 PM

Very nice! The question is if it outlast a young boy :) :)

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#10 posted 09-03-2021 06:34 AM

Thanks for the comments

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