Front End Loader/Backhoe on Tracks

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Project by TheAggie posted 10-19-2011 12:28 AM 3067 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some pictures of a Front End Loader/Backhoe that I designed a long time ago. This is the second model I created on tracks. This was an exercise in making the the tracks. I sat down and developed a couple of jigs and a process to produce a lot of duplicate parts. One week I Did nothing but make the tracks and I had enough pieces for 2 Loader models and a bulldozer. I still have a coil of track I take to shows to confound people.

This model is loosely based on a Massey-Ferguson crawler we once owned.



-- The Aggie in Sealy, Texas

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#1 posted 10-19-2011 01:56 AM

Thats amazing, do the parts all move aswell?

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23

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#2 posted 10-19-2011 02:07 AM

Yes, all the other part move as well. The bucket raises and dumps. The backhoe joints all move as well as the outriggers for the backhoe. I even built it so that I can take the backhoe off is I like…


-- The Aggie in Sealy, Texas

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#3 posted 10-19-2011 02:52 AM

Nice job. I make toys as well/

-- Ray

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#4 posted 10-19-2011 03:13 AM

that is awsome, I would love to build something like that

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#5 posted 10-19-2011 08:52 AM

Amazing attention to detail, wonderful model.

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#6 posted 10-19-2011 03:02 PM

I like your tracks. I have done some and thy are sure a time consuming project.

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#7 posted 10-22-2011 10:06 PM

amazing results, it is neat to see someone make things from scratch, unlike me who has to use kits….”did yourslef proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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