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#106 Don Campbell OFFLINE  

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Posted March 28, 2012 - 08:18 AM

Todays progress picture shows the parts now painted and hanging to dry for a few days .

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Posted March 29, 2012 - 04:39 AM

Wow,that is really looking great.

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Posted April 12, 2012 - 07:02 AM

Working on the final assembly of the Cat excavator and should have it all done by tomorrow afternoon.

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Posted April 12, 2012 - 07:16 AM

That looks great, Don! I'll be looking for the final pics!

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Posted April 12, 2012 - 07:14 PM

Here is a picture of the bucket now attached and the windows in the cab installed.

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Posted April 12, 2012 - 09:24 PM

That looks really nice Don :thumbs: you sure do super work.

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Posted April 13, 2012 - 05:34 AM

Looking good, Don. You are a true artist in your modeling. Takes a lot of time and patience to turn out something like that. Thank you for sharing them with us.

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Posted April 13, 2012 - 05:37 PM

Looks great Don! It sure looks like a beefy machine all put together!

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Posted April 13, 2012 - 09:59 PM

Fantastic work Don. I'm amazed at how little time it takes you to build something like that.
Looking forward to your next project.

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Posted April 14, 2012 - 07:43 PM

Thanks again for the positive feedback. I am pleased how it turned out . Tomorrow Deb will post a short video clip of it done and me moving the parts around. I am so excited to get back to my jd 110 restoration project next week . I will also make the patterns to adapt my 35 inch rear wheels to the stock axle hubs. Very excited to get going on the 4020 and five bottom plow project too. I almost bought 2 more round fender jd's but decided to hold off as i got a Komatsu pc-8000-6 mining excavator to build starting mid May. Here is another picture of the finished Cat .

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Posted April 15, 2012 - 08:59 AM

Here is another angle of the model

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Posted April 15, 2012 - 10:26 AM

Cool video! That looks awesome! Congrats on a job well done!

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Posted April 19, 2012 - 11:42 AM

Just awesome!!

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Posted July 03, 2012 - 06:19 PM

Ok, I am sure I am not the only one thinking of this but what if you took a little engine out of a remote control car or something and made all the little parts and pieces to make it fully operational?
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Posted July 03, 2012 - 07:44 PM

Are you flippin serious? You MADE that? Man, I cant even make a replica of dog poo...That is art, truly amazing!




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