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#1 Billy M OFFLINE  

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Posted March 03, 2016 - 01:54 PM

Everyone needs one of these!

 

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Posted March 03, 2016 - 03:04 PM

That's cool



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Posted March 03, 2016 - 04:52 PM

Where's the steering? the 2 levers on the left seems awkward.



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Posted March 03, 2016 - 06:15 PM

Where's the steering? the 2 levers on the left seems awkward.


I'm guessing it steers with the foot pedals. Big dozers steer that way. You push the pedals to stop/slow either track. Pedals up= go. The levers are probably for the blade.
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Posted March 03, 2016 - 06:48 PM

I see the pedal on the left now. 



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Posted March 03, 2016 - 06:51 PM

Yeah, at least need a fake wheel or bar to hang on to just because!  Forward/reverse on dash, guess brakes for steering. Really nice job, but out of my price range and not as handy to use as one might think?  Have seen a couple at Portland and other shows, but with diff tracks and controls. Saw those running around, still had wheel on them, but don't think it steered with it, just a handle. This one needs a "handle" too.



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Posted March 03, 2016 - 07:19 PM

Fantastic work on that, track set up looks good.

 

I agree with Gary, one obstruction with that blade and that thing would have an a$$-skyward CAT hood ornament.



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Posted March 03, 2016 - 08:55 PM

Very neat conversion. Its a clean build that I wouldn't mind having.

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Posted March 04, 2016 - 07:37 AM

Why is it every time I see one of these little tracked dozers , I drool ! . I have no use for one :hitting_self_roller:



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Posted March 04, 2016 - 10:53 AM

That's sweet




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