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Posted August 18, 2010 - 06:02 PM

Hood is crawler before paint. I had a set of Massey 10 decals so that's what I used after I painted it. The crawler is built on a Panzer frame and has a 10 horsepower Techumseh engine in it. Actually the only Massey parts in the whole crawler are the hood and grill! I have to learn the video posting thing and I'll get some videos taken.

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Posted August 18, 2010 - 07:28 PM

:rocker2:That Rocks! I want one! Awesome project Mike! Thanks for sharing the pics.

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Posted August 18, 2010 - 07:52 PM

Just curious to know if any Panzer purists have gotten offended by you're using a Panzer for this. I myself have NO problems at all doing what you've done. After all, my Bush Hog JBI is quite rare & I altered it quite a bit.
I like it a lot. LOVE to see video of it in action too Mike!

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Posted August 18, 2010 - 08:51 PM

Mike
You seem to have everything in prospective and that is what makes the tractor.
Very nice work Mike.
Hope you don't put a plow on that puppy.
That sucker should not slip a wheel (Track)
Don't practice to much with that old or you may have all that bean stubble upside down be for I get there for the Plowing.:bump:
P.S. How is Glen doing?

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Posted August 19, 2010 - 04:46 AM

Just curious to know if any Panzer purists have gotten offended by you're using a Panzer for this. I myself have NO problems at all doing what you've done.
I like it a lot. LOVE to see video of it in action too Mike!

:ditto::ditto:
I think it is great,good job. Hope to see more projects like this.:thumbs::thumbs:

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Posted August 19, 2010 - 06:41 AM

Mike,
Just make sure you're not knocking those tomato cages over and wrecking them. It's getting pretty expensive these days to make new ones.

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Posted August 19, 2010 - 07:57 AM

No one has given me any grief over using a Panzer tractor for this project. If I were to built another crawler i would probably start out with a car rear end and narrow it up after all the trouble I had making the brakes work well enough to turn the crawler while playing in the dirt. The manual brakes just were not enough to brake steer this project so I ended up moding a set of hydraulic trailer brakes to fit this old plymouth rear end. My projects start out as an idea in my head and I like the challenge of seeing if I can actually build it.
I am going to try to figure out taking videos with my camera this weekend and how to post them. I'll try crawler videos first and then some allisgator videos. Wish me luck!

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Posted August 20, 2010 - 11:22 AM

that crawler has got to be one of the most awesome projects I have ever seen!!!:worshippy1: I'll take 2!:D




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