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Hydraulic Crane (Toys and Joys) #7: Hydraulic cylinder

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 08-29-2015 08:43 PM 1309 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Crane boom Part 7 of Hydraulic Crane (Toys and Joys) series Part 8: Mistake in drawing 5. Rear cabin. »

Last week I made two hydraulic cylinders. The cylinders should be able to hold the crane boom in position. Therefor I additional made a “clamping” ring from ash. First I tried to do this with a rubber ring but finally I prefered wood.

(I,m making two cranes at the same time, that’s why sometimes you she two cylinders)

Below you can see how it was done.

Thanks for watching.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?



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#1 posted 08-30-2015 08:10 AM

Very nicely done Dutchy…..

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

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#2 posted 08-30-2015 08:38 AM

looking good Dutchy!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#3 posted 08-30-2015 07:44 PM

Wow, that is lot of precise work Dutchy. It will be an amazing crane when completed. Well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 08-31-2015 10:18 AM

I love all the details Jan. It is my thought that while we enjoy seeing the final products that it is even more interesting to see the details of construction. Great blog and it’s great to learn some new techniques too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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