Toy building #7: The Concrete Pump - The Finish

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Blog entry by johnstoneb posted 12-16-2015 05:47 PM 756 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally finished the boom and got everything installed. The linkage for the Hydraulic cylinders on the outer two boom sections would need to be redesigned if it actually had to work but it gives the illusion it is working. That is what counts on a toy.

Outer 3 sections of the boom

Everything installed and working

Here everything extended

Hopefully my grandson can figure out how to fold and extend this boom. I didn’t run any piping on the boom figured for the target audience it would just add some complexity that he didn’t need.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#1 posted 12-16-2015 06:51 PM

Man o man what a construction. I admire your professionalism.

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

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#2 posted 12-16-2015 08:13 PM

I am in awe of your mechanical engineering on this project see…magnificent build indeed…

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

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#3 posted 12-17-2015 12:15 AM


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