Lattice boom crane

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Project by Dutchy posted 01-06-2016 07:54 PM 1651 views 8 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The crane is done. As always also this Toys and Joys plan was a lot of work. I have made a blog serie about the building process. I want to thank Dee1 for his cooperation, and of course all other which responded on and viewed my blogs,

Thanks for watching.

All comments are welcome

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

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#1 posted 01-06-2016 08:37 PM

Excellent job Dutchy!! You have really outdone yourself with this crane! he blog was great to follow but the final project is a masterpiece! Thanks for sharing and all the posts. Great ideas and problem solving with all those small parts. I really enjoyed following this one.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 01-06-2016 09:00 PM

What a magnificent crane, Jan….
With the blog to back up this project, you sir must IMHO be a in line for Master Class status as the quality of your work, the photos and your build notes are just so good THANK YOU, SIR…

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

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#3 posted 01-06-2016 09:45 PM

A fantastic looking model well built and finished. I am now going to look at the blog

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#4 posted 01-06-2016 10:55 PM

Dutchy Well done my friend. I agree with Crowie puts you in a whole other class. Again well done you starting the truck now? You probably will have that done before I finish this loader?

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#5 posted 01-07-2016 12:18 AM

wonderful job.

-- Robert, HolguĂ­n

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#6 posted 01-07-2016 12:27 AM

Dutchy I knew it was going to be great but WOW!!! what a master piece.
It shines like a new penny even the cables have a shine to them, Out Standing Just Out Standing.
If some just knew what a brain game these builds are they’d jump in for the fun or run away really fast. lol.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#8 posted 01-07-2016 01:02 AM

Beautiful work.

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#9 posted 01-07-2016 01:31 AM

Outstanding work indeed!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#10 posted 01-07-2016 02:25 AM

As a toy-maker—I know how much work that is!


-- just rjR

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#11 posted 01-07-2016 02:34 AM

Wow Dutchy, you’ve done it again. Outstanding work – it’s beautiful. I always get excited when I see that you posted one of your toys.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#12 posted 01-07-2016 02:39 AM

Wow that looks great. I enjoyed your blog also.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#13 posted 01-07-2016 04:43 AM

I’m not sure I would call that a toy – more like a work of art!

I enjoyed the blog.

(by the way – my Dutch is TERRIBLE)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#14 posted 01-07-2016 05:33 AM

Very nice detailed job on the crane. I am just finishing up a D9 entirely of my own design. I know how much work you put into this very nice project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 01-07-2016 06:34 AM

I’m speechless!!

What a masterful piece of craftsmanship!!

My hat is off to you.

-- Rod P.........OLD GUY......Learning new things!

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