1:20 scale, model-toy Mobile Crane

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Project by AussieWoodenModels posted 05-29-2016 02:24 AM 899 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Model is one of my very first,- designed & built way back in the mid-1980’s and is based on a real Fifty ton Telescopic Boom Mobile Crane. Everything works,- has cable-controlled telescopic boom lift, & height adjustment, along with an automatic cable brake on the main lifting winch, full circle swing, even sliding working outriggers. Max lift height,- 1.3 metres, ( 53” ) Even designed a highly detailed Woodworking Plan on A3 size paper which I have sold numerous copies of over the years. As it has about 20 something A3 pages it cannot be successfully reduced to a PDF document, so it’s paper copy only for anyone interested,- Simply message me for more information.

-- Roger.

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#1 posted 05-29-2016 01:41 PM

Very interesting crane. well engineered for sure, I made a much more simpler one for my grandson and is his favorite toy. Thanks for sharing,

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 05-29-2016 04:33 PM

Cool project and love the different views you give us to get a better look at your creation.

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#3 posted 07-05-2016 09:52 AM

Thanks one ubeaut crane you’ve built Roger…well done sir!!

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

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