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Project by Pjonesy posted 05-30-2016 05:50 AM 951 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first model I built, actually did 2 at once. Gave one to my mate.
It is made mainly of Totara with kwila tracks

-- Peter New Zealand





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 06:36 AM

Also nice ones.

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#2 posted 05-30-2016 07:18 AM

With the job you did and I’m thereby guessing the time it would have taken, hid have to be one helluva mate.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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#3 posted 05-30-2016 07:58 AM

G’Day Peter,
I am always in awe of blokes who have the patience to make the crawler tracks sir….
Beautiful craftsmanship!!

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

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majuvla

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#4 posted 05-30-2016 10:05 AM

You just can’t stop amaize me with your wooden vehicles and maschines.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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htl

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#5 posted 05-30-2016 01:07 PM

There’s something about making tracks that I love but thankfully when I made my excavator I made two sets of track so no need to go there for a while. lol
You bite off a big project for the first on but it came out great!!!

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

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#6 posted 05-30-2016 01:33 PM

For your first you started off with two? WOW! And nice they are, good workmanship.

-- Bruce - Indiana

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PaulDoug

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#7 posted 05-30-2016 02:52 PM

Very nice work!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 05-30-2016 04:19 PM

This is a 10 on a scale of 10!

Way past both my precision and doubly past my patience also!

-- just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-30-2016 07:04 PM

Peter, these are so nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Charles Smith

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#10 posted 05-31-2016 02:37 AM

First model?? Outstanding fit and finish! I really like your selection of woods for these. Well done!

-- Charles in Sharon

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#11 posted 06-01-2016 08:47 AM

Wow, things of beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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