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Project by snapper1 posted 12-22-2016 03:39 AM 2627 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have not posted anything for a while ; I have been busy building this.
T&J plan with a few small minor changes , one example being that I curved a slice of timber for the mudguards rather than cut them out of a block.
and tyres made from 2 pieces of wood not 3 is another difference.
Garry





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Underdog

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#1 posted 12-22-2016 03:43 AM

A thing of beauty! Nice work on the fenders!
I didn’t realize the plans called for three pieces on the tires… was the third piece the flat spot in the middle?

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#2 posted 12-22-2016 04:19 AM

One nice model and workmanship. just plan beautiful.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 12-22-2016 04:19 AM

Well done keep up the good work

-- Peter New Zealand

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#4 posted 12-22-2016 09:11 AM

Great work, looks awesome.

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

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#5 posted 12-22-2016 11:41 AM


Nice work Garry. Any hints/details for the curving?


I didn t realize the plans called for three pieces on the tires… was the third piece the flat spot in the middle?

- Underdog


To think I imported the model into SketchUp and I din’t remember the three parts… had to go back and check.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#6 posted 12-22-2016 12:09 PM

Absolutely Awesome!!!!!!

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#7 posted 12-22-2016 12:17 PM

Very nice. I know how hard it is to build this on. Well done.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#8 posted 12-22-2016 12:41 PM

Great job Mate. There sure is a lot of detail in that loader.
Thanks for sharing your work.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#9 posted 12-22-2016 01:38 PM

Exceptional!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#10 posted 12-22-2016 02:58 PM

Very Very nice great job Dutchy said it best this is a tough one and you nailed it great job!
Dee

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#11 posted 12-22-2016 03:39 PM

a very nice loader ….. was thinking on building the other loader they have …........plans are on sale at the grizz ….... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#12 posted 12-22-2016 05:40 PM

A true work of art!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#13 posted 12-22-2016 06:30 PM

I take off a hat….

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#14 posted 12-22-2016 07:12 PM

Wow!

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

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#15 posted 12-22-2016 08:40 PM

Super nice project and really like the curved fenders.

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