Grapple skidder

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Project by Nathanexplosion posted 01-28-2017 07:05 PM 2075 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

B day gift for my dad. As usual heres a video link with my son doing sum good spund effects.

-- Nothing is impossible without faith.

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#1 posted 01-28-2017 07:42 PM

Nicely done and a tree-mendous amount of work.

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#2 posted 01-28-2017 08:18 PM

Well done. Looks like a lot of 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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#3 posted 01-28-2017 09:16 PM

A very nice looking skidder … I see you got your pics a lot better …...... GREAT JOB :<))


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#4 posted 01-28-2017 11:11 PM

This is a beautiful model with a lot of nice craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#5 posted 01-28-2017 11:21 PM

Now that’s one very special birthday gift though I also like the video with your young son supplying the engine noise…that is as special to grandparents as the hand made wooden model…TOP JOB!!

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

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#6 posted 01-29-2017 12:07 AM

Awesome build! Love all the detail! Your dad should be very happy receiving this nice gift.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 01-29-2017 12:26 AM

Love it!!!
And those are one mean set a wheels!!!

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#8 posted 01-29-2017 08:12 AM

Nice job, didn’t realise it had that many moving parts till I saw the video.

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

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#9 posted 01-29-2017 12:21 PM

Great job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 01-29-2017 01:49 PM

Very detailed maschine! I usualy judge such project by it’s tires and yours just passed with the highest grades.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-29-2017 03:07 PM

thanks guys means a lot

-- Nothing is impossible without faith.

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#12 posted 01-29-2017 04:41 PM

Great job on the skidder, I live in a logging community, and have done several skidder models. One is a model of a skidder I bought last year for getting firewood on my place. The model is in my projects.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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