Mini Excavator

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Project by Grant Ritchey posted 01-27-2018 09:34 PM 1382 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had no plans for this one. Just what I could find on the internet. Didn’t keep track of my drawing time but build time was 60 hours plus. Was a fun build. No stains were used, just a clear coat for a finish.

-- Grant

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#1 posted 01-27-2018 10:02 PM

Very Nice Indeed Grant! You did a nice job Buddy!

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#2 posted 01-27-2018 10:18 PM

Beautiful. Great job.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 01-27-2018 10:18 PM

Amazing work. It looks real enough to get in and start digging!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 01-27-2018 10:34 PM

Marvelous work on design, build and the scale is also excellent too. AAA+++

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#5 posted 01-27-2018 11:38 PM

Magnificent Grant and no plans – WOW!!!

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#6 posted 01-28-2018 12:16 AM

And it’s so cute too!!!

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#7 posted 01-28-2018 01:11 AM

Extraordinary work !!

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#8 posted 01-28-2018 01:44 AM

Great project!

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#9 posted 01-28-2018 01:51 AM

Very nice, very, very nice I like that it is not a plans followed project.

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#10 posted 01-28-2018 01:52 AM

I think I will put one on my “BUCKET” list

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#11 posted 01-28-2018 02:12 AM

I don’t know that I could build one half that nice if I DID have plans! Beautiful!

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#12 posted 01-28-2018 03:04 AM

Very nice Grant I am impressed you did it without plans super great job Dee1

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#13 posted 01-28-2018 03:46 AM

you did a super fine job on this excavator ..,, .and with no plans WOW …..brings you a greater satisfaction …..GREAT JOB :<))

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#14 posted 01-28-2018 05:31 AM

super job, very detailed, I expanded it to see how you built the tracks, looks like it may not turn, stationary model.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 01-28-2018 11:02 AM

Effort realy paied off – great details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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