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Project by grimejr posted 12-24-2011 06:21 PM 1417 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from a combination of maple, cherry, and black walnut and finished with tung oil. The truck has oscillating rear axles so it can traverse uneven ground, and the dump body along with the tailgate go up and down. Thanks for looking.





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diggerdelaney

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#1 posted 12-24-2011 06:45 PM

Some great wooden models are they all for the same young person. I like the idea of using the same cab for all 4 models

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#2 posted 12-24-2011 07:03 PM

cool!

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#3 posted 12-24-2011 10:23 PM

Very nice I’m sure they will be treasured

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Coble

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#4 posted 12-25-2011 06:49 AM

wow, great job. they look awesome!

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#5 posted 12-31-2011 02:01 AM

I love your trucks, did you make these from plans? I am very impressed with the axel system. Can you add some pics or explain how youy made them travel. I understand the left to right, or atleast think I have that figured out. Just can’t get the up and down from back to front. Or is that last axel only raised on one side?

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#6 posted 03-04-2013 05:49 AM

G’Day “grimejr”,
Another beaut tip truck which you’ve built and I’m not the only on in awe of the oscillating rear axles system
Would very much appreciate seeing how you’ve made them please.
Plus were dod you get the plans for such great toys, thank you.
cheers from on Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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