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I spent 40 years in parts and service sales on machines like this. I felt inspired to build this CAT model. The tracks were a challenge.

-- Barksavage





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Jerlac

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#1 posted 126 days ago

Looks very good

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 125 days ago

Looks real! Welcome to LJ!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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jim65

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#3 posted 125 days ago

Excellent, the details are fantastic and I am sure you knew the part numbers! Great work.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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bobman58

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#4 posted 125 days ago

Very nice

-- robert dignam

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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 125 days ago

that is beautiful, love the level of detail, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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PaulDoug

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#6 posted 125 days ago

Very nice build. I want to build one but the tracks do intimidate me somewhat.

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

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Max

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#7 posted 125 days ago

Very nice, I bet the tracks were a challenge. You have much more patience than I do….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Oldtool

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#8 posted 125 days ago

Very nice detail work, great looking model.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 125 days ago

A beauty.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 125 days ago

The whole thing would be a challenge for me. Awesome work.

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 125 days ago

Just awesome work. A beautiful piece.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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majuvla

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#12 posted 123 days ago

Nice toy, outstanding cartepilar and other details!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rolry

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#13 posted 122 days ago

Very nice work. I have plans for one on the shelf waiting for some time to work on it.

-- Rolry

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JoeinGa

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#14 posted 121 days ago

My gosh… all I can say is you guys who build these trucks and “toys” amaze me. When ever I get a shop built again I’m gonna HAFTA give these things a go!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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