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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.
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#1 posted 03-22-2014 03:32 AM
Looks very good
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#2 posted 03-22-2014 06:07 AM
Looks real! Welcome to LJ!
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#3 posted 03-22-2014 08:20 AM
Excellent, the details are fantastic and I am sure you knew the part numbers! Great work.
-- Jim, Marostica Italy
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#4 posted 03-22-2014 09:29 AM
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#5 posted 03-22-2014 11:56 AM
that is beautiful, love the level of detail, great work
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#6 posted 03-22-2014 01:11 PM
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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#7 posted 03-22-2014 04:24 PM
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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#8 posted 03-22-2014 07:54 PM
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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#9 posted 03-22-2014 08:26 PM
-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?
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#10 posted 03-22-2014 08:56 PM
The whole thing would be a challenge for me. Awesome work.
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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#11 posted 03-23-2014 02:36 AM
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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#12 posted 03-24-2014 07:44 PM
Nice toy, outstanding cartepilar and other details!
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#13 posted 03-26-2014 03:08 AM
Very nice work. I have plans for one on the shelf waiting for some time to work on it.
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#14 posted 03-26-2014 11:56 AM
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!
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