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Quinella
Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:01:25 PM

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GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING!!!!!!!!!!! Take it to the DHS show and you will win the contest for best custom build, hands down. I love the weathering too. CAW
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:31:15 PM

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That looks really,really good.Applause Applause Well done,on an amazing build.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:28:54 PM

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Hi Jason

I am nearly speechless about this model !!!

For me it`s one of the best scratch - built model I have ever seen !!!!!

What`s your next model in 1:24 ?? A dump truck for the 6020B ??????



Best regards

Manfred


Right, even some manufacturers could learn from your model, regarding quality and details accuracy. Whistle

Outstanding job Jason. This is one of the best scratch built project I've seen too.

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Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017 1:57:31 PM

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Well its been slow going with the 6020, had a bunch commission stuff and work has been busy. But only 5 weeks to go now so I really need to push it.
Been putting this hydraulic pack off just do to the crazy detail I knew it would need. Still need to finish off the main plumbing lines on the body.









This was the last pic before I took off the undercarriage to start weathering

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Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017 2:00:51 PM

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Base weathering coat on the tracks, the whole shiny model will be dulled up and completely weathered.



Also made some fire supression tanks for added detail for the overall look of the finished model






5 weeks start to panic yet????

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Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017 4:00:17 PM
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Looks amazing Jason - you got this!
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Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 11:29:23 PM

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Ok finally started the display base. Its plwood styrofoam and sided with styrene. The base material is sculpt a mold covered in the dirt for the scene is being displayed in.











My favorite part of the model is the bucket. The wearing and weathering turned out perfect


Almost done next to weather the boom and body


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Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 11:37:37 PM

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That looks so cool! The lights just take it up 5 levels from the 870. Super job Jason Cool

CAT- best in the woods


Paul R
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 2:57:48 AM

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That's amazing Jason! Really well done.

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Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 6:43:08 AM

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Outstanding !
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Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 8:26:06 AM

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That is amazing!!
I hope your competition are shaking in their boots.
Just the sound of an idling engine is all that is missing.

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Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:48:21 AM
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Truly great work Jason! Better add on to your house for all the awards coming your way. If I may ask , did you get the schematics for the plumbing from Cat? Any thoughts of bringing it to the DHS open house? Mike
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Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017 1:39:51 PM

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That's a real beauty. If you don't make it first place, you'll be on the podium for sure....

Hey Jason, I just had that crazy idea looking at the lights on the excavator; how about adding sound to the diorama?

I am guessing you could find good videos on Youtube. All you need to find is an idle engine recording of it, with background mining sounds (like a truck warning alarm going backwards, and so) and put a little speaker and amplifier underneath your diorama. Maybe even just a cell phone playing a sound record in loop (and plugged in) would do the trick... Even more chances to have an edge over the competition. Who knows, next year you might add a diesel fumes burner if smoking regulations of the building allows for Teeth

Just my thoughts... I know, I have that tendency of thinking too much, especially at night Whatever

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Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017 5:06:51 PM

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Excellent model. That bucket weathering is brilliant!
hummer13
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:52:43 PM

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Thanks guys, I actually have thought about a sound generator, lol

Here is the latest pics 95%completed







Have to touch up the weathering, do the cab interior add the windows then go over it to fine tune everything

Will post more once completed......

Jason

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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:31:39 PM

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Ok here goes the final pics, i made this emergency ladder out of aluminum tube glued to some wire. Its hard drilling round tube



In this picture you can see all the glass is installed, ladder is in place and look close the airhorn is there



Needed a wiper to clean the windshield



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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:37:35 PM

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You can see the cooling fan, there is one on each side. These will be weathered with some dark dust color for final showing



Everyone needs a place to keep their drinks cold for a long shift so I made this yeti



Final test of the lighting system , look very close at the cab, after the glass was installed it was hard to see the interior, so i added recessed lights in the ceiling







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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:40:27 PM

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Here is 2 1/24 models side by side



And the side by side of the CCM model 6020





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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:45:12 PM

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All set up for the big show I have been building the model for, 10 months of building comes to an end












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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:49:57 PM

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And it all paid off, 10 years of building and I get my ultimate reward



Best of Show, Peoples Choice, Best Scratch Built, Best Misc and High Gold in category



This model along with the 870 will be heading up to Ohio for the open house come check them out

Jason

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