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Exkvate3140
Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019 11:02:51 PM
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Felipe as Claus said “very cool”, you do outstanding work. Thanks for the close ups.
Steve
frusso
Posted: Saturday, May 04, 2019 5:23:18 PM

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My TTS14 TEREX. It was a OHS TTS14 Euclid. I had a several problems with paint and decide modify it a bit. New tires, paind and decals!


P_20170806_073449_vHDR_On by Felipe Russo, no Flickr

P_20170806_073440_vHDR_On by Felipe Russo, no Flickr

IMG_5926 by Felipe Russo, no Flickr

003 by Felipe Russo, no Flickr
Exkvate3140
Posted: Saturday, May 04, 2019 10:38:57 PM
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Felipe great job customizing that beast.
Steve
Quinella
Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2019 10:32:23 PM

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Those are really great looking. How much pull capacity though? They wouldn't work in an old growth forest with hardwoods would they? How big is the real chains used to clear the trees? Don't they just push them down with the dozers? Obviously I don't know much about forestry clearing and equipment!!! Great models though. Felipe, how do you afford all these models? You must not be married!!!! Craig
frusso
Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 12:35:53 PM

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Quinella wrote:
Those are really great looking. How much pull capacity though? They wouldn't work in an old growth forest with hardwoods would they? How big is the real chains used to clear the trees? Don't they just push them down with the dozers? Obviously I don't know much about forestry clearing and equipment!!! Great models though. Felipe, how do you afford all these models? You must not be married!!!! Craig


Dear Craig, good morning!
I was a childrem when I saw it working in amazonia. In that time it was normal. They earn money pulling trees in that time. Usually they open a dense forest with these dozers. when they found a big tree one of dozer had to come back and pull it on floor. I was trying do the set I saw on past in scale, no much details about it.
I have a family. Many from my models was from a long time ago. On past the dollar price was low and I was a Vale engineer. I got many models in that time.
Now I'm a professor, and don't earn money enougth to buy much things. No chence spent money with models. So I have to do models as these dozer to exchange for model I want. . If I don't do models to change I will not have any new models on collection...
frusso
Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 12:37:09 PM

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Believe or not I thought sell my full collection many times. Money in Brazil is not easy to get now...
Exkvate3140
Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 9:51:53 PM
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Felipe you need to take a trip to North Carolina, there is an older “gentleman” that has a tree in his back yard that has hundred dollar bills budding on it right now I’m sure he will open his golden gates and let you pick some some nice crisp $100’s. The reason he asks so many questions about land clearing is because when he was a wee lad he saw land clearing by way of dinosaurs 🦕.
Don’t ever sell that collection either, pass it down and keep it in the family. It’s a fabulous collection.
Steve
frusso
Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 7:16:26 AM

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Exkvate3140 wrote:
Felipe you need to take a trip to North Carolina, there is an older “gentleman” that has a tree in his back yard that has hundred dollar bills budding on it right now I’m sure he will open his golden gates and let you pick some some nice crisp $100’s. The reason he asks so many questions about land clearing is because when he was a wee lad he saw land clearing by way of dinosaurs 🦕.
Don’t ever sell that collection either, pass it down and keep it in the family. It’s a fabulous collection.
Steve


Steve, I love my collection. Every day when I'm in home and wake up I go to my office to see them. I've done and change many models along the years. I collect models near 40 years and now I have the cream of the cream.

However it spends a lot of my time and I'm tired to keep collecting. I'm not so young anymore. Is a question of time to let them go.
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