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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:46:28 AM
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Back in the sixties in West-Germany with a convoy being progressed.
A Mercedes-Benz LAK 2624 6x6/2 truck with Meiller tipping body (GMTS model) towing a Wagen und Maschinen AG Sd.Ah.115 1+1-axle lowloader - ex-Wehrmacht tank carrier demobilised unit - (modified Gaso.line kit), loaded with a Fuchs L 301 4x4/2 lattice boom crane of 7.2 tonnes (NZG model):







The Gaso.line resin kit, very thin and fragile had to be reinforced with aluminium beams under the bed and gooseneck to cope with the NZG diecast crane weight



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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:53:53 AM
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A typical French "porte-fer" (steel bars carrier) DAF truck built by Jean-Francois from a modified Minitrucks carrier kit with a Zon Models knuckleboom crane kit added:







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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:01:36 AM
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Timber carriers Volvo (Conrad model with MiniCams log grapple) and MAN (Conrad truck with Zon Models crane and Minitrucks dolly):





The Volvo log loader in the background is a Joal model.

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Initial assembly of the Nicoletti Berliet truck with Marrel tipping body being built by Jean-Francois:





To be continued.
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GuyM
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:19:15 AM
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In Switzerland, cars transport by Galliker.
Mercedes-Benz/Paul Actros ???? MP3 6x2/2 car carrier truck with Kässbohrer Variotrans specialized body and 2-axle Kässbohrer APT Variotrans car carrier trailer (WSI models) loaded with 9 Smart ForFour compact cars (1/55 scale Siku models):







Close view on the additional axle fitted with small wheels installed on the Mercedes-Benz truck by Paul, a German company specialized in modifications of standard vehicles to request:



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Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:24:47 AM
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Mercedes-Benz SK 3544 8x4/4 truck with Stetter AM 8/9H concrete mixer drum and Mercedes-Benz 2636 6x4/2 truck with Schwing concrete pumping unit with distribution boom (Conrad models)





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Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:29:12 AM
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In South of France, a construction site in the fifties/sixties:







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On the same site, a Northwest shovel (SpecCast model) is brought in to take-over digging activities of a broken-down Bucyrus-Erie unit (EMG model):







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GuyM
Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 1:27:50 AM
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A few trucks of Jean-Paul's collection, all made from Minitrucks kits:







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Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 1:34:18 AM
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2 products of the British truck industry, now gone: a 450hp Foden Alpha 450 8x4/4 truck and a 350hp ERF EC 10.35 8x4/4 unit, each with a different type of Wilcox tipping body (Corgi models):









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Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 1:45:27 AM
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Still on UK roads with 2 Eddie Stobart combinations, one of the most iconic British transport company, with approx. 6000 employees in various logistical sectors and their 2500 tractor units:



2 Corgi models, in the company livery in force at the beginning of the 21st century: ERF EC 11.41ST 4x2/2 tractor + Crane-Fruehauf 3-axle curtainsider semi-trailer and Scania T114L-380 4x2/2 tractor towing a Crane-Fruehauf 3-axle tipping semi-trailer







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Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 1:54:06 AM
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In the nineties in Holland, road haulage of a 48 tonnes Liebherr LTM 1060 8x8/8 telescopic crane (modified Conrad model) by a Zwagerman combination, made of a Scania T143E-420 6x4/2 tractor and a Nooteboom Euro 83-04 4-axle lowloader with extendable ultra-low bed (WSI models):









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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:11:26 AM
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Access platforms transport in Germany.
The combination, made of a Mercedes-Benz Actros 2540 MP2 6x2/4 tractor (Tekno model) and its 3-axle Schmitz S01 dropside semi-trailer (modified Siku model), is carrying 2 Grove automotive access platforms, a scissors-type SM 4688 4x2/4 (NZG model) and an AMZ 66 4x4/4 unit with telescopic boom (Conrad model)





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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:19:06 AM
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The Rogers 1+2-line drawbar lowloader - seen above busy in the fifties/sixties - here some 20 years later towed by the Richelmi Berliet GBH:





The Rogers is an ASAM kit, the Poclain SC150 a Conrad model.

To be continued.
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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:24:41 AM
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The Rogers used to move a Caterpillar D9 bulldozer (CCM model):





The same combination carrying an Allis-Chalmers HD21 dozer (First Gear model) and a Caterpillar 983 loader (NZG):





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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:33:17 AM
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An other demobilized US-Army truck found in the Azur Modelisme fleet, a Mack NR14 unit, built from an ASAM kit:







Looking at the 2nd generation Poclain excavator working on site, one can guess that these 2 ex-WW2 veterans were still busy in the seventies.

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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 2:17:39 AM
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A Minitrucks kit was used as a base for this Unic Izoard 3-axle tipper.

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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 2:22:39 AM
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A few other Minitrucks kits in Jean-Paul's collection (except for the 1-axle flatbed below which was homemade by a member of Azur Modelisme):







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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 2:30:44 AM
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Loading by Mammoet of one of their numerous lattice crawlers crane.
The 83 tonnes superstructure and base of a Liebherr LR 1750 SDBW heavy lifter (Conrad model) is taken away by a Titan GmbH Actros 4155SLT MP2 8x4/4 tractor (modified Conrad model) towing a 8-axle Nooteboom MCO 121-08V extendable lowbed semi-trailer (modified Tematoys model):





The escort vehicle is a WSI Volkswagen Transporter TDI 130 4x2/2 van.

To be continued.
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