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kerst
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 9:46:04 AM

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Euclid R-62, scale 1/24

My next project is something completely different. No crane this time!
My main fascination is with cranes, but I also love earthmoving equipment.

The intention is to make this dump truck fully functioning and able to handle tough conditions.



I started with the axles. I will make axles with planetary end drives and lockable differentials.
These are the parts:



Planetaries come from this motor:


The axles are taking shape:









Kerst




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EdG
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:06:58 AM
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Great project - where/how did you get the tires for this rig?
modelmaniac
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:19:15 AM

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Watching this project with considerable interest.Applause Those parts look really good.Cannot wait to see the completed dump truck.Teeth
kerst
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:53:14 AM

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Exkvate3140
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 12:02:54 PM
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Kerst great start to a great looking end dump, can’t wait to see the end result for this truck. You should probably start a build of the Terex 72-81 wheel loader to go with your dump, just a suggestion. But wouldn’t that be a mean looking combo in 1/24 scale.
Keep up the great work and keep the pictures coming.
Thanks
Steve
3406E
Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018 2:32:25 AM

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This is going to be an awesome build, I can tell already.

My Facebook page: NorCalDiecastCustoms

Clifton
JoeE
Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018 6:17:05 AM

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Awesome! One of my favorite off road trucks of all time.




We rally round the family, with a pocket full of shells.....
kerst
Posted: Saturday, January 05, 2019 11:53:50 PM

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A little update:
I build the front axle. Here are the 3 axles lined up.



Kerst


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Exkvate3140
Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2019 3:04:56 AM
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kerst that’s going to be mean looking. Those axles look great.
Steve
kerst
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 12:04:00 PM

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Exkvate3140
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:57:12 PM
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Kerst your work is incredible, that looks fantastic. How did you acquire your talent working with the different metals?
Thanks
Steve
Brad
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:19:46 PM
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Amazing craftsmanship !!!
codydanos
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:30:13 PM
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That’s is some amazing work!! Are you going to Custom build some Cummins for it?
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