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Author Topic: The Keystone Skimmer in 1/35th scale  (Read 4108 times)
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« on: September 24, 2016, 01:37:59 PM »

A start has been made for the Keystone skimmer shovel in 1/35th scale - research so far shows many variations - different drive wheels / front wheels and chassis fittings - tracks differ in many ways - engines apear to be mainly of the Keystones Hercules 4 cylinder type .
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my thanks for the Photo found on a web page for a show for contractors and tractors one of the best photos I have found all other info found on many Youtube videos   


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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2016, 02:03:18 PM »

I see you have had enough of Sci-Fi stuff and are now going back to your traditional roots  Grin

Expect to see significant progress by the time I arrive on Tuesday
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« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2016, 10:18:22 PM »

Awesome project!

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« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2016, 02:36:54 PM »

A Start on the chassis with the cross support for the tracks at the rear or is it the front !!
My Thanks to Gil Flores for sending me detailed and close up photos of a "Keystone Electric Monster" although a Electric driven version most of it is the same Im not sure if it was some sort of conversion or an example of one that was built at the factory
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2016, 02:54:27 PM »

electric monster


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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2016, 02:55:46 PM »

Electric


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« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2016, 04:11:56 PM »

So it is a forward hoe rather than a back hoe.   Grin  Very interesting looking project.  Keep it coming.
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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2016, 09:17:18 AM »

WOW!
Utterly stunning modeling!
Amazing craftmanship.
Such skill!
Great job! Keep it up!
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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2016, 09:09:01 PM »

These early machines have a fascinating complexity.
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« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2016, 07:57:09 AM »

That looks a "mouth watering" project. I could well be tempted to build it in 16mm scale (1/19th), mind you it would be BIG!!  I love all the detail that goes with such machines.  Les
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« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2016, 08:29:08 AM »

Les, Ha I was thinking the same thing in 1/16th...........

someday

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« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2016, 09:11:49 AM »

 All ready looking at it - the chassis is 14ft long and the boom will add another 12ft so yes its going to be a bit of a beast in 1/19th or 1/16th
still tempting me
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just worked out the mechanics of the beast so loads of info here if you need it
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« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2016, 09:26:28 AM »

Yes, info please!!!!   One can get addicted to detailing the winches, pipework, etc that comes with these things. 14ft in 16mm scale is around 8 inches plus the boom. I think my modelling room can take that.  Les
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« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2016, 01:54:07 AM »

Yes, info please!!!!   One can get addicted to detailing the winches, pipework, etc that comes with these things. 14ft in 16mm scale is around 8 inches plus the boom. I think my modelling room can take that.  Les

Les,

 You'll probably have to get rid of some of your junk models to make room for it . So as an act of selfless generosity I will take them off your hands . And I won't even charge !

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« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2016, 02:36:11 AM »

Sorry Nick, most of them gone (sold) already.
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