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Author Topic: 1:35 Bucket chain excavator Ertmer KB 1  (Read 28621 times)
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« Reply #270 on: May 03, 2020, 02:51:57 PM »

Bernhard, you must find a place in your home to display, or at least store, your model permanently. -- Russ
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« Reply #271 on: May 21, 2020, 03:26:31 AM »

Meanwhile the reordered rivets have arrived and the chain is finally assembled. It is easy to move along the whole length, and fits (very tightly) into the guides in the bucket ladder.


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« Reply #272 on: May 21, 2020, 03:27:30 AM »

While I was waiting for the missing rivets, I made the chain drive wheels, ...


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« Reply #273 on: May 21, 2020, 03:28:03 AM »

... and soldered them together in a soldering jig exactly fitting the width of the chain.


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« Reply #274 on: May 21, 2020, 03:28:32 AM »

The finished chain drive wheel, ...


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« Reply #275 on: May 21, 2020, 03:31:20 AM »

... and this is what the chain drive looks like when provisionally assembled.

For the next step I will disassemble the excavator completely, clean all parts in an ultrasonic bath and prepare them for painting.

Bernard


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« Reply #276 on: May 21, 2020, 03:46:36 AM »

Flawless.
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I'll make it. If I have to fly the five feet like a birdie.

I'll fly it. I'll make it.
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« Reply #277 on: May 21, 2020, 01:15:25 PM »

Satisfactory. -- Russ
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« Reply #278 on: May 21, 2020, 03:33:41 PM »

Excellent - +5 stars
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« Reply #279 on: June 07, 2020, 10:09:28 AM »

After dismantling the individual subassemblies once again in the overview:

The travel drive


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« Reply #280 on: June 07, 2020, 10:09:58 AM »

The cain drive


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« Reply #281 on: June 07, 2020, 10:10:29 AM »

The closing flap for the discharge hopper


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« Reply #282 on: June 07, 2020, 10:10:58 AM »

The upper section of the bucket ladder


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« Reply #283 on: June 07, 2020, 10:11:29 AM »

The middle section of the bucket ladder


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« Reply #284 on: June 07, 2020, 10:11:58 AM »

The levelling piece


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