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Carl B
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Posted - 09/02/2019 :  12:09:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frankenstein Kits

HAHA. Too funny!



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BigLars
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Posted - 09/02/2019 :  5:14:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just catching up and the details or amazing! Love the seaplane and mine.

My current build:
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=50375

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/03/2019 :  10:02:25 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Carl,

Larry thanks.


Frank

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Rick
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Posted - 09/03/2019 :  12:12:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't know how I missed Dave's posts showing his models.
Glad I checked in and saw them.
Amazing modeling as usual.

Frank, crane is coming together nicely and will be equally amazing.



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/04/2019 :  3:04:23 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Rick, Dave is one of the best.

Here is my Phase-2 "Kit" to replace the trucks, the "X" bracing and the angle bracing. I'll get to this is the next couple of days.



I also modified the boom mount. It no longer attaches through a hole in the cab. It now mounts on the front with a hinge point.



Frank

Edited by - Frank Palmer on 09/04/2019 3:06:45 PM

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Bill Gill
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Posted - 09/04/2019 :  4:21:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Your modifications and adaptions have improved the look of the crane a lot, Frank.
To me it looks like the boom on the prototype crane you posted is fixed in its position and can't be raised or lowered.
Would that be typical of such cranes?



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/05/2019 :  10:21:27 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Bill, the boom was glued to the floor of the cab but it had rigging that would allow the boom to raise and lower. Weird.


Frank

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/05/2019 :  7:44:02 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote


Im not much for taking SBS photos when Im in the grove and thats what happened today. I just went with the flow and churned this out. The top cross brace, X brace and the 4 angle braces with all the I beam stuff added. Plus the new trucks and wheels.








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Orionvp17
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Posted - 09/05/2019 :  7:46:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice!

Pete
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Carl B
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Posted - 09/05/2019 :  9:01:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well done.


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BigLars
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Posted - 09/05/2019 :  10:21:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It is amazing what you can do with a laser cutter. All I need you to do is take up interest in WW1 stuff :-) Continuing to follow with keen interest.

My current build:
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=50375

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/06/2019 :  09:57:26 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Thanks Pete and Carl.

Larry, Dave has me pretty well locked into WWII, sorry.


Frank

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 09/06/2019 :  11:41:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice looking!

Jerry

"And in the end, its not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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Ensign
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Posted - 09/06/2019 :  11:59:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank, that newly designed crane base looks amazing!!
Excellent work!

Greg Shinnie



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David Clark
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Posted - 09/06/2019 :  1:21:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That is an amazing piece of work! ....but where's the boot?
Cheers,
Dave



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