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Tractor Frames

Posted by D869 , in Hayle North Quay, Shunting Tractor 28 April 2018 - * * * * * · 561 views

I've been making bits for the shunting tractor for a while now (the one in the video in the previous post is just for testing). For the most part it will be scratchbuilt and it's a bit of a case of making up the plan as I go along... never having built a model of a wheel loader before. The cab sides and engine cover sides have been cut out from two b...


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The Contraption

Posted by D869 , in Hayle North Quay, Shunting Tractor 16 March 2018 - * * * * * · 663 views

Thought it might be time to say a few word on here about the thing that's been taking up most of my modelling time since last June. The Esso depot at Hayle North Quay was laid with a kicked back siding. As the quay had no run-round, it could only be worked using a shunting tractor... so my layout needs one of those. It might have been nice to ju...





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