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chrissixties

Take one Foden and one Coles crane

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Having seen some photos of the original I couldn’t resist creating this mobile crane by bringing together a cannibalised trackside Coles crane with an RTI Foden cab, some old airfix bits and some styrene. 

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A now-defunct commercial vehicle breaker near me used a very similar machine in his yard until it closed about eight years ago. His wasn't nearly as intact or clean and tidy as yours - the cab had virtually collapsed, but everything still worked. Unfortunately, it was cut up on site when the yard closed.

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