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    Well, it's that time of year, snow is here, so I thought it would be appropraite to post some of my snow removal equipment.
    The first 2 pictures are of a tractor made in Germany that is used as a sidewalk plow in winter and as a lawnmower in summer. Another future project will be to make a mower attachment for it.
    The next 2 pictures are of a sidewalk plow previously made in Quebec.
    It is the smallest of my models as the size was based on the tracks I purchased at the local hobby shop. Maybe I will make tracks from wood, then I can build a larger model.
    The next 2 photos are of a road grader used for plowing our roads.
    The wing moves up and down and swings out when down, as per the full scale one.
    It is kept in the up position by a small chain and hooks.
    The plow turns left and right and moves up and down.
    All 3 of these models are my own design, and all have detailed interiors and exterior.

    The next 3 are from a plan my wife bought from Wildwood Design.
    This front end loader has been modified to include an opening cover to show a detailed engine, all hydraulic lift cyliders have been made from aluminium tubing and most of the parts are bolted together for a more realistic look. as well the bucket is removeable, as per the full scale version.
    This gives me the option of making a plow or a snowblower attachment.
    I have several plans from Wildwood and they are excellent, very easy to understand, and all parts are shown.

    Thanks
    Nick
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  • #2
    Those all look really great!

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    • #3
      This much good

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      • #4
        Fantastic!! What did you use for hardware? Cylinders etc
        May the wind at you back .....
        Not be from Lunch.

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        • #5
          Nicely done.
          "Still Montana Mike"

          "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
          Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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          • #6
            What detail! Great work!
            Dan

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            • #7
              Wow! Great work! Now THATS a decent weekends work in the shop for sure!! Great job.
              Dale w/ yella saws

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              • #8
                Like them they look great.
                Tony

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                • #9
                  Those are neat!
                  DeWalt 788

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                  • #10
                    Those look great! Where did you get the plans because I would like to try my hand at those.

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                    • #11
                      Those are so cool I want to play with em at 50+ yrs old!
                      WGR

                      To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
                      Oscar Wilde

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                      • #12
                        They all are so nice ...............
                        Usually busier than a cat in a sandbox !!!!!!!!!!! MB { Dewalt 788 only }

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                        • #13
                          Wow! I want one.
                          Excellent workmanship.
                          Mick
                          I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill

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