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1914 Bucyrus Steam Shovel

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1 year 7 months ago - 1 year 7 months ago #17992 by southernnscale
southernnscale created the topic: 1914 Bucyrus Steam Shovel
3D printed, Just got this back from shapeways two pieces broken but repaired except for the bucket sling not shown was broken have to drill hole for pin so sling on bucket will work. This has swivel boom and movable bucket arms bottom drops down from bucket. has removable top for rigging winches, winches seperate piece not attached to floor also set of out riggers for setting up in the working position. Has operators seat on boom right side below bucket arms Truss bridge single track using MTL flex track 12 in pices setting on top not cut yet. 158 feet in Z scale one piece of a three piece arched bridge with truss waiting for other two section will make the bridge 350 feet long in z scale feet.

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1 year 7 months ago #18002 by southernnscale
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Here,s the steam shovel drive at work!

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1 year 6 months ago #18006 by southernnscale
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There has been some modications to this one. The support brace to hold the boom up has a brace from the yoke where the boom swivels this has a brace going to the brace in front that runs across the body. This is so the top can be removed and the rigging stays the same. Then at the base of the boom I had to raise it to clear the ring that rotates the boom rotation so it will lay straight down to be supported by a flat car when transporting. this one also uses the MTL couplers.

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