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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Kenworth K-200 Prime Mover:

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Grove GMK 5115

A recent addition to the fold, this rather nice rendition of a Grove 115 (US Ton) mobile crane is £ for lb the most expensive crane I have in my collection to date. Manufactured by Sword T.W.H. Collectibles, one of … Continue reading

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Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1

This series logs the build-up of the Liebherr LTM 11200_9.1 crane: I hope that it is sort of self explanatory! This is a beautiful and highly detailed model with many fully functioning parts all excellently crafted (in China) by N.Z.G. … Continue reading

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liebherr 1050-3.1

Liebherr LTM 1050-3.1 Posted on May 12, 2012 Here are some snaps of the new “Baby” crane. This little LTM 1050-3.1 of 50 tonnes capacity comes from the Dutch maker W.S.I. and was acquired to help in the setting up of … Continue reading

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Sennebogen 5500 “Starlifter”.

Sennebogen 5500 “Starlifter” Set-Up: Here a some pictures I have taken while setting up the new crawler crane. Not all the steps are shown, notably the reeving process which took several hours to complete By the time I had got … Continue reading

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Model Cranes:

The amazing world of diecast model cranes…. Welcome to my little bit of space on the web for showcasing my growing collection of 1:50th scale die-cast model cranes. I will try to do a write-up about the setting up of … Continue reading

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