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kerst
Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017 8:11:35 PM

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Another step in the right direction:



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Paul R
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 3:47:04 AM

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Wow! That part looks like to could have tested your patience!

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kerst
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 11:32:28 AM

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Paul R wrote:
Wow! That part looks like to could have tested your patience!

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Thanks! It didn't test my patience too much.
I used this setup for the soldering and I prefabricated the hinge points, brazing pieces of steel together.


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hummer13
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:29:13 PM

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Looks great, been following this buuld forever now. Great work

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RobS
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:11:28 PM
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Incredible craftsmanship!

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Davie82
Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:49:38 AM
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Lovely work as always kerst; looking forward to the continuation of this project. Smiley
kerst
Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:06:56 AM

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The past couple of months I worked on the boom. By now most of it is ready. I am still working on the head and there are many details to be done, like the rigging, etc.
This morning I took the basic boom and fitted it to the crane for the very first time and it fits like a glove. That is a relief!








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JoeE
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 8:29:22 AM

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Awesome...




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Campmb
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:06:56 AM
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Truly amazing fabrication Kerst. Really a true work of art! Can't wait to see the finished product. Mike
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Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:22:10 AM

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And to think, I customized a dump trailer the other day and was super stoked. Looking at this, I feel like a nerd. Simply beyond words Kerst. I hope you work for the good guys. Thanks, CAW
ChandlerYohn
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:38:58 AM

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Wow Kerst, the craftsmanship really shines through! I particularly like the detail on the rims.

Thanks so much for sharing. Take care and have a great weekend.

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hummer13
Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:23:53 PM

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Looks awesome this has been the best long term project on the forum.

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