The making of...a Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M

Custom scale model builder Ciprian Ursulescu from CypModels has recently started his next project developing and building in 1:50th scale of the:

  • Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper

The Caterpillar 830M is used for handling .... Production of the Caterpillar 830M commenced in 19.. and ceased in 19... A total of .. 830M with.... were delivered to the US Army.

Basically the Caterpillar 830M it is a modified commercial Caterpillar 988B Wheel Loader without lifting arms and bucket....

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Specification highlights:

  • Engine: Caterpillar D343 6 cilinder diesel engine
  • Power: 440hp
  • Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight: lb
  • Scraper capacity (struck): 18,24 cy3
  • Maximum road speed forward: mph

In this "Making of a ...Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper" he shows how this custom model shall be achieved. Ciprian Ursulescu has shared his building skills through its construction photos with little notes from me. Gradually it shows you the making of a unique model of the Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper.

Enjoy reading & watching!

Ciprian and Wouter

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The Kickoff

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The development of the prototype part 1

The start of the development of the prototype of the Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper.

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The development of the prototype part 2

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Done

The pre production scale model of the Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper in 1:50th scale is completly finished and painted. Ready for Action! Ready for sales! Time to order your built Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper scale model or kit.

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This knock out model of the Caterpillar 830M Scraper will be available in a “Old Highway Yellow” Civil and in a green “Army’ version in very limited numbers.

The Sales price is 340,- euro for a model built and 180,- euro for a set in kit and shipping cost. Its also possible to buy only the Curtiss Wright 18M scraper for 180,- ready built and for 100,- euro as kit. CypModels does discounts for larger orders and ships worldwide. Payment with PayPal is possible. This next knock out model of the Caterpillar 830M with Curtiss Wright 18M Scraper will be available in very limited numbers.

If you are interested in this built scale model or kit respond to Ciprian by e-mail to contact@cypmodels.com. Only then you can be assured that the model is also produced effectively for you. He does ship worldwide at actual shipping cost and you can pay with PayPal.

More information about his unique scale models which are custom made in a very limited editions? Visit the CypModels website.