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About Urs Peyer

Urs Peyer lives in Brunnen, Switzerland. Urs Peyer, together with Thomas Wilk are responsible for the following two titles that certainly should be on the bookshelf of every earthmoving fanatic.

He is also affiliated with the magazine "Laster & Bagger" (the former Baggermodelle magazine), in which he writes articles of scale models combined with background information on the 1:1 machines.

And last but not least, Urs Peyer also is a very talented custom model builder. Thanks Urs Peyer assistance I can show you some of his mini-masterpieces on this website.


Booklist Urs Peyer

Booktitle "Caterpillar D9-D9R"


Authors: Thomas Wilk and Urs Peyer.
Language: German.
Hardcover Pages: 208.
Publisher: Podszun GmbH.
Publish date: August 31, 2002.
ISBN-10: 3861332906
ISBN-13: 978-3861332909

Urs Peyer's along with Thomas Wilk are responsible for the pictorial history of the legendary Caterpillar D9 Track-Type Tractor range from the first prototype to today's D9R, lavishly illustrated with photographs chosen from an archive of more than 30,00 slides. Includes DD9G Quad Trac, SxS D9G, Impact Ripper, ROC SAW and other D9 specials.

The text in this book is in German, but the 450 wonderful photographs make up about 80% its content of in total 208 pages.

Curious? Just order! "Caterpillar D9-D9R"

Booktitle "Das TAGEBAU Buch"


Authors: Urs Peyer and Thomas Wilk.
Language: German.
Hardcover Pages: 208.
Publisher: Podszun GmbH.
Publish date: September 15, 2001.
ISBN-10: 3861333570
ISBN-13: 9783861333579

Subtitle of the German edition "Die größten Bagger, Radlader, Kettendozer und im Einsatz Muldenkipper". Mining on the surface of the earth is often committed with heavy machinery.
This survey work, edited by Urs Peyer, together with Thomas Wilk, gives a good picture of the sometimes extreme machines with the most impressive models include Bucyrus, DEMAG, Hitachi, O & K, Liebherr, Komatsu, LeTourneau, Terex, Marion, Wabco / Dresser, P & H and of course Caterpillar. Provided with 510 illustrations,

Curious? Just order!"Das TAGEBAU Buch"

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