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ANNOUNCEMENT! Welding tent Kit #55 [cADSttachments 1:50]

4 June 2017

Under the name cADSttachements appear regularly exclusive small series of KITS that allow you to add a machine variant or a unique work tool to your Caterpillar collection.

Ad Gevers has once again succeeded in providing many (Caterpillar) Pipelayer collectors with the opportunity to give their collection or diorama even more appearance with a very complete Welding tent.

Do you want to order the Welding tent Kit #55? Click on: cADSttachements

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UPDATE! Delta Machinery PL95H Pipelayer [FanKit Models 1:50]

8 May 2017

FanKit Models announced last February to release in 2017 a new unique scale model in 1:50th scale:

  • Delta Machinery PL95H Pipelayer

The introduction of the first prototype was during the Modelshow Europe 2017 in Ede, The Netherlands on March 18th and since that date there has been made some huge progress to realise a great looking scale model. Therefore today a glimpse from the workbench...

This next knock out model of the Delta Machinery PL95H Pipelayer will be available in very limited numbers.

If you are interested in this built scale model or kit of the Delta Machinery PL95H Pipelayer it is important to respond with your (but still non-binding) PRE ORDER by e-mail to fankitmodels@yahoo.com. Only then you can be assured that the model is also produced effectively for you.

More information about their unique scale models which are custom made in a very limited editions? Click on the link and visit the FanKit Models website.

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OUT SOON! Laster & Bagger 3-2017

4 May 2017

Laster & Bagger is launched in 2017 as the new name for Baggermodelle THE full color magazine for collectors of Trucks (Laster) & construction (Bagger) machine models, cranes, Trucks and heavy haulage. The magazine is writen in German. Detailed English translations of the main sections and features for every issue are available on the website.

This means that from today Laster & Bagger alongside the existing sections there is also extra space for Trucks: So, more content and more to enjoy reading!

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The third edition of Laster & Bagger will be out soon! The magazine presses are running while you are reading this. The Magazine will be available half way May 2017.

In this issue, among other interesting articles, a flashback special about the EBIANUM Digger Museum & Modelshow held Saturday April 29th 2017 in Switzerland.

In addition, the Model History about the famous Caterpillar No.12 Grader scale model made by Ruehl.

Last but not least full attention for the Caterpillar 320F and Caterpillar 323F Hydraulic Excavators which where end 2016 released by Diecast Masters in their 1:50th scale diecast "High Line Series".

Laster & Bagger is THE full color magazine for collectors of construction machine models, cranes, trucks and heavy haulage. The magazine is writen in German. Detailed English translations of the main sections and features for every issue are available on the website and now also available as App or Android for your computer or mobile.

Learn more about this full-color magazine for collectors? Take a look at Laster & Bagger Or even better,
Follow my choice: Yes, I want to subscribe to Laster & Bagger!

DO!

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NEWS FLASH! HIGRO 2017

2 May 2017

HIGRO is Dutch and stands for HIstorisch GROndverzet which can be translated to "Historical Earthmoving" and is a anually held Event in Bant (Noord-Oostpolder), The Netherlands.

It is a unique Event of historical earthmoving equipment. You can not only see classic and oldtimer earthmoving machinery up close but actually watch them while in action! This year there will once again present the necessary Caterpillar machines. Your chance to shoot great action shots.

This year the Event is held at 25, 26 and 27 may 2017. The location: Zandexploitatie "Schoterveld". The adress: Schoterpad, Bant (A6 exit 15 Emmeloord), The Netherlands.

More information? Look at HIGRO 2017

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NEWS FLASH! EBIANUM Digger Museum & Modelshow 2017

24 April 2017

The Eberhard EBIANUM doubles as a construction vehicle museum and a unique venue for all kinds of events.

Memories, understanding, information, experience, discoveries, and a view of the future.

Different is better than better. These feelings and thoughts guided us when we developed the Museum concept. Which adult doesn’t dream of being a child again for a while? This is where such dreams come true, for children in any case – the ideal environment for tuning into an event.

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Eberhard - Pioneers yesterday. today. tomorrow.

On Saturday April 29th 2017 the EBIANUM Digger Museum celebrates its second year anniversary with a huge scale model exhibition. Outside the museum there will be a SAURER 6x6 Meeting.

A heavy (literally!) Dutch delegation will be present and showing some exclusive custom and 3D printed (Caterpillar) scale models.

You are most welcome on Saturday April 29th 2017 between 10:00 to 16:00 and it gives you also the opportunity to admire the more than three thousand different models from the private collection of the Eberhard family.

In addition, the doors from the EBIANUM Digger Museum are open to the public each Saturdays and Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00. On the free Wednesday afternoon EBIANUM is open from 13:30 to 17:00. The entrance to the "moving experience for young and old" in EBIANUM is not for free, but well worth the entrance fee.

Curious? Read the latest news on www.ebianum.ch or even better, come over for a visit

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UPDATE! Modelshow Europe 2017

20 April 2017

Saturday, March 18th, 2017 the 26st Modelshow Europe was held in the flowerauction "Plantion" nearby the city Ede in the Netherlands.

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On this special exhibition one could see all kinds of miniatures and model construction projects in the field of earthmoving, cranes and heavy transport. This Modelshow Europe exhibition is unique by its grand design and the only one in Europe.

Many collectors and builders showed on the Modelshow Europe their (rebuilt and/or radio controlled) models. Also a wide range of miniatures and related components for the modeller where offered for sale.

Dan Models from Roemenia, former known as Miniatur-Models.com, showed their Caterpillar DW10 with CW-10 La Plant Choate scraper (2e version). First impression: A must have for every Golden Oldie Wheel Tractor-Scraper collector.

This next knock out resin scale model of the Caterpillar DW10 with CW-10 La Plant Choate scraper (2e version) in 1:50th scale will be available in very limited numbers

Curious? Click on the photo!

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NEWS FLASH! Caterpillar 140M Front blade [Creatpshop 1:50]

18 April 2017

The following new Creatpshop Attachment in 1:50th scale for your Caterpillar collection is released:

  • Caterpillar 140M Grader Front blade #162

The Sales price for the fully assembled and sprayed Front blade (#ACP162) is 25,- euro and the kit (#AC161) can be ordered for 15,- Euro with shipping cost from France. This resin Attachement in 1:50th scale is especially made for the Caterpillar 140M Grader from Diecast Masters under #85236.

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UPDATE! Modelshow Europe 2017

16 April 2017

Saturday, March 18th, 2017 the 26st Modelshow Europe was held in the flowerauction "Plantion" nearby the city Ede in the Netherlands.

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On this special exhibition one could see all kinds of miniatures and model construction projects in the field of earthmoving, cranes and heavy transport. This Modelshow Europe exhibition is unique by its grand design and the only one in Europe.

Many collectors and builders showed on the Modelshow Europe their (rebuilt and/or radio controlled) models. Also a wide range of miniatures and related components for the modeller where offered for sale.

IMC Models THE dealer for the complete Diecast Masters Caterpillar programm within The Netherlands was present with a large booth and showed both new Caterpillar 994K Wheel Loaders and the Caterpillar D10T2 Track-Type Tractor in 1:50th scale. Enjoy the little things!!

Curious? Click on the photo!

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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar 735B [CCM 1:48]

14 April 2017

This weekend CCM has informed his dealers a new scale model in their 1:48 Die-Cast series will be released:

  • Caterpillar 735B Articulated Dump Trucks

Caterpillar presented the new "B" generation of articulated dump trucks with an updated look and increased driver comfort at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 in Las Vegas.

The Caterpillar 735B Articulated Dump Trucks with 36 tons rated payload offers proven reliability and durability, high productivity, superior operator comfort and lower operating costs. The spacious two-person cab with forward facing passenger seat and off road oil/nitrogen front suspension cylinders keep the operator comfortable through out the working day.

Provided with a 447hp Strong, durable Cat C15 ACERT™ engine with the Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB exhaust emission solution and electronically controlled smooth shifting transmissions deliver high productivity with low fuel consumption.

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Specification highlights:

  • Caterpillar C15 ACERT Engine
  • Net Power – ISO 14396: 447hp
  • Rated Payload: 36 tons
  • Transmission: 7-speed forward and two-speed reverse Electronic Clutch Pressure Controlled (ECPC)
  • Body Capacity: 25.8 yd3
  • Maximum Travel Speed: 31.8 mph

The first scale model photos and progress, the final limited production run number with sales prices and the delivery schedule from this scale model will be posted on Mini Movers when available.

Do you want to know more about this or other unique scale models from CCM or place an order?
Take a look at the website from CCM or make contact with one off the CCM Online dealers which can be found under links

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NEWS FLASH! EBIANUM Digger Museum & Modelshow 2017

12 April 2017

The Eberhard EBIANUM doubles as a construction vehicle museum and a unique venue for all kinds of events.

Memories, understanding, information, experience, discoveries, and a view of the future.

Different is better than better. These feelings and thoughts guided us when we developed the Museum concept. Which adult doesn’t dream of being a child again for a while? This is where such dreams come true, for children in any case – the ideal environment for tuning into an event.

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Eberhard - Pioneers yesterday. today. tomorrow.

On Saturday April 29th 2017 the EBIANUM Digger Museum celebrates its second year anniversary with a huge scale model exhibition. Outside the museum there will be a SAURER 6x6 Meeting.

A heavy (literally!) Dutch delegation will be present and showing some exclusive custom and 3D printed (Caterpillar) scale models.

You are most welcome on Saturday April 29th 2017 between 10:00 to 16:00 and it gives you also the opportunity to admire the more than three thousand different models from the private collection of the Eberhard family.

In addition, the doors from the EBIANUM Digger Museum are open to the public each Saturdays and Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00. On the free Wednesday afternoon EBIANUM is open from 13:30 to 17:00. The entrance to the "moving experience for young and old" in EBIANUM is not for free, but well worth the entrance fee.

Curious? Read the latest news on www.ebianum.ch or even better, come over for a visit

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