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LATEST ADDITION! Caterpillar 345B [Custom 1:50]

10 January 2021

Received quite some time ago and now I took the time last weekend to photograph this latest custom addition in my collection:

  • Caterpillar 345B Hydraulic Excavator

Thanks to my friend, fellow Caterpillar collector and custom builder Leon H. of Netherlands I came into possession of this unique model of the Caterpillar 345B Hydraulic Excavator in 1:50th scale and I could not let go of course. -)

Enjoy the first photos! Curious for more? I have added the complete review with more pictures from the model, machine in 1:1 and background information in the category Hydraulic Excavators

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SPOTLIGHT! Caterpillar 797F in Laster & Bagger 2020-6

8 January 2021
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The latest edition of Laster & Bagger is out now!

In this issue, among other interesting articles, full attention for the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck. Key Features of the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck are a detailed cab interior, including "Bob" the operator. Authentic Cat Machine Yellow paint and trade dress. Functional Truck bed raises and lowers on three-stage cylinders, Opening engine compartment which is showing engine details. Finishing touch are the authentic railings, Powered” access ladder raises and lowers, Rock knockers on rear tires and last but not least Body cables on rear of truck. WOW!

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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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar CT660 w McNeilus Mixer [Diecast Masters 1:50]

4 January 2021

Diecast Masters has released the first photos of their latest new Caterpillar scale model within the 1:50th scale diecast "Truck Series":

  • Caterpillar CT660 Day Cab 8x4 Tractor with McNeilus Bridgemaster Concrete Mixer #85664

Diecast Masters is introducing three trucks with different applications. Whether pulling a 53-foot cargo trailer delivering the goods, or mixing cement on the construction site, these trucks are ready to roll! Add one to your collection today!

The Caterpillar CT660 Truck hood opens to reveal the Caterpillar CT13 Engine. Equipped with interior detailing and Chrome bumpers, fuel tanks, horns and exhaust stacks in combination with the blue metallic paint on the Day Cab. The CT660 truck also features a pusher axle which can be raised out of service and it also steers to a very good angle. At the rear the tag axle can be lowered. GREAT FEATURE!

The McNeilus Bridgemaster Concrete Mixer has a metal drum which spins freely. At the back there is a access ladder and platform ladder which can be folded down at the hopper and has bars which are realistically thin. The chute has a small amount of up and down movement. Up to three extension chutes can be clipped on, and the chute can be rotated from side to side. Both the chute and extensions have detailed graphics.

This new Caterpillar CT660 truck version with McNeilus Bridgemaster Mixer in 1:50th scale can be ordered through the IMC Models Webshop

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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar DW21 w Athey PR21 [FanKit Models 1:50]

28 December 2020

FanKit Models has announced to release early 2021 a new unique custom built scale model in 1:50th scale:


  • Caterpillar DW21 with Athey PR21 Rear Dump Trailer

In the upcoming “Making of…” I will add progress photos and dimensional details. Final sales price and the delivery schedule date of this custom built scale model will be posted on our Website when available.

This next knock out model of the Caterpillar DW21 with Athey PR21 Rear Dump Trailer will be available in very limited numbers. If you are interested in this built scale model of the Caterpillar DW21with Athey PR21 Rear Dump Trailer 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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NEWS FLASH! MSM - Mountain Scale Manufacturing (Customs)

26 December 2020

MSM - Mountain Scale Manufacturing is founded by Andreas Eberle, a passionate scale model maker and scale model collector from Liechtenstein.

MSM - Mountain Scale Manufacturing offers a growing range of construction site equipment, including (construction site) fuel tanks, waste and dirt containers and drop-off bins, 3D color printed in plastic and complete with decals, optionally in a compamy livery and custom-made to your specifications, all at 1:50th scale. For example the Eberhard Fueltank set: A must have!

If you want to stay informed of the latest developments, be informed in good time when a new custom scale model is released, follow this website for the latest news!!

Curious? Download the PDF? Click on the picture!

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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar 583K Counterweight Kit #66 [cADSttachments 1:48]

24 December 2020

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 accurate Caterpillar 583K Counterweight Kit in 1:48th scale. Especially desgined for the Caterpillar 583K Pipelayer from CCM and containing thirteen separate Counterweights its an exact replica from the 1:1.

Do you want to order Caterpillar 583K Counterweight Kit #66? Click on: cADSttachements

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AVAILABLE! Laster & Bagger 2020-6

22 December 2020
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The latest edition of Laster & Bagger is out now!

Nothing better then lots of Presents under the Christmas tree and then to read through the latest Laster & Bagger during the Christmas Holidays -)

In this issue, among other interesting articles, full attention for the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck. Key Features of the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck are a detailed cab interior, including "Bob" the operator. Authentic Cat Machine Yellow paint and trade dress. Functional Truck bed raises and lowers on three-stage cylinders, Opening engine compartment which is showing engine details. Finishing touch are the authentic railings, Powered” access ladder raises and lowers, Rock knockers on rear tires and last but not least Body cables on rear of truck. WOW!

Last but least, in the (1: 1) news section, found on page 56, a first introduction of the Caterpillar D9 "Next Gen" Track-Type Tractor. Fingers crossed that the 1:50th scale model in 2021 will be released by Diecast Masters.

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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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar M323F [Diecast Masters 1:50]

20 December 2020

Diecast Masters has in accordance of the first annoucement of the 2020 line up announcend the next new to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2020 in their 1:50th scale diecast "Highline Series":

  • Caterpillar M323F Railroad Wheeled Excavator #85661

The scale model Caterpillar M323F Railroad Wheeled Excavator can be ordered through the IMC Models Webshop

Curious? Download the PDF? Click on the picture!

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ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar Trucks [Diecast Masters 1:50]

10 November 2020

Diecast Masters has in accordance of the first annoucement of the 2020 line up announcend the next new to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2020 in their 1:50th scale diecast "Truck Series":

  • Caterpillar CT660 Day Cab 8x4 Tractor with McNeilus Bridgemaster Concrete Mixer opbouw #85664
  • Peterbilt 579 UltraLoft 6x2 Tractor with Caterpillar Mural Trailer #85665
  • Caterpillar CT660 Day Cab 6x2 Tractor with Caterpillar Mural Trailer #85666

Diecast Masters is introducing three trucks with different applications. Whether pulling a 53-foot cargo trailer delivering the goods, or mixing cement on the construction site, these trucks are ready to roll! Add one to your collection today!

These three new scale model Caterpillar trucks in 1:50th scale can be ordered through the IMC Models Webshop

Curious? Download the PDF? Click on the picture!

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OUT SOON! Laster & Bagger 2020-6

8 November 2020

Laster & Bagger is 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 and off course also available as App (both iPphone and Andriod) for your tablet, computer or smartphone.

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The sixt and final edition in 2020 of Laster & Bagger will be out soon! The magazine presses are running while you are reading this. The Magazine will be available half way November 2020.

In this issue, among other interesting articles, full attention for the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck. Key Features of the Caterpillar 797F Tier 4 Mining Truck are a detailed cab interior, including "Bob" the operator. Authentic Cat Machine Yellow paint and trade dress. Functional Truck bed raises and lowers on three-stage cylinders, Opening engine compartment which is showing engine details. Finishing touch are the authentic railings, Powered” access ladder raises and lowers, Rock knockers on rear tires and last but not least Body cables on rear of truck. WOW!

Last but least, in the (1: 1) news section, found on page 56, a first introduction of the Caterpillar D9 "Next Gen" Track-Type Tractor. Fingers crossed that the 1:50th scale model will be released by Diecast Masters.

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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