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This ABC glossary consists of an alphabetical list of the overview in this website with an icon marked text, words, names, or photos. By clicking on the icon you are immediately led to more background information, explanation, justification, and/or source on the linked item.

Here you will also find direct links to (Dutch) Companies that use Caterpillar equipment, OEM Manufacturers, Scale model Manufacturers, Events & Shows, Fan Sites, Custom scale model builders, Forums and (online) Scale model shops.



The NAMAC organizes for over 30 years six times per year a swapmeeting for scalemodels, books and leaflets. "Houten" (as it is called named after the town name in The Netherlands where the meeting is held) covers more than one kilometer long tables and is with more than 4000 visitors the largest in Europe. Attracting dealers from the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic and some other European countries are present here, so something for every collector to find. The fair is open from 10.00 am to 15.00 pm.

In addition, the NAMAC releases six times a year, the full color magazine of the NAMAC, "Auto in Miniatuur". Every issue contains a number of regular columns, where the news miniature car area being treated. Furthermore, more and focus on another specific area of the hobby, such as collecting certain car brands, types and building descriptions. Naturally completed with all the latest news in detail. "Auto in Miniatuur" is also available from bookshops and in the kiosk.

Neil Dillon Customs

Neil Dillon is a Irisch custom Caterpillar scalemodel builder. His main focus are Scrapers and Track-Type Tractors.


Norscot is 1970 partnered with some of the world’s most iconic brands to design & execute their promotional product programs. From t-shirts to detailed scale models, nobody does it like Norscot.

Norscot offered during twenty years well over 200 highly detailed scale model replicas replicas, at affordable and high-quality, of the most popular Caterpillar equipment. 

In 2015, Norscot's license to manufacture and supply Caterpillar scale models was acquired by Diecast Masters.

NZ Contractor magazine

NZ Contractor magazine is the voice of the New Zealand civil contracting industry. It provides readers with the news and views, along with in-depth coverage of projects underway throughout the country. The magazine also profiles prominent people and businesses within the industry.

In the Category "Classic Machines" you will find a growing number of interesting articles about Golden Oldie Caterpillar equipment and their New Zealand Connection. Highly Recommended!  

NZG Modelle

NZG is the abbreviation for Nürnberger Zinkdruck Guss Modelle GmbH. NZG Modelle, based in Germany, is worldwide known and is a guarantor for the production of detailed construction machine models. NZG had the Caterpillar line of construction vehicles starting early 1970s through about 2004, but the licenses changed over to Norscot.