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Caterpillar 395 ME Excavator [Diecast Masters 1:50]

8 August 2022

Diecast Masters has released the first photos following the announcement of the 2022 line up from the deco sample (Under decoration approval stage of Caterpillar) of the next new to release Caterpillar scale model in their 1:50th scale diecast "Highline Series":

  • Caterpillar 395 ME (Mass Excavator) Excavator #85959

The shown approved prototype is under new tooling development stage now so this 1st deco-images may slightly vary with the model in final shipment because some more amendment and additional details will be demanded by Caterpillar. The sales price and the delivery schedule for the Caterpillar 395 ME Excavator in 1:50th scale will be posted on this website when available. Hopefully Q4 2022, so before the end of the year!

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar 395 ME Excavator or other new scale models from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to www.minimovers.nl for all up coming and available Caterpillar Scale Models released by Diecast Masters.

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Mini-Bauma Modell Scale Meeting 2022

6 August 2022

Mini-Bauma Modell Scale Meeting Sinsheim takes place annually on the first weekend of September at the Technik Museen Sinsheim Speyer in Germany.

At saturday 3th and sunday 4th September 2022, the exhibition hall of the Technik Museum Sinsheim will get a model-scale-experience for young and old. For the 25th Time, the popular meeting of the "Freunde von Baugeräten, Schwertransporten und Krane e.V." ("Friends of construction equipment, heavy vehicles and cranes eV") will be held.

The focus of the Mini-Bauma Modell Scale Meeting lie in the areas of of construction machines, earth-moving machines, cranes and heavy haulage transport vehicles in all model sizes. Great emphasis is placed on the detailed replica and total functionality of the models. Thus, numerous functional modelscan be seen in action. Over 70 exhibitors will show an interesting cross-section of these types of models.

Outside of the hall, as always, the original equipment and original trucks and cranes show visitors the gigantic proportions of the models shown inside. Such miniature vehicles can't often be purchased as finished kits in toy stores and so does the hand work is a particularly important role.

The exhibitors provide a glimpse into its ambitious hobby and present their models have sometimes even been enormous proportions. Also worth seeing is the mini-track system of the FMT Kurpfalz Club, which shows about 70 m² numerous radio-controlled model trucks. Unlike conventional radio-controlled model cars, these trucks will travel not only through the obstacle course, but also loaded by forklifts and wheel loaders.

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Caterpillar 315 Excavator [Diecast Masters 1:50]

4 August 2022

Diecast Masters has in accordance of the first announcement of the 2022 line up confirmed the next new to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2022 in their 1:50th scale Diecast "Highline Series":

  • Caterpillar 315 HEX Track-Type Hydraulic Excavator #85957

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar 315 Excavator or other unique scale models from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to www.minimovers.nl for all upcoming and available Caterpillar Scale Models released by Diecast Masters.

Curious? Download the PDF? Click on the picture!

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Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer [Dan Models 1:50]

2 August 2022

Dan Models from Romania, former known as Miniatur-Models.com, has a new unique custom resin scale model in 1:50th scale available:

  • Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer

With the release of this custom scale model of an 19fithties Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer in 1:50th scale the line up of Caterpillar Golden Oldies grows with a unique Pipelayer replica.

Curious? Check out the “Making of…Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer for the latest progress photos and dimensional details.

If you are interested in this built scale model it is important to respond now with your order by e-mail to miniaturmodels@yahoo.com. Only then you can be assured that the model is also made effectively for you. The final sales price of this custom built scale model is 255,- Euro and actual shipping costs. Dan Models ships world wide.

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Caterpillar M318 Excavator [Diecast Masters 1:50]

30 July 2022

Diecast Masters has in accordance of the first announcement of the 2022 line up confirmed the next new to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2022 in their 1:50th scale Diecast "Highline Series":

  • Caterpillar M318 "Next Gen" Wheeled Excavator #85956

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar M318 Excavator or other unique scale models from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to www.minimovers.nl for all upcoming and available Caterpillar Scale Models released by Diecast Masters.

Curious? Download the PDF? Click on the picture!

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Caterpillar 323E LNVA Excavator [Custom 1:50]

28 July 2022

Within our group of Caterpillar collectors are builders who built various custom versions by using standard scale models as a donor for their custom project.

So did met my friend Gertjan this spring fellow collector Vincenzo at the Model Show EBIANUM 2022 in Switzerland. who, under the name Replimach, has released in a very small edition, a custom Caterpillar 323E LNVA Excavator in 1:50th scale with the Caterpillar 323D Excavator from Norscot as donor base.

  • Caterpillar 323E LNVA Graafmachine

Using the existing diecast donor model, Vincenzo uses hand built custom resin, brass and photo etched designed parts to build this unique custom Caterpillar 323E LN "VA" Excavator variant that is finally painted very precisely and added with all the required decals and (safety) markings. DEVE AVERE!

If you are also interested in this custom model let me know through info@minimovers.nl and I will be glad to forward your request to our Italian friend Vincenzo.

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BouwmachinesvanToen Museum - Swapmeeting 2022

26 July 2022

In November 2022, Stichting BouwmachinesvanToen will organize its first swap meeting in the BouwmachinesvanToen Museum, in Vinkel, The Netherlands.

The intention is to hold a pleasant and small-scale swap meeting on Sunday 20 November 2022 with the focus on (Catrpillar) scale models and documentation (leaflets/brochures/specsheets) about earthmoving, road construction, cranes and related (heavy haulage) transport. Due to the available space and the fact that as many participants as possible are given the chance, it is likely that tables of 80 x 150 cm will be used.

If you are interested in participating in this unique event as a table holder, please contact Leon Hubers via Facebook messenger. Please also include your email address in the message.

MiniMovers is of course present. I hope to meet you there too. And of course there is also the opportunity to stroll around the entire museum.

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Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck [Diecast Masters 1:50]

24 July 2022

Diecast Masters has added to the 2022 line up the next to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2022 in their all new 1:50th scale diecast "WEATHERED SERIES":

  • Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck "WEATHERED" #85704

Given the photos a close look, it really gives the Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck an authentic look of a working machine! The scale model will come in a nice carton flip box, which includes a heavy resin baseplate to display the model in your cabinet.

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar 745 Articulated Dump Truck "WEATHERED" or other unique scale models from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to www.minimovers.nl for all upcoming and available Caterpillar Scale Models released by Diecast Masters.

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Caterpillar 966M Wheel Loader [Diecast Masters 1:50]

22 July 2022

Diecast Masters has added to the 2022 line up the next to release Caterpillar scale model available from Q4-2022 in their all new 1:50th scale diecast "WEATHERED SERIES":

  • Caterpillar 966M Wheel Loader "WEATHERED" #85703

Given the photos a close look, it really gives the Caterpillar 966M Wheel Loader an authentic look of a working machine! The scale model will come in a nice carton flip box, which includes a heavy resin baseplate to display the model in your cabinet.

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar 966M Wheel Loader "WEATHERED" or other unique scale models from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to www.minimovers.nl for all upcoming and available Caterpillar Scale Models released by Diecast Masters.

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Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer [Dan Models 1:50]

20 July 2022

Dan Models Dan Models from Romania, formerly known as Miniatur-Models.com, has started developing a new and unique custom resin scale model in 1:50th scale:

  • Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer

With the release of this custom scale model of an 19fithties Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer in 1:50th scale the line up of Caterpillar Golden Oldies will grow with a unique Pipelayer replica.

Curious? Check out the “Making of…Caterpillar MD6 Pipelayer in which I will add progress photos and dimensional details. The final sales price and the delivery schedule date of this custom built scale model will be posted on our Website when available.

If you are interested in this built scale model it is important to respond now with your order by e-mail to miniaturmodels@yahoo.com. Only then you can be assured that the model is also produced effectively for you.

SUPERB!

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