Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by whodathunkit » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:13 pm

derbyspeed wrote:Wow! Nice job! Very detailed and the bucket works :thumbup:

Would love to hear how it does down the track.
Hopeing it go's down with a hole lot of shakeing just like driveing a real one. There is always some kid that beats me out of a good turtle race.
Hopeing to get one of these races won sometime.

Who knows this one just might get the job done!


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Post by whodathunkit » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:17 pm

BallBoy wrote:Fantastic job. It looks like it was a fairly ambitious project. How many different parts make up the whole piece?
It was a very fun and ambitious build.
some where around 60 total pieces for the hole thing right down to the
decals wheels and axels.


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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by jgedmin81 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:43 am

Thats great! Perhaps a tele-handler would fill out a pwd car wheelbase better? Good work!



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Post by whodathunkit » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:24 pm

jgedmin81 wrote:Thats great! Perhaps a tele-handler would fill out a pwd car wheelbase better? Good work!
Say now I like the Idea of building a Tele-handler.
Thank's jgedmin81.
You talked me into it. ;)


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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by whodathunkit » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:53 pm

Many of you are probably woundering how the Bobcat Skid-loader turned out.
Darin McGrew wrote:That's looking really nice. I hope you're able to enter it in a derby so others can enjoy it.
derbyspeed wrote:Wow! Nice job! Very detailed and the bucket works :thumbup:

Would love to hear how it does down the track.
At the time I made the loader I made it for fun and to do something different as far as creativity,
and wasen't looking to race it at the time.

Darin & derbyspeed
I race it down a different track.
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Post by derbyspeed » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:22 pm

That's totally awesome!

It's definitely worth being in the magazine, you did a great job and you can hardly tell it's even a derby car, kind of a double take.


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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by FatSebastian » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:25 pm

derbyspeed wrote:It's definitely worth being in the magazine...
They should have featured it on the cover! :bigups:



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Post by whodathunkit » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:58 pm

derbyspeed wrote:That's totally awesome!

It's definitely worth being in the magazine, you did a great job and you can hardly tell it's even a derby car, kind of a double take.
I thought that myself: It kinda look's alot alike to the die-cast ones seen on the page also.
FatSebastian wrote: They should have featured it on the cover! :bigups:
Thank You Guys.

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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by Aron » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:03 pm

Very impressive! :bigups:



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Post by whodathunkit » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:33 pm

Thanks Aron,

Have you and your boys been building any cars?

I'v been working on a vintage 1947/48? MonoGram mono jet co2 car,
there allmost like the BSA Blast car kits.
Thay run in the same way as the blastcars down a line with eyelets under the car.
The kids might enjoy seeing one these older co2 cars posted on here sometime.
I'm hopeing to share some photos of some these vintage Monogram co2 racers.. the kits/plans etc.
So they can see how the vintage MonoGram Co2 cars kits were built and sold back then.

Hopeing to share some photos with in a few weeks.
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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by ciodude » Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:55 pm

Totally amazing design and execution! And the fact that the parts work and move blows my mind. This one goes in my amazing inspiration file.

What do you use to make your plans??



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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by whodathunkit » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:44 pm

ciodude wrote:Totally amazing design and execution! And the fact that the parts work and move blows my mind. This one goes in my amazing inspiration file.

What do you use to make your plans??
Thanks ciodude,

Not only do I like to build derby cars.
I enjoy building wooden models on a larger scale also a few of these cars and trucks I'v posted on DT.
Were larger scale model patterns that i down sized and turned into derby cars the loader is one of them.
The 1929 ford roadster & the 1929 ford woodie wagon..Were some i down sized in scale also.
Toys&Joys.
http://www.toysandjoys.com/" target="_blank
My inspiration was in trying to build them on a much smaller scale.


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Re: Bobcat " Skid-Steer" Loader.

Post by whodathunkit » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:56 pm

It's been awhile since sharing this post back in 2012 on the Bobcat Skid-steer Loader!

However after seeing this skid-steer laoder on the web in images tonight!
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And then going to the web page found here.
http://blog.niagaracadets.com/?p=214
To take a look at the job that was done building this loader..
I was more surprised to read on that someone else built one also
and then took best of show with there Bobcat Skid-steer design as well. ( What a job!) :bigups:

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