Monday, May 8, 2017

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

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.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

OUT SOON! Laster & Bagger 3-2017


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!

imageThe 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!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

NEWS FLASH! HIGRO 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



Sunday, April 23, 2017

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

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.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

UPDATE! Modelshow Europe 2017

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

imageOn 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 here!

Sunday, April 16, 2017

UPDATE! Modelshow Europe 2017


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

imageOn 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 here!

Friday, April 14, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT! Caterpillar 735B [CCM 1:48]

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.

imageSpecification 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