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Graham's model cranes

Post #1 by gbarnewall » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:17 pm

Hi guys,as I'm new here I thought I'd start sharing some photos of my collection,or repaints,I'll start off with a local Dublin crane hire company called Crane Hire Ltd,these have a striking red and black livery which looks amazing in the sun,I had a spare AC200 sitting gathering dust here so I fancied taking it on,I never researched at the time if CHL had an ac200,i just wanted a model with the livery,but only a few months ago now I passed an ac200 they own,sadly though as I never researched the real crane the model isn't accurate with regard to decals,

here are some pre-assembly pics
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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #2 by Jeremy Rowland » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:19 pm

Hi Graham welcome to CMN :wave: that looks a cracking job your making of that crane :thumbup:

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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #3 by gbarnewall » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:30 pm

Thanks Jeremy,this was one of my favourite repaints,and now it is still one of my favourite models,here are some more pics,I had applied the sign writing decals but I had to wait another few weeks i think for the headlights and tail lights

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here she is now all decalled up except for the head and tail lights
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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #4 by argie » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:50 pm

Hi Graham, welcome to CMN. Very nice repaint, very bright! 8-)
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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #5 by gbarnewall » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:44 am

Thanks Paul,

Here's the last few pics,out catching some rays on one of those very rare sunny days last year

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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #7 by Noel » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:26 pm

Great job Graham :thumbup: It looks extra good basking in the sun there, hope to see you adding to your crane hire fleet soon!


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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #8 by John Mac » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:01 pm

Graham Very Nice Indeed, Thanks for sharing, A nice ballast wagon along side it would look great. I have a few liebherr coloured cranes awaiting a nice new paint job, Though wouldn,t know were to start. :doh:

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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #9 by liebherr112fan » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:12 pm

what can i say sweet work, we hope to see the ballest trailer and Mer, please dont leave us waiting,
we could do with a good lifting Dio from you
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Re: Graham's model cranes

Post #10 by gbarnewall » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:42 am

Thanks guys for the kind words,you're right a ballast truck would look great and top off the look too

@ John,you should just dive in and start on one of your liebherrs :mrgreen: ,my first was my LTM1200 which I painted a blue colour ;) 8-) ,Conrad models are nice and simple to take apart and put back together,NZG are slightly more fiddly as alot of parts are glued,the feeling of satisfaction you will get is great,and what you will learn doing it makes it well worth it,I had to do the tele section twice haha,as I aplied the paint too thick,don't be like me,be patient and don't rush it and it will pay off in the end 8-) 8-)


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