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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby Mark » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:06 pm

That’s huge!
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:41 am

Yes, it's huge and heavy !

It will be difficult to install these elements on the crane. Fortunately, I have been able to get additional copies of issues 19 and 20 which contain the U-shaped ring and the toothed plate. So, I am testing an alternative method consisting of building the boom directly on top of the tower. I will post some pictures of this build.
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:27 pm

Issue 59 is available.

It begins another boom element :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano models : Transporter bridges (part 2)

- History of Meccano : Nickel period / First motors

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby steve131 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:53 am

This is going to be as big as Samson and Goliath in Belfast :o .
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:32 pm

Issue 60 is available.

It elongates the previous boom element :

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In addition, you get a first steel plate for the counterweight :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano : "Fit Bits" wooden meccano for the youngest children

- History of Meccano parts : clockwork motors

- Other models
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:04 pm

I have now mounted the two previously built boom elements on top of the crane :

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This is not the "official" method of building since it requires additional parts which have not yet been distributed with the partwork (especially second copies of the toothed plate and U-shaped ring supplied with issues 19 and 20)
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby number1 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:25 pm

Wow, thats tremendous!
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby Mark » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:25 am

That’s looking incredible!
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:12 am

Issue 61 is available.

It keeps elongating the previous boom element :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano : "Inventor" outfits

- History of Meccano models : The high speed ship coaler (part 3)

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby casper » Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:44 pm

wow she big :o what a great build :clap:
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby royjess » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:14 am

Certainly looks massive and heavy :o Look's stunning :mrgreen:
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:46 am

Issue 62 is available.

Still elongating the previous boom element :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano parts : The 1" pulley (part 2)

- History of Meccano models : Planetary gearbox

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:05 pm

Issue 63 is available.

Still elongating the previous element.

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano : The Meccano boy

- History of Meccano parts : worm gears

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:39 pm

Issue 64 is available.

It completes the linear segment of the previous boom element and adds some parts :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano : The 1934 catalog

- History of Meccano models : Steam locomotives

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:53 pm

Issue 65 is available.

It completes the middle part of the boom element :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano : The death of Frank Hornby and the end of the alphabetical period

- History of Meccano parts : Clockwork motors

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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby jdebord » Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:13 am

Issue 66 is available.

It begins a new linear segment for the anterior part of the boom element :

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In the magazine :

- History of Meccano models : Fairground models (part 2)

- History of Meccano parts : Gears and pinions

- Other models
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Re: Hachette Meccano Crane

Postby Mark » Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:50 am

Back to the slow progress on the booms again!
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