Author Topic: Chris's Lombard Log Hauler Complete  (Read 941 times)

Offline crueby

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Re: Chris's Lombard Log Hauler Complete
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2017, 07:44:57 PM »
Dog, Dog, Dog, what can I️ say man that was an inspirational built Chris. A great achievement and excellent craftsmanship. From start to finish just love seeing it take shape. So I️ guess your head is all swollen up now that you finished and I️ know I️ would be. Thanks for taking us along building it..... :praise2:

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Don
Your very welcome Don, glad you and all the others were along for the ride, made it a lot more fun!  :wine1:

Right now I am working on carving the steersman for it, if that comes out well I'll do the engineer as well, its time for a wood carving project!

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Re: Chris's Lombard Log Hauler Complete
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2017, 01:22:07 PM »
One more little detail added to the model (like a boat, a steam engine is never done!) - I had my shop elves carve me a steersman for the front seat, in full winter coat/gloves/boots:


Can't figure out WHO they used for a model to sit for the carving....

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Re: Chris's Lombard Log Hauler Complete
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2017, 03:58:52 PM »
what a fantastic model and great accomplishment  :ThumbsUp:

could they steer by the tracks, or just the front skids?

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Re: Chris's Lombard Log Hauler Complete
« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2017, 07:46:21 PM »
what a fantastic model and great accomplishment  :ThumbsUp:

could they steer by the tracks, or just the front skids?
Thanks!


The tracks on these was just for power, steering was just by the front skis (wheels on dirt). These have a differential to make the steering easier.  They used ice roads with ruts molded in for the skis to help too. Other inventors like Hornsby added the ability to steer by the tracks only on their tractors.