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Old Sep 29, 2012, 06:47 PM
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Ginger or MaryAnn ??
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Idea

I built alot of things outa Depron, but this is a 1st!A Flying Bulldozer Now VIDEO!


I work for Cat, so why not? Could not find a single build of this so I just built it in my head and what do ya know......It flies!!
If you notice my Avatar,I am standing by the front wheel of a 775, one of 5 I assembled on the job site at the coal mines,you can barely see my service truck on other side,looks tiny next to that monster!
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:10 PM
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And it flies?... I'm going to need some video!...
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:17 PM
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Which way is up?
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Holt? I live in Holt, lol. Cool looking dozer. I have always LOVED Cat. I have hat, shoes, shirt, socks, all Cat!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:21 PM
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cmon dude...video is needed. oh and plans
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:22 PM
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and the answer to your question,,,Maryann
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:23 PM
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I built this for our annual Soapbox derby races down the loading ramp,all the different shops build a car,weighs up to 20 pounds and like little kids we race em.The owners come up and we then have a big BBQ lunch on the grills, I am in charge of pre show flybys..... I will get some video. I used split rippers as elevons and stuck a rudder inside mixed with ailerons to help it turn without rolling.Took some thought but it was enjoyable to build.
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:24 PM
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LOL Sno, pourin rain right now,I will get video tommorow....No Plans, I thought it up as I went along...
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:50 PM
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WHAT THE ......!!!!!!!!! i gotta see this fly..... not that i dont believe you, i just wanna see this thing in flight. please
Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:59 PM
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very cool!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 08:19 PM
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Thanks guys, anything can fly made out of Depron...
Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:11 PM
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:13 PM
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Ahhhhhh there are guys my age here!!!!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:24 PM
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What the....? It FLIES?

Perhaps this is the perfect testament to the saying: "With enough power and the right COG, even a toaster will fly!"
Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:34 PM
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CG was tricky.I knew everything needed to be upfront. looks like a Box Kite and flies like it,real slow. You just have to think outside the box.....
Hood and frame and top of cab are the "wings" and Horzontal stabs, Track frames are verticle stabs and ripper frames are elevons....Threw a rudder inside to help with turns also, kind of a thrust vector effect.
Old Sep 30, 2012, 03:11 AM
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Originally Posted by fh64_lucky View Post
...anything can fly made out of Depron...
Absolutely right. I have no doubt that your 'dozer flies, and probably pretty well.


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