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Footnotes The model was introduced in The model also lacks a loop on the front for fixing the hook during transport.
This has the effect of forcing the screw to ‘bite’ and the model has been found to be stable like this even with all wheels off the ground, as in the real machine.
Although this avoids unsightly turning handles it does make the operation laborious. The loads on the outriggers can get large particularly if the optional fly jib is attached and the screw jacks are simply not man enough for the job.
Over the fourth axle there are a couple of holes in the main spine beam and into this fits a special piece which holds the counterweight tray during loading and unloading. Features The axles are linked for steering. It is all too easy to strip the thread from the screws rendering the outrigger useless for the model’s stability.
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Inside, the model is securely packed within a pair of polystyrene trays. Cranes Etc Model Rating. Having said that this is a model for showing in very impressive poses rather demat playing with. The boom is raised using two very large cylinders which are extremely stiff. The hook supplied with the model demat a metal single pulley version and this does not do the rest of the model justice.
Outrigger screws are two thin for loads on the model.
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The outriggers are fully working but it is here that there is a problem. Packaging The model comes in a relatively large box with a picture sleeve.
The boom head has a large number of pulleys together with the lugs for attaching the fly jib. Moving back from the cab the carrier body is modelled well with exhaust and other details. Mud guards are provided for axles 4, 5 and 8.
In transport mode the tie bars fold onto lugs fixed to the main boom and the bridle at the boom head clips into position.
There are no door mirrors or windscreen wipers on the model although a couple of orange beacon lights are present on the roof and there are headlights. The review model was undamaged.
The outrigger beams are very impressive being two-stage metal. The counterweights supplied consist of five left and five right handed blocks.
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To see photos of the real machine click here. The crane cab is similarly well detailed internally and has excellent external handrailing. Even despite the design flaw in the outriggers the model is recommended. There is a work around for this problem however which is to remove the screw completely, insert some lengths of cotton into the screw hole remag re-insert the screw.
Only the connections to the boom head are plastic, presumably to keep the weight down. The outriggers themselves are of the typical screw thread type, with a separate plastic zc500 for each one.
The model was revised later with a modernised superlift arrangement as Conrad Although the pulley block is provided on the tray, the luffing winch is provided in the optional luffing jib kit.
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A word of warning is that the plastic pins provided are slightly too small so they can easily work loose causing the tray to become detached. It can be posed in a large number of ways, and this can be expanded even further with the optional luffing fly jib which extends the model to a jaw-dropping almost 3m in height.
Demag AC Mobile Crane. Instructions are provided which describe how to string up the Superlift.