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Telescoping Forklifts In HO

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Telescoping Forklifts In HO
Posted by jjdamnit on Monday, April 16, 2018 11:25 AM

Hello all,

Does anyone know of a source for telescoping forklifts in HO?

I realize that this would be a great kit-bashing/scratch build but I've got so many "I'll get around to it eventually" projects that I'd rather just buy them.

Thanks for all the suggestions.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, April 16, 2018 11:55 AM

I found mine in Ebay, look in diecast and toy vehicles, construction.

You'll probably end up buying it from a dealer in China, but I've never had problem.  Sometimes shipping takes a while.  Sometimes you'll find one from a dealer in the US.

Mine came with a bucket, so I'm going to scratch a set of forks for it.

Good luck

Mike.

 

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Posted by jjdamnit on Monday, April 16, 2018 2:23 PM

Hello all,

mbinsewi
I found mine in Ebay, look in diecast and toy vehicles, construction.

Thank you for your suggestion. I have been searching eBay for months with no luck.

I have found a telescoping boom loader. I could easily kit bash a set of forks for this unit.

But the shipping cost is more than the unit itself!

Again, thank you for your suggestion.

 

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, April 16, 2018 3:14 PM

Here's one I found just now.

https://www.ebay.com/p/1-87-JCB-535-125-Telescopic-Forklift-Diecast-Truck-Yellow-Color-Model/4013125589?iid=391973873366

Shipping will take a while, it's from China.

Look in "Diecast and Toy Vehicles, click on construction, select 1:87 scale.

Mike

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Posted by dragonriversteel on Monday, April 16, 2018 3:19 PM

jjdamnit

Hello all,

 

 
mbinsewi
I found mine in Ebay, look in diecast and toy vehicles, construction.

 

Thank you for your suggestion. I have been searching eBay for months with no luck.

I have found a telescoping boom loader. I could easily kit bash a set of forks for this unit.

But the shipping cost is more than the unit itself!

Again, thank you for your suggestion.

 

 

 

 JJ,

 

  If you don't mind ordering from E-bay from China. Hop in eBay and type in 1:87 JCB telescopic forklift. Forget the price but it's a decent model without kitbashing. Should be what you're looking for.

 Just picked up two 1:87 die cast/plastic Hyundai 250D-E7 yard size forklifts. These are light-years ahead of other HO forklifts. Great detailing ! 

 

Patrick

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Posted by jjdamnit on Monday, April 16, 2018 4:40 PM

Hello all!

dragonriversteel
Hop in eBay and type in 1:87 JCB telescopic forklift.

BINGO!!!

Thank you.

At that price I'll be ordering several.

Again, thank you for your suggestion.

 

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Posted by dragonriversteel on Monday, April 16, 2018 7:33 PM

jjdamnit

Hello all!

 

 
dragonriversteel
Hop in eBay and type in 1:87 JCB telescopic forklift.

 

BINGO!!!

Thank you.

At that price I'll be ordering several.

Again, thank you for your suggestion.

 

 

 

 Glad I could help. Gonna take about two weeks from across the pond to receive them. Please share your scene when completed.

Patrick

Fear an Ignorant Man more than a Lion- Turkish proverb

Modeling an ficticious HO scale intergrated Scrap Yard & Steel Mill Melt Shop.

Southland Industrial Railway or S.I.R for short. Enterchanging with Norfolk Southern.

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