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Very nice, it's good to see some horse drawn gear on here, as a boy my father worked on the farm with horses together with a standard fordson and a david brown cropmaster, and he does like to reminisce about them now and again!

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5 hours ago, Kirely said:

Horse Drawn Potato Digger.

I hope these models are not to retro for this Site.  I used a Siku Potato Digger as a donor and added a shaft for the horses. 


The hardest part was building the swingle trees for which I used a wooden coffee stirrer and some bits of brass.  I had some ultra fine chain which looks the right scale to me, usually chains used in modelling are over scale and chunky.



The Horses are Britians lead horses and I used the holes behind the collars [for wires] to thread the chains through. 


The Siku Potato Digger is probably too large for a horse drawn vehicle but it was the only digger I could find for this project.


MacDonald's coffee stirrers I normally get a hand full when in there use them to mix to 2 part clues together or to did in the grease bucket to get a small lump to poke in bolt hole keeps your fingers clean also keep my shirt clean as don't have to wipe hands down the front of it . Liking you models always like to go and watch them in action at shows  

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