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March 18, 2014 · by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport
· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Bill Klein’s Motorized Moon Walker

Bill Klein writes: A three speed powermatic motor drives the chain to drive the Moonwalker. A hand operated crane is on the rear. The battery for the motor is inside.

Bill Klein’s Tractor

Bill Klein writes: The tractor is powered by an A49 motor. The truck hood, radiator, two tracks and four NX pulleys are from a 12 1/2 set. The powermatic winch on the rear has two cables and two hooks.

Bill Klein’s Tractor

Bill Klein writes: The tractor is A49 motor and or steam powered with rear wheel drive. The wheels are three sets of CS wheel segments. An articulated frame allows for steering. It has a drivers seat. The A49 motor is under the steam engine.

· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Bill Klein’s Heavyweight Pull Vehicle

Bill Klein writes: The Heavyweight Pull Vehicle is used to pull a weighted sled that the club has. It is set up to be used on carpeting. The track is usually about six feet long and the weighted pulling sled is available for events. This sled, I believe, was made by Paul Thole or his students.

Bill Klein’s Twin Boom Wrecker

Wrecker with twin, swivel booms for side pick-ups. Each boom has a crank to raise and lower the boom and another crank to raise and lower the hook on the boom. Hooks and pulleys in the back. Spare tire mounted on side. Custom windshield.

· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Picture #1: Bulldozer on trailer hooked to truck with winch on back, electric lifting magnet and crane on front.

Pictures #2-5: And now upgraded: Heavy duty hauling truck with bulldozer, custom built, with electric magnet pick up. Winch on back with hook up for towing. Crank on front for lowering the front boom on the bulldozer. Custom gear shift with transmission. Custom windshield, brass exhausts, front fenders and driver’s seat. Eight springs under truck, eighteen wheels, two wheels per axle on four back wheels, single wheels on front for steering.

· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

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· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Bill Klein’s Truck With 3 Speed Transmission

Bill Klein writes: The truck has rear wheel drive with three speeds forward and one reverse. The long rod in the front moves to shift the model. It has working steering and a driver’s seat.

Bill Klein’s Rescue Truck

Bill Klein writes: The truck has four winches and three cranes, all of which swivel. The door on the truck opens. It has four front wheel dual steering and six rear wheels.

· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Bill Klein’s 8 Wheel Drive Truck

Bill Klein writes: This truck has two A49 motors connected together and 8 wheels studded with nuts and bolts. It is used for truck pulls at our Erector club (similar to tractor pulls).

· by David Gilbert · Erector Sets, Klein, Bill, Vehicles & Transport

Bill Klein’s Army Tank & Transport Truck

This tank runs with A49 motors. One runs each track with switches so you can steer it by turning off one motor and letting the other track pulls the tank around. The axle shafts are split to allow this independent operation. It has 4 NX pulleys and 4 Z pulleys. There is a matching Transport Truck for the tank with 6 wheel steering.

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