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The boom head has a large number of pulleys together with the lugs for attaching the fly jib. The driving cab is well detailed internally although the steering wheel appears to edmag a little high. The outriggers are fully working but it is here that there is a problem. The loads on the outriggers can get large particularly if the optional fly dema is attached and the screw jacks are simply not man enough for the job. Detail The size of the model immediately impresses, as does its weight.

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 and re-insert the screw. Only — connections to the boom head are plastic, presumably to keep the weight down. The crane cab is similarly well detailed internally and has excellent external handrailing.

The AC is an eight axle crane with a capacity of metric tonnes. At the rear an excellent piece of model frame work contains the wheel chocks and rear lighting cluster, which has the lights painted demay.

Conrad Demag AC Cranes Etc Review

Price The AC is a relatively costly model although it is extremely impressive and is one of those models that delights non-collectors. The counterweights supplied consist of five left and five right handed blocks.

ac500 Overall This model is one of the best looking crane models. It is all too easy to strip the thread from the screws rendering the denag useless for the model’s stability. The outrigger beams are very impressive being two-stage metal. Quality This is a high quality crane model which is every bit as impressive as the real machine. A luffing jib was available as a separate accessory.


Instructions are provided which describe how to string up the Superlift.

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Features The axles are linked for steering. The rest of the crane body continues the high standard with good detailing at the rear including pipe and frame work. Ca500 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.

The front five axles are linked dsmag steer proportionally, with the fifth axle moving very little, and the rear three axles also steer proportionally.

The whole arrangement looks very good particularly as there are small details cast within the outrigger beams. It can be posed in a large number of ways, and this can ca500 expanded even further with the optional luffing fly jib which extends the model to a jaw-dropping almost 3m in height. The hook supplied with the model is a metal single pulley version and this does not do the rest of the model justice. Each looks excellent complete with lifting lugs and graphics.

The steering on this model works very well and looks excellent when posed. The review model was undamaged. The boom is a five stage telescope of heavy and impressive construction with the usual internal locking mechanism to stop the sections sliding when fully extended. It is good value for the detail offered. Footnotes The model was introduced in The crane cab is fixed onto a mechanism which allows both tilt and the rotation from the transport to the operational position.

The model also lacks a loop on the front for fixing the hook during transport. A couple of ladders are fixed to the front and top surfaces have non-slip walking plates.

The hook can be operated by turning the winch drum directly with a finger. The paintwork is good as are the graphics, although on the review machine some of the graphics work was not perfect.


Terex-Demag AC 500-1

Over the fourth axle there are a couple of holes in the main spine beam and into this fits a special piece which holds dejag counterweight tray during loading and unloading. Moving back from the cab the carrier body is modelled well with exhaust and other details. Demag AC Mobile Crane. They hold the boom very well, even with the fly jib, but it takes an act of courage to apply the force to the model needed to extend the cylinders.

Although this avoids unsightly turning handles it does make the operation laborious. Thread is inserted into the piston to stop the screw slipping. Even despite the design flaw in the outriggers the model is -. 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. Packaging The model comes in a relatively large box with a picture sleeve. Inside, the model is securely packed within a pair of polystyrene trays.

Detailing in all aspects of the crane function is very good with the model only coming up slightly short in some areas such as mirrors and wipers. In transport mode the tie bars fold onto lugs fixed to the main boom and the bridle at the zc500 head clips into position. Outrigger screws are two thin for loads on the model. Although the pulley block is provided on ac5000 tray, the luffing winch is provided in the optional luffing jib demzg.

The model was revised later with a modernised superlift arrangement as Conrad To see photos of the de,ag machine click here. The counterweight tray is one solid piece containing space for the luffing winch.