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News from the Continent December 2018 – Conrad


By Hans-Georg Schmitt

All text by, and copyright of, the Author. Photographs all supplied by the manufacturer. 

Here we look at the releases from Conrad during the second half of 2018. Conrad are a German maker of construction related vehicles. These are diecast to 1:50 scale in Germany. 


Art.No. 2515/01 DELMAG RH 18/200

Rotary drilling rig on the SR 25 E base unit.



Art.No. 2114/02 GROVE GMK 6300L

This large all terrain crane is fitted with a working jib extension; It is in Wiesbauer livery. Weisbauer have ordered many of these units from Terex.



Art.No. 2114/05 GROVE GMK 6300L

Here is the same all terrain crane unit with a working jib extension; here liveried for SARENS a Belgian provider of cranes from mobile units like this to huge tower cranes.



Art.No. 5516/0 BUCHER Municipal City Cat 5006

This compact vehicle for street cleaning is made by German firm specialising in supplying equipment to local authorities. Other divisions supply snow ploughs, airport maintenance equipment and the like. The City Cat range is designed to be very low emissions. 

This is the first release in plain manufacturer’s livery. I expect future releases to be in various city and town liveries.



ZOELLER X2 Garbage truck

Zoeller are a German company specialise in waste disposal units of varying types. Here Conrad models the Zoeller equipment on a MAN TGS M Euro 6 chassis.

This is a first release in the manufacturers livery.


Art.No. 2210/01 KOBELCO SK500LC-10 tracked excavator

Here we have a US version of the Kobelko crawler excavator. This is built in Hiroshima in Japan and exported to US and Europe in considerable numbers.


Art.No. 2767/0 SANDVIK TH663 Dumper

This is a large dumper from Sandvik which is a Swedish firm which specialises in huge mining equipment. 

Again this is a first release of this model and will I am sure also appear in operator’s liveries at some point. 



Art.No. 2441/02  SANDVIK LH621 Tunnel loader 2016

Another model in Sandvik livery.  This model is a 21-metric-ton loader and hauler designed to allow operation underground. 


Art.No. 2115/0 TEREX RT90 Rough terrain crane

 
This Terex crane is designed to operate on rough terrain and has a five section boom. The model also has a extending boom. It is in Terex livery and is the first release of this model which will appear later in operator liveries.


Art.No. 2115/01 TEREX RT100 US Rough terrain crane

 Here is the US version of the crane designated RT100. 


Art.No. 2106/07 LIEBHERR MK88 mobile building site cran

Another livery on this mobile crane which opens up to create a mounted tower crane capable of reaching multi-storey buildings.


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Art.No. 2209/01 LIEBHERR R920 Compact tracked excavator with movable jib

This model has a working two part boom and is in operator Wörmann’s livery.



Art.No. 76213/0  FAYMONVILLE Variomax articulated Deep-bed lowloader on MAN TGX SLT 4axle

Faymonville trailer building spreads across Europe with operations in Luxembourg, Belgium, Poland, Italy and even assembly from kits in Russia. This model is a low bed semi-trailer with pendle axle chassis between the gooseneck and the low bed.

Here it is in its first release using the MAN tractor unit already in the Conrad range. 



Art.No. 78179/0 DOLL long timber truck with Mercedes-Benz Arocs

Here is another new release with the timber truck modelled in its “outward bound” configuration. Liveried for Doll a specialist German trailer maker. It seems to be based on their M2K -10 timber unit.


Art.No. 78183/0 Doll short timber transport with Mercedes-Benz Arocs

Here we have timber lorry with trailers from Doll. These appear to be based upon their Logo range.  Again this appears to be a new release.



Art.No. 78227/01 PUTZMEISTER PUMI 25-4 Concrete mixer on Mercedes-Benz Arocs 4 axle

A second version on this casting. Here in the livery of Putzmeister the manufacturer. Putzmeister are a large maker of concrete pumps producing in Europe and with a division in the US.


Art.No. 1616/01 MAN TGE flat bed truck

Here we have a second livery on this truck which is a recent introduction by MAN which is part of the Volkswagen group and which is based upon the Crafter van. 


Art.No. 2449/07 TORION 1914 wheel loader

The Torion 1914 is the low end model in CLAAS’s medium to heavy loader range. It has been seen already in Conrad range many times.


Art.No. 2737/11 LIEBHERR LG 1750 lattice mast crane

Here this huge mast crane model is seen in MEDIACO livery.


Art.No. 5517/0 GOLDHOFER AST-2 airfield tractor

Another new model, here in the makers livery.  This is the new towbarless aircraft moving unit from that maker. 


Art.No. 76238/0 MAN TGX XLX Euro 6 3-axle truck with Palfinger loading crane

WÖRMANN livery on this MAN truck makes it an impressive unit with its large loading crane. Again this is a new version and is likely to appear in many liveries.


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News from the Continent July 2018 – Conrad

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

All text by the, and copyright of the Author. Photographs are from the Manufacturer.

Here are some of the latest releases from Conrad who specialise in industrial and construction related subjects as well as municipal and utility vehicles. Their models are all diecast in Germany and are to a scale of 1:50 unless otherwise stated.

New Releases

 

Art.Nr. 2515/01 DELMAG RH 18/200

A rotary drill on carrier SR 25 E

Art.Nr. 2114/02 GROVE GMK 6300L

An all terrain crane with long cantilever in WIESBAUER livery

 

Art.Nr. 2114/05 GROVE GMK 6300L

Another version of the all terrain crane with long cantilever this time in SARENS livery.

 

Art.Nr. 5516/0 BUCHER Municipal City Cat 5006 compact vehicle

Street sweeper from Bucher without any livery for a specifc authority.

 

Art.Nr. 7739/0 ZOELLER X2 refuse collection vehicle on the chassis of the MAN TGS M Euro 6

Again a plain version without any operators markings.

 

Art.Nr. 2210/01  KOBELCO SK500LC-10 tracked excavator

Here the model is based upon the US version of this excavator in manufacturer’s livery.

 

Re-releases

Art.Nr. 2767/0 SANDVIK TH663 Dumper

Another model in the manufacturer’s livery.

 

Art.Nr. 2441/02 SANDVIK LH621 tunnel loader design 2016

Another Sandvik liveried construction vehicle.

 

Art.Nr. 2115/0  TEREX RT90 rough terrain crane

Again in Manufacturers livery.

 

Art.Nr. 2115/01 TEREX RT100 US rough terrain crane

A very similar model to the last one but with minor detail changes to replicate the US version of the crane.


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News from the Continent June 2018- Conrad

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

Text by, and copyright of the Author. All photographs supplied by the manufacturer.

Here are some models recently announced by Conrad. These are all diecast for Germany for the small family run company and are to 1:50 scale.

Art.No. 2210/0 KOBELCO SK500LC-10

Crawler excavator in Kobelco Livery

 

Art.No. 2211/0 MECALAC 15MC

Crawler excavator: fitted with an offset two-piece boom attachment and liveried in “Communal” markings

 

Art.No. 2212/0 MECALAC 15MWR

This is similar to the previous model but this time it is a wheeled excavator with the same offset two-piece boom attachment

 

Art.No.2453/0 Liebherr L 509 

A  twin wheel loader in the manufacturers livery

 

Art.No. 2768/0  MECALAC 6MDX

A site dumper again liveried in maunufacturer’s finish.

 

Art.No. 77235/0 MAN Euro 6 TGS CIFA Energya E8-E9

A  four axle concrete mixer with CIFA livery

 

Art.No. 2117/0 GROVE GRT8100

This is a very substantial telescopic crane developed for use on rough terrain.

 

ArtNo. 2202/07 CASE CX250D

This is a CASE liveried crawler excavator

 

ArtNo. 2968/01  POCLAIN TY2P

Wheeled crane with crane boom in the manufacturers colours

 

ArtNo. 2925/0  POCLAIN TY45

A hydraulic excavator with shovel in the manufacturers colours


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News from the Continent August/September 2017 – Conrad

By Hans – Georg Schmitt

All photographs supplied by, and copyright of, Conrad.

Conrad produce commercial vehicles and construction equipment diecast in Germany to 1:50 scale. The images shown below are of models that they intend to release this Autumn.

Art.No. 1615/03 MAN TGE Box van

 

Art.No. 2116/02 TEREX 3160 Challenger Mobile crane “Felbermayr”
Art.No. 2206/0 Liebherr R920 Compact tracked excavator with monobloc jib
Art.No. 77165/02 MAN TGS M Euro 6 tipper with loading crane

 

Art.No. 77217/02 MAN TGS M 3axle Euro 6 Meiller roll on/roll off dumper “COLAS” –
Art.No. 2519/02 Vögele Super 800-3i tracked surfacelayer – “COLAS”

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News from the Continent – Conrad June/July 2017

By Hans Georg-Schmitt

All photographs supplied by Conrad, and their copyright is recognised.

Conrad plan to release the following new models by July 2017. All are diecast and to 1:50 scale for Germany. Conrad are well known for their high quality construction equipment in authentic liveries. Most of the models shown are new liveries and fitments on previously used castings.

2107/08 DEMAG AC 100-4L Telescopic crane – WIESBAUER


2114/03 GROVE GMK 6300 L All-Terrain Crane including jib extension – Felbermayr


 

2202/07  CASE CX 250D tracked excavator – Case Livery


 

76230/01 NOOTEBOOM articulated low loader on MAN TGX XXL Euro 6 2-axle tractor


 

2968/01 POCLAIN TY2P with jig


 

2441/02 SANDVIC tunnel loader LH 621


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News from the Continent January 2017 – Conrad

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

Images of the models supplied by the Manufacturers.

The latest releases from Conrad are shown below. They are all diecast to 1:50 Scale.

#2767/0 SANDVIK Dumper TH663

 


#77181/07 MAN TGS Euro & MEILLER 3-axles Three-sided-tipper

 


#2116/0 TEREX 3160 Challenger Mobile crane

 


#99919/01 CONRAD Extra – Load set ballast set RAL 1007


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News from the Continent – Conrad Summer 2016

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

 

These are special models announced by Conrad and expected over the summer months. All are diecast to 1:50 scale unless otherwise stated.

18704 Conrad 2946_02_Liebherr_A920_2016-Bieber

2946/02 Liebherr A 920

Hydraulic excavator with bucket and grader blade in the livery of Georg Bieber


18705 Conrad 2107-06 TEREX AC100-4L_MERKEL_web

2107/06 Terex AC100/4L

Telescopic crane in Merkel livery.


18706 Conrad 2941_02_Liebherr_R9100_

2941/02 Liebherr R9100

Tracked excavator with Bucket


18707 Conrad 75156-98004 MAN TGS Abrollcontainer und Tieflader_WÖRMANN_web

75156/0-98004 MAN TGS 3-axle Euro 5


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Conrad Christmas 2015

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

Conrad issued two Christmas specials in liveries from well-known operators. These complicated and large diecast models of construction equipment is made to 1:50 scale.

 

2744/04  Terex Superlift 3800 tracked crane

This version of this large crane is in the livery of Franz Bracht a crane hire company based in Erwitte whose yellow coloured equipment is used on large construction projects.
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2100/43  Liebherr LTM 1070-4.1 Auto crane

Here we have the impressive 8 wheeled mobile crane in the livery of Regel. Albert Regel is a German company based in the Kassel area which is marked on the side of the blue, yellow and white liveried vehicle.
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