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We Honest shipping is pretty fast. Tracking usually shows it in the U.S. on the 2nd day after the order. Once in the U.S. I've had some delays up to a week. Still good considering the low prices and the excellent selection.


Whiskey Merchant
I picked up this crane on ebay.


It did require 2 purchases. The crane with the electro magnet was on a rubber tired base. Not good for running around in a scrap yard. Got the crane for $15 bucks. Picked up the tracked base for $6 and cobbled the two together.

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