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15th Birthday Celebration Competitions

All competitions are now closed. Competition winners will be selected during week commencing 1st April.  The correct answers are as follows:

Competition Number 1  (Drake Model)  Winner:  D Monken, USA

1. For what did Drake Collectibles win the Cranes Etc Innovation Award 2017?
 Drake App
2. On what date (month and year) did Cranes Etc first publish a review of a Drake Trailer scale model?  February 2011 (Doolans)
3. One of the Cranes Etc TV video reviews of a Drake model has a code word in the Video Description box.  What is the code word?  SANDPAPER

Competition Number 2 
(WSI Model)  Winner  M Cuevas, Spain

1
. What is the WSI model number for the Sarens SGC-120 Ring Crane?  10117
2. On what date (month and year) did Cranes Etc first publish a review of a WSI Model?  June 2008 (Spierings SK599)
3. One of the Cranes Etc TV video reviews of a WSI Liebherr LTM 1350 crane model has a code word in the Video Description box.  What is the code word?  OUTOFTHEBOX

Competition Number 3 
(Mammoet Model)  Winner: B Styczinski, USA

1. What is the Mammoet model number for the Kenworth T800W + Rogers Lowboy scale model? 410010
2. On what date (month and year) did Cranes Etc first publish a review of a model in Mammoet colours?  September 2007
3. One of the Cranes Etc TV video reviews of a Mammoet Store model has a code word in the Video Description box.  What is the code word?  SIZEDOESMATTER

Competition Number 4 
(Drake Model)   Winner:  M Nel, Namibia

1. Cranes Etc has reviewed one Drake model which is not a truck or trailer.  What is its Drake model number?  Z01139 (Walter Wright Grove Crane)

2. In what year was Bruce Hay of Drake asked how the job interviews were going during a Toy Fair video?  2018

3. One of the Cranes Etc TV video reviews of a Drake Trailer shows a Volvo A40 as a load.  What is the date (month / year) of this review?  August 2013

Competition Number 5 
(IMC Demag AC 700)  Winner:  S Macrae, UK

1. On what date (month and year) did Cranes Etc first publish a review of an IMC Model?  January 2016

2. After final development, how many individual tooled parts are used in the Demag AC 700-9 scale model, not counting hardware such as nuts and bolts?   (d) 680

3. One of the Cranes Etc TV video reviews of an IMC model has a code word in the Video Description box.  What is the code word?   WANTADEMAG

Competition Rules


1. Common sense applies, so there is no cash alternative, and only one Competition Entry Form per person per competition.  Multiple entries will all be disqualified.

2. Entries will be checked, and a winner chosen at random from all valid and correct entries.

3. The winner will be contacted using the e-mail address provided to request the delivery address.  The winner is responsible for any import or customs duties, or other local taxes in their country.

4. If a winner fails to respond to e-mail contact within 7 days, a new winner will be selected.

5. Patrons of Cranes Etc as at the closing time and date for the competition will be automatically entered, and they must be Patrons when the Competition winners are chosen.

6. By entering winners give permission for their names and country to be published in the winners list.

7. The prize is as stated, but may be substituted under exceptional circumstances.

8. Competition winners will be chosen during week commencing 1 April 2019.

Fan Support

Cranes Etc was born in 2004 and has provided free to use content since it started.  It has been supported by web and video advertising, however in common with the rest of the internet, advertising income has been declining significantly for independent content creators as people use adblockers or do not click ads.

So a different way is needed to allow Cranes Etc to continue going forwards.  If you are a fan of Cranes Etc, then you can now support Cranes Etc directly.

You can provide support by becoming a Patron of Cranes Etc.  For a monthly payment at a level that suits you, you can support Cranes Etc, and at the same time get the benefit of the Rewards that are offered, with no long term commitment.  Visit the Cranes Etc Patreon Page for more information.

Or, if you prefer, you can make a one-off payment of support direct to Cranes Etc at https://www.paypal.me/CranesEtc.

Also available for fans of Cranes Etc is branded merchandise from the Cranes Etc Stores - click the Store graphics on the top right to enter the stores in your area.

Models from the Cranes Etc collection are sometimes available for purchase.  Visit the Sales Page to see what is available.
Support Cranes Etc.  Become a Patron.
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Become a Patron of Cranes Etc and get Rewards

If you become a Patron of Cranes Etc than for as long as you maintain your pledge you can receive rewards.  You can choose how much you want to pledge and get the Rewards that suit you.  Of course, you can stop your subscription at any time.  The current rewards include:

Access to Patron-only content including 'Coming Soon' and News.

Early access to videos.

Shout outs / Sponsorship of videos.

Discounts off models sold by Cranes Etc on Ebay. 

Free automatic entry to any competitions run by Cranes Etc.


And more...

To see the Rewards in full, visit the Cranes Etc Patreon Page.