C. F. STRUCK CORP.

CEDARBURG WISCONSIN

Thank you for your interest in the revolutionary new Mini-Dozer. The Mini-Dozer is a totally new concept in small garden tractors. Its uniqueness comes from its ability to do many more jobs around the home and farm than could have ever been expected of conventional rear wheel driven tractors. Its accomplishments range from bulldozing top soil and mowing lawns in the summer to pushing snow and "snowmobiling" in the winter. By the use of a "life-time" steel track the MiniDozer can travel over almost any terrain without fear of tire punctures. This type of track gives the ultimate in traction,for now you are replacing the conventional "cleated" tires with a track made of many individual "web-feet". This track hugs the ground over more than 500 square inches. Compare this to the few square inches permitted by regular rear wheel driven tractors. This wide traction area also allows the weight of the Mini-Dozer to be spread over a much larger area-no longer do you have to concentrate the»weight over the rear wheels which dig up the turf. Rather, each "webfoot" track (because there are so many) receives much less weight and therefore the Mini-Dozer literally "floats" along the ground with barely a trace of where it has been. Each of the two levers controls its own separate track. A feather touch forward on both levers causes power to be applied to each track and the Mini-Dozer moves smartly forward. While traveling, slowly pulling back on,say,the right lever,causes power to be released from the right track and the Mini-Dozer will smoothly begin a right turn. Pulling this lever further back will slow the right track even more and your right turn becomes much shorter. By pulling this lever completely

to the rear,a full brake action is applied to the right track and it stops completely, allowing you to glide around in the shortest turn possible - much shorter a turn than that possible with any conventional wheel tractor or snowmobile! Reverse is almost an instantaneous movement. A hand lever on the left side of the tractor completely controls this quick forward and reverse action. While traveling forward, if you wish to go into reverse, just pull up on this hand lever. The Mini-Dozer will slow to a stop and start again in reverse. When you wish to go forward again ,release the hand lever and the tractor will stop its reverse travel and start forward, and you're on your way again. This forward and reverse action will respond as quickly as you can pull up and release this hand lever. The lever controls also have an important safety feature, for when either of the levers is released it returns automatically to a neutral position no danger of an operator falling off the Mini-Dozer and having it roll toward him, for the moment he lets go of the levers-the tractor comes to a quick unpowered stop. The power transmission system of the Mini-Dozer is one of the high points. It provides a highly efficient and quick responding power train while at the same time its maintenance cost is extremely low. We're all familiar with the use of rubber "V" belts as clutches for they are used on almost every major garden tractor and lawn mower manufactured today. This type of clutch has proven itself highly efficient and when worn,requires the least time and expense for replacement. It's for these reasons and for the fact that even better "V" belt varieties are now available ,that "V" belts were selected as clutches in the Mini-Dozer

But don't be confused that the Mini-Dozer is a "V" belt drive tractor, rather the belts are only used for clutches which transmit, their power to heavy chain driven rear track sprockets. Each rear track sprocket, has its own separate heavy duty #40 chain drive which is controlled by rugged "V" belt clutches making each track a separate power unit. The mechanical design of the Mini-Dozer is the ultimate of strength and simplicity. The basic body is a single formed and electrically welded piece of heavy 12 gauge steel. It has rigid welded bracing at all points of stress forming a strong and rattle-free body. All low speed bearing surfaces in the Mini-Dozer are of "Oilite". This is a specially designed bearing material developed by the Chrysler Corp. Oilite has the property of absorbing great quantities of lubricant and then slowly metering it out as the bearing requires lubrication -this allows periodic oiling and eliminates the chance of bearing burn-out due to improper lubrication. The remaining bearings are sealed (lifetime lubricated) ball bearings. Many attachments are available for the Mini-Dozer. Throughout this catalog various attachments are described and shown in actual use. Many other attachments are available from other manufacturers which are easily adapted to the Mini-Dozer, further information on specific attachments is available on request. The Mini-Dozer, being such a completely new concept in the garden tractor field,has many properties as yet not fully utilized. Hence, it becomes the perfect "basetractor" from which anyone with a little mechanical interest can build on to,to provide even greater use of the Mini-Dozer's tremendous power and maneuverability potential. The Mini-Dozer is more than just a bulldozer, lawnmower or garden tractor. Its much more than just a snowmobile. Rather it's a year-round vehicle that has a multitude of uses due to its strength, maneuverability and varied line of attachments.

HOW CAN YOU BUY A M I N I - D O Z E R ?

MD34-B KIT:This is a complete kit of parts necessary t o , build your- own Mini-Dozer! All parts are completely machined and preassembled into units so that the tractor can be put together with only common mechanic's tools. Only basic mechanical understanding is necessary,as no machining or fitting of parts is required. MD34-C PLANS:These Plans are available for those who wish to build a Mini-Dozer from their own locally secured materials. There's no question that the Mini-Dozer will spark the enthusiasm and imagination of any boy from 10 to 110. When purchased as PLANS , it becomes . a challenging and extremely rewarding project for the more mechanically inclined individual. As a complete KIT it allows the person with the same mechanical enthusiasm but with limited experience and equipment to still make the high performing MiniDozer - a perfect father and son project. After assembly of the kit, it provides its owner with a tractor of outstanding maneuverability and performance and at a price, due to factory direct buying, much lower than comparable 6 hp tractors. Please study this catalog. It has been organized to give the best all round description of the performance and ability of what we consider a truly revolutionary advance in small tractor design. If, after going through this catalog you have certain questions about the Mini-Dozer,I would appreciate your writing me personally and I will give your question my immediate attention. .Sincerely yours,

C.F.

STRUCK CORP

Copyright 1967 by C.F. Struck Corp.

MINI-DOZER A

FUNMOBILE

The Mini-Dozer shows its real muscle and maneuverability the moment, it tackles its first "tough" assignment. The minute you start the engine, you and the MiniDozer take complete command. Whatever the material; top soil, snow, sand, grave], etc. it will melt before the rugged Mini-Dozer equipped with the 42" No.100 Dozer Blade. A single control lever mounted in the rear gives you complete control of the Blade. It allows you to quickly and accurately fill and smooth every rut and ditch in your path. A single pin on the Blade allows you to angle it left, right, or straight ahead to give you accurate dozing. The unique No.16 Dozer Tracks give a sure"web-footed" stance. This wide track allows the Mini-Dozer to run in any type of ground condition; be it marsh, ice, snow, sand or just plain old-fashion Mud! The Tracks being

segmented provide a self - cleaning action while you're traveling which helps keep a clean biting edge constantly digging deep for the greatest traction. The quick acting reverse is a delight for dozing. You can change from forward to reverse travel "on the go" by simply pulling up on the reversing handle. Release this handle and you're on your way forward again. This "quick reverse" feature is perfect when you're banking snow or trying to level top soil on your new lawn. True, all around visability is another plus feature. Due to tlie unique design of the Mini-Dozer there are no brackets, wheels, grills,etc. to catch onto clothing or to obstruct vision. The driver can see equally we]] in all directions for the utmost in safe and comfortable operation .

The Mini-Dozer teamed up with the Nol2-36" Lawn Mower attachment makes short work of the toughest lawns The quick response of the Mini-Dozer control handles give the ultimate in precision mowing. Because of the Mini-Dozer's ability to truly "turn on a dime" you can easily mow in and around the most difficult obstacles without a pause. The Mower is powered by a single "V" belt and attaches to the Mini - Dozer with only two pins making hook-up a snap. The two large 19" mower blades gently lift the grass as you mow for clean accurate cutting. Notice the unique up front hook - up for the mower. By being forward of the Mini - Dozer you never crush the grass before you cut it as is the case with the conventional under - slung tractor mowers. Also this "up-front"mounting allows you to do more detailed mowing. The photo to the right shows the low silhouette of the mower and how easily it can mow under trees,bushes,etc. •The large caster wheel up front allows the mower to follow the terrain and thereby eliminate lawn scalping. The No.15 Lawn Tracks were specifically designed for lawn mowing and other jobs requiring the least surface penetration. These Tracks give excellent traction while mowing and at the same time provide reliable turf protection. Each Track is made up of many individual sections which

provide a unique "web-footed" design. Forming a continuous wide tread these "web-footed" sections help spread the weight of the tractor over a much larger area than that possible with a conventional rear wheel driven tractor. This ground hugging design allows the track to be flat and eliminate the need for cleats that might dig up the lawn. This wide track feature also allows the tractor to "bridge and float over" soft spots in the lawn without leaving annoying depressions. Heavy grass poses no problem for the MiniDozer. Because of the unique transmission system of the Mini-Dozer your Mower is always under full power as it is connected directly to the engine. By having complete control over forward travel with the control handles,you can start and stop in an instant without having to do any complicated declutching or gear shifting. H e n c e , when the mowing gets too heavy you let up on the control handles stopping the tractor and alallowing the Mower to clear itself. When clear, you proceed forward again. No matter how thick the going, you can always "inch" your way forward by putting light pressure on the control handles. For even more convenience your "instant-reverse" lever is always by your side. Just pull up on it and you'll go quickly into reverse; release it and you'll move smoothly forward again.

Even with all its serious work features, the MiniDozer is still the first choice for a cross - country "funmobile". Its balanced design,coupled with its superior traction allows it to tackle the toughest hills and terrain. It gives little concern to what material it's gliding over; be it rocks, swamp, sand, ice or snow.This confidence is a great assurance when you're "snaking" your way through unfamiliar country. Another plus feature is the Mini-Dozer's quick responce to the control handles. This means the MiniDozer will turn exactly where and exactly when you

want it to -a great help when that tree stump pops up out of nowhere! The all-steel tracks completely eliminate any fear of tire punctures or other maintenance worries. Each tread is rigidly double bolted to a heavy duty drive chain forming a continuous band of superior gripping power . And when it's time to pack up and go home the MiniDozer can scoot up into your standard size station wagon or pick-up truck and you're on your way content and relaxed!

Here's how the dozer works
REAR DRIVE BELT REVERSE CLUTCH PULLEY CHAIN DRIVE

FORWARD DRIVE BELT REVERSE DRIVE BELT

NEUTRAL

FORWARD

WITH NO HAND PRESSURE on the control lever, it stays in the center or neutral position. The rear drive belt is slack, so no power is transmitted to the track.

PUSHING THE CONTROL LEVER FORWARD tightens the constantly rotating drive pulley against the rear drive belt, putting the track in forward motion.

PULLING BACK ON THE CONTROL LEVER slackens the rear drive belt and brings the brake arm to bear on the belt so that it prevents track movement.

PULLING UP ON THE REVERSE LEVER pulls the pivot shaft down its slot to slacken the forward drive belt and engage the reverse drive belt.

BRAKE

REVERSE

MINI-DOZER ATTACHMENTS
No. 100 BLADE 42 x 16" all steel blade. Can be angled left or right with removal of single pin. Completely enclosed lift rod and mechanism; connects to rear mounted lift handle.Comes complete, mounts to tractor with only two pins $59.95 No. 12 MOWER CONVERSION KIT Kit contains all parts necessary to convert 36" #32KF25009N Rotary Mower sold by Sears RSSbuck Co. for use with our MiniDozer. Our Conversion Kit contains front caster wheel and mount, tractor mounting arms,and complete belt and clutch mechanism $34.95

No. 13 Chain Guards Two 12 ga. all-steel guards used to protect the final drive chains from collecting trash when going in heavy brush with the Mint-Dozer;bolts on with four 5/16 cap screws furnished -you must drill four 5/16 holes on each side of Body, full instructions included $4.95

No. 210 TRAILER All steel, medium duty, 36 x uo x 12", full up-swing tail gate,4:00 x 8 pneumatic tires,roller bearing wheels,stake pockets, over 1/3 ton capacity $98.95

No. 14 TRACK GUARD Complete one-piece track guard made of 12 guage steel and 1-1/2" pipe. Extremely useful for keeping rocks and other trash out of the track when bulldozing gravel or similiar loose materials. Also useful when going through unfamiliar country to protect the track and drive wheels from h idden obstacles $29.95

No. 425 AERATOR 32" coverage, roller bearings, specially designed beveled teeth are reversible to permit smooth or rough spiking, comes with weight pan $79.95

Ho. 3ZIO8 SPREADER Accurate feed regulator, lever type feed control, welded steel hoppar, 10-7/8" high by 10" deep by 30" long, holds lOOlbs Non-corrosive nylon bearings on agitator, oilite bearings on 12x2.75 tires....$29-95

No. 525 ROLLER 3 2 " wide by 2 4 " diamater, heavy gaugo steel, water ballast, scraper bar, roller bearings, loaded weight 550 lbs $69.95

PARTS No. 1 2 , 13, and 14 not available until JULY 1, 1967 •••••*

Husky 8-inch Plow

30-inch Disc Harrow

34-inch Drag Harrow

Adjustable Foot Unit

Ho. 18 MOUNTING BRACKET This Mounting Bracket allows you to use the 3-Point Hitch illustrated below on your Mini Dozer. When used with this Hitch ell implements pictured on this page may be attached to the Mini Dozer. Except for this Bracket, everything else illustrated on this page is available from Sears, Roebuck and Co.and should be ordered directly from them. # 0 . 18 Mounting Bracket (does not include 3-Point Hitch) $4.95

Heavy-duty Cultivator

3-Point Hitch

Self Powered

MD34B

Mini-Dozer

Kit

Complete unpainted Kit of a l l p a r t s necessary to make your own Mini-Dozer. All p a r t s completely machined; can be assembled with common mechanic's t o o l s . Only basic mechanical understanding necessary to sucessfully complete t h i s Kit. (specify e i t h e r No. 15 Lawn Track or No. 16 Dozer Track - pictured above with Dozer Track) M 3 B KIT with 6hp Tecumseh-Power D4 Products Engine $349.95

MD34C

PLANS

Complete detailed plans for building your own MiniDozer from l o c a l l y secured material s. Includes complete Parts L i s t with low, factory d i r e c t Prices on a l l parts you don't wish to f a b r i cate yourself. Also includes plans for building our popular, lowcost Plywood Body and Hard wood Tracks!
MD34C Plans ---$5.00

MD34B-LE KIT less Engine

(same as

KIT

above $208 .95

NOTE: all prices quoted in this catalog are FOB Cedarburg, Wisconsin USA with the exception of items N o . 2 1 0 , 4 2 5 , 5 2 5 whicch are FOB Mt. Kisco, New York USA.

SPECIFICATIONS
Engine 6 HP

MD34

MINI-DOZER

Max Speeds

Tecumseh - Power products with recoil start and single "choke, throttle, and stop" control . Larger Engines not recommended. Double "A" belt powering at a 37.8 to 1 ratio, two #40 chain driven rear sprockets. Transmiss ion Step Cone "A" belt type, manually shifted through four possible ratios. Reverse permanently operable. Final Drive Single #40 chain driven sprockets driving each Track at a 6.75 to 1 ratio. Frame 12 guage electrically welded steel with 10 ga. steel plate for all internal mechanism. Cast Iron with "Oilite"bearings and oil fittings riding on 7/8" axles. Dimensions Width overall w/Dozer Track - 38" w/Lawn Track - 36" Length overall - 46" Height overall - 34" Clearance - 6" Turning Radius Inside Track - 0" Outside Track - 33-1/2" Weight Approximately 350# shipping weight Stability Will climb or negotiate around 45° hill

Drawbar Pull

1st - 2.44MPH (for bulldozing) 2nd - 3.83MPH (for lawn mowing) 3rd - 6.10MPH (for cross country travel) Reverse - 3.53MPH (with removal of reverse belt this pulley step becomes an extra low forward speed.) Pull 3500# automobile up grade. Pull a 8" moldboard plow 5" deep in moderate clay soil. WARRANTY

For 90 days from purchase date, we will replace for the original purchaser, free of charge, any part or parts found upon examination at our factory to be defective under normal use and service on account of defects in material or workmanship. All transportation charges on parts submitted for replacement under this warranty must be borne by purchaser. This warranty does not cover engines as these are covered in a warranty by the engine manufacturer through their regular distributor and service organization. This warranty shall not be effective if our equipment has been subjected to misuse or has been altered outside our factory in any respect which affects its operation. C. F. STRUCK CORPORATION

C. F. STRUCK CORPORATION reserves the right to make improvements and change product specifications without notice.

C. F. STRUCK CORP.
CEDARBURG, W I S C O N S I N 53012

BULK RATE . U. S. POSTAGE P A I D
CEDARBURG, WISC Permit No. 3O

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