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by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Good point Dave, someone would need to measure and scale the antenna box to ascertain the correct dimensions of that before I could comment futher, I'm sure Stephen knows the correct length of the extinguishers . I'm just looking at reference photos and adjusting the mounting points to suit your bea...
by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Turret progress. I have a few smaller parts missing but Monique is on the case! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Panther
Topic: Mick's Panther A
Replies: 248
Views: 51480

Re: Mick's Panther A

Nice finish Mick, it's surprising how much hair spray is needed to get the effect to work. I found lots of water helped to get the white top coat to move. 8)
by Phil Woollard
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

More turret progress 8)
by Phil Woollard
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Smoke discharger brackets, as usual there are a few variations but I have gone for the batus mk5 compromise.
by Phil Woollard
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Cheers Steve they are the best I've seen! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Now to the turret. 8)
by Phil Woollard
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

I have now installed the drivers compartment, connected the various circuits and it all was working well, went and had a cuppa came back, fired up the engines and nothing! The sound module has decided to not make a sound, there's voltage getting to it but no beep when I switch on and no sound select...
by Phil Woollard
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: M3 Lee/ Grant Medium Tank
Topic: Mick's Grant
Replies: 113
Views: 20589

Re: Mick's Grant

Go for it Mick! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Interesting Charles
by Phil Woollard
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Thank you Stephen for that comprehensive guide, what are your thoughts or anyone else's for that matter regarding recreating a working turret search light, or as it was infra red should we not bother , I was thinking of a bit of theater and using a very deep red filter ? 8)
by Phil Woollard
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Almost done now with making the drivers compartment. Some painting, and some wiring still left to do.
by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Some colour applied. 8)
by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

I may do just that Marcus! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 568
Views: 60229

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

So long as you guys enjoy the progress posts then I'm happy. The meccano brackets are very usefull indeed for are hobby, well if your going to build extra details like I do they are. Those 1/4 scale engines are way to big but contain many use full parts for me, I think it will be far to big to repre...