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by Phil Woollard
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

I've made a start on the turret basket, it's tight indeed but it will work. My plan is to bolt the gun elevation to the turret floor, more to follow tomorrow. I have spoken with the boss and we both agree that for now the interior detail is more important than rc recoil, although manual recoil is an...
by Phil Woollard
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Engine L60 for Chieftain
Replies: 95
Views: 11182

Re: Engine L60 for Chieftain

Good to know your ok my friend. When you get a minute and when it's safe to do so, can you send the 1/35 model engine back to me please? Kind regards Phil.
by Phil Woollard
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

I'm working on the turret wall and roof detail right now, I really need some turret basket detail drawing or photos, anything that would help, even a cluttered photo with a basket brace in the background. Many Thanks guys 8)
by Phil Woollard
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger1 " tard-mid" !!??
Replies: 58
Views: 8986

Re: Tiger1 " tard-mid" !!??

Ivano we have been worried about you! That zimmerit looks great, it's not an easy thing to get right! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Engine L60 for Chieftain
Replies: 95
Views: 11182

Re: Engine L60 for Chieftain

Oh thank God I'll take a look! Cheers Vince
by Phil Woollard
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Engine L60 for Chieftain
Replies: 95
Views: 11182

Re: Engine L60 for Chieftain

I fear the worst for ivano he was front line in Lombardi!
by Phil Woollard
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

That dam internet! I did wonder you know as the turret interior front looks very angular! That's one of my better found interior photos, ah well you live and learn. How about these two?
by Phil Woollard
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Bloody predictive text lol.

Mark, what was strapped in the cradle on the turret side wall just to the right of the crew light? Also is that a grab handle just in shot on the turret roof?
by Phil Woollard
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

The finished turret interior padding colour, I have now removed the seam covers leaving the section joints a bit more like the real thing which was not very tidy. Next job, while the turret is upside down, is to add the wiring for the interior lighting and various other dodads. Then we are onto the ...
by Phil Woollard
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

I'm heading toward the workshop in a mo but just thought this little warning label on one of the turret systems cabinets was interesting! On the subject of the turret control boxes, ammunition racks etc (as there's currently no alternative), i plan to clone a selection of the units printing them out...
by Phil Woollard
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Many thanks Richard it all helps, kind regards Phil
by Phil Woollard
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

What a day tricking out the interior. My back is killing me! 8)
by Phil Woollard
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

Thanks Vince.
by Phil Woollard
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 743
Views: 70838

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

The learning curve reference the 3d printing is steep, Steve gave me some good pointers yesterday as he's been doing it for yonks. I thought that I would need to purchase a scanner but it looks like my smart phone and some remote software will be the way forward, referred to as......"Photogrammetry"...