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by Steve Stuart
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base Discussions
Topic: Moving - how to lift, rotate, transport the model - BASIC
Replies: 7
Views: 1577

Re: Moving - how to lift, rotate, transport the model - BASIC

Is this a version of Tracey Island? Thunderbirds are Go!!
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Tue May 19, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Turret Rotation Speed?
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Turret Rotation Speed?

Thanks Mark, the fact that the new motor (Motion Co 90 Degree Drive to tuck the motor out of the way) I have now fitted is geared to about half the Armortek motor speed to that would be no bad thing.
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Tue May 19, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Turret Rotation Speed?
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Turret Rotation Speed?

This is a question that I also have a current interest in. Perhaps the Tank Museum knows the answer, if so, who to ask?
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Thu May 14, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Mice in a Tiger
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Re: Mice in a Tiger

I have had a Comet that had a Mouse attack. It was a mess of wire filaments, shredded plastic insulation and shredded paper that had been brought into the Hull. If I had switched the power on it would have caught fire as it was a very flammable mixture. It was a very lucky escape, so I check the int...
by Steve Stuart
Wed May 06, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: 25 pounder identification plaques
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: 25 pounder identification plaques

Likewise, put me on the list!
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Brilliant Birthday card !
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Brilliant Birthday card !

Happy Birthday, and drink responsibly, and don't get tanked.....!
Good health!
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 2
Views: 587

Re: Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chinese Eye Chieftain
Replies: 180
Views: 35082

Re: Chinese Eye Chieftain

Ghengiz calm and carry on!
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Doing more for the environment
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: Doing more for the environment

Derek has a point, a bag that is not in itself recyclable can be reused. So the non-Green becomes the greenest? I too have kept the older ziplock bags!
The idea of recycling a kit makes me shudder, it needs a new owner to renovate.
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: 31st Jan 2020 - new kit announcement
Replies: 108
Views: 8791

Re: 31st Jan 2020 - new kit announcement

Brompton produced a 1/6 scale model of the bike a good few years ago, perfect for a Challenger 2. Or a kit bash of a re-enactor figure to go in a model! Steve
by Steve Stuart
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: 31st Jan 2020 - new kit announcement
Replies: 108
Views: 8791

Re: 31st Jan 2020 - new kit announcement

Are we there yet? :roll:
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Return rollers
Replies: 57
Views: 3281

Re: Return rollers

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Roller
The measurement of the 'neck' is precisely two inches. Taken at Bovington on Saturday. Hope this helps to answer any questions.
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chinese Eye Chieftain
Replies: 180
Views: 35082

Re: Chinese Eye Chieftain

The Professor of Engineering would probably not approve of this asymetry, but the practical engineer would say that is a very neat fix! Thank you for that piece of insight, that gap has has always niggled me, but I now know the reason, and it makes sense.
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: In memory of Gill Watkins
Replies: 87
Views: 6329

Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

The news about Gill took the wind out of my sails, She will be very much missed and never forgotten. My family and I send our condolences to Mark Daniel and Sara.
Steve
by Steve Stuart
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chinese Eye Chieftain
Replies: 180
Views: 35082

Re: Chinese Eye Chieftain

Mark
Good job Gophers don't go for nuts? :twisted:
Steve