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by Martin Hofmann
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Michael, thank you for the nice words. The used materials was: steel wire for the thin silver painted rods, brass pipes for the copper painted pipes, steel for the nuts, rubber shrinking tubes for the cables and connections to the fighting room. An yes, i use several pigments and a brown color un...
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Most of all parts are ready for weathering. Only the preheater was missing. Here it is also getted rusty and dirty.
Now it is time to weather the motor and rusty the exhaust pipes.
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: looking for late Tiger 1 bump stops
Replies: 0
Views: 74

looking for late Tiger 1 bump stops

Hi all,
is there anybody who has 4 bump stops to sold for a late Tiger 1?
I am very interested in this parts from Steve Winstone. He is so sorry but he cannot produce this parts more.
by Martin Hofmann
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 49
Views: 9783

Re: Martin's Elefant

After a long time here comes an update with the new mud scrapers, the towing hook and some mounted road wheels onto the hull.
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

After the first paint there comes some more. There are so much details like the MM of the caps, the decals and so much more - great Ivano :D :D
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 49
Views: 9783

Re: Martin's Elefant

Hi Adrian,
here comes the simulated photo of the simple jig for soldering the hinges. At the time of soldering, the parts where "naked".
Also you can see the new pins for the hinges with a diameter of 2mm. It is very near to the origin dimensions.
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Here comes the next update with some more color. Slowly it looks more and more like a Maybach Motor. :D :D :D
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Vince,
all the small bolts are glued in. It is not really possible to cut a thread of M1,4 in resin :D :D :D
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Ivano,
thank you for the FANTASTIC, but i have to give it also to you, because it is your design :D :D
And it is a very good one. Here comes the next photos with new pipes and the first layers of color.
by Martin Hofmann
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Vince, thank you for the "cute". Here comes the next photos of the pipes, holders and all nuts for simulating the fittings. All M2 nuts are bored out with dia 2,1 for pipes of 2mm and M1,6 nuts bored out with dia 1,6 for pipes of 1,5mm, so some solder has place between. Also the alternator get a ...
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Florian,
yes you can buy that kit from Ivano Costantini - see also in craftsmens market.
Now some photos from the chain for the hand starter with the cardanic shaft, and the first pipes for oil and petrol.
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 49
Views: 9783

Re: Martin's Elefant

Hi Derek, hi Adrian, sorry for talking a little german with german people - i know it is an english spoken forum. :lol: :lol: Adrian: i soft soldered the hinges in a simple self made jig. The diameter of the tube is 0,2mm bigger than the new bolt. I also built by myself. Photos will follow soon, bec...
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Marco,
thank you for your nice comment. Here are the next photos of the build.
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Hi Simon,
thank you for your "Excellent" :D
Here are some more photos of this wonderful detailled motor from Ivano. It makes very much fun to build this P45.
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 49
Views: 9783

Re: Martin's Elefant

Hi Heiko,
Hi Florian,
vielen, vielen Dank für eure netten Worte, ich bemühe mich sehr mit all den Details ein schönes Modell zu bauen. Wie ich von euch höre gelingt mir das durchaus. :D :D :D . Hier noch ein paar Details von den neuen selbst gebauten Scharnieren für die Kotflügel.