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by simon_manning
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 36
Views: 7376

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thank you all, its always good to get feedback, good or bad, or constructive. The next step is to alter the rear stowage basket, the position of the two baskets is critical to allow the Roof to fit in, the rear basket only just fits the Michal matata rear body section, adjusting this is also tight, ...
by simon_manning
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 443
Views: 51463

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

keep at it phil, marathon build, the forum are enjoying it, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 36
Views: 7376

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Fabian, i have finished the rear stowage rack, it dose not look much but was a tricky little part, i was in two minds to build from scratch but instead used the kit part and altered all the upright's, added the feet and tie down bars, all soldered and fairly strong, now to tackle the other st...
by simon_manning
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Maximizing Run Time?
Replies: 21
Views: 498

Re: Maximizing Runetim?

you will get all sorts of answers, take a spare set of charged batteries for this duration, regards Simon manning.
by simon_manning
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 137
Views: 18478

Re: Tiger build

Great looking Tank, excellent finish so far, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 36
Views: 7376

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Robert for the input, i have been working on the rear stowage basket, (Frame) altering the kit part to as close as possible as the real item. Lot's to add and i am only half way through a tricky little part, i seem to have had the soldering irons out for weeks now. i have also done some work ...
by simon_manning
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: New engine for King Tiger and Jagdtiger
Replies: 22
Views: 1007

Re: New engine for King Tiger and Jagdtiger

i have a Ivano Engine, they are a work of art and too good to chop, they are a stand alone model in them selves, you need to make an engine compartment that will slot in and out of the tank, so you can enjoy the engine detail when not in use, or a less detailed top half of an engine that can only be...
by simon_manning
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: For sale, Mid Tiger 1 kit, 2003, kit no 4.
Replies: 2
Views: 2550

Re: For sale, Mid Tiger 1 kit, 2003, kit no 4.

just to bump this sale, £2250 price reduction, p.m. me or tel 07514 772 775, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: 25 Pounder & 25 Pdr Ammunition Limber
Topic: Starting my 25 Pdr... Mirbat Gun.
Replies: 43
Views: 5936

Re: Starting my 25 Pdr... Mirbat Gun.

Interesting, and clever workmanship, great to follow, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Return rollers
Replies: 53
Views: 1770

Re: Return rollers

just reduce the track horn length, i did both sets of my early Tiger Tracks, when there was a slight casting burr left on, no problem. regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Jagdpanzer book, Modelers guide.
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Jagdpanzer book, Modelers guide.

This is a copy of the Modeler's guide to the jadgpanzer's, The hardback Edition, out of print and a little rare, i did not realise i had two copy's, it's in excellent condition, it deals with the Elefant, jadgtiger, jadgpanther, etc £35 + postage to the u.k, overseas at cost. p.m. me if interested. ...
by simon_manning
Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1 tracks slipping and comming off sprockets
Replies: 43
Views: 4963

Re: Tiger 1 tracks slipping and comming off sprockets

christmas greetings wael, peter and steen are correct, you are not doing anything wrong, you have to play around with these older suspension set-ups to make them work, add spacer's to some wheel axels, reduce wheel spacer's on a lathe, if my memory serves me right i also added some extra bearings in...
by simon_manning
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger Ausf E “F01” Gruppe Fehrmann
Replies: 24
Views: 3352

Re: Tiger Ausf E “F01” Gruppe Fehrmann

A lot of nice upgrades going on here on this build, great to follow, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Armortek
Replies: 21
Views: 1239

Re: Chieftain build by Armortek

how could you not want one, superb beast, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: xmas greetings
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: xmas greetings

christmas greetings to all the Armortek owner's, let's hope for a good new year, best wishes to Kian, chris, Monique, Bobby, Malcolm, for making it all Happen behind the scene's and of course Mark, the best to you all, regards simon manning.