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by simon_manning
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Jagdtiger
Topic: Jagdtiger prototype
Replies: 32
Views: 3773

Re: Jagdtiger prototype

Hello Patrik, John, recently i was given an original copy of a model magazine article published in 1991 concerning the E 100, in the text it does state the vehicle was aquired by some scrap dealer's in Southampton, proberbly there are relatives who remeber this vehicle local to me. Further interest ...
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Telford model show, some photo's.
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: Telford model show, some photo's.

just a few more.
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Telford model show, some photo's.
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Telford model show, some photo's.

I attended the Telford I.P.M.S. Model show, Saturday, Not stricly this Forum's area but paintwork idea's and Material's a must if your not that far away, my camera does not show the level and skill attained by these builder's, there is every type of paintwork tecnique on display, worth a look next y...
by simon_manning
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Jagdtiger
Topic: Jagdtiger prototype
Replies: 32
Views: 3773

Re: Jagdtiger prototype

There are a couple of older model builder's at the club i attend that can remember the E 100 when it was "Resting" at Bovington, Late 60s early 70s, and as a coinsidence a relative of mine knew the scrap people who bought it, and then "resting" in thier yard not a mile from my home, this all took pl...
by simon_manning
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 13
Views: 4405

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

A small update on the build for some winter interest. i made the front axle bump stops and trial fitted the wheels, i will get the chassis running first with the motor's and basic electrics, to see what adjustments are needed, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Jagdtiger
Topic: Jagdtiger prototype
Replies: 32
Views: 3773

Re: Jagdtiger prototype

Great photo's, thanks for sharing these, who owns per's Jagdtiger now, is it finished? such a superb builder, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 13
Views: 4405

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

These Halftracks are a great build, simple but you have to be precise, the wheel clearence is close, i used some 7ba bolts to fix the wheels on for a more realistic bolt size, i never changed the bolt pattern at this stage, it might tempt me later, applied some base color on those hard to reach area...
by simon_manning
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Vince's Tiger 1 late variant 2017
Replies: 1033
Views: 115543

Re: Vince's Tiger 1 late variant 2017

If Kent see's this post he might answer your queries, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 9 (FAMO)
Topic: Florians FAMO build
Replies: 194
Views: 44088

Re: Florians FAMO build

Starting to look good Florian, not enough Famo's on here, thanks for posting, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wanted, Flak 88, kit or built.
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Wanted, Flak 88, kit or built.

Hi All, wanted Flak 88 kit or built model, anyone interested in selling please contact me, P.M. or Phone me 07514 772 775 Regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 13
Views: 4405

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Nice to hear from you Paul, i think they are cast aluminium, new drill bit's 3mm, oil, on my proxxon drill stand, one wheel a night, about 1 hour per wheel, then some hand fileing, helped with a small beer. i am enjoying the build a lot, it's different from a tank, and lighter. get your sdkfz 7 on t...
by simon_manning
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Vince's Tiger 1 late variant 2017
Replies: 1033
Views: 115543

Re: Vince's Tiger 1 late variant 2017

Hi Vince, loosing interest is normal on a project of this size, i have built seven Armortek tanks for myself to some detail, just nibbling away at the build will get it completed, plus you need dark winter evenings and constant updates on Brexit to drive you to the workshop for sanity, regards simon...
by simon_manning
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 131 In South Wales
Replies: 174
Views: 44466

Re: Tiger 131 In South Wales

At any stage of the build the mojo can leave, i struggled at the end of my sturmtiger and doing to the level you are is exhausting, making every part better, stick with it, the forum and myself enjoy this attention to detail, it shows what can be achieved, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Panther Front Mudgaurds, Steve winstone.
Replies: 1
Views: 307

Panther Front Mudgaurds, Steve winstone.

Thanks for your interest, now sold. regards simon.