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by simon_manning
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 231
Views: 30307

Re: Tiger build

One of the best i've seen in 13 years of watching the builds on the forum, it takes a lot of dedication to this level not to mention ability, well done, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Panzer IV
Topic: sdkfz 164 Nashorn
Replies: 32
Views: 4730

Re: sdkfz 164 Nashorn

Superb work heiko, we will all be using these 3d printer's soon, lot's of builder's now have them, excellent for small part's, interesting, regards simon .
by simon_manning
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Sherman
Topic: My Sherman - a 14 year project
Replies: 18
Views: 1970

Re: My Sherman - a 14 year project

Nice to see the project coming to life again, add's another level of interest on the Forum, there has not been a lot of Sherman building on here lately, keep at it Bob, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 101
Views: 17969

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks jeff and for the help on the reverse look out seat, some more progress on the grill, i made a dummy radiator face for behind the slats on the grill attached to the speaker bracket, overlaying two types of mesh, it's only slightly visible but gives a more complete look, Radiator cap to make an...
by simon_manning
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 222
Topic: 222 rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 1632

Re: 222 rebuild

It's great to see these old kit's getting revamped, interesting topic, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 101
Views: 17969

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

The grill alterations continue, both sides have to be slightly swept back, the front of the grill is not flat, the center bars also protrude, the top of the grill also has a visible profile and angled front, the kit part is thick enough to work with and hand file into shape, it takes some effort but...
by simon_manning
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 101
Views: 17969

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

I have started on the front grill, plenty of alteration's and detail to add, using the kit part. regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 101
Views: 17969

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Fabian, This is a headlight lens comparison, one is glass and the other perspex, steve winstone supplied the glass ones from one of his pocher 1/8 scale mercedes car model kits, they are available from a supplier in the u.s. they are also domed in shape and the lens pattern looks good, being ...
by simon_manning
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 30
Views: 2459

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Excellent! so helpful, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Thu May 28, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 101
Views: 17969

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Progress so far, making the most of the time off, Thanks Paul for posting, Fabian i have sent you a P.M., I have been working on the driver's seat and rivet detail on the crew seats, and closing clasp's, lots of interesting little detail's, all for now simon.
by simon_manning
Thu May 28, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 30
Views: 2459

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Thanks for posting this thread, i will have a go at mine some day, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon May 25, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 9 (FAMO)
Topic: Tom's FAMO Build
Replies: 44
Views: 4947

Re: Tom's FAMO Build

Very nice to see a completed FAMO, it looks superb with the Panzer 111, Thanks for Posting, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun May 24, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 1351
Views: 98351

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

sensational build project, only get's better, new ground being made in this scale, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed May 20, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: Sdkfz 7 very slow build
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Re: Sdkfz 7 very slow build

Glad to have you back on Paul, it was getting lonely on this halftrack build, we all come up with similar solution's on these build project's, i did the same on my winch, i was always looking forward to this vehicle but didn't expect it to be so interesting, it has re-ignited my mojo to build someth...
by simon_manning
Sun May 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 1/2.4 King Tiger
Replies: 4
Views: 635

Re: 1/2.4 King Tiger

Now the Internet is mostly available worldwide little gems like this are found, shows what can be achieved, great find dave, interesting, regards simon.