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by simon_manning
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks all for the encouragement, trial fitted the wings, to see how the lights look, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 26
Views: 5039

Re: Martin's Elefant

very nice attention to detail martin, should be a lovely vehicle when finished, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!
Replies: 40
Views: 2963

Re: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!

This build is gaining momentum, and a Fan club, and as i said before an interesting Armortek kit not widely covered, superb RPR. regards simon.
by simon_manning
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 184
Views: 24015

Re: Tiger build

very much worth the effort, so visible being on top of the vehicle, superb regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Mark and vince, keeps us occupied while we wait for things to return to normal, last of the headlight posts, again, applied some paint and electrics, i will fit before i attach the wings, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

The end is in sight, just some electrics, could i make a better set, yes while its still fresh in my mind, a fair bit of problem solving on this small project, on to the next step, keep safe and well, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Hi Adrian, Robert, all done on the Lathe and a cardboard template for shape, time consuming and i was careful, the bezels, rings need reducing in size, not so fat, also the headlight supports need making smaller, my lathe skills are limited and i am not over adventurous, but you know when your inter...
by simon_manning
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Many thanks Phil. just a short post, i have nearly finished the headlight bowls and lens, the lens came flat so had to be domed, fun and games heating and cooling to get the shape, not easy without causing damage, i have some more headlights to make so i might revisit this lens drama, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!
Replies: 40
Views: 2963

Re: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!

excellent instalment, weekly treat, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 730
Views: 70348

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

hi phil just checked in to have a look, the light is a brain wave and nicely done, as is the rest, thanks for posting, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks jeff and Gary, i have started working on the headlight's, The Headlight bowls (backs) are from the Famo kit, reduced more to the sdkfz 7 shape, the lens and reflective mirror is from the 1/8 scale pocher car kit, Mercedes 540k roadster, i cannot take credit for this bit of clever knowledge, i...
by simon_manning
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Scale cupola
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Scale cupola

Hi Mark, i cannot be certain on the vince Abbott cupola, but i think only 2 were made and one i saw in a half finished state, that's if my memory is correct, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!
Replies: 40
Views: 2963

Re: The Time has Arrived... RPR's Rolls-Royce Build(s)!

Sunday evening building extravaganza, always worth checking in on, keep at it RPR, Regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Doesn't The New King Tiger Manuals Have Written Instructions?
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: Doesn't The New King Tiger Manuals Have Written Instructions?

just a small dab, just in case you want to get them back out someday, i never even glued mine and they have never come out, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 75
Views: 11717

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thank's Robert, i have been giving the front end some attention, the chassis rails had to be slightly shortened so they would be in-line with the mudguards and also some metal taken off the center section, so it sit's back slightly, i finished of the tow hitch, and attached the steering mechanism, n...