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by Günter Gäbelein
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Militracks 2020 - 16/17 May
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Militracks 2020 - 16/17 May

You can count me in also, probably for both days. :D
by Günter Gäbelein
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi, my FT17 project is coming to an end. I have started painting of inside details. Next will be animation of figures. See some new pictures below: Engine compartment http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC03192.JPG Driver compartment http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC03193.JPG http://www.panther...
by Günter Gäbelein
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: In memory of Gill Watkins
Replies: 87
Views: 4149

Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

My sincere condolences to Mark, Daniel and Sara.
by Günter Gäbelein
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi all,

I have nearly finished construction and integration of the engine.
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by Günter Gäbelein
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi Robert,

the worm drive produced to much axial force on the Truck Puller motor and I decided to replace it. :wink:

In the engine compartment is stil place for an engine replica, which is already under construction.
by Günter Gäbelein
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi all, I made some progress with my FT17 :D It is running!!!! :mrgreen: The gear and thesteering brakes are working well after some modifications. Also the tracks are moving like the original. Below some new pictures with added details: A stowage box http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC03174.JPG ...
by Günter Gäbelein
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi all, I have an update on my FT17. I have now nearly finished the track drives. Next will be some detailing and production of tracks. But look to the images below: http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC03156.JPG http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC03157.JPG http://www.panther-tanks.de/FT17/k-DSC...
by Günter Gäbelein
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Renault FT17

Hi Robert, I think the casted turret will be printed also in the future but the angular turret could be produced in metal. The single motor drives a worm wheel which is assembled to the differential gear. When braking at the right side the speed of left track will be increased while the right track ...
by Günter Gäbelein
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Renault FT17
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Renault FT17

Hi last couple of weeks I have started assembly of my FT17. Design have been completed and I have started milling of metal parts and printing of ABS parts. The hull is completely in aluminium, the turred is assembled of printed parts. The hull is assembled by 3mm an 2mm rivets http://www.panther-tan...
by Günter Gäbelein
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1007
Views: 284076

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Hi Steven,

superb details as always! Is the antenna socket flexible now?
by Günter Gäbelein
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther sporn arresting hook
Replies: 4
Views: 1943

Re: Bergepanther sporn arresting hook

Hi,

this week I received the casted parts, but I am still waiting for the invoice. I hope I can ship the parts soon.

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by Günter Gäbelein
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Bergepanther
Topic: Bergepanther
Replies: 50
Views: 18193

Re: Bergepanther

Hi, this week I received the hooks for the sporn. All those who requested the hooks they can be shipped soon. I am still waiting for the invoice from the caster. http://www.panther-tanks.de/Bergepanther/k-DSC02986.JPG http://www.panther-tanks.de/Bergepanther/k-DSC02987.JPG http://www.panther-tanks.d...
by Günter Gäbelein
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: 88mm Flak 36
Topic: Flak Wintercamo
Replies: 14
Views: 5415

Re: Flak Wintercamo

Hi Bodo,

the Flak looks great! You have done a very good weathering!
by Günter Gäbelein
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Bergepanther
Topic: Bergepanther
Replies: 50
Views: 18193

Re: Bergepanther

Christian, "Deutsche Wertarbeit" is a problem when having many foreign workers in the factory :wink: Steven I would like to come to Bovington next year, but I will move to Lake Constance at that time :cry: I will be back in 2018 :mrgreen: I have added some details to the engine compartment http://pa...
by Günter Gäbelein
Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther sporn arresting hook
Replies: 4
Views: 1943

Bergepanther sporn arresting hook

Hello,

I plan to cast the arresting hooks for the sporn used at late Bergepanther in nickel silver. If there is any interest, send me a PM or email. I plan to place the order at the caster latest at 18th of December.

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