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by Fabrice Le Roux
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: In memory of Gill Watkins
Replies: 82
Views: 2625

Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Shocking and saddest of news. My condolences to Mark and their family. Gill had that rare gift of making everyone she was talking to feel that they were valued. Looking back to the early days of Armortek in Daventry, it was clear that Mark and Gill together were starting something very unusual becau...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: A 47 years old love
Replies: 135
Views: 40651

Re: A 47 years old love

Hi Frank,
The Wisent looks superb! Please post some video of the model in action.
Look forward to seeing the Cent progress.
Kind regards
Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set
Replies: 6
Views: 2677

Re: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set

Gone!

Will consider what other working accessories to produce for the Famo as the model builds start to appear.

cheers
Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set
Replies: 6
Views: 2677

Re: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set

Last one left.
Going...going...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set
Replies: 6
Views: 2677

Re: Bergepanther Tow Bar Set

Prospective Famo Owners
Two remaining sets of Bergepanther/Famo Heavy Towbars remaining. No plans for further production.
PM me if interested.
Look forward to following Famo builds. Beast of a model!
cheers
Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Bergepanther
Topic: Bergepanther William
Replies: 56
Views: 22080

Re: Bergepanther William

Nice work William!
Good to see your model progressing again.
Cheers
Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: 17 Pounder
Topic: 17 Pdr Pheasant
Replies: 46
Views: 8951

Re: 17 Pdr Pheasant

Hi Dave, Great project. Glad hand on mend. Think your brass turnbuckles may have come from here: https://knupfer.info/shop/index.php/deutsch/gelenke-spannelemente/spannschloesser-g.html Knupfer's have a lot of very useful small parts for scratchbuilders, and provide a fast and reliable service. Alwa...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1007
Views: 282782

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Stephen, A very nice finishing touch! Is the material nickel-silver aka german silver? I have been interested in using it instead of brass for a while. Can you experiment on the unused frets and report back if it can be annealed to soften for bending? Appreciate you would not want to blowtorch the a...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1007
Views: 282782

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Stephen. A masterpiece, and a masterclass. Thank you for so diligently recording each step and sharing your wisdom, while doing so many other jobs to help the Armortek community. Top effort. Perhaps you could allow yourself the afternoon off? Look forward to meeting Phuoc Me in the flesh, as it were...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Sherman return rollers wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Re: Sherman return rollers wanted

Adrian. PM on way.
cheers Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Sherman return rollers wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Sherman return rollers wanted

Hi Sherman owners,
Looking for two, three or four of the original Armortek black nylon/delrin return rollers. Any spares out there?
Please PM me.
Thx Fabrice
PS Not looking for resin after-market examples!
by Fabrice Le Roux
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1007
Views: 282782

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Hi,
Lovely job Stephen. Dapping will rapidly work-harden the annealed blank, so worth annealing at each stage to reduce risk of splitting the edge.
Simon, disc-cutters and dapping/doming sets can be found at jewelry suppliers rather than from the usual model engineering bods.
cheers
Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Fri May 26, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Steel 'Dolls House' hinges
Replies: 6
Views: 2759

Re: Steel 'Dolls House' hinges

Hi Adrian, If you put into Ebay/Google "brass plated dolls house hinges" you should be looking at steel products. The plating can be cleaned off with a steel rotary tool, or grit blaster or (if you are careful) Ferric Chloride etchant. If a brass hinge has distorted then it is worth heating it up an...
by Fabrice Le Roux
Sun May 14, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Cheap rotary tool for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2030

Re: Cheap rotary tool for sale

Thanks Stephen.
Pistol grip is a very handy add on.
Anyone seen a similar accessory for either Dremel or Proxxon mains powered units?
Or may just have to make one up from scratch...
cheers, Fabrice
by Fabrice Le Roux
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: WW2 Tank Sim
Replies: 10
Views: 3079

Re: WW2 Tank Sim

Hi Mick,
As an existing user, might you qualify for a discount on an upgrade? If you don't ask you don't get!
cheers, Fabrice