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by martin pitcairn
Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 222
Topic: Sd Kfz 221 mit 2.8cm spzb41
Replies: 10
Views: 6425

I wish it was scratch built, but no it is the Dragon 41. It was the gun that gave me the idea. One of the issues i have is that every type, configeration of turret and chassis seems to be used or retro fitted. there does not seem to be any real plans or scale drawning. there is a new book out from t...
by martin pitcairn
Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 222
Topic: Sd Kfz 221 mit 2.8cm spzb41
Replies: 10
Views: 6425

I wish it was scratch built, but no it is the Dragon 41. It was the gun that gave me the idea. One of the issues i have is that every type, configeration of turret and chassis seems to be used or retro fitted. there does not seem to be any real plans or scale drawning. there is a new book out from t...
by martin pitcairn
Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 222
Topic: Sd Kfz 221 mit 2.8cm spzb41
Replies: 10
Views: 6425

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by martin pitcairn
Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 222
Topic: Sd Kfz 221 mit 2.8cm spzb41
Replies: 10
Views: 6425

Sd Kfz 221 mit 2.8cm spzb41

I have finnaly got the basic turret and gun layout done for this, if i can find out how to post pictures i will show what i have done. be aware it is not the skill level of the king tiger or panzer iii builders, but just an attempt for something different!
by martin pitcairn
Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Comet
Topic: Isle of wight millitary mueseum
Replies: 2
Views: 2053

Isle of wight millitary mueseum

Just had a thoutht, the IOW meuseum is currently renovating not 1 but a full troop of comets! The is a full 1 hour TV special on this on "Tank Overhaul" i think, worth a look or a call for the serious comet builder
by martin pitcairn
Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Comet
Topic: Reference Material
Replies: 13
Views: 5713

bronco do very nice, very sharp and good detailed scale kits. i have their sdkfz 221. Try Hannants.co.uk for the bronco kit, thats where i got mine.
by martin pitcairn
Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: The waiting is nearly over!
Replies: 48
Views: 8869

Gill and Mark is it a nice bright yellow JCB under that cover??
by martin pitcairn
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: doug pinkerton's tiger
Replies: 5
Views: 2441

doug pinkerton's tiger

Doug just thought i would mention your photo gallery, it is excellent. I have just down loaded as a screensaver, the new "front on" piture of your tiger. Against the background it looks real! A first class picture and model thanks.
by martin pitcairn
Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: What should the next Armortek kit be?
Replies: 89
Views: 19780

Now that we have got the Hetzer Tangent out of the way can we get back to Panzer II, Hummel, Panzer IV, Puma, JCB (yes i know) Commet, etc etc.....
by martin pitcairn
Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: What should the next Armortek kit be?
Replies: 89
Views: 19780

hi Mark, hi Gill, in no ranking order, but i would order any of the following list
1) Puma
2) panzer 2
3) panzer 4
4) JCB (yes i know its not a tank, but what FUN!)
5) 250
6) 251
7) Commet
8) warrior
9) wespe
10) hummel
by martin pitcairn
Thu Jul 16, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Panzerwerk parts in metal
Replies: 21
Views: 6331

realy nice parts, dave, i will see you at War & peace as usual.
by martin pitcairn
Thu Jul 16, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: TIGER RECALLED FROM EASTERN FRONT
Replies: 6
Views: 1746

hi robin, are our first run tigers realy nearly six years old? i have cmpletely lost track of the age of these beasts! New paint job is great!
by martin pitcairn
Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Gill, can you tell us what's the next model?
Replies: 46
Views: 9817

A nice bright Yellow JCB with working hydrolics*..... now that would be fun! You know i would have one!





*Scottish spelling!
by martin pitcairn
Wed May 27, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: 21st Panzer Division Pz.Kpfw III Ausf M Build
Replies: 90
Views: 32538

Sorry Antony, I am writing b******s, it helps if i dont look at PZIV when i should be looking at PZIII. or maybe it was the bottle of wine!
by martin pitcairn
Wed May 27, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: 21st Panzer Division Pz.Kpfw III Ausf M Build
Replies: 90
Views: 32538

Antony, can i ask why have you raised the turret basket? All the drawings and pictures ( except for the ones hidden by turret shirts) i have show it level or even slightly below the roof level? sorry to question but i plan to build a PZIII and this has thown me!