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by Adrian Harris
Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Extracting the torsion bars from the axles.
Replies: 5
Views: 2401

Just to say that I bought a decent engineers vice last week and once the bars were clamped in that it was quite easy to tap the axles from the ends. Mind you, some needed a much stronger "tap" than others :shock: No signs of Loctite so it must simply have been the tightness of the fit that was keepi...
by Adrian Harris
Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:01 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Setting the suspension shaft technique late tiger?
Replies: 10
Views: 3590

That's great Dale - many thanks :D :D That's an ingenious rig for setting the angle and yet beautifully simple. It hadn't occured to me until recently that the angle of the axle end will be unknown until it has been screwed into the swing arm. I had assumed I could just file the flats at set angles ...
by Adrian Harris
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:44 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: tiger weathering part 2
Replies: 15
Views: 6017

Thanks for the explanation Dale - I can see that having such a small area of contact if attached at only one end would make them quite vunerable.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: tiger weathering part 2
Replies: 15
Views: 6017

Dale, those hangers seem to extend over the turret roof - is the roof still removable with them installed ?

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Mon Jun 16, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Sherman
Topic: Bovington Sherman Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 3569

Looks like you've made some progress David :!: :!:

That DD looks excellent :D :D

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12396

Thanks for the explanation and photos Allan, another excellent Tiger, and Sherman too :!: The annoying thing is that I've had a Badger airbrush for a couple of years and never really run any paint through it. I'm a great :twisted: one for "I just need ... before I can start", which tends to lead to ...
by Adrian Harris
Thu Jun 12, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12396

I'm certainly interested, though you're setting the bar a little high for me :shock:

Do you pre-shade the panels with a darker colour and then lighten the centres, or spray the whole panel and darken the edges :?:

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Sherman
Topic: Rifle Sight on Sherman Turret
Replies: 2
Views: 2161

Rich Stinchcomb has a couple of excellent close-ups on his Sherman DVD and there are also some shots of the Saumur Sherman on John Sander's website: http://www.tiger1.co.uk/vehicles/Saumur%20Sherman/index.html I must admit I haven't been able to work out how it was used as there seems to be too much...
by Adrian Harris
Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Idler parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

David, the URL is:

http://www.daventrynet.co.uk/forum

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Idler parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1790

Idler parts

Included with my Early Tiger I seem to have two almost complete sets of track tensioning parts. The only difference I can see is that on one set of tensioner arms (CE0312), there is a thread on one side where the axle passes through and the other side is not drilled. On the other set the hole passes...
by Adrian Harris
Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dark yellow paint source
Replies: 5
Views: 2373

Derek,

How do you apply the paint :?: Was it supplied in spray cans :?:

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Electrical Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 3459

Thank you for changing the pictures Holger, much better :D :D

I hope a replacement loom gets you up and running.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Electrical Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 3459

Holger, could you possibly edit your pictures to be smaller (for instance 800x600), as it is very difficult to see your wiring with the pictures so large. Imageshack may have a way to do it automtically - I know PhotBucket has. The schematic at: http://www.armortek.co.uk/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=6...
by Adrian Harris
Fri May 30, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Top rear deck square headed bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 2415

Gill sent me a link to a message posted earlier in this topic - it lists the bits which are available as upgrades:

http://www.armortek.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=124

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Thu May 29, 2008 5:44 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Bump stops.
Replies: 21
Views: 6938

Dale - thank you for the close ups of your design, they look to be something I should be able to recreate here. Roland - thank you for the explanation of your construction method, I can see now from your pictures how the part was built up. I've not done any silver soldering yet so these might be an ...