Martin's Jagdpanther

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:54 pm

Hi Marco,
i use Mr. Surfacer 500 and mix it with some sand from a pet-shop with a diameter of approx. 90 mikrometer. After the first layer there comes two layers with Mr. Surfacer without sand to smooth the surface a little bit.
Here are some new photos from the roof with the covers and the o-rings....
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by simon_manning » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:14 pm

nice work, regards simon.

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:02 pm

Hi Simon,
many thanks for your compliments.
Here are some more photos of the covers on the roof and the first screws mounted on the Maybach motor!!!
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Marco Peter » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:40 pm

Wow!
'Konan', my Armortek Tiger 1 Mid!

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:10 pm

Hi Marco,
thank you for your "WOW" :D
after a very long time of doing anything at the Jagdpanther i start again with the next mounting process.
Here are the next photos of the hull and the covers on the bottom and the side. They are all scratch built.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Robert E Morey » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:49 am

Excellent bump stops and cover plates (on hull bottom).

Looks great!
Bob

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:23 pm

Hi Bob,
thank you for the nice words. Here are the next covers, the first swing arms and the first welding seams.
I had closed the corners in the sheet over the tracks with another sheet and two srcews. The headlight on the mudguard got a fake cable and some rivets onto the hinges.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:52 pm

and kilometers of welds.........
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:43 pm

Fantastic detail Martin!
You are making progress at a pace like you had nothing else to do, which I know is NOT the case! :shock: Amazing! :D
I hope to see it when ready!
Klotzen, nicht kleckern (Guderian on panzer tactics, but the way I interpret it - it applies to a great many things in life)

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:53 pm

Hi Chris,
thank you for your comment. Yes it works, but not as fast as i would like :D . Here are some more details which are very time consuming. But I have to have these details because I am very in love with details.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by simon_manning » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:11 pm

lovely work martin, plenty of detail, regards simon.

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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:50 pm

Hi Simon,
thanks a lot, your comments are very welcome.
Here begins the first step of weathering and aging of the bottom and the side plates, before mounting the swing arms and the wheels.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:44 pm

In the mean time i prepared the idler wheels and the sprockets for mounting. Also the final drive housing is ready after weathering.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:04 pm

Now it is time to make some details onto the motor. Here are some photos from this procedure.
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Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:46 pm

and the next photos............
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