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by Paul Wills
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Gun balance and elevation control
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Gun balance and elevation control

Hi Sam, I am not really sure, if Kent was still on here he would know. I have seen it written down somewhere but I cannot find the exact measurement that it moved by, I think it was 7mm horizontal and 14mm vertical, but I am not sure. The only reason I would think it would need to be adjusted would ...
by Paul Wills
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Gun balance and elevation control
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Gun balance and elevation control

Hi Sam, Amazon don't have it in stock but If you want the research squad book, you can get it here http://www.theresearchsquad.com/index.php/books/tiger-712/ and click on the on sale here. they seem to have their own distributors, £29.99. I'm not sure what your question is on the MG retract? Paul. :...
by Paul Wills
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Gun balance and elevation control
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Gun balance and elevation control

Hi Sam, Yes that is the gear, however, the counter balance is a little more complicated, this is the first type in the early tiger. Balance1.gif Balance2.gif Balance3.gif Balance4.gif Balance5.jpg Balance7.gif Your second link is the manual elevation wheel which is fixed to the beam that is attached...
by Paul Wills
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Gun balance and elevation control
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Gun balance and elevation control

Hi Sam, The tiger 1 gun has a hydrophilic spring balance, it is placed on the turret wall for the early tiger. Early Aust E Tiger 1 Canon Balance spring & MG34.jpg Early Aust E Tiger 1 Canon Balance spring 01.jpg Early Aust E Tiger 1 Canon Balance spring 02.jpg Early Aust E Tiger 1 Canon Balance...
by Paul Wills
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: internal details turret Tiger1
Replies: 77
Views: 18056

Re: internal details turret Tiger1

Well thats my gyrocompass and decals ordered and the binocular rangefinder, I can't understand why more haven't ordered. its cheeper the more he has made.

Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The V2 project
Replies: 120
Views: 26103

Re: The V2 project

Wow, the level of detail on this V2 is outstanding Phil. if it were a production kit I would be asking when I could place an order. 8) 8)

Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: Sdkfz 7 very slow build
Replies: 5
Views: 2876

Re: Sdkfz 7 very slow build

I forgot how quickly you can get fed up of rivets, and I've anther 3 projects after this one! :lol: I've been working on the the rear of the halftrack, adding the spare wheel locker and the rivets all the way round. This model only comes with the two top doors and didn't come with the cut out so it ...
by Paul Wills
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1321 rebuild
Replies: 196
Views: 58207

Re: Tiger 1321 rebuild

After reading some of the new posts and seeing that one or two of you are detaining the interior of your Tigers, I thought I would share this book. The Research Squad, A Modern Study of Fgst.NR,250031. Its the Early Tiger 1 from the Wheatcroft collection. I bought some parts for the Cannon balance s...
by Paul Wills
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: internal details turret Tiger1
Replies: 77
Views: 18056

Re: internal details turret Tiger1

You can put my name to a gyro compass and the binocular set. 8)

Paul.
by Paul Wills
Wed May 20, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 103
Views: 20085

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Looking good Simon, I have been waiting to see what your solution the folding chair was. 8)

Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Wed May 20, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: Sdkfz 7 very slow build
Replies: 5
Views: 2876

Re: Sdkfz 7 very slow build

After having a long rest from 1/6th and completing the vintage project I’ve been working on. I have regained my enthusiasm and I have restarted my half-track again. Since the start of the new year I have fully built the model and I am now stripping it down to add some detailing. IMG_2903a.JPG On the...
by Paul Wills
Sat May 09, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 103
Views: 20085

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Hi Guys,
I wasn't sure myself, but acording to the guys on the German Halftrack and Softskin Research page, its a Sd.Kfz. 7/6 mittlerer Flak-Meß-Truppen-Kraftwagen captured in Tunisia.

Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Thu May 07, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 103
Views: 20085

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Hi Simon,

I saw these photos of a Dak Sdkfz being shipped to Aberdeen USA. nice detail of the added fold down step for the passagers.
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Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Wed May 06, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 103
Views: 20085

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Wow Simon, you realy are taking the detail to the next level. keep the photos coming, I'm loving it.

Paul. :wink:
by Paul Wills
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 103
Views: 20085

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Looking good Simon, lovely craftsmanship.

I remember making the rifle catches on the 2005 Sdkfz, they were very fiddley to make and tested my good nature!! :lol: :shock:

Paul. :wink:
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