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by laurent ROSSET
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain kit arrival
Replies: 146
Views: 18807

Re: Chieftain kit arrival

Happy New Year.~~^^ My Chieftain is waiting for the modified turret motor to arrive yet to complete. I did a driving test on my tank in the garden in front of my house. The topography of the garden is very flexible for the tank, but my Chieftain broke through without difficulty. https://youtu.be/0-...
by laurent ROSSET
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: In memory of Gill Watkins
Replies: 87
Views: 4158

Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Très triste nouvelle!
Sincères condoléances
by laurent ROSSET
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Marder tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Marder tracks

Have a look at Das Giesswerk site :
https://www.giesswerk.de/english-web-pa ... scale-1-6/
by laurent ROSSET
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Bailey Bridge
Topic: M4 Sherman "Plymouth" and some Bailey bridge diorama ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 3075

M4 Sherman "Plymouth" and some Bailey bridge diorama ideas

Does anyone have some pictures or blue prints of the Sherman "Plymouth" Bailey bridge layer tank? I found only 2 pics on Internet. I also add a nice loading test pic : it involves WW1 and WW2 tanks and a Bailey bridge... :D
by laurent ROSSET
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: muzzel break
Replies: 1
Views: 1637

Re: muzzel break

"feldgrau" should be a safe choice.
by laurent ROSSET
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: another finished Sturmtiger
Replies: 3
Views: 1807

another finished Sturmtiger

I finally found enough time for my Sturmtiger : it is loosely based on the one found at Drolshagen : extra bolted frontal armor, early type hull with vorpanzer device holes, rifling with plasticard and Dragon 38cm shell (I used the same solution as Simon Manning : in plastic instead of metal for the...
by laurent ROSSET
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: et voilà! another RNAS RR from Switzerland
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

et voilà! another RNAS RR from Switzerland

Dunkirk 1915
Painted in Admiralty grey (or the nearest color I could get here);home made wooden boxes at the back and RR enamel pin on the radiator
Wire wheels were a challenge to built but once finished they look great!
by laurent ROSSET
Tue May 01, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: Wire Wheels
Replies: 19
Views: 9641

Re: Wire Wheels

building the wire wheel is a school of patience but so far with Kian's excellent explanations (build instructions and forum) I have done half of a single wheel in 2 hours! :)
by laurent ROSSET
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost launched today
Replies: 33
Views: 14270

Re: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost launched today

"late Edwardian, early Georgian" as the people on the Antic Road show would say!
by laurent ROSSET
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: General Electronics Topics
Topic: What tank would you like Armortek to make?
Replies: 60
Views: 15571

Re: What tank would you like Armortek to make?

Matilda II !!!! used on every WWII battlefields : from France, North Africa, Russia to the Pacific : plenty of versions and painting schemes (even Beutepanzer)
by laurent ROSSET
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7/1
Replies: 4
Views: 2389

sdkfz 7/1

Armortek 2014 sdkfz 7 kit modified as a 7/1 early
I am done with the platform (aluminum frame and plastic) for the Dragon Vierling 38 flak gun : lot of details still to be added. I will use the winch motor for the rotation of the gun (I will later see if I add an elevation motor too).
by laurent ROSSET
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Real or fake
Replies: 457
Views: 95875

Re: Real or fake

regarding the last pic I think FOA is planning a full 1/6th tiger turret interior with basket/floor.
by laurent ROSSET
Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Bergepanther sporn arresting hook
Replies: 4
Views: 1943

Re: Bergepanther sporn arresting hook

it secures the spade to the hull.