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by Martin Hofmann
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Here making some new recovery ropes and soldered with the tubes. After this i camfered the ends.
In the mean time the JP got some weathering. Now the red color is getting darker and is nearer to the origin in Bovingten.
by Martin Hofmann
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Vince,
sorry for so long not answer, but i was very very busy first for Hausen and afterwards for job.
Here are some more progress - all without weathering
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Chris,
thanks for the flowers :D :D .
Here starts the chaos of the electric with all switches and the new 60W Benedini amplifier. It has a great sound after 2 hard weeks of working with all the cables, relais, power supply, aux module and switches ...............
by Martin Hofmann
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Vince, hi Stephen, her you can see the next progress of the recoil system with the new motors for barrel movement. Maybe i forgot to tell you: there are 2 linear ball bearings in the parts with an inner diameter of 20mm and a distance to each of approx. 120mm. So i am sure there is no problem of ...
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Chris, thank you for the compliment. After some crazy sketches here comes the first photos from the recoil system with some modifications on the Armortek parts. And all the new ones with the new drive concept of the barrel motor in hight direction - here with a teeth belt, because in the depht ar...
by Martin Hofmann
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Simon, you are right this is an exact copy of the real Bovingten Jagdpanther, but not the numbers and the field markings ( Feldzeichen in deutsch ). That are the personal note of my! :D :D :D Here are also the first photos of the "Saukopf" with some modifications because the JP get a recoil syste...
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Now starts the final mount of the motor, the exhausts, the motor compartment and some holders at the back plate.
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

After a very elaborate paint job, i am quite satisfied with the result. Here are the photos from the JP also with the tubes from the smoker to the Flammenvernichter.
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Gerhard,
i think it is all a question of the brightness of the LED. I will use 3000mCd for each lamp.

Hi Simon,
thank you for the comment - here is the next step of painting the scheme of the Bovingten JP.
by Martin Hofmann
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Bob, thank you for the nice words. I am also very interested to see how the LED will work. A little time to wait, because first i have to painted and weathered the hull and afterwards mount the exhausts with the LED's. Here are more progress of the painted and weathered road wheels with the oil g...
by Martin Hofmann
Wed May 22, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

After some long time, here comes a new update with the painted steel tracks, the last road wheels, the sprockets only pre-assembled, and last but not least the mounted gear motors with flanges.
by Martin Hofmann
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Here comes some more photos from the road wheels, the idlers and the sprockets coming to the hull.
Slowly it looks like a Jagdpanther.
by Martin Hofmann
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Here comes a new update for the electric which also will illuminate the exhaust like flames with LED and the new cover for the MG
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

After a very long time here are the next photos of parts for the electric and the holder for the front fenders.
by Martin Hofmann
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Martin's Jagdpanther
Replies: 127
Views: 35819

Re: Martin's Jagdpanther

Hi Chris,
thanks for your comment - sorry for the late answer, but i am very busy at the moment. I make a suitable background for the compartment :D :D
Here comes a small update for the hull.