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by John Clarke
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain No. 34
Replies: 30
Views: 1364

Re: Chieftain No. 34

Just this then. :wink: Good luck tomorrow
https://youtu.be/RVoOdHtw0e4
by John Clarke
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain No. 34
Replies: 30
Views: 1364

Re: Chieftain No. 34

Nice, Nice road wheel travel too Charles. 8) Look forward to test report and references of the thrash round the garden. :D Drag turns, Neutral turns, reverse and forward should all be tested. Churn that grass, don't hold back! :D Don't forget good hill climb and what about a car drag for good measur...
by John Clarke
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain No. 34
Replies: 30
Views: 1364

Re: Chieftain No. 34

Super 8) Looking forward to the results.
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by John Clarke
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Early or mid ? Tiger 1 build by Phil Woollard
Replies: 48
Views: 2582

Re: Early or mid ? Tiger 1 build by Phil Woollard

Not forgetting to nail his boots to the table first :lol:

Got to add, lovely engineering 8)
by John Clarke
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender
Replies: 182
Views: 24476

Re: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender

Sorry the local B&Q isn't supplying the materials, Maybe you could find a "B&Q Depo" warehouse store. The materials are certainly reasonably priced ,varied and it allows easy production of sharp edge parts and other small parts needed to made or fashioned. It won't be everyone's cup of tea to make e...
by John Clarke
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: A Chequered Chieftain at #10
Replies: 195
Views: 19402

Re: A Chequered Chieftain at #10

Impressive stuff Richard, your deck is beginning to look like a true Mk5 Chieftain. I've no doubt I'll be making the same changes you've trailblazing, which are particularly important to me to improve to look of the rear deck and accuracy of the model. (Why it was not supplied like this I don't know...
by John Clarke
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender
Replies: 182
Views: 24476

Re: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender

Thank's Vince. Managed to get some lovely aluminum channel from B & Q, ideal for the dummy bin mountings. Here's small selection of their ware's. Also sorted out some 19 mm and a 32 mm glass lens for the front head lights and cupola search light seen here. On the head light they provide a nice curva...
by John Clarke
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Turret Bearing alignment
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: Turret Bearing alignment

Gordon Bennet Richard! :cry: :cry: :cry:

Did you use the supplied penny washers Mark. :idea: :arrow: Though I didn't see any on the parts list :lol:
by John Clarke
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Build No.17
Replies: 103
Views: 11486

Re: Chieftain Build No.17

Super pictures Mark, thank you, look forward to the new motor gearboxes being fitted, and the continuing road testing.

Maybe a few doughnuts next time :lol:
by John Clarke
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: white metal
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: white metal

That a "nice to know" Stephen, Thanks. :D
Don't know where you can get hold of asbestos finger ends do you, that last lot of soldering I did was hot hot hot! :lol:
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by John Clarke
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender
Replies: 182
Views: 24476

Re: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender

Finally got the hinges on the bins pretty much sorted, but I still need to drill the drainage holes and stick a tube in them, later. I've also been looking at building the tray that the rear bins sit on, making it out of light aluminum angle brought from B&Q's metal trim area. This will be glued int...
by John Clarke
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Sound Option Pack
Topic: Help TBSmini v2 HELP
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Help TBSmini v2 HELP

Andy may know something we don't Stephen, Probably knows Thomas owes me a fan too. His new line of smokers has a habit of the fan shutting down when you don't give it enough voltage.(low speed) The fan thinks it's stalled, so protects itself by shutting down. Smart for a computer fan but not so smar...
by John Clarke
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Sound Option Pack
Topic: Help TBSmini v2 HELP
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Help TBSmini v2 HELP

The TBS mini V2 does have similar outputs to the TBS5
So you should be ok, you can ask Thomas when you order for a preloaded set of sounds and setup, including smoker control.
And of course you can add sounds with his PC linking device with his sound files. Or add your own as supplement sounds.
by John Clarke
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender
Replies: 182
Views: 24476

Re: 00 FD 96 John's Main Contender

Hi Daniel I can see from your post that you've asked Steve Winston if he has anymore sets which is where they came from. I believe they were made originally for the Centurion. They do look very good but they are difficult to fit because no holes have been drilled for anchoring, Glues are good but no...
by John Clarke
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1015
Views: 295419

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Can I get a subscription Phil :lol: