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by mark j. radick
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 131 In South Wales
Replies: 167
Views: 39244

Re: Tiger 131 In South Wales

Awesome detailed build ! this is tiger 131 down to the smallest of details ! great work !
by mark j. radick
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Engine hatch vent
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Engine hatch vent

Mark, did some more digging and found a photo of the vent with the knob missing. There was a caption under the photo which was saying that inside the vent cap was a valve that was closed using a control knob. This would normally be left closed to allow the Feifel air cleaners to provide filtered cl...
by mark j. radick
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Engine hatch vent
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Engine hatch vent

This is a quote from a book which is talking about the vent of a late Tiger 1. "With the wading requirement dropped, the tightening lug for the forged cap was eliminated" So I guess that lug was used for tightening the vent cap. Vince Thank you Vince ! I agree and will assume it would have to adjus...
by mark j. radick
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Engine hatch vent
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Engine hatch vent

I have a question for you tiger tank aficionado's....the knob on the vent on engine hatch, was that used to adjust the height or lock it down tight or both ?
by mark j. radick
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 131 In South Wales
Replies: 167
Views: 39244

Re: Tiger 131 In South Wales

Looking great ! camo pattern looks awesome !
by mark j. radick
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Decided to machine down supplied square head bolts to help recess as much as possible...was able to shave 3/64 off....cutting down on the shoulder and the head......every little bit helps
by mark j. radick
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Took a short break...started working on grills and engine hatch..little details 1st...made armored fuel cap covers and engine hatch locks..
by mark j. radick
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard
Replies: 329
Views: 21985

Re: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard

Looking awesome ! I am so amazed at your progress !
by mark j. radick
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Mark, Stunning work. Thanks showing two different shades of weathering for me both look great and seeing them side by side it's just a case of which one to go for. Cheers David Hi David ..thank you for the kind words...my weathering is actually quite simple ..time consuming but simple..I spray with...
by mark j. radick
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Some turret details
by mark j. radick
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

I was feeling a little "burned out " so I gave myself some inspiration !
by mark j. radick
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Since I'm using my top of the line JR 10X transmitter that is totally outdated now it is important to run the antenna on the receiver on the outside of the tank. Being all metal the tank could interfere with reception ...I'm using a ''whip" antenna made by Hayes...I've used it on my rc airplanes wit...
by mark j. radick
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Added hatches...waiting on prisms for periscopes...
by mark j. radick
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

After posting the last pics the deck seemed to light to me so I darkened half...the camera doesn't pick up the huge difference but the 2 sides are night and day different
by mark j. radick
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 93
Views: 10308

Re: Tiger build

Just need to weather hatches then add and foredeck will be finished ....then I'll start engine hatch and grill work