Search found 1590 matches

by simon_manning
Thu May 28, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Progress so far, making the most of the time off, Thanks Paul for posting, Fabian i have sent you a P.M., I have been working on the driver's seat and rivet detail on the crew seats, and closing clasp's, lots of interesting little detail's, all for now simon.
by simon_manning
Thu May 28, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Re: Build of Ivano's HL230 kit

Thanks for posting this thread, i will have a go at mine some day, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon May 25, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 9 (FAMO)
Topic: Tom's FAMO Build
Replies: 41
Views: 4593

Re: Tom's FAMO Build

Very nice to see a completed FAMO, it looks superb with the Panzer 111, Thanks for Posting, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun May 24, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 1260
Views: 90332

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

sensational build project, only get's better, new ground being made in this scale, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed May 20, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: Sdkfz 7 very slow build
Replies: 4
Views: 2384

Re: Sdkfz 7 very slow build

Glad to have you back on Paul, it was getting lonely on this halftrack build, we all come up with similar solution's on these build project's, i did the same on my winch, i was always looking forward to this vehicle but didn't expect it to be so interesting, it has re-ignited my mojo to build someth...
by simon_manning
Sun May 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 1/2.4 King Tiger
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: 1/2.4 King Tiger

Now the Internet is mostly available worldwide little gems like this are found, shows what can be achieved, great find dave, interesting, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat May 16, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

I have been working on the reversible seat , with help from Jeff geoff who has made this feature before, the only problem so far was making sure the cut's were as accurate as possible, i was informed that the seat reverses to allow a soldier as a look out and operate an MG 34 Anti Aircraft machine g...
by simon_manning
Sat May 16, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Panzer IV
Topic: sdkfz 164 Nashorn
Replies: 19
Views: 3360

Re: sdkfz 164 Nashorn

outstanding heiko, always a pleasure to follow your build's, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon May 11, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: PAK 43 For Sale, Built ,unpainted.
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

Re: PAK 43 For Sale, Built ,unpainted.

Hello all, The PAK is still available, price reduction, £800 + delivery, or would consider close offer, a great kit, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat May 09, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Keeps the interest going what ever model it is and i enjoyed the photo's, no matter how close i look i always miss detail's but only see them after iv'e made the item, this is progress so far, i have fitted the stowage lids and most of the Driver's seat fitting's, i am only working from Photo's and ...
by simon_manning
Sat May 09, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks jeff, i did think it looked big, Bigger, shows i i'm loosing the plot, cabin fever, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Fri May 08, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Good photo's Paul, notice how the steps also act as a guard rail for the troop's when in the pulled up position, this i think is a later version sdkfz 7 with the side "climb aboard handle's" incorporated into the body panel's along the side's, The back end look's a bit home made, for more supplies, ...
by simon_manning
Thu May 07, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 39
Views: 7729

Re: Martin's Elefant

Well done Martin, just making a nice looking box from scratch is not easy, The latches look nice also, coming on well, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed May 06, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 94
Views: 15594

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Fabian, nice to hear from you, during this lockdown period i have been able to do a bit more on the 7, made and fitted the driver's seat frame and the stowage bin box lids for the top of the bulk head, completed the alteration's to the second row of seat's, Rifle clip's, hand rail's and other...
by simon_manning
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger build
Replies: 206
Views: 27719

Re: Tiger build

Model Making at it's best, shows what can be done, thanks for sharing this build, regards simon manning.