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by Adrian Harris
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Does size matter?
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Does size matter?

When the 222 was released, it was under a grand, and you could pick it up and carry it. Two very significant (and rare) selling points for models in this scale. Obviously, costs have moved on since 2006 but I would have thought that, with the investment that Armortek have made in modern CNC machines...
by Adrian Harris
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: WSR "Forties Weekend"
Replies: 0
Views: 89

WSR "Forties Weekend"

Independent Armour were fortunate to be able to spend the unseasonably good weather joining West Somerset Railway for their "Forties Weekend" again. This year we were positioned in the yard at Washford Station. Even though the yard surface was made of a mixture of ballast and scalpings, and criss-cr...
by Adrian Harris
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Electronics Topics
Topic: Elektrikery
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Elektrikery

Spektrum seem to upgrade their radios without changing the name, but look for a Gen2 or G2 transmitter (currently).

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.
Replies: 120
Views: 14106

Re: Chieftain build by Phil Woollard.

If you're dead set on having a complete engine, then you'll need to takes some notes from Frank's "A 47 years old love" Centurion build and make it a mid-motored tank with chain drive to the sprockets.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: A New and Useful Material
Replies: 5
Views: 386

Re: A New and Useful Material

Always the innovator :-)

Adrian
by Adrian Harris
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Armorteks next model
Replies: 249
Views: 32304

Re: Armorteks next model

How about this, to turn the FAMO into something more useful than just a truck ?

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The picture is apparently a proposed offering from Asiatam in 1/16th.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: General Electronics Topics
Topic: New electronics in August
Replies: 29
Views: 3462

Re: New electronics in August

Once I get the pack for the M3 Lee, I'll be able to check my fan control module is compatible with the new wiring.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: A novices guide to looking after an Armortek
Replies: 15
Views: 903

Re: A novices guide to looking after an Armortek

Search your local ebay for motorcycle scissor jack.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1200LBS-Wide ... SwIbBdQUYo

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Elefant electronics
Replies: 26
Views: 6640

Re: Elefant electronics

If it's still wired up then you could take photos and post them here.

A flash and a bang might be a fuse blowing but if there was fire involved it sounds terminal.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 1950s scratch built large scale tank
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: 1950s scratch built large scale tank

> Sorry is off topic

Probably ought to be in the "Off Topic" section then :wink:

I posted this lot on Facebook and the best suggestion there was that it was the bastard child of a Chieftain and a PT-76 :lol: :lol:

Adrian
by Adrian Harris
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Cobbaton Combat Collection VJ Week End
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Re: Cobbaton Combat Collection VJ Week End

I wasn't able to attend due to a family illness but Holger sent over some more pictures: 20190810_112731.jpg 20190810_113416.jpg 20190810_114053.jpg 20190810_114122.jpg 20190810_114146.jpg 20190811_113825.jpg 20190811_113840.jpg 20190811_113938.jpg 20190811_144523.jpg Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Help in locating page in tiger1.info
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

If you know the distance between them from the drawing you have, then you should be able to extrapolate the diameter from the drawings here:

http://tiger1.info/EN/Hachette-Gun-Lock-Bolts.html

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard
Replies: 322
Views: 21162

Re: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard

> Adrian I will have to do some driving trials, that will be a chore :roll:

Will be interested to see the results, as the Sherman kits have a much narrower lower hull but also quite large sponsons, so a battery set up like that might allow more space in the hull.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Panther A barrel elevation
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Re: Panther A barrel elevation

I've seen this in the past when the current limiting resistor in the elevation motor supply is too sensitive.

Counter-weighting the barrel should reduce the load on the motor and allow it to operate correctly.

Adrian.
by Adrian Harris
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard
Replies: 322
Views: 21162

Re: Late Tiger 1 commission build by Phil Woollard

The detailing going into this Tiger is amazing :D :D :D It will be interesting to see how well the 9Ah batteries stand up to the rigours of moving a Tiger around, as suppliers such as PowerSonic only give the headline capacity when discharged over 20 hours. So to get 12Ah from their "12Ah" battery, ...