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by David M Wilks
Mon Jan 04, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1015
Views: 295462

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Enjoying your Centurion Master class Stephen, have you considered some light weathering ?
by David M Wilks
Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Tankmod - arriving and departing!
Replies: 65
Views: 12916

Re: Tankmod - arriving and departing!

Hi Gill and Mark, will be dropping off late Tiger 1 on the the Friday ,cheers Dave Wilks
by David M Wilks
Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Armortek October Events
Replies: 72
Views: 16420

Re: Armortek October Events

Hi Gill , I will be coming down for both events in October with 1 wife , 1 late Tiger 1 [Abt 503 Normandy] hopefully finished in time , cheers Dave Wilks.
by David M Wilks
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: New Member
Replies: 29
Views: 6135

Re: New Member

Nice to see Tigers in build, looking forward to more in the future Wolfgang.
Thanks to Adrian for the photo upload link , I will give it whirl ,here goes -
by David M Wilks
Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: man cave cleanout
Replies: 5
Views: 1969

Re: man cave cleanout

Hi Colin ,put me down for lot 2 please, contact via pm .DW
by David M Wilks
Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 251
Topic: Photos of the 251 from Bovington
Replies: 4
Views: 3976

Re: Photos of the 251 from Bovington

Herman the German story was told to me ,as I lowered myself in to the the dark interior of Tiger 131 [some sense of humour people have]the story revolved around Tiger 1 up to the mid 1980's via staff /instructors. The myth moved on to the Sdkfz 251 ,when a visiting medium, had serious interaction wi...
by David M Wilks
Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: To rust in piece?
Replies: 31
Views: 8920

Re: To rust in piece?

Excellent topic, our own Armortek Mythbusters, I had the same dilemma early last year and in the end studied heavy tracked plant at a nearby compound, and came to a similar conclusion, the Armortek tracks straight out of the box with a sympathetic paint wash, looks spot on . There`s still the thorny...
by David M Wilks
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Location check for Armortek owners.
Replies: 3
Views: 969

Re: Location check for Armortek owners.

Hi Les, I am about 80 miles away in Sth Yorkshire ,it would be good to gather these metal creations at a suitable site on a regular basis, without a 500 mile round trip, anybody else up for it?
by David M Wilks
Mon Oct 20, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Centurion bin catches /bollards.
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: Centurion bin catches /bollards.

Parts now sold ,thanks Dave W
by David M Wilks
Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: 5 Axis CNC in action
Replies: 6
Views: 1480

Re: 5 Axis CNC in action

Mesmerising !,how long does it take to program a piece like that ?
by David M Wilks
Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Centurion bin catches /bollards.
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: Centurion bin catches /bollards.

Toby,
I would accept £120 plus postage to cover my initial costs, and to refer to Steve Winstone`s post, he would be reluctant to make another batch of latches.Dave W
by David M Wilks
Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Centurion bin catches /bollards.
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: Centurion bin catches /bollards.

Tried to download pics and failed miserably, there is a post of Steve Winstone`s in the Craftmans market section, hope this helps .Dave W
by David M Wilks
Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Centurion bin catches /bollards.
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Centurion bin catches /bollards.

I have for sale 22 Steve Winstone bin catches [full set I think] and 4 bollards, new in packets .
I swoped Armortek projects, so they are now army surplus and too stunning to keep in a drawer , also I need to invest in more S. Winstone gems .
by David M Wilks
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Castellated Nuts per tank
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Re: Castellated Nuts per tank

I found another 10 are required for the front hull fillets, but you have to recess the plates ,there are some good photos from the Vimoutiers and Samur Tigers around. Dave W
by David M Wilks
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: What will be Armortek's next new offering?
Replies: 123
Views: 30701

Re: What will be Armortek's next new offering?

How about a multi variant Panther to keep everyone happy , the earlier the better ,need a rest from zimmerit ,dreaming of a white Panther ! :D :D