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by chris fry
Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Disappointing battery life/ run time
Replies: 9
Views: 5369

Re: Disappointing battery life/ run time

hello Derek, glad you have got to the root of the problem, hardware express that armortek recommend are worth a try, 10% discount as well and they are very quick to dispatch, the 24ah is the one to go for if you are going to run a smoker, but just check the sizes as they are big batteries and don't ...
by chris fry
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Disappointing battery life/ run time
Replies: 9
Views: 5369

Re: Disappointing battery life/ run time

hello Derek, when the tracks started to slow down after 5 mins running did you notice what colour the bulb was on the power supply module, I would have thought if the tracks had started to slow down the bulb indicator would be showing flashing red, also did you check all the terminals on the batteri...
by chris fry
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Disappointing battery life/ run time
Replies: 9
Views: 5369

Re: Disappointing battery life/ run time

hello Derek, good way to test those batteries is to jack the tank up off its tracks and run both the tracks flat out and using a voltage meter test each battery, need 3 hands really but this will indicate if you have a battery that is dropping under 12volts under a load, you may have a loose termina...
by chris fry
Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Sherman
Topic: RE: inside turret issues
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

Re: RE: inside turret issues

hello Alfred, looks like you need to replace the brass block that carries the bolt that allows the mantlet to pivot, the brass block has a tread for the big bolt to screw in to and this bolt then carries the weight of the mantlet, call Gill to see if they can send you one if they still have stock of...
by chris fry
Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: batteries

hello martin, I have attached a picture of those 24ah batteries that I have just put in a tiger 1, I had to lay them down as like you said they are quite high, I didn't catch which tank you were putting them in but on the tiger 1 placing them like I did just watch the turret turn motor doesn't catch...
by chris fry
Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Intermodellbau, Dortmund, Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 6297

Re: Intermodellbau, Dortmund, Germany

hello all,
just some off the other models on display at this amazing show, puts us brits to shame,
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by chris fry
Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: very low lift jacks
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Re: very low lift jacks

hello Lawrence, if you use eBay have a look at item number 330867688489 this is the type I use and it fitted under the panther/jagdpanther/comet/kt/sherman, it has a minimum height of 8.5cm and a maximum height of 35cm, platform size is 38x23cm, and has a weight limit of 300-400kg so well capable of...
by chris fry
Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: TIGER 1 EARLY/LATE AFTERMARKET PARTS
Replies: 4
Views: 2276

Re: TIGER 1 EARLY/LATE AFTERMARKET PARTS

hello all, a few people have asked me to take some of the parts I am selling to some shows that I am going to this year tigerday/openday etc, most in the south of the country, if your interested in any of the parts left I can take them along to a show for you, saves on postage costs etc. just let me...
by chris fry
Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: comet for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1324

comet for sale

hello all,
still have my detailed comet for sale, has sound and smoke and comes ready to run with radio, please pm me if you require any other information or pictures,
many thanks, chris.
by chris fry
Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: NEW!!! Schmalturm Turret - Order now.
Replies: 10
Views: 2774

Re: NEW!!! Schmalturm Turret - Order now.

hello simon,
I bet this is what yours would look like.
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by chris fry
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: NEW!!! Schmalturm Turret - Order now.
Replies: 10
Views: 2774

Re: NEW!!! Schmalturm Turret - Order now.

hello tim,
would they all have had steel road wheels :?:
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by chris fry
Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: prices has dropped ???
Replies: 13
Views: 3216

Re: prices has dropped ???

hello all, since I am selling some of my tanks on eBay/forum I know some of the offers people make, all I can say is stick to your guns, I try not sell for less than what the kits and motion cost to buy and when you explain to buyers this they usually come around to your asking price, they might be ...
by chris fry
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late tiger 1 suspension installation
Replies: 7
Views: 1893

Re: Late tiger 1 suspension installation

hello all,
when removing bolts that have been Loctited in use a bit of heat from a hot air gun etc, no need to get it red hot just heat the area up around the bolt then that's enough to break the bond,
chris.
by chris fry
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: TIGER 1 EARLY/LATE AFTERMARKET PARTS
Replies: 4
Views: 2276

TIGER 1 EARLY/LATE AFTERMARKET PARTS

Hello all, selling on behalf of a friend NEW unfitted tiger 1 aftermarket detailed parts mostly by mike stannard and Steve winstone, the list below shows the part numbers and prices wanted with postage to be added to final price, items can be posted worldwide and will be sent recorded with insurance...
by chris fry
Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Nahverteidigungswaffe/Close Defense weapon
Replies: 19
Views: 7653

Re: Nahverteidigungswaffe/Close Defense weapon

hello Kent,
thought you would come to are aid, many thanks for the info,
up to you now Phil to start making it,
Chris.