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by Derek Attree
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Twin motor drive
Replies: 47
Views: 4020

Re: Twin motor drive

Hi Peter and Denis
Thanks for the replies.

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Twin motor drive
Replies: 47
Views: 4020

Re: Twin motor drive

Hi Peter I had sent this as a PM but I am not sure you have seen it as its still showing in my outbox so I thought I would ask here as well so I was wondering if you could let us know the dimensions of the spacer you added to the sprocket. Eg the diameter and the thickness . Love your build I hope t...
by Derek Attree
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Steve does another Elefant
Replies: 42
Views: 4043

Re: Steve does another Elefant

Hi Steve

Very nice indeed

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Mon May 17, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Universal Carrier Nr 34
Replies: 64
Views: 6183

Re: Universal Carrier Nr 34

Hi Graham
Another neat solution to fitting 2 motors....

I love the things people do on here.

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Thu May 13, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Recoil issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: Recoil issues

Hi Guys So a small update to close this down after an email from Chris I stripped it down and found 3 small machining ridges on the parallel section of the barrel that goes through the bushes on the ball mount and these were causing drag. A couple of minutes in the lathe with a bit of fine emmery cl...
by Derek Attree
Mon May 10, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Recoil issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: Recoil issues

Hi All
Chris has been in touch with some ideas I will play with these over the next week
or so and let you know.

Thanks for the input

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Mon May 10, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Recoil issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: Recoil issues

Hi Adrian
Not at the moment as I have it all in bits again :roll:

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Sun May 09, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Recoil issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: Recoil issues

Hi Steve Thanks for the input my problem is the spring does not pull the barrel back when the cam rotates round to the square cut out . I remember the RC sparks guys saying they shortened the spring for the same reason I will carry on and shorten it some more unless Kian or Chris have some answers o...
by Derek Attree
Sat May 08, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Recoil issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Recoil issues

Hi Elefant builders. I am getting near to being finished with my conversion to a Ferdinand but I am having issues with the recoil spring not pulling the main gun back to the cut out in the cam despite shortening it 30mm :( There is no paint on the barrel where it goes through the bushes and it seems...
by Derek Attree
Sat May 08, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Steve’s UC
Replies: 18
Views: 1544

Re: Steve’s UC

Hi Steve Watching this with interest and some of the other ideas for twin drive . Mine is still boxed up as finishing the Ferdinand first. Having issues with the recoil spring not pulling the gun back to the cut out in the cam despite shortening it 30mm :( Still playing around with things on that. R...
by Derek Attree
Thu May 06, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Sherman
Topic: Sherman M4A3E8 76(w) HVSS Prototype
Replies: 56
Views: 6992

Re: Sherman M4A3E8 76(w) HVSS Prototype

Hi Guys
I really wish I had gone in for one of these as well as the Hetzer it looks a super bit of kit.
Storage space is an issue for me now :shock:

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Big St Albans Model Show
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Re: The Big St Albans Model Show

Hi Mike
PM. sent

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Universal Carrier Update Sets
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: Universal Carrier Update Sets

Hi Dave
I think my eyesight is already going need glasses all the time these days and my sanity went years ago :lol: :lol: :lol:

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Universal Carrier Update Sets
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: Universal Carrier Update Sets

Hi Guys
Got my set today it is stunning set of parts, Dave has taken this to a different level
its the best set of detail parts I have ever seen.

Worth every penny.

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18
Replies: 134
Views: 13371

Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18

Hi Dave
I knew you wouldn't let us down .....Fantastic..

Regards

Derek