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by Derek Attree
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: lazy susan bearing
Replies: 35
Views: 10296

Hi Dale I have bolted my brass ring in place like yours but on the Panther it is one peice this is an improvement on all the later kits. I have back filled the screw heads and skimmed them dead smooth. the turret turns but it seems to be picking up on the turret base in one position which happens to...
by Derek Attree
Mon Dec 17, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: lazy susan bearing
Replies: 35
Views: 10296

Hi David
Its a big help.
I work in a research group at a university so I have the sheet PTFE
and as I have my brass bearing glued and screwed to my deck
I think I will try a plain ring first sandwiched between that and the turret base.
Thanks
Derek :)
by Derek Attree
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:24 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Detail Set for Panther drivers hatches - 1st Production run
Replies: 25
Views: 8572

Hi Dave
Very nice
I want a set please.

Derek
by Derek Attree
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: lazy susan bearing
Replies: 35
Views: 10296

Hi David
Do you mean that you removed the brass bearing completly
or did you use you PTFE bits over the brass bit.
Also what thickness was the plain ring ans what thickness is the
lipped ring.
Could you post a picture please
Glad it worked for you.
Derek
by Derek Attree
Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: lazy susan bearing
Replies: 35
Views: 10296

Hi Alan I was wondering if the Panther turret is lighter than the Tiger one you have? Mine seems to drag but I have not yet fitted the motor.Just turned by hand. I am getting some score marks on one position of the alloy turret base where it is rubbing the Brass ring. On the Panther Kits the Brass r...
by Derek Attree
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: lazy susan bearing
Replies: 35
Views: 10296

Hi Guys thin ring of PTFE should do the trick just in between the base of the turret and the brass ring that is glued in the deck of the tank. I am thinking of using 1mm thick sheet.My other idea was to use 10 mm dia PTFE rod and make 4 or 5 plugs to fit in to holes I would drill in the base of the ...
by Derek Attree
Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger Build Pics.
Replies: 6
Views: 3286

Hi David
Good looking Tiger. I have used Grip fill as the welds on my Panther and
the results are very good too.
A freind of mine is a welder and asked who had done the
welding of my hull ! So it must be ok. :lol:

Derek
by Derek Attree
Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Sound System Benidini
Replies: 25
Views: 6543

Hi Lee
Talk to Gary Comber at UKTC he uses this system.
You have to solder a coulpe of wires to the tranie board
but it gives 10 buttons so its one button per sound on Armortek sound unit.

Derek
by Derek Attree
Fri Nov 16, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: Panther
Topic: Early Panther Ausf G Idler Wheel
Replies: 100
Views: 46736

Hi Guys
Resin would work as spares as well

Derek
by Derek Attree
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: Panther
Topic: Wheel Hub caps
Replies: 3
Views: 2661

Wheel Hub caps

Hi Guys I am having a small problem with the hub caps on the Panther wheels. The fine thread in the Hub caps seems reluctant to engage in the thread in the wheel. I had one dry weld on me so I have stopped completely I was wondering if others have had problems with these items ? They are all fitted ...
by Derek Attree
Fri Nov 16, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Base ball caps ??
Replies: 0
Views: 1126

Base ball caps ??

Hi Gill
How about a base ball cap with the Armourtek logo on
to go with the designer gear,
for those of us with less that full coverage on top..

Derek 8)
by Derek Attree
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Elevation mechanism
Replies: 8
Views: 3346

Hi Andy
I am going to use a counterbalance weight as I am not having
the blank fireing unt on my Panther. Mark gave me a weight value
of abour 3.5 kg which is what the blank unit weighs...

Regards

Derek
by Derek Attree
Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Late Tiger cupola periscope inserts
Replies: 1
Views: 1856

Hi Dave
See even better!!!
I have to say these inserts which I requested for my panther look very good when instaled on the tank that is if you dont want to go to the cost of full working ones which I didn't.

Thanks again Dave

Derek
by Derek Attree
Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Armortek Clothing Range
Replies: 20
Views: 6816

Colin
Armortek Owners Club.
Now thats a great idea.
I also like the idea of having a picture of the tank you own as part of the badge in my case a Panther.

Derek
by Derek Attree
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: What’s the next model going to be ???????
Replies: 26
Views: 9413

Hi Guys
A T34 would also be great but could Mark get a rough enough
turret casting and would it be a 76 or 85 turret...

Derek