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by Steve Stuart
Sat May 30, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: 15 t jack for my early Tiger I
Replies: 32
Views: 10068

Hi Roland
The jack is brilliant! As an alternative, any chance of supplying plans for the jack? It would be a real challenge for me to make one, but it would be good to try!
by Steve Stuart
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: King Tiger
Topic: Side pannier holes
Replies: 8
Views: 2987

Hi, On my Tiger I have redone some holes by stealing some of my wife Fiona's kniting needles. They come in convenient metric sizes and are made of aluminium, so have the same resistance to filing, drilling, machining as the parent metal. They also are good and long, so one will do for many holes. I ...
by Steve Stuart
Fri Apr 10, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Lowering the Rear Deck
Replies: 57
Views: 27470

Lowering the deck, What bolts are used?

Hi, I have spent the last couple of weeks lowering the rear deck, a large amount of reading, looking at photos and thinking how to do it! Now it is done, but now looking at the books and pictures again, I am confused as what bolts are used to hold the rear deck castings down, are they square headed ...
by Steve Stuart
Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Cone head bolts
Replies: 22
Views: 6866

Hi all, I have made some, but not yet fitted them. I took 3mm, if I remember correctly, socket headed bolts, then fired up my brazing torch and filled them with brass so that I could file them down to a point. They appear to look the part and did not take too long to make. I hope this provides ideas...
by Steve Stuart
Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Happy new year and cheers all 1/6 Builders!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Happy New Year and Best wishes to all!
Steve Stuart
by Steve Stuart
Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 31
Views: 6897

Merry Christmas to all!
by Steve Stuart
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Replies: 19
Views: 4040

Oh Dear, Christmas is coming!:D Do not, do not ask too much of Santa :cry: for you may offend his helpers 8) and your stocking might not contain what you hope for :oops: :(. Far better to do all your tidying :roll: and help with washing up :? and to not stay out playing too long :evil: and who knows...
by Steve Stuart
Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Engine Vent- Late Tiger
Replies: 11
Views: 3980

Brilliant! This topic has the pictures I was going to need regarding the position of the hatch stop, perfectly photographed, and a very useful reference for some thing that does not feature much in the books etc that I have looked at, so thanks for them!

by Steve Stuart
Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: A very warm welcome to all new members of this forum
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Also seconded, a really good forum, with helpful people, with so much useful information. Going to the open day at Armortek was also so positive, I was uplifted by the extremely friendly people, where the 'wise ones' were happy to build me up as a new participant, I was fearful of the response to my...
by Steve Stuart
Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Pickering
Replies: 28
Views: 9131

Hi, Please excuse the ignorance, but what, and when is Pickering, is it code for something or a small town in Yorkshire? My in-laws live in Beverley, so a visit to the rellies could be in order! :roll: Thanks Steve
by Steve Stuart
Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Grant/Lee
Replies: 13
Views: 3170

What I would like is a Bren Gun Carrier, some thing not too large with the potential for all sorts of modification. My son Rory would like a DUKW, which crosses over neatly with my interest in model boats! Although has anyone successfully floated a duplex Sherman?! 8)
by Steve Stuart
Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: PTFE rings for early Tigers
Replies: 2
Views: 1659

Hi David
The PTFE Rings that you sorted me out with at the Open Day, really do the business, the turret turns with ease now! Much better than the brass bearing, my next challenge is the blank firer, getting that working smoothly.
by Steve Stuart
Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Has anyone got or can make me a tool for track pins?
Replies: 10
Views: 3014

Does anybody produce tiny nyloc nuts? then threading nearly two hundred track pins might be an attractive proposition My job can involve threading bicycle spokes, something we avoid if at all possible! but the real question is how were the real, original track pins secured and so what is the most au...
by Steve Stuart
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Blank Firer operating tips
Replies: 0
Views: 1174

Blank Firer operating tips

Hello I have just about got my blank firer going, now I wish to pick peoples brains to see what tips for operation there are. On test firing with primed only cartridges, it is eratic and I want to get it firing on all cylinders. My sons are impressed, so far, and I need to demonstrate in due course ...
by Steve Stuart
Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Electrical Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 3588

As this thread has developed the solution to my fuse blowing problem has been given, that is I have wired the relay switch unit 46B-2W incorrectly. The wiring diagram implies a connection order to the relay switch unit, which if I had got my glasses on and looked closely, I would have twigged that o...