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by Armortek
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Jagdtiger
Topic: Jagdtiger prototype
Replies: 34
Views: 5389

Jagdtiger prototype

As we start with the prototype, we will post details here. For now the only information we have to share are the dimensions: Length : 1730mm Width : 600mm No. of parts : just over 1,600 The weight will be more than the King Tiger, but should not be substantially higher. Our favourite quote comes fro...
by Armortek
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Armortek Open Day 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 11224

Re: Armortek Open Day 2019

just over 12 hours now till our open day and we are as ready as we will ever be ! Speakers & painting demos confirmed - check Running area organised - check Raffle organised - check Chieftain in pride of place - check Amazing shop offers organised - check Catering organised - check Sunny weather org...
by Armortek
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AAF Museum Meet in Danville, Virginia 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: AAF Museum Meet in Danville, Virginia 2019

Sounds like you guys had a great time Mike. Look forwards to the photographs.
Which one of your models was the star of the show ?

Kian
by Armortek
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Prototype Build
Replies: 114
Views: 24154

Re: Chieftain Prototype Build

Stephen White wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:14 am
.............. Some hull back bins would fill a space or two.
They are on the production version, but not the prototype. Same with the ribbing on the bins.
by Armortek
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Prototype Build
Replies: 114
Views: 24154

Re: Chieftain Prototype Build

A few more photographs of the Chieftain.

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by Armortek
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: King Tiger
Topic: 2019 King Tiger
Replies: 17
Views: 2852

2019 King Tiger

Production is now in full swing on the King Tiger. Photographs below show some of the hull sides going through the first operation as well as the front armour plate - also going through its first operation. Those plates are 25mm (1" thick). The cutout that you can see is clearance for the gearheads ...
by Armortek
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base Discussions
Topic: Moving - how to lift, rotate, transport the model - BASIC
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Moving - how to lift, rotate, transport the model - BASIC

I've now added the Knowledge Base Topic on moving the heavier Armortek models. It covers motor cycle lifts, lazy susans, hydraulic lift tables and ramps for loading. It also covers ways of restraining the model in the car or van. It's intended to cover the basics but it would be good to add other op...
by Armortek
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Lazy Susan - turntable
Replies: 11
Views: 1849

Re: Lazy Susan - turntable

Prompted by Alastair's original question, I've now updated the Knowledge Base Topic on moving models, here: http://www.armortek.co.uk/Forum3b/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=5798&p=49293&sid=39ecb49f15fc423bce04f9302a993044#p49293 It might seem a bit basic to the old hands but I hope will be useful guidance to...
by Armortek
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Prototype Build
Replies: 114
Views: 24154

Re: Chieftain Prototype Build

Rubber inserts for the Chieftain tracks getting counted out and packed.
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by Armortek
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Armorteks next model
Replies: 287
Views: 46341

Re: Armorteks next model

Quite a few great suggestions in this post ... perhaps something there for the future ?? :wink:

Without giving anything away, we can say it will not be the Cat .. at 1.8m length the chassis components will not fit on our machines :(

Only 10 days left now ...
by Armortek
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Electronics Topics
Topic: New electronics in August
Replies: 35
Views: 7869

Re: New electronics in August

At the open day there will be a table set up with the new electronics laid out and working so you can see (and test) how it all fits together and works. To answer a few of the questions raised: • The electronics themselves have been designed to be backwards compatible with the last two generations o...
by Armortek
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Electronics Topics
Topic: New electronics in August
Replies: 35
Views: 7869

Re: New electronics in August

At long last the new generation of electronics are ready - shipping will start from next week as documentation is updated and option packs are packed. Thanks for your patience whilst we have been working behind the scenes to get everything working together in as user-friendly a way as possible. Some...
by Armortek
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Tiger I / King Tiger
Replies: 0
Views: 1218

Wanted: Tiger I / King Tiger

Michael is looking for a built Tiger or King Tiger tank, ideally with all the option packs included. If anyone is interested in selling their Armortek Tiger I or King Tiger please send an email to marlon.bird@hotmail.com UK based. Michael does not yet have a forum account so no PM's please. Best reg...
by Armortek
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Prototype Build
Replies: 114
Views: 24154

Re: Chieftain Prototype Build

It's been a few weeks since the last video of the chieftain,any updates and pictures of the prototype would be gratefully appreciated 👌 Hi Manny, there are not really any new photos to post. The prototype has been finished and all we are waiting for now are the cast parts to finish off production a...
by Armortek
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Prototype Build
Replies: 114
Views: 24154

Now for the SOUND !

Yesterday we were at the Tank Museum to record the sound of the Chieftain startup for our sound module. Enjoy the video! Already had over 30,000 views on facebook, so there must be some fans out there !! Just needs a larini x-pipe :wink: Thanks to Stephen for organising and to Jonathan from the tank...