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by simon_manning
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18
Replies: 112
Views: 8718

Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18

Looks good Dave, coming on nicely, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Phil, i will be looking when your 7 arrives, Not that much progress of late, still working on the front floor, i knew this section would take a time to complete, there's at least twenty components on this part, i could not get the correct floor pattern profile so made do with this metal check...
by simon_manning
Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Working bin catches in brass
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Re: Working bin catches in brass

Hi Derek, steve winstone, try him, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: John's Late Tiger 1
Replies: 442
Views: 108026

Re: John's Late Tiger 1

The Tiger comes alive again John, a nice bit of work going on there, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 9 (FAMO)
Topic: No. 37
Replies: 94
Views: 8574

Re: Brian's Famo

some nice Famo building here Brian, a big project, and a big vehicle when finished, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Yes Phil the Trailer is a superb addition to anyone's collection, i can't part with my 7, i had to build one sometime being my Favorite Armortek vehicle, closely followed by the rest, A work of Art you have there Phil, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Hi Chang, i am remaking the front floor panel, the kit part is stainless steel and very thick, too difficult to work with if you want to add detail's, like the flush fitting floor lift handle's and inspection hatch, i would of liked to have used the kit part, regards simon
by simon_manning
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Another instalment on the 7, started on the front driver's floor ,Made the Gear lever's and hand brake lever all from metal to give these delicate part's some strength and durability, The gear knobs look a little oversize at the moment, lot's more to do on this part of the vehicle, all the best, reg...
by simon_manning
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Sonderanhanger 115 10 ton trailer.
Replies: 61
Views: 4322

Re: The Sonderanhanger 115 10 ton trailer.

It's nice to see the creativity on here, some people say they are bored at home during lockdown, buy an Armortek kit, enjoy yourself, the more this trailer build goes on, the more interesting it is, keep at it Phil, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Many Thanks Mark, Dave and nice to know your looking Derek, This spotlight started life from Michael Matata, i was in two minds to use it or improve it a little, the light bowl is made from a kind of chemical metal which makes it very brittle to work with, i made a metal reflector for inside the bow...
by simon_manning
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: RT Late Tiger One
Replies: 20
Views: 1705

Re: RT Late Tiger One

A tricky little job that Robert, looks well done from here, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 169
Views: 32375

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

A slight diversion on to the front wheels, to keep away from the main body and have a bit more thinking time on how to over come the next phase of fitting motion packs and front floors, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Bergepanther
Topic: Bergepanther William
Replies: 73
Views: 29637

Re: Bergepanther William

A Masterclass of building on the Bergepanther, an interesting project to follow William, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Panzer II ausf F 1/6 self-made(Dragon)
Replies: 9
Views: 1031

Re: Panzer II ausf F 1/6 self-made(Dragon)

superb building, great to see these project's, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Two new UC builds
Replies: 15
Views: 1237

Re: Two new UC builds

Nice to see you back on Dennis, regards simon.