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by John Fitzsimons
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Lathe /Milling machine advice
Replies: 20
Views: 5358

Re: Lathe /Milling machine advice

Great advice, Thanks a lot. Stephen, I first came across Warco from one of your posts but could not find it recently to check which machines you had. Good to know yo recommend the WM180. I'm now thinking WM180 and wm16. I might get the DRO factory fitted in the lathe and retro fit to the milling mac...
by John Fitzsimons
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Lathe /Milling machine advice
Replies: 20
Views: 5358

Lathe /Milling machine advice

I'm considering investing in a lathe and milling machine. I am looking at the Warco range. WM180 Lathe or WM180DRO WM 240 slightly out of price range as I have to factor in cost of tools and accessories. Also seems constantly out of stock. As for milling machine I am looking at Either WM 14 or wm14D...
by John Fitzsimons
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1321 rebuild
Replies: 202
Views: 60664

Re: Tiger 1321 rebuild

Looks great Paul. Hoping to get back to my tigers soon. Installing some new machines to workshop in Feb so looking forward to making some new parts. Possibly work on the 88. Are the floor and supports resin? I started a floor for a tiger this evening. In my other Tiger I hid the electric modules und...
by John Fitzsimons
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: The Phoenix - Tiger 131 #12
Replies: 55
Views: 13474

Re: The Phoenix - Tiger 131 #12

Adrian,

Nitromors is not as strong as it used to be. Last time I had a major refurb I used this stuff.
https://www.vinnybyrne.com/body-shop/pa ... r-5lt.html
This is stronger than nitromors having some of the nasty stuff nitromors lost.
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Multi-part muzzle brake part numbers.
Replies: 2
Views: 1195

Re: Multi-part muzzle brake part numbers.

CE2411 is part that screws into barrell.
CE2413 is middle piece
CE2412 is front piece

I have tiger 131 manual in pdf. PM your email and I will try to send.
Love what you are trying to do with the toasted Tiger.
by John Fitzsimons
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release
Replies: 31
Views: 12987

Re: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release

Thanks Bob. Looking after twins took time from hobbies but having a bit more free time now. Still having some fun with tanks.
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by John Fitzsimons
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release
Replies: 31
Views: 12987

Re: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release

Turret interior and start on hull ammo bins.
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by John Fitzsimons
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release
Replies: 31
Views: 12987

Re: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release

Some progress at last on camo and markings.
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by John Fitzsimons
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release
Replies: 31
Views: 12987

Re: John's 2nd Late Tiger 1 2007 release

Just noticed my photobucket photos are back on. Lost interest in posting of late. I will update progress on this tiger soon.
by John Fitzsimons
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Panzer parts by John Fitzsimons
Replies: 37
Views: 26358

Re: Panzer parts by John Fitzsimons

Gunner loader seat sets, https://s26.postimg.cc/e2nf12e6t/DSC_0826.jpg https://s26.postimg.cc/883f730ph/DSC_0828.jpg https://s26.postimg.cc/mv4doqzbp/DSC_0829.jpg https://s26.postimg.cc/97ybgj591/DSC_0830.jpg https://s26.postimg.cc/4kno10sid/DSC_0831.jpg https://s26.postimg.cc/hsrn7pff9/DSC_0833.jpg...
by John Fitzsimons
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1321 rebuild
Replies: 202
Views: 60664

Re: Tiger 1321 rebuild

Looking great Paul. I might have a spare crew light you might want to try.

John
by John Fitzsimons
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1321 rebuild
Replies: 202
Views: 60664

Re: Tiger 1321 rebuild

Looking great Paul. I might have a spare crew light you might want to try.

John
by John Fitzsimons
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger 1321 rebuild
Replies: 202
Views: 60664

Re: Tiger 1321 rebuild

Going well Paul, I got some polycarbonate in various sizes. No 15 mm yet though. Waiting for a small sheet to become available. The supplier is local to me. How are you cutting the Perspex. The supplier might be able to supply some cut for me. I have fitted 12mm blocks for now. You sent me a mail re...
by John Fitzsimons
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Panzer parts by John Fitzsimons
Replies: 37
Views: 26358

Re: Panzer parts by John Fitzsimons

Finally trying to get around to transfering photos lost in photobucket. I will try to restore all photos soon. Having trouble transfering in decent size though. Now using post image.
by John Fitzsimons
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Photobucket
Replies: 24
Views: 6782

Re: Photobucket

Just noticed all my posts lost their pictures too. Away from home for a while so start taking back from photobucket soon. :( I have at least started to download my photos from Photobucket. Limited access to internet for a few weeks though. Will get photos back up hopefully. Such a waste of time thou...