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by John Fitzsimons
Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Production Tiger Project
Replies: 420
Views: 148529

I have noticed a few different texturing methods used by builders on the forum. What do you use for your texturing on wheels and non zimmerit armour? Do you apply the texture over the etch primer? I notice that your hull is etch primed prior to zimmerit whereas Paul Morris seems to apply Zimmerit st...
by John Fitzsimons
Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: New Late Tiger 1
Replies: 3
Views: 2233

Thanks Tim, Yes I painted the Grenadiers. 1/16 scale. Have painted some more since in winter camo. I was so impressed with your Tiger build I have printed the whole thing out as a reference. I hope to incorporate some into my Tiger. Would you mind if I send you questions occasionally? I was thinking...
by John Fitzsimons
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Custom heads for dragon figures
Replies: 5
Views: 1570

http://www.thatsmyface.com/

They can produce a 1/6 head from photos. Thought it would be interesting but thought someone on this forum would have experience with them.
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: New Late Tiger 1
Replies: 3
Views: 2233

New Late Tiger 1

Hi everybody, Just got a late Tiger 1 with motion, sound, smoke and blank firer. I will not start until February due to holidays. I will probably start with some of the smaller items as I do not want to work in the shed at this time of year. Here is my work area. http://i904.photobucket.com/albums/a...
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Production Tiger Project
Replies: 420
Views: 148529

I'm new to the forum. Just got my late tiger and following this build with interest. Fine work. Have printed out the full build to add to my instruction manual. I want to start with some small parts first. Hope you get started on the turret soon. Looking forward to seeing your work on that.
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Custom heads for dragon figures
Replies: 5
Views: 1570

My priority also. Still unpacking my Tiger and admiring the kit parts. Unfortunatly I go away tomorrow and not back home till February. Holidays are such a drag.
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Code of Ethics in our Hobby.
Replies: 32
Views: 6331

I'm a new Armortek builder. Had just contacted Steve Winstone and Mike Stannard for their catalogues. Would sombody pm me with details of part sellers to avoid. Do not want to upgrade with rubbish.
by John Fitzsimons
Sat Dec 18, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Custom heads for dragon figures
Replies: 5
Views: 1570

Custom heads for dragon figures

Has anyone tried this company's products. they can make a detailed headsculpt from photographs. thatsmyface.com
Bit expensive. It would be nice to have commander in ones own image.
by John Fitzsimons
Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Tiger 1,
Replies: 5
Views: 2443

Thanks for the welcome. I will start a post on my build soon. I'm not an engineering expert and do not have the amount of equipment some of you guys use but would like to try some of the upgrades I have seen on the forum. I am following a few of these builds with interest and will have lots of quest...
by John Fitzsimons
Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Tiger 1,
Replies: 5
Views: 2443

Hi everybody, first post, I am now the proud owner of a Late Tiger 1. I picked it up in person although took a lot of travel time and 4 ferry crossings. Found a boxed unopened kit in perfect condition with no oxidation and also motion, sound, smoke and blank firer. Luckily all those boxes fitted int...