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by Dale jordan
Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Today I started detailing the road wheels all the outer wheels had a small grove added plus I'm going to add studs to the outer single bearing hub so as to have nuts on the outer wheels and then taping a thread to the double hub to take M3 hex bolts ... Dale http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i268/Te...
by Dale jordan
Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:38 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Yves the fixing end cap head screw I would not use loctite you could use longer 6mm and add a lock nut if you wont .. The spring thing is in all the kits It's a helicoil it makes it hard to strip the threads by over tighening .. Dale
by Dale jordan
Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Hi Yves I used the M4 grubs screws I filed a nice flat on the torsion bars ends 23 mm long 2.5mm - 3mm wide I did have to put each torsion bar in the lathe to take off just enought to fit them in tight in the axle end and the fixing end I then did up the grub screws nice and tight with a bit of supe...
by Dale jordan
Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

I had big day on Friday on my day off , working all day setting up the suspension all went well just need to etch prime all the drop arms then onto the wheels ... Dale http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i268/Teeshy123/DSCN1441_zpsbd5d45ca.jpg http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i268/Teeshy123/DSCN1447_...
by Dale jordan
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Ragnar`s 2010 Tiger build
Replies: 14
Views: 4943

Re: Ragnar`s 2010 Tiger build

Got it Ragnar . Very nice workmanship you are doing a wonderful build so far well done.. Dale
by Dale jordan
Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Thanks everyone for your comments this is a real nice kit . Ragnar yes please give us the info on that mod ... Dale
by Dale jordan
Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Here's another update . Lots done in the last week or so , all the fake welds are done. I've installed the drive cases to the hull , added detail to the front fillets of the hull , set up the idlers and sprockets , etch primed the lower hull . I'm now test fitting the rear transom parts and started ...
by Dale jordan
Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:02 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Well the holiday season is over here in Port Macquarie so no more working seven days a week . Back onto my tiger .. The hull is button up , all the fake welds are done . The tracks are all together , working on idlers and sprockets at the moment , next will be the suspension .. Dale http://i74.photo...
by Dale jordan
Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:18 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: New - StuG III Blog
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Re: New - StuG III Blog

Hi Mark and Gill The new stug parts are looking the goods!! are you going to add Dave Dibbs cupola to the kit plus some of his other bits ? any Steve winstone parts a well or others
? Dale
by Dale jordan
Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:27 am
Forum: Panther
Topic: Adrians Panther Downunder
Replies: 10
Views: 5003

Adrians Panther Downunder

Yesterday Adrian made a one day dash from Sydney to Port Macquarie to drop off his Armortek Panther . Adrian has been working on this one for a while now , lots of work got in the way of modeling . Any way it's now in Noels hands to do another great painting and weathering job . Stay tune i'll do up...
by Dale jordan
Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: Centurion
Topic: My Beaut Aussie Cent
Replies: 1007
Views: 291825

Re: My Beaut Aussie Cent

Looks real nice Stephen . I was out a Klints house yesterday climbing over his aussie Cent and the extra armour you have done looks spot on ..Dale
by Dale jordan
Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: New - StuG III Blog
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Re: New - StuG III Blog

Great idea Mark and Gill with StuG III blog . Any chance to see the older parts side by side with the new parts to see the difference .....Dale
by Dale jordan
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Dales mid tiger 1
Replies: 110
Views: 36544

Re: Dales mid tiger 1

I made up a new engine hatch today out of alloy and moved things around a bit .. can some one tell me if when they removed the fifeil cleaner , hood and replaced it with the cover , was the rectangle hole left open or did it have mesh our any thing else over it ? seam like a good spot to drop a gren...
by Dale jordan
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Test Drive
Replies: 12
Views: 3014

Re: Test Drive

Way to go Jason. Nice Zim on your hull !! Like Adrian said . Have a look at the centre of your axles they should be level with the bottom of the hull floor more or less . Jason you will have track settle for a while and need to remove some links . when set up right the track should touch the 3rd roa...
by Dale jordan
Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Christmas Special: Late Tiger 1 and Tiger 2 Muzzle Brake
Replies: 6
Views: 2654

Re: Christmas Special: Late Tiger 1 and Tiger 2 Muzzle Brake

Nice workmanship again Mike . Is this muzzle the same used on the Mid Tiger 1 . Dale