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by simon_manning
Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

rebuilding mid tiger

hello alan,
Thanks very much for your observation and tip! could you please send me a picture of the type of fixing you mean. im always keen to learn from a previous builder.
thanks again for looking, keep posting, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed May 28, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: Panther
Topic: rear panther bins
Replies: 3
Views: 3390

rear panther bins

These pictures are of the panther bins from steve winstone, they are a work of art and i am very pleased with them. http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000968.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000969.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000971.jpg h...
by simon_manning
Wed May 28, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

Heres some new pictures of the tiger rebuild. I have made some small errors, but will correct as the build goes on. http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000976.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000977.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000979.jpg h...
by simon_manning
Sat May 24, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger weathering stage 1
Replies: 23
Views: 7945

tiger weathering

well done dale, i have started to realise how much detail on my tiger i have missed out.yours is coming togeather nicely. i think i will hold on and wait for you so i can pick up some more tips! keep posting please.
regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon May 12, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Changes to Web Site
Replies: 11
Views: 3860

I find myself refering to that archive quite frequently and it will be a waste of such available quality information if lost. Is there any way that the web developers / server providers can save the data in the archive? as most service providers provide backups of forums incase of system errors, the...
by simon_manning
Mon Apr 28, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: Panther
Topic: Customized Fan shroud
Replies: 11
Views: 5421

i enjoy everytime you enter a post on your build progress, i have a panther of my own, unbuilt.

please keep the superb work up with updates.

much apprecieted
simon manning
by simon_manning
Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

Thank you for your kind comments. The tank had to be stripped down to bare metal and started again from scratch. Over half of the hull fasteners where either seized or snapped off, having been left outdoors in a shed for at least a year. None of the torsion bars had flatts filed, and the wheels need...
by simon_manning
Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

here is a labled diagram of some of the parts if this doesnt fit on screen right-click and view image to see full sized http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/labled.jpg Im going to wait till i get the tank running and i have been informed that the wheel spacers sometimes bind on each other...
by simon_manning
Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000567.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000615.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000616.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P1000617.jpg http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn254/geubes/P100061...
by simon_manning
Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: re-building mid tiger
Replies: 34
Views: 12792

re-building mid tiger

These are the latest pictures of the mid tiger i have been building, which i brought second hand partially built, but had to be dis-assembled and started again,originally bolts snapped off and various fitting problems, but was enjoyable http://img225.imageshack.us/img225/8256/p1000608qq4.jpg http://...
by simon_manning
Thu Apr 17, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: tiger track pins
Replies: 4
Views: 2717

tiger track pins

my stainless steel track pins have arrived, to replace the old rusted original pins. £200 for 200 pins in total. didnt seem a bad price. ill let everyone know how they perform http://img76.imageshack.us/img76/4280/p1000550vv0.jpg http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/1872/p1000553vl5.jpg http://img76....
by simon_manning
Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: panther & tiger parts
Replies: 1
Views: 1828

panther & tiger parts

just received my panther and tiger mud-guards, and panther gun cleaning tube back from Steve Winstone. I am delighted with the result and have included some pictures to show you http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/8985/p1000536pn8.jpg http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/4937/p1000541la4.jpg http://img...
by simon_manning
Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Whats the next model going to be ????
Replies: 34
Views: 9776

i would love to see a king tiger kit produced. even after 60 years, it is still a good looking tank- if there is such a thing.
by simon_manning
Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: TIGER & PANTHER PARTS
Replies: 14
Views: 7576

Steve Winston Parts

There Are Still Craftsmen With Knowlege Out There! Workmanship 1st Class.
Thanks Steve - Simon Manning
by simon_manning
Wed Dec 26, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Christmas Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 2640

Seasons greeting, to armortek and all armortek owners, build tips and problem solving on the forum are superb and such a help.

keep it coming.

Simon Manning UK