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by simon_manning
Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34294

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Chris and Jeff, this kit drags you in, i can see why you liked it jeff when you built your's, as a change i did some painting, starting on the wheels and rear seats, still deciding what overall look to go for, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Sherman
Topic: My Sherman - a 14 year project
Replies: 52
Views: 6531

Re: My Sherman - a 14 year project

Season's greeting's to you Bob, you have definitely stayed the course, no need to rush a masterpiece, best regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Universal Carrier
Topic: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18
Replies: 131
Views: 11427

Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Hi Dave, i will be looking forward to your build, knowing what your capable of on the level of detail and finish, this will be a masterclass of u.c. building, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Sonderanhanger 115 10 ton trailer.
Replies: 65
Views: 5291

Re: The 115 10 ton trailer.

Interesting project, i will keep looking in, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Late Tiger 1 Paintwork.
Replies: 4
Views: 933

Late Tiger 1 Paintwork.

Hi All, sometimes i will undertake a Paintjob for another Forum Member, this is a late Tiger 1 scheme, with an application of Zimmerit, i will post my process for other's, it might be of some interest, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34294

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thank you Michael, Thank you Robert, Glad your enjoying the build, they are a great model with plenty of interest to build in, this is more or less it on the dash panel, i need some Decal Plate's, instruction's Tag's to apply and the ignition switch to be wired up, i have decided on Tamiya XF 60 for...
by simon_manning
Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Martin's Elefant
Replies: 95
Views: 22839

Re: Martin's Elefant

SUPERB ! Regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34294

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

This is the rear end section made by Michael Matata, when he produced a small batch of these, whilst building his own, the detail is spot on, it's a massive time saver being able to get the odd part here and there to this detail, the towing hook for other 7 builder's is from Knupfer in Germany, they...
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34294

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Steve, i was over looking at the Elefant build, another gem, slow progress on the dash, made the support brackets that sit under the dash and control switches, i used a couple of michael matata part's including his excellent dials, the switches i made of brass and steel, still plenty to work ...
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: Roy's StuG III (no. 2020/10)
Replies: 164
Views: 9732

Re: Roy's StuG III (no. 2020/10)

very nicely put together, the photo's look superb, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Elefant
Topic: Steve does another Elefant
Replies: 36
Views: 3277

Re: Steve does another Elefant

Looks good steve, the bolts and zim pattern looks tricky, a lot of attention to detail on that front end, regards simon.[youtube][/youtube]
by simon_manning
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: A 47 years old love
Replies: 225
Views: 69239

Re: A 47 years old love

Excellent craftmanship, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Sherman
Topic: My Sherman - a 14 year project
Replies: 52
Views: 6531

Re: My Sherman - a 14 year project

Great work Robert, these 3d printed parts are really helpful, they are turning up more and more in builders project's, very time saving and accurate, i like the look of them, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34294

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thank you fellow builder's for the encouragement, on to another part, the petrol tank, i have made a start on the holding straps and Fuel tap, also the throttle handles on the dash, plenty of little details in this part of the vehicle, thanks for the input, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: Notek Light
Replies: 30
Views: 1615

Re: Notek Light

Looking good Adrian, i slogged for hour's on making mine, what a result if they go into production, a massive time saver, well done, regards simon.