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by simon_manning
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

only a small amount achieved this weekend, i have started milling out the Dash bulkhead to accommodate the wiring and lights and to give some Dash depth behind, a slow process, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: Notek Light
Replies: 30
Views: 1615

Re: Notek Light

Vince, Steve, it would be great if this part is produced the same as your superb Bosch Headlight, you can count me in for several when made, an item that is needed in 1/6 scale, good luck on this venture, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: Notek Light
Replies: 30
Views: 1615

Re: Notek Light

Good Topic Vince, This item has to be made of Metal, they always are placed in a vulnerable position on the vehicles, where they get knocked, i have had plastic and white metal versions and all brake to easily, an after market working, steel, Brass,cast notek would be a great addition to the 1/6 Tan...
by simon_manning
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Tiger 1
Topic: Tiger History and paint info
Replies: 6
Views: 617

Re: Tiger History and paint info

Stephen is correct, don't get bogged down in color selection, just pick the three camo colors you like, regardless of what year, campaign, even vehicle, don't forget models need to be slightly lighter in color than the real vehicle, due to their smaller size, i use any product i like the look of, ru...
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Stephen, it seems an age since the last Model Tank get together, i have missed it this year, this is sunday evening's progress, started on the dash, fairly easy but all hand work, cutting etc, surprising how much more there is to add to this part, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Compliment's from you both is well received, i am pleased you like it so far, The next project is to build the dashboard and mill out the bulkhead to give some depth, i have a choice of part's to use from aftermarket supplier's, dial's, switches, some i will use other's i will make, i have cut out t...
by simon_manning
Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 9 (FAMO)
Topic: Florians FAMO build
Replies: 260
Views: 72810

Re: Florians FAMO build

A superb model Florian, the lights look excellent as does the whole vehicle. regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Dragon 1/6 German ww11 Rfles wanted.
Replies: 1
Views: 865

Dragon 1/6 German ww11 Rfles wanted.

Hi All, i am looking to purchase some Dragon 1/6 German ww11 Rifles for my Halftrack, if you have any you want to sell contact me, P.M. or phone 07514 772 775, Many thanks simon.
by simon_manning
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Another job i was working on is the Rifle butt holder's, each one had to be carefully positioned to accept the Rifle, trying to drill evenly through the floor was a bit tricky. regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Jeff, nice to hear from you. Added some details to the Driver's seat area, Fitted the Traffic paddle's, There is plenty of work in this area, floor, dash, etc, i will be in here for a while, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:19 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)

Nice to see some more stug's coming together, a great vehicle with lot's of option's, keep the build thread coming Roy, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Jagdpanther
Topic: Jagdpanther no 13
Replies: 28
Views: 3987

Re: Jagdpanther no 13

That's some serious referb, Back to a Bundle of bit's, surprising how rusty it became between the suspension rails, getting wet no doubt and staying wet, interesting build thread Dave, regards Simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: King Tiger
Topic: Tom's King Tiger Build 2019 Hull 53
Replies: 47
Views: 5122

Re: Tom's King Tiger Build 2019 Hull 53

Excellent finish and a great looking model, kingtiger's always take a time to bed in, and driven carefully, regards simon manning.
by simon_manning
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Sdkfz 7 Half Track
Topic: sdkfz 7 build log.
Replies: 176
Views: 34295

Re: sdkfz 7 build log.

Thanks Dave and Robert, some more 7 floor progress, all the hatches are made, soldered, all metal and they will work, once i figure that bit out, some finishing detail work to do, thanks for the interest, regards simon.
by simon_manning
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Panzer III/StuG III
Topic: Yves Stug III update
Replies: 152
Views: 9100

Re: Yves Stug III update

Good to see the Stug section coming to life, not enough on here in the past, keep posting, plenty of photo's for us to view these project's, regards simon.