Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Sun May 12, 2013 2:34 pm

Hello Kevin, thanks for your reply. There is an amazing amount of space in the Jagd'. My Comet was a real squeeze. I must admit I moved the modules around and around many times. I set out my priorities, for example, access to the battery isolation/charging connection is through the rear deck hatch. I reach the power supply on/off switch through the upper hull rear hatch. It's all trail and error. You will enjoy the many possibilities with the Cent'. There is nothing quite like hearing the engine startup, and the whole 'effects' pack....Regards Mick.

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Mon May 27, 2013 9:53 am

Hello!!!!what's missing.....?
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Mon May 27, 2013 10:03 am

Finally moved the Jagdpanther out of the workshop (bedroom). This venture was a nightmare. After numerous attempts while the tank was still on the table lift, and much 'gouging' of the hall wall. I decided to down load the Jagd and drive out. I still needed to remove a front mudguard.....finally into the garage and loaded onto the trailer, now with new 'name boards' WW11 GERMAN JAGDPANTHER TANK. She is safely located in the dinning room.
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Mon May 27, 2013 10:10 am

Loaded on the trailer...plenty of room, if the weather is fine the Jagd' will be 'on show' at Welshpool Air Show Sunday 9th June.
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by phil fitzpatrick » Mon May 27, 2013 10:16 am

Hi Mick
Your Jagdpanther does look a magnificent beast,only just goes into your
trailor made for the Comet.

PS I don't think that number plate is legal :)
Cheers
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by Paul Morris » Mon May 27, 2013 10:33 am

Hello Mick.

Looking good nearly there eh :D
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by John Fitzsimons » Mon May 27, 2013 7:50 pm

Tight squeeze. Looks great. Looking forward to paint job.

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Thu May 30, 2013 6:51 pm

Hello Phil,Paul and John, thank you for your replies. Now waiting for some warm weather before attempting the camouflage.......Mick

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by Derek Attree » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:32 am

Hi Mick
After this weekend it must be painted :D
Its a great job you have done on this build one of my all time
favorites the jagd....


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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:32 pm

Thank you Derek, D Day has arrived, spent the morning loading the Jagdpanther in readiness for the Welshpool Air Show Sunday 9th......
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by Kent Wiik » Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:20 pm

Hi Michael,

Look sharp!
But will that trailer provide a safe journey for your good looking JP?
Will the JP torsion bars alone take up the shaking the electronics and add ons will suffer during transport?
I would have placed her on some kind of soft insulation taking up some of the vibrations.
Just my 10 cent... :oops:

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:59 pm

Hello Kent, and thank you for your observations. I gave these potential problems a great deal of thought as the 'Comet' visited a number of 'Shows'last year, all went well.
I have a thick rubber horse box mat, on the floor of the trailer to absorb some of the shocks. The only 'Show' this year for the Jagd is the Welshpool Air Show, less than two miles from where I live.....so, all being well, not much of a journey.
I do understand what you mean though, Kent. Fortunately the Welsh road surface around here are good.Thanks again.....Mick

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:29 pm

Raised the Jagdpanther upon wooden blocks to test the drive motors, sounds etc,all working well. The engine, main gun,and M/G sounds are very impressive....it's all systems go for tomorrow, and we have a fine weather forecast.....Mick
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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by michael hilton » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:08 pm

Sunday...warm and sunny, arrived safely at the Welshpool Air Show.
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Getting set up, lovely day for an air show.
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First arrivals....
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Went the day well....lots of photographs of the back of heads...mesmerised by the Jagdpanther, many hours demonstrating the tank and explaining the construction.
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Now...and for reasons known only to myself, mainly arthritis in my hands,I am offering the Jagdpanther for sale. It needs finishing work.....PM if interested.

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Re: Ultimate Panther/Jagdpanther Build

Post by John Fitzsimons » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:14 am

I am always surprised by the number of people who just want to know the cost. Pity you have to think of selling.
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