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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:54 pm

Thanks Steve for the info.

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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:19 pm

A bit more turret work done
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Fastener holes filled and ready for its zimmerit application. The only additions to the basic turret are the mantlet elevation and depression stops.
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The mantlet has been modified to have the early twin gunners sight apertures, the single gunners sight was introduced in December 1943 and the tank I am modelling was completed in early December 1943 so hopefully this is the right set configuration
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Robert E Morey » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:56 am

Looking great Steve. Love the way you personalize the small details.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Phil Woollard » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:17 am

What can I say...a pro at work! I just love the colour of those steel tracks regards Phil.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:29 pm

Panther turret now complete and base coated.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Robert E Morey » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:34 am

Looking fantastic Steve. The zimmerit really sets it off. This will be a beauty with all the mods and steel tracks.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:21 pm

Almost there, just a few minor bits and pieces to complete, final camo will be applied after that.
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Turret on and all wired up.
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Coupola still needs weld applying
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Rear deck and turret rear
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Mantlet with stereoscopic rangefinder
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Looks good with the gun over the side
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Vince Cutajar » Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:14 am

That's really looking awesome.

How do you get it off the bench? Do you use one of those hydraulic tables?

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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by simon_manning » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:22 am

looking good steve, lots of work, i like the "little" tanks on the shelf behind, regards simon.

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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:18 am

Hi Vince.
It takes a bit of manouvering to get it off the bench. I either use the car ramps or a lift table, I usually find the ramps are the easiest.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:28 pm

Rear plate is now complete.
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Just camo to add
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Phil Woollard » Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:59 pm

You sure do a good job Steve! 8)
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Robert E Morey » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:42 am

That is looking amazing Steve! Love all the detail you put into it. Fantastic.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Steve Norris » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:25 pm

First outing for the Panther, Camo will have to wait until after the southwest model show.
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Re: Steves Panther A

Post by Marco Peter » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:31 pm

Man that's just SO beautiful...
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