STUG III Production Validation Build

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STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Armortek » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:39 am

Production of the STUG III is now in full swing. Machining of the large hull plates is pretty much complete as are the hundreds of road wheels.

Lots of 5 axis work on this kit, so that will keep our machining centres busy for the next few weeks.
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Hull sides, floor and suspension bars
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Some one mention wheels ?
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Still need to make the hub caps and fit the spacers
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Torsion bar suspension
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Nice fit on the validation build
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Nice cutaway of the Stug III hull
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Progress so far
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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Roy Beukeveld » Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:06 pm

That is looking very good! Great to see the production is in full swing :-)

Were there any adjustments in tolerances necessary to the parts in relation to the previous batch a couple of years ago? Maybe due to different machinery?

Looking forward to see more pictures as the production is progressing 👍🏼
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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Steen Vøler » Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:26 pm

Thanks for sharing :D this is looking really good and look forward to the next chapter 8)
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Post by Jerry Carducci » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:03 am

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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Roy Beukeveld » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:08 pm

Any updates on the validation build guys? :D
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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by florian rudolf » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:13 pm

Nice to see the production is runnig.
Looking forward to get my kit :D

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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Armortek » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:13 am

A few more picture of the validation build.
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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Roy Beukeveld » Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:39 pm

That is looking really good! I love the machining, very nice work. Nice to see it coming together so well, keep up the good work :D
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Re: STUG III Production Validation Build

Post by Steen Vøler » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:35 pm

Oh boy - it's getting close
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