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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Armortek » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:34 pm

Sorry for the delay .. waiting for a couple more things to fall into place before we can announce the next model. Infuriating as anything !!!

Will get a teaser or two up soon ...
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Armortek » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:18 pm

As promised .....
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Robert Reid » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:55 pm

That bottom one sure looks like a bogey...

For those who are rooting for a track!

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Pete Mallett » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:02 pm

It actually looks like the hub for a wheel of a Dingo Scout car! Although, there should be nine holes, (rather than eight) with a space between number nine and number one and the holes should go all the way through the hub!
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Robert Reid » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:32 pm

Pete Mallett wrote:
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It actually looks like the hub for a wheel of a Dingo Scout car! Although, there should be nine holes, (rather than eight) with a space between number nine and number one and the holes should go all the way through the hub!
A Dingo would be cool!!! Then again... so would anything! So much armour... so little time!

But that outside ring of holes could also take a gear wheel, couldn't it?

Still hoping for something Edwardian... but that's sure looking track-ish!

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Stephen White » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:34 am

Got it! Nice one Armortek.
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Phil Woollard » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:48 am

The larger 8 holes must be for the rubber shock absorbing part of the road wheel (I hope we are not looking at the Famo parts as that is really the next model) so maybe a Conqueror or a Cruiser, Did those road wheels have any shock absorbing built in? It's defo tracked anyway init.
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Chris Hall » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:54 am

Robert Reid wrote: Still hoping for something Edwardian...
The Edwardian era ended in 1910. I don't think Armortek are intending to go back THAT far .... :D
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Adrian Harris » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:07 pm

"Suits of Armortek" :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Graham Hough » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:31 pm

A 'carrier' would be fabulous as a Kompact Kit. Yes please.

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Patrik Johansson » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:11 pm

Crusader, and we are seeing the inside face of an unfinished sprocket hub. First two pictures are lost on me though.

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by David M Wilks » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:57 pm

I recognised some of the photos, hopefully it will not need big batteries or a sound module and would definitely be Armorteks finest work to date!
Ps . do we get 50% discount if we name the beast ?

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Robert Reid » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:41 am

David M Wilks wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:57 pm
I recognised some of the photos, hopefully it will not need big batteries or a sound module and would definitely be Armorteks finest work to date!
Ps . do we get 50% discount if we name the beast ?
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Technically, I think they charge the spoiler-guy a 50% surcharge on their next kit :D

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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by John Clarke » Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:34 pm

Darn it!

Well I suppose that's the end of this thread for another year, what with the Mighty Famo

and the announcement of the Silver Ghost and mantle piece editions. :(

I can go on wishing to see a proper armored monster. Chieftain


Chieftain out in the snow, Twenty minutes out in the snow, and a couple of hours washing and chasing out the moisture in the tracks with WD40. This is where model wheels trump model tracks. :roll:
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Still, got to think of the special editions that could be run out.

The Famo 8.8 Flak 37 (SF) auf Zugkaftwagen 18t.
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And with a little reworking of the Ghost.............. a master spy vehicle. :lol:
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Re: Armorteks next model

Post by Robert Reid » Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:30 pm

The nice thing about a chassis... is that you can do a lot of interesting things with it...

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Tender on early Ghost

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Field-modified armoured car tender in Hejaz.

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Pre-WW2 era RAF armoured car modified as a tender with a ring-mount.

All that said, I love the look of the Chieftain! One of the greatest tanks of all time for sure! Beautiful build above!

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