A 47 years old love

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:25 am

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:33 am

Hello Stephen
That what you wrote are right. It is not easy! If I will realize or not, I don`t no.

Yesterday I was with my friends at the “Tag der Bundeswehr in Pfullendorf”. It was the first event with the Centurion. It works very well and the dozer blade makes a lot of fun.
Some pictures from our models. All models are full functional.
This is the Leguan 1/16.

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Regards
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Stephen White » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:10 pm

Very interesting Frank, good to see. On your Centurion, is the driver's hatch on the left?

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:02 pm

Hello Stephen
Yes :roll:
But I hope only a short time. I use the original deck to mount the turret ring with the new deck. Because I don`t know if there is enough space I turned the old deck 180 °. That`s all.
Now the next step is to design the driver`s hatch that I can complete the deck.
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Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:48 pm

Hello
Now the challenge is started. The drivers hatch with the periscope is very interesting.
Well, at first the new deck.
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Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Robert E Morey » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:25 pm

Great looking vehicles, very interesting. Love the bridge layer tanks. Very cool.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:53 am

Hello
Today a little step forward.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:14 pm

Hello
The next steps to finished the drivers hatch.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:20 am

Hello
Today the lockings for the drivers hatches.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:18 pm

Hello
Last weekend I had milled the periscope glasses made from Acryl glass.
Now the pictures.

Kind regards
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:48 pm

Hello at all
Now the driver is on his seat. And he can see in the direction where he is driving.
I had Forget: The Body design is from Günter Gäbelein

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And in action.

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/zpl14ihl70b3c1 ... r.MOV?dl=0
I hope the link is working

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:17 am

Hello
The next step is, to design the details on the track guards. My problem is to find the right dimensions. So I hat asked Stephen – after all I was much more confused.
So I visited yesterday “Little Britain”, it is nearby Linz am Rhein. A man from England owned a private Centurion as a memorial. The engine of the Centurion is out of working. Any way. You see at the backside an electrical engine. This is an example of German bureaucracy. Now the centurion can drive. So the owner needs no building licence. The German government cannot understand, why a man needs a Centurinon in his garden.
Now I save the dimensions witch I need.
All the best
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by andyquirot » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:40 pm

Hi there
Did you buy the body from Günter Gäbelein or download the stl file as i would like some
Regards Andy Q

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Bryan Brown » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:08 pm

You can get the bodies that can contain several different servos allowing you to have for instance head going from side to side up and down or one or both arms moving from Churchill Creations.

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:42 am

Hello Andy
Günter Gäbelein is a good friend of me. He provides me his own body design. If you need a body, please contact him. Maybe he pint it for you, but I do not know his price.
Kind regards
Frank

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