A 47 years old love

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Frank Breitenbach
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
The electric power supply for the searchlight. Only for one or two times per year, a Hand Switch is ok for me.
All the best
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hi Frank
Pictures back well done Armortek, Not sure why it was only affecting franks posts though
as rest of forum is fine.

Thanks

Derek
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Hello at all
This is the last outside part.

Many thanks Stephen. You building report was very helpful for me and a great inspiration!

All the best
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
Now my first free hand painted mark.
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Frank

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Stunning model, to say the least! :D
I particularly like the oil stain and wear on the dozer blade. The model would do well in the "real or fake" section! :D
A little too much is about right...

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Hello at all
Hello Christoffer, many thanks.
Now the first Chinese eye, also free Hand painted.
Regards
Frank

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Hello at all
Maintenance - Optimize the sound, will put the micro SD cart in the slot…big fingers….micro SD card in the cellar of the model.
All the best
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hi Frank,

:lol: :lol: :lol: lift up the model turn it upside down and shake will not work. Take the vacuum cleaner with a socket over the entry :wink:
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Günter

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Sorry to hear that :oops: :oops: :oops:

Quicker to buy another SD card I think :wink:

Leave it as an archaeological find for the future.

Adrian.
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Hello at all
I like to build the engine compartment.
That I can find the right dimensions, I need some real sizes. I know that the cylinder bore is 137,4 mm.
If someone know the desistence from bore tot bore, please let me know. It would be very helpful!
If you know other sizes, please let me know.

Hello Adrian
I had found the SD cart direct beneath the sound box.

All the best
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Frank -

I have a reprint of the Royal Armoured Corp's User Handbook for the Centurion Mark 3, originally published in 1953. Does that cover your build ? (given that many Mark 3's were upgraded to Mark 5's). If so, I can PM you some scans of both the technical numbers and the engine layout.

Incidentally, it has the cylinder bore as 137.17mm for a Meteor Mk. 4B engine.. 12 cylinders, in two banks with a 60 degree Vee.

Hope this helps, and stay well,

Chris
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
The next part: The track tool box (I hope it is right).
Regards
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Frank, if you mean the bin on the glacis plate, it was for stowage of a hood for the driver which kept the worst of the rain and spray from blinding him when driving opened up. It was very rarely used.

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Tank you Stephen.
Regards
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
The first steps to the engine compartment.
Regards
Frank

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