A 47 years old love

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Oh, wow! :shock:
A little too much is about right...

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Excellent craftmanship, regards simon manning.

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Beautiful details Frank. Simply amazing. Excellent craftsmanship! That turret basket is stunning.
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Hallo, many thanks for the kind words.
Yesterday I cleaned up my worshop.So I found the extinguisher decals.
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Frank
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Everything turns up eventually :D




Unless you have a dog :roll:

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Hello at all
The next target is he mantlet cover. A very heavy challenge. The metal bands are ready.
I used M1,2 screws. But 2 screw taps are broken. So I drilled with a 1 mm drill, hole by hole 2 mm deep, a circle that I can turn it out to remove it.
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Frank - great idea for broken tap removal! Hopefully it worked!

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Hello all
The mantlet cover is a horror piece. Not nice but I cannot make it better. When you see Stephens cover, it looks like an original. Really a masterpiece.
I had used an old Bundeswehr trouser.
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Hopefully we can see us next year at Bovington.

All the best
Frank

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Looks very good from here Frank, a difficult item to make and fit, regards simon manning.

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That's looking pretty good, Frank. Not easy, as you say. I ended up using a very lightweight cotton callico but I wish I'd pre-shrunk it. When I applied the shoe-cream, it did shrink a bit. Frohe Weinachten. Stephen

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Hello at all
A little progress.
I wish all a happy new year and stay save.
Cheers
Frank

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Incredible details! The mantlet cover came out excellent. Your model combine my two favorite things - bulldozer and tank! Amazing work!

How do you like the Wabeco D2400 lathe? I don't see many of those any more. I have its bigger brother, the D6000 for nearly 24 years. Masterpiece of a machine.

Happy New year!
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Hello Robert
Many thanks for you feedback.

Well, a tank with a dozer blade is nice, but a tank with a dozer blade and an excavator arm is better. See FFG/Wisent 1 or Wisent 2. Günter Gäbelein and I have a Wisent 1 – perfect to play!

I agree with you, Wabeco have really good equipment for us. But I am mostly working with brass and aluminum. So I have a costomised EASY 440. My tooling space is: 440mm/1250mm/125mm
https://easgmbh.de/cnc-maschinen/fraesmaschinen/easy/

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Frank

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Hello at all
A little progress.
All the best
Frank

My manual bending fixture. :roll:
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
The smoke grenade discharger are now placed.
Regards
Frank

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