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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:09 am
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello Robert
I used a 0,8mm end mill for these parts.
Kind Regards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:49 am
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello at all
Now the extinguishers are ready. A horrible work.
From Stephen I get 2 years ago the decals. I gave them a very save place. The place was so save, that I cannot find it.
Hello Stephen, many thanks for you building report. It is, like every time, very helpful and a great inspiration.
Regards
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:33 am
by Adrian Harris
Frank Breitenbach wrote:
Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:49 am
I gave them a very save place. The place was so save, that I cannot find it.
I'm sure my house steals things from me. Then puts them back in a different room months later :lol: :lol:

Adrian

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:51 am
by Stephen White
Oh dear Frank, the drawer thief strikes. Dave Dibb has the artwork and has had transfers made by Peddinghaus. Or I could send you the artwork if you could use it. (I still can't bring myself to call them decals, Airfix would never have used that word). Best regards. Stephen

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:30 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello Stephen
I had think, that decal is the right word. So please let me know, what the right word is. But it is very nice when you will send me the artwork file.
I agree with Adrian, that I find the “decals” in the next months, where ever it is.

At first I tried to improve my stich skills. Then I fixed the bin lid sealing with screw rivets (from Knupfer in Germany). In this case M1,2 mm.

Cheers
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:21 pm
by Stephen White
Frank

Decal/transfer mean the same thing. The word Decal is a shortened form of decalcomania, from the original French décalcomanie, a technique for transferring prints onto pottery. It's become the more common term. For those of us of a certain generation, brought up on Airfix model kits, they will always be "transfers". So to be "on trend", decal is the word to use. Transfer is more established. The word decal also has a problem - how to pronounce it. Some say dee-kal and others deckle. Who gives a ......? Just shows that Covid has given some of us too much time on our hands.....

I've sent you the artwork for the extinguishers by email.

All the best.

Stephen

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:28 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello all
Many thanks Stephen for your information. Now I am a little bit confused. Transfer or decal? Well, for the future: I will call it label. :roll:
Anyway, the turret bins are ready. The next step is the loaders periscope. I have no idea how to realise it.
All the best
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:34 am
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello at all
The periscope is much more lager than the milled-out portion. So my idea is to use the design from the drivers periscope.
By the way: The cover of loaders periscope is very difficult. Stephens solution is master piece.
Well let’s start.
All the best
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2020 3:52 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello At all
Now the loaders periscope is ready.
Cheers
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:49 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello Stephen
Do you remember? Many thanks for these perfect parts. Now one is in place.
All the best
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:55 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello at all
Now I had started to build the turret basket. A very difficult thing. But Stephen report is very helpful.
Cheers
Frank

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A little bit smoky work. :D
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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:10 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello at all
A little update.
All the best
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:17 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello at all
Now the searchight is in place and I know, where I must place the partition grid (I hope I use the right term).
Regards
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:58 pm
by Adrian Harris
I love the idea of a routed soldering template but I guess it smokes quite a bit when you're soldering them up.

I don't suppose you fancy making another one, as I need one for the Centurion AVRE :wink:

Adrian.