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A 47 years old love

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by sean kerambrun » Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:11 am

Thanks frank,

They look like a much better option than the armortek standard motors which are well under powered. I have bought a second cent and will be doing something similar in it.

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Sean

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Tue May 17, 2016 3:37 pm

Hello
Now my 2D design with the dozer blade and the hydraulic drive. The next step is the assembly control with a 3D drawing.
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Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Tue May 24, 2016 5:20 pm

Hello
Now the 3D assembly is ready and I can start.
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Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Fabrice Le Roux » Wed May 25, 2016 10:31 am

Hi Frank,

Great job!
I think the dozer blade kit was the same on the gun tanks as on the AVRE. If so the angle of the blade in the travelling/raised position is fractionally steeper than shown in your drawing.
I hope this photo explains this better.
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AVRE Blade
A small change in the length of the swing arms will correct this.

The hinged flap on the top edge of the blade would not have been leaning aft but pointing vertical or slightly forward if the locking pins were fitted.

Keep up the good work!
cheers
Faabrice

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Wed May 25, 2016 11:21 am

Hallo Fabrice
Perfect! This picture I did not found. Do you have a picture which shows the dozer blade on the ground?
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Fabrice Le Roux » Wed May 25, 2016 11:49 am

Frank,
Check your email.
Fabrice

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Armortek » Thu May 26, 2016 10:04 am

sean kerambrun wrote:Thanks frank,

They look like a much better option than the armortek standard motors which are well under powered. I have bought a second cent and will be doing something similar in it.

Cheers

Sean
Hi All

As far as I can tell, Frank is using motors of almost identical power output and torque, as those that we offer as standard in the motion pack. Only the gearbox arrangement is different.

Mark
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:51 am

Hello at all
Now the hydraulic cylinder are there. They are made following my design from a very good specialist.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Günter Gäbelein » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:14 pm

Hello Frank,

the cylinders are looking very good. Next time you could place a coin or better a Cup of coffee, to show the dimensions of the components for the dozer blade.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Fabrice Le Roux » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:22 pm

Hi Frank,
Lovely work!
By all means give yourself a cup of coffee :D :D
regards
Fabrice

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:58 pm

OK now with a cup of coffee. :wink:
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The fixing befor mounting with the hot melt adhesive UHU Endfest 300.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by simon_manning » Thu Jul 07, 2016 6:08 pm

when a build is this good you have to post, superb! frank, regards simon manning.

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Stephen White » Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:25 pm

Frank, as Simon says. I've been enjoying every one of your posts, seeing how you're developing the project. I've found one photo of an Australian dozer tank in Vietnam, amongst my collection.
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Do please keep posting.

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Stephen

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by michael hilton » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:51 am

Hello Frank, I am following your excellent build with interest. I am very envious of your engineering skills, this will be a superb model. Looking forward to your next post.....Mick

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:05 pm

Hello at all
Many thanks for your kind words.
To find the right position I milled a drilling tamplate
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