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A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:17 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello I am Frank from Germany. When I was 12 I played the first time with a tank model. It was a Centurion. All the years I tried to find a rc model. This year I bought the Cent from Fabrice.
I had spoken with Stephen Withe at Bovington about the Cent. He give me the idea to build a Cent from the 4th tank army.
Now my first steps.
Frank
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I hope i works with the picture.

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:48 pm
by Fabrice Le Roux
Hi Frank,

Wonderful to see that you have made a good start on Kit No.50
I will be following your build closely :)

Kind regards
Fabrice

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:13 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hi Fabrice
I try my best.
First milling parts.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:26 am
by davidwilkins
Hi Frank,

Good luck with the build, looking forward to seeing another centurion tank build.

Regards

David

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:32 am
by Dennis Jones
Knowing Frank's expertise in building it will be very good.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016 to you and your family Frank.

Dennis.

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:02 pm
by Chris glover
Great , another Cent build :D
I must make a start on no 55 !

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2015 3:50 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello Dennis and David
There are many very good Cent models. They spend a lot of ideas what it is possible to realize.
I bought a Cent kit 1/25 with the engine room interior and from Frank Fleischer I get the dozer blade.
Well at first I am going to build the improvements like Stephen at the gearboxes and then the chain transmission to the electric motors.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016 to you and your families.

Cheers
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:05 pm
by Chris glover
Frank
If I'm not mistaken .If we all get these Cents finished ,there will only be the Cent ark unbuilt from the engineering type vehicles :D .There will be the Barv, Arv 2,Bridge layer, Avre.
If I had known there was still this many to be built, I could have had more wheel hub caps made.Oh well maybe when Chieftain makes an appearance :D

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:43 am
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello
My tranmission shaft.
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The cnc milling parts
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An the assembly. Yes I know - I need other screws. They are comming later.
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Regards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:45 am
by Stephen White
Wonderful Frank and so much easier than doing it by hand. Happy New Year. Stephen

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:32 am
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello Stephen, yes it is very easy.
Well some new details.
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Regards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:17 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello
Now I have a new 3D printer.
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The return roller cap.
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and mounted
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Many thanks to G√ľnter for his help.
Reagards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:21 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Hello
My bump stops.
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Regards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:51 pm
by Frank Breitenbach
Next one
The hub cap. It is also a 3D print part.
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Reards
Frank

Re: A 47 years old love

Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:35 am
by Fabrice Le Roux
Hi Frank,
Excellent details. 3D printing is a wonderful enabling technology! 8)
Keep up the good work.
cheers
Fabrice