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First Quad's arrive with customers

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Walter Mackinnon » Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:07 pm

Hi all.
Just finished cleaning and etch primeing all the metal parts.
Not had any problems with assembly with the parts painted.
Regards Walter.

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Phil Crowther » Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:02 pm

Chris, thanks for the tip. I'll give that a go and let you know how it goes.
On the up side, the gearbox fell together with their greatest of ease. But stone me it's a heavy lump when finished. I'm almost glad I couldn't afford the bergepanther!
Phil :)

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Phil Crowther » Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:49 pm

Thanks to those who made helpful suggestions I have now solved the steering problem. It took a bit more fettling than I was comfortable with,as a plastic modeller, but the result was worth it.
Problem solved...... on with the build.
Now about this radio control malarkey...? :?

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Phil Crowther » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:17 pm

Can anyone out there tell me how I can fix the two Towing Latch Springs so that they don't launch themselves across the room at the first opportunity? :|

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Adrian Harris » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:25 pm

I've spent quite a while looking at walkarounds on the net and I've not seen any tow hitches with springs attached. They all appear to be as below:
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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Phil Crowther » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:02 am

Thanks Adrian. That's very useful
Phil

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Re: First Quad's arrive with customers

Post by Armortek » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:33 am

Phil, Adrian

Yes, it is correct that the full size tow hitch has no springs. But if you run the model like that, the weight on the 25pdr will flip the limber off the tow hitch.

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