Martin's Elefant

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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:33 pm

Now i start with the hull and the bottom plate with all the covers and the additional plate in the front of the Elefant.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:06 pm

There was a discussion regarding the exhaust a while ago. It is quite clear in your drawing.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:26 pm

Hi Chris,
the exhaust is in the near of the 5th road wheel. Here comes a photo from the under side of an Elefant how you don't see normally.
Also good to see all the covers in there place - if available.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:35 pm

There was some more progress at the hull with all the camfers for welding preparation and with all the bottom plates
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Rolf Mönke » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:14 am

Lecker!!
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:35 pm

Hi Rolf,
thank you for your: Lecker :D :D :D
Here are the next photos of the bottom plates and the camfered bolts for the first big plate. The holders for the joints of the road wheels on each side looks slowly like the origin ones. There has to be made some egalizing and weldings with Milliput.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:27 pm

In the mean time i made some work on the driver's hatch.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:29 pm

And here the next photos with all the welding seams and the mounted periskopes.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Marco Peter » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:38 pm

Piece of art!
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:01 pm

Hi Marco,
thank you for the nice comment. Here are some more progress on the hull with some Milliput for the bearings of the Road wheels.
After this there are the first impressions of the tow hooks with some additional sheets and the first welding seams.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by simon_manning » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:25 pm

very nice attention to detail martin, should be a lovely vehicle when finished, regards simon.

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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Steve Norris » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:32 pm

Wow very impressive, looking forward to seeing more.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:08 pm

Hi Simon,
hi Steve,
thank you for your nice words! Here some more eye catcher....... :D :D
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Martin Hofmann » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:37 pm

Here comes the next little update for some parts of the hull.
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Re: Martin's Elefant

Post by Vince Cutajar » Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:18 pm

Great details Martin.

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