Mick's 25 Pounder

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Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:28 pm

Hello everyone, finally back in the 'fold'. After a long layoff the lure of Armortek proved to be too strong so, I treated myself to the 'Limber'and ordered the 25PDR from the next production run. My kit arrived yesterday, I was so excited I met the UPS delivery van/man halfway up our street..... :D
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by Derek Attree » Thu Aug 07, 2014 6:24 pm

Hi Mick
Nice to have you back

Derek
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by phil fitzpatrick » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:05 pm

Hi Mick
Nice to hear and see you back on the forum.
Hope you and the boss are well.
Mick's 25 pounder sounds like you have been carp fishing :)
Look forward to following your build.
cheers
Phil

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by John Fitzsimons » Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:21 pm

Welcome back. Now you will need the tractor to pull it.
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by Ian Rodney » Fri Aug 08, 2014 4:10 pm

……There can only be one tractor to pull the 25pdr & Ammunition Limber……to complement the Kompact kits…..and that is The British Morris Quad Field Artillery Gun 4 x 4 Tractor.

We can all only hope that Mark will come up with above or something similar someday?

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Sat Aug 09, 2014 10:41 am

Thank you for the welcome gentlemen, I have followed all of the various 'builds' during the past months, always an interesting read. I was delighted when the Kompact Kits arrived on the scene. Ian, I agree with you....fingers crossed for a Morris Quad.
The usual Armortek quality can be found in 25PDR Limber, much more my weight, looking forward to the build. The earlier 'posts' regarding this kit,I find most helpful.Mick.
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:43 pm

My book, British 25PDR Field Gun arrived this morning. Mail order from Barbarossa Books.
Looks to be an excellent reference. I realize I am way behind most of the Kompact Kit field gun builders. :oops: .....Mick
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:48 pm

Made a start on the limber build, I am watching carefully how other builders progress.
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by John Fitzsimons » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:57 am

Did you keep your lovely trailer?
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:24 am

Hello John, yes the trailer is in the garage. I was looking to build a diorama on the trailer and include the 25PDR, Limber, and (fingers crossed) a Morris Quad 8) ...Mick

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by Dennis Jones » Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:27 am

Good to see you back in the fold Mick.

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:21 pm

Thank you Dennis, it's nice to feel the cold steel again :D ...MIck

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:13 pm

Nice gentle build....enjoying every moment...Mick
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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by phil fitzpatrick » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:39 pm

Looking good Mick,
Glad you are back enjoying the building.
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Phil

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Re: Mick's 25 Pounder

Post by michael hilton » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:17 am

Hello Bob, Don't know the answer to your question....I have used red oxide on my tanks...so I will go with this on the 'Limber'.
Thanks Phil, I enjoy following your builds....you must have a large collection by now.
Just started on the Acid Etch Primer....Mick
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