Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Hi Phil
One of the best builds ever on here since Stephen's
Pz 111.

Stunning model

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Congratulations Phil a Fine job, Looks Authentic, excellent level of finish, regards simon.

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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I have thoroughly enjoyed seeing this build progress, the detail and workmanship is first class.
A very impressive build.
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Thanks guys, Mr D is a hard task master but the results speak for them selves I guess, we work very well as a team. 8)
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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I'm not finished yet. Enots! The fitting of the "enots", well all those that I can get to anyway.
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Thanks to Pierce for the photos showing the correct positions of the oilers.
Thanks to Pierce for the photos showing the correct positions of the oilers.
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Some of the fittings can be prepped on the lathe.
Some of the fittings can be prepped on the lathe.
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The 5 ton Jack comes in handy.
The 5 ton Jack comes in handy.
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The "enots" are the lubrication point for the parts that needed regular greasing or oiling. You can just about make them out, they are about the size of a grain of rice and look a bit like a babies dummy teat!
The "enots" are the lubrication point for the parts that needed regular greasing or oiling. You can just about make them out, they are about the size of a grain of rice and look a bit like a babies dummy teat!
I don't know what I would do without this guy!
I don't know what I would do without this guy!
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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A happy workforce is a productive workforce. It must be the Christmas party you have promised them if they get the Rolls finished before Christmas :lol:

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More detail parts and some final fetling.
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One of the tapered wheel hubs just needs a few more thou removed for a perfect fit.
One of the tapered wheel hubs just needs a few more thou removed for a perfect fit.
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A little fan belt shrapnel weathering to the hood.
A little fan belt shrapnel weathering to the hood.
The rest of the enots are now fitted.
The rest of the enots are now fitted.
That's real oil left to run down the chassis rail, this will soon pic up dust and dirt and so look authentic.
That's real oil left to run down the chassis rail, this will soon pic up dust and dirt and so look authentic.
I found this tow rope on the net.
I found this tow rope on the net.
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Cleaning up the tins.
Cleaning up the tins.
A nice selection from Armorpax, some for the RR and some for the Cent.
A nice selection from Armorpax, some for the RR and some for the Cent.
Field dressings.
Field dressings.
Making the field dressings, milliput centres.
Making the field dressings, milliput centres.
Dave's superb oil can.
Dave's superb oil can.
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The more we see this guy, the more I feel he is you Phil. :mrgreen:
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Just love it :P

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Phil sent me this great late example of a stuck RRAC using one of its "ditching beams".
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Possibly the very last job......the semaphore flags stowed on the turret.
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Beautiful job, Phil. It is a museum quality build.

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Looks superb Phil, What a great model, so much overlooked in the Armortek world, often under the Radar, but a very interesting subject. regards simon.

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