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Post by Dale jordan » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:27 am

Today I try out ZIM for the first time.. Not so easy !! took me three goes to get it right . I used Tim Bowman way of doing it thanks Tim ... Dale


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Post by phil fitzpatrick » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:00 am

Hi Dale,
Looks very good and you chose what I think is the hard end to do first :)
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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by simon_manning » Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:18 pm

looking good dale, i have the dreaded zim also in the next few months, keep the progress coming, regards simon.

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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by Tim Bowman » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:01 pm

Hi Dale

Looks great! As Phil said, the mantle is one of the trickier part to zimmerit. At least you got that behind you. :)

The rest will be easy.

It was nice to here from you yesterday.
kindest regards
Tim
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Post by Dale jordan » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:55 am

The turret Zim done today . Dale

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Post by sam alayan » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:59 am

Dale jordan wrote:The turret Zim done today . Dale

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its looking good dale

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Post by Dale jordan » Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:38 pm

Nearly done , added the track tow rope cable onto the side then finished off the running gear . Next Zim the rear plate and refit all the hardware ...Dale


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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by Simon Peck » Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:03 am

Hi Dale.
Your Tiger is looking really nice. What are you using for the zimmerite, and how are you applying it? Is it still going to be from the 507?
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Post by Dale jordan » Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:11 am

Hello Simon click on the link below I did the same as Tim .. Not sure witch tiger unit yet . Zim was not much fun until I got the hang of it . The good thing if you don't like it just wash it off with water and go again . Dale




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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by Adrian Harris » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:03 am

Nice work with the Zimm Dale.

> just wash it off with water

I take it the paint will protect in once you're happy with it ?

Or is it like acrylic paint which is waterproof once fully dried ?

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Post by Dale jordan » Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:37 pm

Hello Adrian , you have about 1/2 hour to play with it . If your not happy wash it off and start again it take all day to dry very good stuff sticks like glue a light sand then just prime it ..Dale

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Post by Dale jordan » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:00 pm

Up early today 6am in the shed did the rear plate .Dale


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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by Andrea Daviero » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:40 pm

Hi Dale, great work with zimmerit, it seems perfect.
Only one thing:
In all pictures I've seen it seems that there is no zimmerit between the rear mudguard hinges and the bottom (so the area below the mudguards), I made the same mistake on my tiger, I will fix as soon I will repaint it.
Also, some tigers (not all) had zimmerit also on glacis, not a standard at all but there are pictures about them. :wink:
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Post by Dale jordan » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:34 pm

Thanks Andrew I removed the Zim from under the rear mud guards as it did not let them sit down properly well spot on that one ..Dale

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Re: Dales mid tiger 1

Post by Tim Bowman » Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:15 am

Hi Dale

I did the same thing. :oops: Easy to remove.

Xacto the edges where you want to remove to and simply, lightly chisel off with a flat head driver.

Tim
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