Tiger build

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Re: Tiger build

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:31 pm

Stephen is entirely wrong! The tiger is not over-hyped at all. The tiger is the most interesting tank of all times. A zillion people have modeled it, but he is right that yours does stand out in every respect. And like the work of a true master, it seems so easy and effortless. Yet, if one tries to copy just one little detail of what you have done, it will either fail or take forever...
There are a few details there, that I would like to copy, if you don't mind....
Very inspiring indeed! :D
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Re: Tiger build

Post by John Clarke » Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:09 pm

A truly inspiring model Mark.
Stephen's never entirely wrong though, The Tiger is terribly over rated, It's just a shame there weren't more of them around to get their butts kicked by the genius of the Centurion :lol:
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:22 pm

Christoffer Ahlfors wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:31 pm
Stephen is entirely wrong! The tiger is not over-hyped at all. The tiger is the most interesting tank of all times. A zillion people have modeled it, but he is right that yours does stand out in every respect. And like the work of a true master, it seems so easy and effortless. Yet, if one tries to copy just one little detail of what you have done, it will either fail or take forever...
There are a few details there, that I would like to copy, if you don't mind....
Very inspiring indeed! :D
I agree ! the tank is the most interesting of all....I'm not sure copying my work is a good idea as most is not quite to scale but you are more than welcome to copy any detail....and thank you for the kind words ! :)

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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:17 pm

Happy New Year !...........almost finished with the filters...was going to use FOA elbows that attach to canisters but their geometry was just to far off....so I made my own elbows using A&B epoxy putty ! molds like modeling clay but cures very hard !.... I did use their end connector plates and resin cast simulated flex tubing
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:20 pm

Still need to finish 2nd canister ...weathering and all
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:24 pm

The clamps and hold down bar are functional ... if needed the resin, simulated flex tubing can be disconnected in a few minutes allowing access to the hinged hatches ...only the tubing connector plates were adhered to the elbows..
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:54 pm

Couple from other side
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Re: Tiger build

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:16 pm

W-o-w! :shock:

I like the hoses. I like everything, but have had quite a struggle with the hoses myself, so can relate to that. Did you make them yourself in some supersoft material? They look so relaxed?

Awesome!
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:22 pm

Christoffer Ahlfors wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:16 pm
W-o-w! :shock:

I like the hoses. I like everything, but have had quite a struggle with the hoses myself, so can relate to that. Did you make them yourself in some supersoft material? They look so relaxed?

Awesome!
Hi Christoffer....the tubes are from Field of armor...they are made from some type of resin...they are very stiff and straight...it took a commercial heat gun and plenty of patience to heat warm enough to give the subtle bends...

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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:04 pm

The Feifel filters are finished which completes the hull.....now on to the turret
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Re: Tiger build

Post by Phil Woollard » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:11 pm

That's a busy arse end indeed, love it ! 8)
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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:20 pm

Phil Woollard wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:11 pm
That's a busy arse end indeed, love it ! 8)
Thanks Phil !

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Re: Tiger build

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:33 pm

The hull looks really great Mark.

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Re: Tiger build

Post by mark j. radick » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:41 pm

Vince Cutajar wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:33 pm
The hull looks really great Mark.

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Re: Tiger build

Post by simon_manning » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:40 pm

Great looking Tank, excellent finish so far, regards simon manning.

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