Chieftain No 12 shake down on 75th Anniversay of VE Day

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Chieftain No 12 shake down on 75th Anniversay of VE Day

Post by Andy McMath » Tue May 12, 2020 9:44 am

Just a quick taster of my ongoing build but just had to get it out on VE day. The grass is starting to grow again!

https://youtu.be/E_z-HSFTAq8

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Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue May 12, 2020 9:55 am

Glad you got the R/C sorted. Giving it a running-in.

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Post by Andy McMath » Tue May 12, 2020 9:58 am

That was when only the tracks audio and smoke were working.

Heres another clip.

https://youtu.be/csg0PfdLfcY

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Re: Chieftain No 12 shake down on 75th Anniversay of VE Day

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue May 12, 2020 10:21 am

Nice

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Post by Marco Peter » Tue May 12, 2020 11:39 am

Very nice, but you are suffering from VVS haha! :mrgreen:
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Post by Adrian Harris » Tue May 12, 2020 1:09 pm

> The grass is starting to grow again!

That's the downside to all the shows being cancelled, you don't get to run on other people's grass !!

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Post by John Clarke » Sat May 16, 2020 10:00 am

Great clips Andy, is it going to be a Berlin camo Chieftain?

Love to see more clips, panoramic, let the better half drive it around so you can be director of photography, give the suspension a workout on the neigbours lawn and flower beds :lol:

Would be nice to see it showing off it's options, turret, recoil and flash etc 8)
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Post by Andy McMath » Tue May 19, 2020 7:23 pm

Yes Berlin camouflage, Just started spraying, it’s taken me a while to get what I hope are the right patterns and am just about to head in to my garage/workshop to tape up for the white.
I am back at work now but the 2 months on furlough allowed me to progress the tank quite nicely 😁

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Post by John Clarke » Tue May 19, 2020 8:56 pm

Lucky you, though I have been bogged down on the tichy bits. And long waits for parts. :cry:
Richard Goodwin is probably the guru Berlin wise.
Sorry Richard but you do know your Berlin's
I always thought there'd be more Black n Green's being built.
So far three Berlin, Three Sand brown n Green, one possible Green n Black and a Iranian Sand Brown.
Unless someone knows better :D
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Post by Charles A Stewart » Wed May 20, 2020 9:02 pm

Hi all,
I am in awe of all the work everybody is doing on the Chieftain.
I am one of the recently joined, with Chieftain No. 34 being my first Armortek model.
To John's comment, mine will be a green & black scheme. I apologise now to the purists, I may be somewhat freelance with my model.
Alternatively: Pink, anyone got photos all round?
Cheers all

Charles

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