Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18

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Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:13 pm

Hi All,

My Christmas has come early and for all those crying out for photos I decided to open the box tonight even though I told Kian I wasn't going to :-)

Playing a game of metal parts lucky dip much to the annoyance of my other half who is trying to watch casualty while I keep rustling through the packing chips :-)

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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Post by John Clarke » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:47 pm

:( :( :( :( That's just cruel on both accounts Dave.
Get rid of the flavorless wotsits and show us the bits :lol:
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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Post by Graham P Hough » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:54 pm

Cruel cruel cruel, more bits, more bits mor.......

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Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:15 pm

here you go then, some of the bits :lol:
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Post by John Clarke » Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:36 pm

I'm sensing an :evil: streak
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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Post by Stephen White » Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:28 am

Reminds me of a bar in the Rocks, Sydney, just after Vietnam, when the first veil never came off, let alone all seven. There was a riot.......

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Post by simon_manning » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:54 am

Hi Dave, i will be looking forward to your build, knowing what your capable of on the level of detail and finish, this will be a masterclass of u.c. building, regards simon.

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Post by Jerry Carducci » Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:51 pm

In light of all the insightful comments all I can come up with is what color scheme and which paint are you going to use?

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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Post by John Wiggins » Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:21 pm

.....never mind the colour......what version are you going to build?
Can’t wait to see your magic come to life. :shock: :D :D :lol:

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Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:54 pm

I have no idea what you mean John :-)

Here is something a little more revealing...………………………

Jerry, rust, resin and white metal for while I would think :-)

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Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:10 pm

In answer to John's question...…………...
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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC

Post by Graham P Hough » Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:17 pm

Oooooooh - nice

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Post by John Wiggins » Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:50 pm

Dave, will you, or are they included in the Armortek kit, be providing the fastenings for the deep wading kit. They were on all the Mk2’s even if they didn’t use the extra panels for deep wading?

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Post by John Clarke » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:17 pm

Nice one Dave, thanks for opening it up, with my sweaty paws I'd have to be wearing gloves.
I'm certainly aiming for a BEF dressed carrier when time allows
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Re: Armorpax's Armortek UC - No.18

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:21 pm

..............and so it begins, there is something very therapeutic about sitting down on a winters evening with a huge bolt together kit :-) Reminds me of days decades ago when my Grandfather, a very talented tin plate railway modeller, got me into all this. The only thing I had when there was a huge load of meccano and with their neighbours son we made suitable creations to suit what we wanted to play. I cannot remember ever being bored :-)

So, unlike some of the other builds mine will be focused on getting the body together asap so I can make new bits for it then sort the rest out later.

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