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Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:28 am

Going to be busy I think, not one but two carrier builds. Watch this space.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by yves mouton » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:44 pm

Hello Dennis,

May i ask why buy 2 UC ?
Maybe something special to build ?

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:02 pm

One for me and the other for someone else Yves. Are you well ?

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by yves mouton » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:15 pm

Yes Dennis i am ok thanks,
stug is almost finished just some little details,
waiting for the Notek light from Steve Winstone, need some antenna bases from Mark Lawson.
I was wondering do you know if you can put a MG gun en lights on the new modules, there are a few spares on the recoil module.

Hope to bring the stug to the openday this year.
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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by simon_manning » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:18 pm

Nice to see you back on Dennis, regards simon.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Adrian Harris » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:22 pm

> I was wondering do you know if you can put a MG gun en lights on the new modules

Try the outputs on the Audio Module.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Armortek » Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:31 pm

Adrian Harris wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:22 pm
> I was wondering do you know if you can put a MG gun en lights on the new modules

Try the outputs on the Audio Module.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by yves mouton » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:14 pm

Thanks for the replay Adrian , Kian
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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:00 am

Made a start, 2 sets of tracks built 648 links and pins. Now priming all parts before assembly.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by michael hilton » Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:59 am

Good morning Dennis, welcome back building....I know you follow the Forum, I enjoy your creations and your advice in the past has saved me a lot of grief. I have one of those cardboard spray booths.... :wink: Mick

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:16 pm

Hi Mick,

Good to hear from you, I hope you are well. Yes the giant Armortek boxes do come in handy. Yes it's been a while since the last build which was the 251. I have spent a lot of time at shows and Bovington with the Southern Armour Group and doing repairs for a lot of our members. But not a lot of shows in 2020 and looking doubtful if there will be many in 2021. Happy days, stay safe.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:42 pm

Some photos but not much progress as it's a bit cold in my workshop at the moment.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Tim Page » Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:04 pm

Hi Dennis, I hope you are counting all those rivets.
Looks like a lot of fun.
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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:36 pm

A bit more progress, just waiting for motion pack now.

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Re: Two new UC builds

Post by Dennis Jones » Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:40 am

Getting there slowly. Motion pack arrives tomorrow.
I found that the rear bogie set none of the bushes that fit in to the springs would go in to the springs as they were too big, whether the springs were too small or bushes too big I am not sure but in the end I had to turn all 12 of them down in the lathe to get them to fit. The front bogie set were ok.

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