Armorpax's Limber

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:46 pm

Hi All,

Locks made for the Limber doors and the smaller cover that goes above the rear hitch.

Best Regards

Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:09 pm

Hi All,

A little more progress

Best regards

Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Iacopo Di Giampietro » Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:22 pm

Oh my goodness! :shock:
Wonderful job! Congratulations on your skills: I do not know what else to add! :wink:

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Walter Mackinnon » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:13 pm

Hi Dave.
Add my name to the list to, the bits for the 25pdr were great, but I got it before you added the lifting hooks for the base ring, so please add them to my order .Keep up the good work.
Walter.

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:24 pm

Hi All,

In order to push on with this and to avoid making moulds piecemeal I've cut a second set of side panels and fitted them. Might make a start on the interior tomorrow.

Best regards

Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:58 pm

Hi All,

Insert frame made for the interior and I have made the dummy tray insert, got to add the base of the shell cases to it yet. I've also made the basic full tray. It needs sanding tomorrow once its fully dry and then the inserts adding.

Please note if you are building the limber and are thinking of adding these parts:

In order to reassemble the door plate, as the inserts have to go in from the back, I have replaced the bottom cap heads with small bolts glued on the inside. Once its fully assembled and the nuts are on I will grind the bolt thread back flush with the nut.

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Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Nadin » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:17 am

Excelent craftsmanship to a very high standderd, Please add me to the wish list for the limber kit,
cheers Dave N

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Iacopo Di Giampietro » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:10 am

The compliments are not enough for your incredible work!

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by michael hilton » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:39 pm

Hello Dave, super detailing ....looking forward to the upgrades for both 25PDR and Limber. Mick

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by IAN HINKS » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:51 pm

I was wondering how you would approach the interior detail Dave. I have put my assembly on hold for a while not being sure if the top and or the rear might have to come off again, so very happy to see your last series of photos. Any idea when you are likely to go into production on the Limber set? Also are the brake units the same as the ones you produced for the 25 pounder gun? If so I could borrow those items from my gun kit and make a bit more progress on the model until you are ready to dispatch. Looking forward to further posts, a great job you are doing and a great service you provide. Cheers, Gunner.

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Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:57 pm

Hi Ian,

Yes, Brake drums are the same ones. I have silicone for moulds due in the next day or so and will start making the moulds for the resin parts. My metal casters are on holiday this week and will have a fair few bits to do when they get back. I am not sure on their lead-time yet so it is still likely to be a few weeks before I can offer anything

I have made a shell case with fibre board cap for the new tray. I think the shells will defeat my hand making abilities and 3D printing may have to be called into play again.

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:26 pm

Hi All,

I've moulded the first of the interior parts, The tray is an a mould now. If I can keep up this progress I hope to have the masters finished in a week or so.

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Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Iacopo Di Giampietro » Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:09 pm

SPECTACULAR! :shock:

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Dave Dibb (Armorpax) » Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:36 pm

Hi All,

Interior is getting there.

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Dave

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Re: Armorpax's Limber

Post by Derek Attree » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:38 am

Hi Dave
That's stunning you are a master modeler no doubt. :shock:

Keep up the good work

Derek
we must stop making stupid predictions

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