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A 47 years old love

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A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:17 pm

Hello I am Frank from Germany. When I was 12 I played the first time with a tank model. It was a Centurion. All the years I tried to find a rc model. This year I bought the Cent from Fabrice.
I had spoken with Stephen Withe at Bovington about the Cent. He give me the idea to build a Cent from the 4th tank army.
Now my first steps.
Frank
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Fabrice Le Roux » Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:48 pm

Hi Frank,

Wonderful to see that you have made a good start on Kit No.50
I will be following your build closely :)

Kind regards
Fabrice

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:13 pm

Hi Fabrice
I try my best.
First milling parts.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by davidwilkins » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:26 am

Hi Frank,

Good luck with the build, looking forward to seeing another centurion tank build.

Regards

David

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Dennis Jones » Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:32 am

Knowing Frank's expertise in building it will be very good.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016 to you and your family Frank.

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Post by Chris glover » Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:02 pm

Great , another Cent build :D
I must make a start on no 55 !

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Mon Dec 21, 2015 3:50 pm

Hello Dennis and David
There are many very good Cent models. They spend a lot of ideas what it is possible to realize.
I bought a Cent kit 1/25 with the engine room interior and from Frank Fleischer I get the dozer blade.
Well at first I am going to build the improvements like Stephen at the gearboxes and then the chain transmission to the electric motors.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2016 to you and your families.

Cheers
Frank

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Post by Chris glover » Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:05 pm

Frank
If I'm not mistaken .If we all get these Cents finished ,there will only be the Cent ark unbuilt from the engineering type vehicles :D .There will be the Barv, Arv 2,Bridge layer, Avre.
If I had known there was still this many to be built, I could have had more wheel hub caps made.Oh well maybe when Chieftain makes an appearance :D

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:43 am

Hello
My tranmission shaft.
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The cnc milling parts
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An the assembly. Yes I know - I need other screws. They are comming later.
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Frank

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Post by Stephen White » Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:45 am

Wonderful Frank and so much easier than doing it by hand. Happy New Year. Stephen

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Post by Frank Breitenbach » Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:32 am

Hello Stephen, yes it is very easy.
Well some new details.
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Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:17 pm

Hello
Now I have a new 3D printer.
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The return roller cap.
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and mounted
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Many thanks to Günter for his help.
Reagards
Frank

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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:21 pm

Hello
My bump stops.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Frank Breitenbach » Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:51 pm

Next one
The hub cap. It is also a 3D print part.
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Re: A 47 years old love

Post by Fabrice Le Roux » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:35 am

Hi Frank,
Excellent details. 3D printing is a wonderful enabling technology! 8)
Keep up the good work.
cheers
Fabrice

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