Help in locating page in tiger1.info

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Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:36 pm

Last March I downloaded a diagram showing the location of the six flat headed bolt on the turret roof.
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Looking at this diagram, it's pretty obvious that I must have got it from tiger1.info website. Problem is today I went to look for the page which has this diagram and I just can't find it. Can somebody please direct me to this page which has this diagram?

I am looking for this page as it might tell me the diameter of these bolt heads which is not shown on the diagram. Anybody have this info?

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Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Adrian Harris » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:39 pm

If you know the distance between them from the drawing you have, then you should be able to extrapolate the diameter from the drawings here:

http://tiger1.info/EN/Hachette-Gun-Lock-Bolts.html

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Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Kent Wiik » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:33 am

Hi Vince,

22mm, the same as on the Turmfugenschutz.
http://tiger1.info/EN/Turret-ring-protector.html

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Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Vince Cutajar » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:22 am

Thanks for the info Adrian and Kent.

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Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Vince Cutajar » Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:50 am

During the last couple of days I have been searching for a good photo of the actual position of these bolt heads. In the above diagram it shows them exactly between the turret weld seam but in the Jentz & Doyle book (page 149) it shows them in a slightly different position closer to the weld seam.

Finally found a good photo of the Vimoutiers Tiger showing exactly this feature.

https://panzerplace.eu/vimoutiers-tiger ... rousel-324

Looks like it is exactly like the diagram above.

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Re: Help in locating page in tiger1.info

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:47 pm

Regarding another discussion, the picture before that one shows how tightly the mantlet goes to the turret. You can barely fit a fingernail there!
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