Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,

Working on some details today.

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Working on the leather seats.

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Also after weathering the wheels i put them on the famo and also instal the tracks.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,

A small update,

Have to take off the tracks to fix the back of the famo.
it was a hell of a job to fix the bolts. I used M3 hex bolts on the outside and for the inside i used M3 button heads because you
can almoast not see them.

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And did some extra details on the cabin.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,
A little update,

Instal the front lights with 12v leds.

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Also stared working on the dashboard, drill out the places where the decals come.
I'am gonna use acryl glass for the lights in the board.

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Also working on the steering wheel with a servo that works together with the steering actuator.
Pictures comes later.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hi Yves,
Like your FAMO building progress.

Found your FAMO front compartment had been on and off the chassis more than once. Have you met any difficulty of screwing-on the eight positions ( four on each side. See red circles on your photo.)?

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I have tried doing so , yet could only screwed on two back holes. The from two holes were in a few mm offset.

Is there any procedure I have done incorrectly , or any trick I have missed ?

Regards,
Lerh Chang

Updated : Now I have sorted out the "a few mm offset" issue. But still a lot of other issues to go ...
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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hi Chang,

I Did take off the front more than one time that's because i wanne fix the nose front of the famo first.
The loading area is al ready fixt. To screw in all the bolts it's a bit of hell. The holes line up correctly but no easy acces.
I use on the outside the M3 hex bolts and on the inside i use M3 button heads ( more easy to screw them in) and these ones you donth
see from the outside.

Now i'am working on the dashboard ( with lights ) and the front window ( can open and close ) that's also a lot of work.
If that is fixt i put the front of the famo back on.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,

A little update,
Working on the licenceplates, front plate install.

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Working on the windowscreen almoast finish.

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next work to do is working on the dashboardlights.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,

A small update on the famo.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Nice job on the Famo yves, coming on nicely, regards simon.

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Thanks Simon,

Almoast done, just a few little things and details.
Just waiting for a new module A.
Already buy 5 crew members for the famo and 2 for the sdkfz 251.
These dolls are very expensive these days. :(


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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello,

New toy for the famo,
a towing set

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Verry nice build Yves,
like to see it real at Overloon maybe?!

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Florian

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Re: Yves sdkfz 9 update

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Hello florian,

The famo fit not in my Defender
I will bring something else.

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