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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:02 pm

A few more pictures of the KT Validation build as well a the growing piles of finished parts that will need packing soon.

Starting with some fantastic sample castings that we have just received. Nice to be working with smaller cast parts after the last lot !
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Fan Case (one of two on the KT)
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Engine Cover (one of four on the KT)
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Exhaust Armour also cast
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The "toilet set" (turret base) waiting to go in the vibrator
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Rear hull plates after being through the vibrator
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Lots and lots of sprockets - finishing the first of 3 operations
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Validation build
And finally ... still need to get through all this lot.
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Vince Cutajar » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:11 am

Love the photos of the parts as the build proceeds.

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by David Brady » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:21 am

Great job on the fan cases they look amazing great continuous improvement Kaizen

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Adam Osga » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:09 pm

Any KT update photos? I know we saw the a hybrid photo in the JT sub forum but it would be nice to see any updated prototype build here.

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:57 am

Will get some more photos shortly.
The Production Validation Build gets built and stripped as we check parts - so right now it is without suspension and turret. We will try to get the whole thing reassembled for some photos before the end of the month.
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Helderluiss » Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:12 pm

Any information about the start date for the delivery of the king tiger? I had the information that would be now in January :D

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Adam Osga » Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:53 am

They are delayed due to the company casting the tracks. Likely next month. I asked a few weeks ago, I’m as ready as probably everyone else who ordered one.

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:59 am

Unfortunate that is right. The tracks are due to arrive on the 31st Jan now. It is possible that they will be a few days delay, but nothing too long.
After that we can pack up and get shipping.

We are re-building the validation build to get some pictures posted.

Will be at the factory today, so will get something up.

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Scott Boyd » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:13 pm

Thanks Kian, looking forward to the pics😀

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:31 pm

Castings that turned up a while ago.
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:33 pm

Torsion bar suspension fitted
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:35 pm

Rear deck details
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Armortek » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:39 pm

And last but by no means least ... for the first time .. resilient wheels on a model:
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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by Vince Cutajar » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:45 pm

That wire mesh and those wheels look fantastic.

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Re: 2019 King Tiger

Post by AJ Ross » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:59 pm

Heavy metal!

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