What is included in the Armortek kits?

The kits include all the parts necessary to build the model as illustrated. This includes: machined, cast, and sheet metal parts Bearings and all fasteners required Comprehensive instruction manual and assembly drawings. The basic kit provides you with a complete static model. Option Packs can be added to provide Motion, Sound, Gun Recoil and [...]

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What experience do I need to build a kit?

We recommend that you have some experience of modelling or working with metal to build our kits. Although the parts are manufactured on state of the art CNC machines, the builder can expect to need to fettle some parts - for example, filing, clear holes, deburring, etc. A comprehensive instruction booklet with drawings and [...]

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What tools will I need to build a kit?

You will need a set of good hand tools. The following list should be regarded as the minimum: Spanners (wrenches) 5.5mm, 7mm, 8mm, 10mm and a mini adjustable. Allen (hex) keys 1.5mm-6mm. Screw drivers small flat blade 3mm and 4mm. Pliers 5” long nose, 5” combination. Small hammer Files selection of needle files and [...]

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What are your kits made out of?

Our kits are predominantly made out of metal - with the obvious exception of components like rubber tyres and canvas roofs. We use mainly aluminium. In general, steel is used for some drive components and thin sheet metal, whilst brass is used for some bushes and decorative components.

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Can the models be left as bare metal?

Yes they can. Some customers choose not to paint their kits. However, some of the parts of the kit are mild steel and would need either an oil or lacquer coating to prevent them from rusting. All other parts can be left untreated as bare metal components.

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Do you provide ready built models or only kits ?

We predominately sell kits for our customers to build themselves. However, we do offer a service to build and paint the model. We have limited capacity to offer this service - if you are interested, please contact us at This service cannot be ordered through our website.

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What payment methods do you accept?

Through our website we accept American Express, Visa and Mastercard in British Pounds only. Payments are handled securely online through Opayo (formerly) SagePay. We do not hold your Credit or Debit card details. We also accept payment by Bank Transfer (Wire Transfer) in British Pounds, Euros and US Dollars. Please contact us to pay [...]

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