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    I thought I heard a few choice words drifting...

    I thought I heard a few choice words drifting over from Benicia the other day....

    Jerry
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    Thanks Carson, I ordered some parts for the...

    Thanks Carson, I ordered some parts for the model, mostly spare parts but most importantly the maingun recoil and turret rotation drive( my attempt was hampered by the under powered escap gearhead...
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    Waiting on a few bits yet however I wanted to see...

    Waiting on a few bits yet however I wanted to see what this thing can do.

    Below there should be a YT video of a very simple test using an IBU2 Pro board.
    Please bear in mind the board has had...
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    Imai was bought by Aoshima wasn't it ( I know you...

    Imai was bought by Aoshima wasn't it ( I know you were pulling my leg) but Bandai is a colossus...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandai

    Third largest toy maker in the world. But they were in...
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    Bandai?

    Bandai?
  6. Thread: Where's Waldo?

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    Where's Waldo?

    http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2015/01/20/simon_menner_camouflage_is_a_conceptual_look_at_snipers_in_germany_photos.html
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    I've not been sitting still on the Aero-mate...

    I've not been sitting still on the Aero-mate Tiger restoration. It is mostly done, or rather the
    creating of parts, most mechanical mods and reassembly is done. I've replaced many if not all of the...
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    A few years back I gave serious consideration of...

    A few years back I gave serious consideration of retiring to somewhere like St George....


    Jerry
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    Making more baby step progress on the old girl. ...

    Making more baby step progress on the old girl.

    I needed to make the coupling to mount the missing outboard wheel. This required tapping 6 flange holes with that gawd awful 1.2mm x .5
    thread. I...
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    Rex, coming from you and I mean it as I admire...

    Rex, coming from you and I mean it as I admire your creativity and modelling mastery I consider that the best complement...

    I thought I'd add a bit more detail on the sequence of making a tire,...
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    "It’s a shame Hooben didn’t release either the...

    "It’s a shame Hooben didn’t release either the Maus or E100 as planned"

    That's for sure, I was looking forward to those, seems Hooben's tank efforts fizzled.....

    jerry
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    Having made a replacement road wheel I needed a...

    Having made a replacement road wheel I needed a tire to go with it. I was able to cobble together a
    tire form which uses the wheel itself as the core to form the tire on, making the form a little...
  13. Thread: Outstanding!

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    Yep, dumb thumbed the link...

    Yep, dumb thumbed the link...
  14. Thread: Outstanding!

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    Outstanding!

    It's always amazing to see work like this. I wonder if his wife is still looking for that Tefal skillet.
    http://rc-panzer.*****.com/t3820-Projet-Char-Schneider-au-1-10.htm


    jerry
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    Spent a bit of time working on the Tiger model. ...

    Spent a bit of time working on the Tiger model.

    As you may recall the model is missing one roadwheel and a coupling section for it.These are some of the parts I'm hoping to purchase from ...
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    I made some small progress over the holiday. ...

    I made some small progress over the holiday.

    When I first got this model the exhast stacks were in a sorry state. The left side was missing the exhaust outlet and the arrmor protection and...
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    Me too! I'm really hoping Battletrax (...

    Me too!

    I'm really hoping Battletrax ( http://www.battletrax.co.uk/index.php) is successful. It's a good scale. And Nils Hermann who made these two models
    is a good guy, a great builder. I'm...
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    Remade the coupling. Much improved, quieter. ...

    Remade the coupling. Much improved, quieter.

    Jerry

    <a href="https://youtu.be/Yf1mQsIBgHQ" target="_blank">
    https://youtu.be/Yf1mQsIBgHQ
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    Making progress. Made replacement swing arm...

    Making progress. Made replacement swing arm support bushing ( in red circle in attached image), all swing arms were repaired as best as I could manage; all in all not bad.
    Made coupling for one...
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    Hmmmm I know Geisswerks makes an E-100 track in...

    Hmmmm I know Geisswerks makes an E-100 track in 1/10 scale...

    (I'll say it in advance, many would complain about his prices but try making your own first then
    revisit that thought. )

    ...
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    Hmmm I'm drawing a blank on those Mark, was it an...

    Hmmm I'm drawing a blank on those Mark, was it an ebay auction? Trying to think of who sells a Panther or Panther-like track set in plastic. Conrad used to sell
    a plastic Panther -like set that was...
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    I was able to mostly save the six swing arms that...

    I was able to mostly save the six swing arms that had seen violence visited upon them.
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    The 5 grouped together aren't too bad now. Although I can't undo the grinding that was done to them...
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    All depends how you see as being close. Maus...

    All depends how you see as being close. Maus tracks were what? 110cm wide? KT track 80cm wide? a 1/16 scale Maus
    track would be about 68.75mm wide where as a 1/10 King tiger track would be about...
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    Have done hobbyist foundry work for some while...

    Have done hobbyist foundry work for some while now I can confidently say tracks are not easy, nor fun to do using sand molding techniques.
    I did it once and once was quite enough. You can probably...
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    Baby steps. Spent part of the afternoon cleaning...

    Baby steps. Spent part of the afternoon cleaning up the twin drive units. I'll wait to lubricate them until the project is further along.
    cleaned up nicks and scrapes as I found them but these...
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