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Old 03-06-2009, 11:31 AM
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Default Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

Anyone selling these?

I anticipate moving mine, however the way the plastic return roller mounts were glued in place, I guarantee the plastic damper mounts won't come out in one piece either.

Anyone got a line drawing of a StuG or PZIII that is accurate as well? All the "real" pictures I can find show the dampers mounted near-perfectly vertical, which they don't on the HL.
Old 03-06-2009, 02:25 PM
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This any good ? Post some pic's of your progress.

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Old 03-06-2009, 03:24 PM
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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

That won't hurt, thanks!

I'm assuming the StuG suspension and side sheet metal is all going to be relatively the same, but I figure there is more out there on the PZIII than StuG.

I'll cut the damper mounts off as soon as I can get my hands on metal ones. The glue on this StuG is pretty bad.
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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

The only place that I know of that might have them is asiatam.de. They have the preponderonce of the metal suspension parts for the PzIII. Wecohe has some as does Impact, but I don't think they'll have that part.
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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

Actually Wecohe does seem to carry the mounts.. as part of their shock absorber kit [link=http://www.wecohe.de/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=56_57&products_id=284](here)[/link]. They're kind of pricey, though...
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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

Thanks for the link. Maybe I can contact them and ask if they'd sell the mounts separately.

Interesting, doesn't look like those have any sort of mounting pins or anything, unlike the track tensioner setup I have. Not sure I trust adhesive on a flat surface to keep them in place long term when even the plastic ones are glued in place.
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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?

ORIGINAL: dyeager535

Anyone selling these?

I anticipate moving mine, however the way the plastic return roller mounts were glued in place, I guarantee the plastic damper mounts won't come out in one piece either.

Anyone got a line drawing of a StuG or PZIII that is accurate as well? All the "real" pictures I can find show the dampers mounted near-perfectly vertical, which they don't on the HL.

If Bill does not have them try welchdragon or RCtank.de http://www.rctank.de/product_info.ph...roducts_id=379

http://www.rccommand.com/asiatam_upgrades.php


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Default RE: Where to get metal damper mounts for HL PZIII?


ORIGINAL: dyeager535

Thanks for the link. Maybe I can contact them and ask if they'd sell the mounts separately.

Interesting, doesn't look like those have any sort of mounting pins or anything, unlike the track tensioner setup I have. Not sure I trust adhesive on a flat surface to keep them in place long term when even the plastic ones are glued in place.
I stuck with the plastic mounts, but reinforced them with brass tube through the mount, the damper, and the hull. I'll put a bolt through the lot to secure it. I did have to drill out the damper and mount slightly to get a nice snug fit on the tube.

That would get around the lateral location problem on the glued mounts.

(Sneaked in a picture of the StuG, it's still going ahead slowly...)

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