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Tamiya Chieftain converted into a MK11


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Thank you chaps for the comments,

Back to the PE side now, front splash guard fitted and some resin track guard

brackets on the sides.

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A bit more mud on the back side of the road wheels.

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Please enjoy and pass comment as fit.

Regards

Dan

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Wow!

The detail is really coming together now, your positvely flying along :popcorn:

Love the muck - you always was a mucky bugger . . . .

Where do the padlocks come from

Cheers Kev

Cheers Kev, The padlocks came with the conversion, I think Accurate Armour sell them separately

though.

Cheers

Dan

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This is looking better and better, Dan. Those skirt plates really are the bizzo.

Nick's post was interesting. However with regard to this the Skins did things differently:

...Callsign boards were call sign boards and remained on all the time in fact most of them were painted directly onto the vehicle. Different units though, had different ways of applying them and as the years went by the colours mostly changed to Black and Green colouring instead of yellow...

Yes we had the yellow and black callsign boards, but the callsigns were also painted on in black on the vehicle itself. We used to take the boards off on exercise, IIRC.

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Cheers for the comments chaps,

Little bit more done,

I've finished the tiedowns on the turret roof and started

to add the wing nuts to the clansman antenna bases, only done one as its

very tricky to do. The whip antenna is carbon rod by Accurate Armour.

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Cheers

Dan

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Thanks chaps, The kit is now very heavy with the tracks on

so just as well the suspension parts are quite beefy!

I have my replacement blowtorch so can get back to work on the soldering of the side skirts,

the old one I have had for about 15 years or so and it kept flairing up in my face, I reckon one of seals

had perished on the regulator and the tip would go out and engulf the whole torch in flames... I threw it in the bin.

Kev the eyebrows are okay, just !

So the left hand side has been started.

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The last few PE bits added before primer, should go on this weekend :coolio:

More static grass added to the running gear on the area that will be missing a side skirt.

Turret is ready for primer now but I'll be adding the scrim on the gun barrel first.

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Dan

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Cam for the main gun is done, just need to wait for it to dry and i'll add the garnish

from mixed herbs. Used water and PVA mix to glue it to the barrel, once dry it will get a bit if a trim up.

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