Bergepanther refurbishment

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Bergepanther refurbishment

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Also the work on the Bergepanther is finally making some progress...
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The beginning.
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Taking everything apart.
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Cleaning, sandblasting, priming, painting, waiting for the battery and electronics...
Lord, give me strength to change the things I am able to change.... and patience to endure the things I can not change :-) A bunch of Tiger and Panther variants, a few 88`s and smaler ones like Hetzer, Stug III, etc. and soon a Leo II

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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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From the workbench....
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... to the first test ride...
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Still some work to do, but at least battery and elctronics plugged in... :D
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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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Fantastic Peter, pleasant to the eye. :D

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After conducting some test runns...
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,,, the usual issue fixing followed...
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The, back at home, while enduring endless rainfalls, I continued work on the wooden box...
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Almost done painting, bad luck struck and my air gun went rogue...
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Thus ordered another one.... :cry: :evil:
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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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Excellent details Peter, love the latches and printed hand holds. Nice wood work.
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Excellent details, looking good, regards simon.

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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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Thanks guys! :D

With a new spray gun at hand and Militracks approaching fast, work continoues....
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Hope to get the gun mount ready and installed before Militracks....

Cheers

Peter
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Not fully ready yet, but far enough for a test ride tomorrow...
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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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Excellent refurbish. Very nice.
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Re: Bergepanther refurbishment

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Driving through the usual mud after the torential downpours was fun...
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Started the day with a 30 Amp LiFePo battery at 85 %, but after about 1,5 h driving, the battery was flat...
Something with the electrics must be wrong, thus back on the work bench.....
To be continued...
Lord, give me strength to change the things I am able to change.... and patience to endure the things I can not change :-) A bunch of Tiger and Panther variants, a few 88`s and smaler ones like Hetzer, Stug III, etc. and soon a Leo II

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