My first Armortek build

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Fernando Kuehnel
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My first Armortek build

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It's my first Armortek tank build. I think it is going well thus far. Started upper deck and waiting for the motion pack.
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Great choice for first model. Its looking great. I like your stickers/decals for the numbers and nickname. Very cool.
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Re: My first Armortek build

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Oh, that went quickly! :wink:
Nice job! :D
A little too much is about right...

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Looks fantastic !

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Looking good. Tracks are back to front to all the photos I've found. I keep putting mine on the wrong way when trial fitting also.

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Also when compared to photos of Fury, it looks like the bogies are on the wrong side of the hull. :?:

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Mark Heaps wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:47 pm
Also when compared to photos of Fury, it looks like the bogies are on the wrong side of the hull. :?:
They're right. They're reverse from side to side. The bogies should be the same but switch direction depending on side of hull.

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I am nearly finished. I am waiting on parts from Armorpax and ECA. I will still add more stowage as I get it. Soon, I will be looking for Michael Wittman's Tiger somewhere in the forest.

I am still tweaking my left track. It comes off on occasion when it makes a right turn. Tension?
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Fernando Kuehnel wrote:
Thu Sep 30, 2021 5:55 pm
I am still tweaking my left track. It comes off on occasion when it makes a right turn. Tension?
From looking at the photos you have posted, I would suggest the tension is a touch too much, especially on the RIGHT hand track so it does not have enough "give" to absorb the turn.

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Nice job! Very nice detail and weathering. Hope mine comes out as good.
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I've taken my Sherman out to the park.
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