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Just about ready for casting


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that looks excellent Dale - nicely done!
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Quick question are the 8mm pins for the suspension pivots stainless steel ? Dale

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I don't think so, I think they are carbon (ie non-stainless) steel. I replaced mine with 316SS to prevent rust.
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I’m not sure whether it’s stainless. I exchanged mine for a brass tube. I put a thread in the tubes so I can remove them if necessary.
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Really happy with the look of the casting detail on the suspension arms I filled the webbing holes from the back . Dale

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One finished five to go . Dale

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Excellent Dale - I agree really nice addition.
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Lower hull painted Olive Drab . Test fitting bogie number one I used loctite 480 for the first time boy its strong I had one tyre on crooked had all types of trouble getting it off . I hat to use a razor knife to get under the rubber , lucky only one to do . Dale

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One side done . Dale

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one track on . Dale
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Following Daves lead again . I did raise the position of the MG port and over a bit as well . Dale

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Put a lot of work into the side hatch today plus made new lifting hooks to the correct size and repositioned them . . Dale
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A bit of work on the rear vent and gun mount Dale
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