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small update

December 23 2010 at 10:42 PM

Graeme Davidson  (Login gcdavidson)
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Response to Centurion Twin Forty SPAAG

I could not get the turret bin to fit, so I decided to go with a basket. The joy of WOTIF.
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Thanks to Sam Dwyer for the push to do the texture finish. Looking at 1:1 scale cents, the cast surface is very apparent. After masking, a stubby brush stabs Mr S 500 on the cast parts. It dries pretty quick, and in about an hour, a sanding sponge knocked down the high points.
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Couldn't resist breaking out the blu-tack for a quick mock up shot...
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Still to do:
Comd's 50 cal (anyone got pics of the mount? I've got a spare Academy M113 .50 mount and bracket)
MBSGD.... thinking lower front turret, 4 per side; or, 8 hull mounted ones adjacent to the driver (similar to ADATS, YPR)
Tracks. The kit tracks are way too tight, I think I mounted the idler too far forward.
Stowage bin for left side of turret
APU on rear of turret
turret tie-down loops
fender mounted jerry can racks


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  1. Good Update - Jason Bobrowich on Dec 24, 2010, 12:20 AM
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