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Offline zenrat

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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2018, 06:15:47 pm »
My parents had one until it broke.  They then had to have a modern new fangled socket installed as the old one had been hard wired into the house.

Show one to anyone under 20 and they will try to dial by pushing the numbers.
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Another ill conceived, poorly thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2018, 02:52:06 am »
My parents had one until it broke.  They then had to have a modern new fangled socket installed as the old one had been hard wired into the house.

Show one to anyone under 20 and they will try to dial by pushing the numbers.


Ah, but in the U.K. at least they are now "retro chic" and some of them can cost a small fortune in an antique shop. Better deals at an antiques fair, but can still be silly.
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2018, 03:55:13 pm »
Bizarrely BT exchanges are still manufactured to be capable of accepting the pulse signals from dial-phones even today.  :o :o
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2018, 03:57:48 pm »
Good stuff!

I like your inner turret idea.  Although I suspect it will be very fragile.  Still, its not a toy is it.
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hehe  :thumbsup: no, not at all... ;)

VERY clever, both the rotation of the cupola and the posting of the video.  :thumbsup:



Yup  :thumbsup: I'm old enough to remember that's how you dialed a telephone number  :angel:

me too, my grandmother had one years ago, she might still have it. dialing that was something otherworldly for me as a child  <_<

My parents had one until it broke.  They then had to have a modern new fangled socket installed as the old one had been hard wired into the house.

Show one to anyone under 20 and they will try to dial by pushing the numbers.


Ah, but in the U.K. at least they are now "retro chic" and some of them can cost a small fortune in an antique shop. Better deals at an antiques fair, but can still be silly.

that's kinda awesome... I'd buy one  :o :rolleyes:

...so here's some little progress on the tank again. I added the empty shell ejection port...





it looks a little bit messy, I used universal glue and it came out too much, but it works  ;D

I also added the floor of the tank...





I used my favourite materials, cardboard from Toffifee (Toffifay) chocolate (I have PLENTY of these...  :angel:) and greaseproof paper.  <_<
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2018, 08:06:46 am »
Good stuff!

I like your inner turret idea.  Although I suspect it will be very fragile.  Still, its not a toy is it.
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Zenrat, you were right. That paper was too weak and broke off after some time... I replaced it with good old plastic...



Here's some small progress on the hull, I scratch-built a complete new lower hull underside (of thin cardboard) with 6 instead of 5 roadwheels on each side. As I plan to make the interior accessible I also made the torsion bars (of rolled greaseproof paper), although they won't have a real function - the (rubber band) suspension will be on the outside...





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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2018, 09:08:57 am »
VERY clever, both the rotation of the cupola and the posting of the video.  :thumbsup:



Yup  :thumbsup: I'm old enough to remember that's how you dialed a telephone number  :angel:

.and put in your four pennies; pressed  Button A to be heard or Button B to get your money back if no-one answered.

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