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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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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.

http://www.1900s.org.uk/1940s50s-public-phones.htm
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2018, 03:42:16 pm »
Hi everyone,
so I've made some small progress since I last posted here, I only wish a day had more hours...


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...anyway, I finally put together the torsion-bar-assembly and installed the torsion bars into the hull







...of course nothing is finished yet, though I really fight the urge to just glue them shut and continue with the wheels. I bought a set of aftermarket M-60 aluminium pattern wheels, the detail on them is awesome and crisp



Now I have to attach them to the torsion bars... that will be the real challenge of this project...



...the torsion bar itself is made of 1.5mm plastic rod, the arm is made of 5 layers of cardboard and the pin for the wheel is fine rolled greaseproof paper. So the next step will be to find a way to attach the M-60 wheels... in a way that they roll perfectly when turned. At least that's what I want to achieve.
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2018, 06:10:51 pm »
Will the final result fire the gun? :o :o :o :o
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2018, 01:21:21 am »
Will the final result fire the gun? :o :o :o :o
Top notch modelling. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

You know, that could be done by using little flour cartridges at the back of the ammo pieces, you would hit them with something fast, as if hitting a primer, like a little piece of wood between rubber bands - that would throw around the flour in the ammo case, immediately after which you would create a little electric charge, maybe with a charger from an electric lighter. The resulting little explosion of the flour would be enough to catapuld the shot out of the muzzle "symbolically"...  ;)  :rolleyes: :thumbsup:
Thank you.

Addition: As a matter of fact, you could do that firing gun much easier... inside the hollow ammo case you could put a much smaller black powder charge or something comparable, using the high-low system...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High%E2%80%93low_system
...that way you would still have a safe model and a much more impressive and easy to use firing gun effect.  ;) <_<
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #24 on: September 15, 2018, 02:31:24 am »
Modelling of the higest standard  :bow:

As for the "will I have more time to model" question you can also substitute "will I have more time to model when I retire ?". It's the same answer  ;)

No seriously, perhaps I don't have extra time, but I do have the inclination and energy  :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #25 on: September 15, 2018, 08:47:43 am »
Modelling of the higest standard  :bow:

As for the "will I have more time to model" question you can also substitute "will I have more time to model when I retire ?". It's the same answer  ;)

No seriously, perhaps I don't have extra time, but I do have the inclination and energy  :thumbsup:

hehehe *sad smile*
that's a long time ahead for me (hopefully), as I am only 32 yo.
thank you.
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Re: 1/35 T-62 mod
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2018, 02:55:46 am »

that's a long time ahead for me (hopefully), as I am only 32 yo.


A mere youngster  ;D Seriously though the sooner you start thinking about it the better it will be when you get there  :thumbsup: Don't let it take you by surprise.
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