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Sorry, that should be Lanz - A Lot... smile

This is what happens if an Artillery Nut looses interest in his main subject... smile



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Now you just need the 42cm M-Gerät on trailers to go with the tow vehicles....

Charlie

 



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Hi Charie,

Exactly my thoughts... smile

The base and the wheel are 3D prints. The parts in the second photo are the outer and inner side of the left hand side of the carriage. The third photo is the upper side of the carriage.

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-Arie.



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Wow, Arie, looking good! What scale? 1/76?

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Hi Roger,

Nearly, 1/72. The Lanz is also partly a 3D print... The hoop of the back wheel, the front wheel and the air intake are prints. The inside of the chassis, the engine compartment and ballast box, are also prints but clad with styrene and details also in styrene. The spokes and the tread of the back wheels are also in styrene.

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-Arie.

 



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Brilliant! Saves me from having to scratchbuild a Bertha...* wink

*Assuming you make it as a kit



-- Edited by Roger Todd on Monday 7th of August 2017 02:14:34 PM

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Arie,

I'm impressed !  Do you have drawings you've done for the Lanz ???   As one of the rarer traktors, I'm curious how you managed dimensions.

Jack / 28juni14



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Hi Roger,

I wouldn't be holding my breath if I were you. I have several projects dating back to 2014 that still haven't been completed...smile

 

Hi Jack,

Yep. See attached. They are rough drawings, as I haven't come round to put them to ink. I deduced the lenght and height from the size of the back wheel. The width was a bit more tricky, but was done in the same way. I first made a paper model to find out if I got the dimensions more or less right. These drawings are for the paper model I made. From that I started printing/building one in plastic.

 

With kind regards,

-Arie.

 



-- Edited by Arie Dijkhuis on Monday 7th of August 2017 06:15:05 PM

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...a few step by steps...



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...and a few more...



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Arie Dijkhuis wrote:

Hi Roger,

I wouldn't be holding my breath if I were you. I have several projects dating back to 2014 that still haven't been completed...smile

-Arie.

 Ha ha!



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Hi Roger,

In fact, in the last three years I started at least 10 projects, but I finished only one. And no, it isn't the Lanz, as these are only in their base colour with two washes added...

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-Arie.



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And for those interested in scale drawings of the successor of the Lanz LB, the Lanz LC...



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Some of you might have warned me how much work this is going to be... smile



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You got enough rivets there? wink

Seriously, looking good!



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Hi Roger,

Thanks! Yes, I have plenty of rivets. I use an old Airfix MK1 tank as a donor... smile

 



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Who needs an expensive Punch and Die set, if you can get all the rivets you will ever need for just 5 quid... biggrin



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