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 Post subject: Re: martin 250 turret
PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:47 pm 
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The top ammunition support rail has now been repaired and waiting to be sand blasted , the foot pedal assembly has been modified /painted and waiting to be fitted .unfortunately there has been no news on the turret ring so I think that has gone away , never mind there might be another one out there some where ?


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 Post subject: Re: martin 250 turret
PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:35 pm 
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A little bit further , the replica armour plate was collected last Thursday and primed.
All the old fastening studs removed and new ones replaced on the turret body , just need to make the angle iron brackets that secure the armour plate to the turret plus a whole lot of drilling.

I managed to make a new cover for the main electrical panel so along with the main body they will be ready for painting next week?.................fingers crossed


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 Post subject: Re: martin 250 turret
PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:43 pm 
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The electrical supply box has ben repainted and bolted to the seat base , the seat skin has been cut out and once I am happy with the curvature of the seat back I can then start re riveting all the old rear support structure.
Once that's done off we go again to the ally welders to get the breaks in the reinforcing repaired I think after that its due for a respray?


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