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Old 15-02-20, 17:35
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While parts for the boxes are fabricated I decided to repair one boogie wheel I have certain time in my storage. Rubber is still pretty useable but there was a broken part of the casting and deformed rim. Both welding and reforming went surprisingly well and Im very happy with the result.
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Old 16-03-20, 14:04
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My corona therapy. Stay safe!
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Old 17-03-20, 15:09
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Wow Petr, top class workmanship as usual. How did you make those? Were they fabricated or cast? I will need to make some when I make the kit locker for my Mk1*.
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Old 17-03-20, 18:10
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Hi Tom, basicaly its made from scratch, casting would be more complicated. So a bit of welding, grinding and drilling
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Old 02-04-20, 11:27
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At least one box is almost ready. More will follow.
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Old 09-04-20, 20:44
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Boxes No. two and three, my Easter job
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Old 09-04-20, 23:19
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Easter excellence... Nice !
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Old 12-04-20, 17:51
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Thanks R., your help is much appreciated
Another two pieces of the puzzle ready for the install. Now the big one...
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Old 15-04-20, 17:02
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Almost there
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Old 15-04-20, 20:23
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Hi Petr, great job!! Nice work on those locks looking good!!

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Old 16-04-20, 22:45
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Thanks!
Test fit today
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Old 16-04-20, 23:06
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Love your workmanship, Petr! Nice job!

Does that complete all the required boxes for your Carrier now?

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Old 16-04-20, 23:17
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Almost Still one missing on the floor in the rear left compartment. And of course battery box beside the driver.
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Old 17-04-20, 02:53
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Nice work Petr. She is looking great!
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Old 18-04-20, 22:53
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Deep wading plates next then Petr...

But seriously, excellent craftsmanship. Can I ask how you made the boxes as I need to make a crew locker, plus other boxes, for my Mk1*

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Old 23-04-20, 12:37
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Hi Tom, I made them from scratch. Laser, bending press, some welding, a bit of swearing
She has ready another nice part now.
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Old 23-04-20, 13:24
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nice plate Petr.
No.I = British engine 79E.
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Old 25-04-20, 22:00
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Thanks Lynn.
Does anyone have preserved stencils inside the kit locker please?
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Old 26-04-20, 16:44
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I guess Im done with these...
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Old 28-04-20, 13:42
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Nice find today - unknown picture of my T340185 carrier. Its from US film reel taken in May 45 in my country. They are coming home...
Whole reel is here, but not sure if it will be available abroad.
https://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/...y-v-cechach-3/
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Old 28-04-20, 17:09
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Yes, I can view it in the UK. Great film with very clear shots of C15 cab 13s, WOT6, Humber HU and lots more. I didn't spot your carrier as the numbers always seem to be obscured, can you tell us the time stamp ?
It is great if it is there as it is incredibly rare to have even a photo of ones vehicle in service, and video is almost unheard of. Well done for spotting it.

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Old 28-04-20, 18:16
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8:22 Outstanding find!
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Old 28-04-20, 19:08
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Yes indeed, but you have to be really quick. Thanks Mike.

Petr, I think that this is a fitting reward for the excellent restoration that you have done. Also you now have some ideas for extra stowage !

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Old 29-04-20, 08:59
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Yes, this reel was very nice surprise to me, even it had been broadcasted 10 years ago I didnt know about it till yesterday!
All boxes are in place, I think I will take a short break now
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Old 11-05-20, 15:48
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OK, I couldnt rest until all stencils will be on place which happened with a help from my daughter yesterday. Now I can take a break
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Old 23-08-20, 22:12
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Kind of "then and now" photo. Carrier T340185 and her crew in Western Bohemia in 1945 and 2020.
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Old 24-08-20, 00:55
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Kind of "then and now" photo. Carrier T340185 and her crew in Western Bohemia in 1945 and 2020.

Outstanding Petr, good effort!
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Old 24-08-20, 04:18
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Well done Petr, kuddos !
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Old 24-08-20, 22:34
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Yes! very well done Petr and crew.
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Old 26-08-20, 11:31
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Thanks a lot for your kind words
Another interesting history touch - in this Czech village (Mysliv) there were in summer 1945 located carriers from 1st platoon motorized infantry battalion CIABG.
In one stone wall there is still a track section mounted - we took opportunity to take couple of pictures there.
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