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Old 16-11-18, 21:33
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Very nice mate, love that she is used as meant to be. I like the canvas shelter.
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Old 18-11-18, 22:50
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Thanks Paul!
Attached two short videos from our muddy weekend. Ride and also first try of dismounting the carrier "proper" way
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Old 03-01-19, 21:21
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Wish to all forum members all the best in 2019 and here are few pics of my carrier from my very talented friend (summer 2018). Hope you will enjoy them as I did.
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Old 05-01-19, 21:01
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Time to start work on a few more bits
Cranking handle and rifle holders...
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Old 26-01-19, 13:47
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Rear rifle holder finished. I'm very slow, but still progressing
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Old 27-01-19, 13:48
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Nice piece of work Petr,and that it's going slow seems no problem cause you still can drive with your carrier
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Old 28-01-19, 12:04
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Thanks Marcel
Mounted!
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Old 03-02-19, 19:10
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Other bits in the process...
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Old 03-02-19, 20:44
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Good effort Petr !
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Old 17-02-19, 19:49
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Thanks Richard
All parts tested, now ready for painting.
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Old 24-02-19, 19:06
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Finished, installed and tested (with SMLE for now)
Time for some rest
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Old 25-02-19, 02:00
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Excellent job Petr !

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Old 01-05-19, 21:00
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After a long time, I manage to do at least something on the carrier.
Using my favourite redneck method of steel forming (hammer & heat) I prepared two wading plates to be welded on the firing cover
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Old 22-05-19, 11:33
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When I was at Bovington I found an interesting difference on the wading plates on the firing cover. The right one had on the top and on the bottom end semi-circle recess, which doesn't make a sense to me. Now I got the point - it's a place for two rivet heads, which are not obviously present on the Bovington's carrier but are on each Mk.II/III firing cover. Interesting detail
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Old 26-05-19, 15:04
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Another few parts done.
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Old 26-05-19, 16:42
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Nice work, Petr.

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Old 13-06-19, 21:23
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So we took her a bit "into an action" last weekend.
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Old 13-06-19, 21:25
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It looks more like a "jungle warfare" this summer in my country, but it was fun anyway
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Old 12-08-19, 09:38
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After a while time for few new parts. Aerial stand (finally) and pouches holders (in the progress).
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Old 13-08-19, 21:58
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excellent work
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Old 24-08-19, 23:26
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Thank you Rick, I appreciate that!
Well, the brackets are finished, so is the aerial mount (with temporary spacer). Hurrah
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Old 04-09-19, 12:33
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After all the work, I have some fun driving in the city center. And morning coffee of course
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Old 04-09-19, 16:26
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Petr, do not forget about the 6pdr fun. Great event mate!
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Old 12-01-20, 21:57
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Its new year, time to do something on the carrier. So lets start very slowly
Two small parts done, its interesting that this "drivers aiming feature" (really dont know the correct name of this part ) is on the mk.III carriers spot welded with 90į flanges but on all other carriers its just rod welded without the flanges.
Last pic is more for us catholics guys - Three Kings (or 3 Wise Men) visited me today in the garrage, so Drsnak is blessed now
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Old 17-01-20, 11:00
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Now Im going to produce few new boxes, first are Ration Bin and Bren Barrel Bin. I guess Im able to make couple of them, so if anyone is interested, let me know.
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Old 17-01-20, 15:23
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Hello Petr,

That's good CAD work! I have an original Bren Barrel box for a UK Mk2 Carrier. I was planning to fit it to my Mk1*, if you can find a Mk1 box I would happily swap it with you.

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Old 17-01-20, 16:46
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Would like to help you Tom, but chances to get Mk.I bin over here are close to zero im affraid
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Old 17-01-20, 22:49
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If you find one for a mk1 let me know and we can do a swap.

Will you guys be on the Garrison training weekend this year? Iím hoping to take the Carrier out if itís road registered in time.
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Old 18-01-20, 22:36
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Yes, I hope so. Looking forward to see her on the road!
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Old 26-01-20, 21:42
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And another one.
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