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Old 02-09-18, 15:32
Richard Salter Richard Salter is offline
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Default Restoring my 6pdr

Hi guys this is the progress of my 6pdr all been shot blasted and primed and being painted in red oxide, firing pin box is being remade using the original lid and internals as you can see the outer box rusted through new rope tags have been made and will be fitted to wheel rims Drilled out old hinge and repaired
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Old 02-09-18, 18:56
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Excellent Job !


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Old 05-12-18, 23:07
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Thought i would give an update on the gun its slowing going back together new rivets in foot shield in front armour the cradle has been repaired and fitted with new tread in the locking pins on the saddle bearing. recoil mechanism back on new site on few more touches waiting to get hitch from Adrian Barrel.
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Old 06-12-18, 03:08
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Default 6-Pdr Restoration

What is it, does everyone in the UK own at least one artillery piece?

Nice work BTW.
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Old 06-12-18, 08:56
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Looks great, will look even better behind the Lloyd.

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Old 06-12-18, 11:29
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What is it, does everyone in the UK own at least one artillery piece?

Nice work BTW.
At least one... and ideally serviceable... it is more fun if they go pop.

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Old 06-12-18, 23:47
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Im hopping to have it ready for the Overlord show in May wear it will go pop hopefully. It has one thing extra it has brackets on the legs i think the Israel army put them on for ammo box's ?
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Old 07-12-18, 07:55
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They are, as are those handles on the lower shield flap.
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Old 09-12-18, 21:03
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What wear the handles for on the lower shield i thought they wear original to lift up plate? i guess they added them then,
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Old 01-02-19, 21:44
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hi just a few more pics to up date on progress waiting for parts box to go back on inner shields armour back on just waiting for Barrel to be finished then it will go back on the first photo has the outer armour attached
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Old 02-02-19, 18:31
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Nice work, as is the feature in this months classic military vehicle mag.

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1941 Standard Mk1 stowage Carrier, light stone, under restoration.
1943 Centaur 6pdr Gun Tank under restoration.
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Old 02-02-19, 22:13
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Nice job, I could do with one of those for the portee. Any chance of a few dimensions?

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Old 03-02-19, 19:16
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Thanks Kevin Jonathan what measurements do you want ? do you mean the outer armour?
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Old 04-02-19, 10:51
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Hello Richard,

Thanks for the reply, I am after any measurements that you might have but the armour would be a most welcome start.

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Old 05-02-19, 14:36
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Great rebuild. I was so tempted when those came in from Israel, just couldn't afford one, even though they were very reasonably priced considering their rarity. I guess I will have to settle for asking if I can tow Adrians, so long as he is driving!
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Old 05-02-19, 14:47
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Alister, I can start you off with a wheel and tyre to put on your Lloyd :-)
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3" Mortar Universal Carrier 1943 registered 06/06/2009, under restoration.
1941 Standard Mk1 stowage Carrier, Caunter camo, under restoration.
1941 Standard Mk1 stowage Carrier, light stone, under restoration.
1943 Centaur 6pdr Gun Tank under restoration.
6 pdr 1943 Anti Tank Gun. under restoration.
10 cwt wartime mortar trailer.
World War II Movies
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