1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II On Line Building Instructions

Post by normandy » Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:14 pm

Pickelhaube had asked for a pic of the jack location on the 1:18 King Tiger Kit he made....

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As you can see it goes center - bottom.
The jack has a handle which is modeled as if its folded in half. As I get to detailing the Tiger I'll
get a better pic of the jack, its silver for the photo.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II On Line Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:49 am

Had to bump this up to see what I am doing. :D
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Re: 1/18 Tiger II On Line Building Instructions

Post by normandy » Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:55 am

:shock: The "Master" needs instructions????? Just kidding Pickel. :wink:

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II On Line Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:02 pm

normandy wrote::shock: The "Master" needs instructions????? Just kidding Pickel. :wink:
It has been a long time :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: 1/18 Tiger II On Line Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:27 am

I am still having computer / camera problems but I am going to try and splice the Jagdtiger directions onto the K2 directions.

The build is the same except for the fighting compartment.
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Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by normandy » Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:09 pm

Pickelhaube has asked me if I could help out with the Jagdtiger Building Instructions due to his computer problems.

I'll try, I must say I'm not ready to start the build but I'll post some pics of the kit for those who have not received
theirs yet.

the kit...
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Chassis parts....
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Rear.....
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Wheels......
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The Tracks.......
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Hull........with main gun
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I'll try to be as detailed as Matthew once I start.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:10 am

Thanks Normandy for doing this.

Guys I am having issues with my computer and camera ( along with some other things )

My comp is not accepting my camera. I need to take it to the shop but that will shut my business down .

So I am in limbo now and can not down load any pics. So Normandy will try to step in with the steps.

Thanks again Normandy.
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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:04 pm

Hey Guys ,

When you get to the travel , here is a helpful hint.

Drill a hole in the bottom of the Bosch light and glue a pin in the bottom . That we you can can take it on and off .If you install the travel lock in the down position it is easy to snap off the Bosch light . So by putting a pin in it you can take the light on and off with no danger in snapping it.

The Bosch light is actually not shone but you can see the base of it in the pic. The barrel ring flips onto the light when in the stowed position.

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You may also choose not to install the travel lock . There are many many pictures out there of the JT without it !!

So far it has taken me 40 hours to build the JT for a full build. I would say I probably will have 50 hours into if before it will be ready to paint.

About 4-6 of those hours went into joining the box to the main hull.
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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by pickelhaube » Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:13 pm

I bumped this up for some board members who could not find it .
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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by Winterstar » Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:46 am

Looking at this, I wonder if the way the acid rain line did it's plastic tracks might be a decent shortcut for the pickelhaube method (patent pending).

Then again, styrene might be too brittle, and it might not be any cheaper or easier on pickel to make.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by Eddy10440 » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:09 am

Hello Pickel

Something that caught my eye is that in many kits and pictures of real King Tigers as well that I've seen, the right side vision cover is oriented in a different angle than the one on the left side but in your kit both are oriented to the front.

These covers could rotate or is this just a slightly different version of the tank?

Probably this question has been asked and answered before here, and I've just missed it.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by [CAT]CplSlade » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:20 am

The radio man's port should be skewed at an angle. It should also be in the spot shown on the model kit and not right in front of the hatch.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by Eddy10440 » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:35 am

Oh ok, I see it now, thanks!

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by normandy » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:18 am

First pic Tiger II.

Jagdtiger...

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Tigers at the Bovington Tank Museum

https://www.themodellingnews.com/2018/0 ... tiger.html

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by Eddy10440 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:16 am

Hey guys, is it just my computer or all the Pickel's pictures from this tutorial are gone now?

Hope it's just me, it will be very sad to lose this great tutorial for this forum.

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Re: 1/18 Tiger II And Jagdtiger Building Instructions

Post by normandy » Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:42 pm

Seems like there is a problem with photobucket...again. None of my pictures are showing up either.

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