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Replacement parts wish list

Post by grunt1 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:24 pm

I made a replacement barrel for the BBI Sherman and it worked out pretty well. That got me thinking that there might be other commonly broken or lost parts for other 1:18 items I might be able to make.

Is there anything you wish you had a replacement or extras of and wouldn't mind of they weren't OEM parts?

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by Eddy10440 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:45 am

Kubel's windshield and rearview mirrors.

One piece that is prone to break easily is the canvas top of that Willys Jeep, think the brand is Solido

May be that Indy' s Horch troop transport could use doors and some other stuff to make it look less toyish :lol:

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by lilfry14 » Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:16 pm

I always need mounting hardware and the too machine gun for tiger tanks. I think I have 3 1:18th tigers missing the gun and mounting hold.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by grunt1 » Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:20 am

Ok, I made the Kubel parts and the MG42 + Mount for the 21C Tiger.

Questions:
If I make the Kubel windshield from clear resin, you'd have to paint the non-glass parts. If I made it from standard resin, you would have to attach a clear peice of plastic after painting to add the glass. Which option sounds better?

For the MG42 Tiger mount, I recreated the mounting bracket as it came with the original tank. But, this the 21st Century one isn't historically accurate is it? I'm thinking that I can leave the clip part alone, but make the brackets more accurate. Is that of interest and were they the same throughout the war or were there early/late war mounting brackets that were different?

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by normandy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:37 am

I've recently received your air filters for an early version of the Tiger I. That got
me thinking, what about road wheels for the Forces of Valor 1:18 Tiger I. For
some reason they omitted them while still using the wide battle tracks.

FOV's Tiger

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Tiger I

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Another thought was road wheel hubs for the 21st Century Panzer IV. the RC versions and
the Euro Exclusive Panzers are lacking therm.

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with road wheel hubs

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by normandy » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:16 am

I just wanted to add that your German Panzer IV Tubular Idler Wheels
and the head lamps you made which 21st forgot to put on, really add to the Panzer IV.
Great stuff Grunt!!!

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Post by Crazy Kraut » Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:42 am

I agree with normandy. Road wheel hubs for the 21st Century Panzer IV would be great. All my Projects (Brummbär, Stug and Jagdpanzer) did not have those hubs
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by grunt1 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:21 pm

Thank you for the input. These should all be ready by the end of (this) January.

Gurtsack for the 21st Century Panzer IV MG (thanks Eddy for noticing this was missing!)
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Kubelwagen windshield frame replacement
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FoV Tiger I Roadwheels & 21st Century RC Panzer IV Bogie Wheel Covers (Thanks Normandy!)
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BBI Sherman Barrel (Thx Razor!)
I can't find the picture at the moment.. :shrug:

Replacement MG42 and mounting arm for Tiger I's (thx Lilfry!)
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Sherman duckbill tracks (thx Pickel!)
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by normandy » Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:23 pm

Wow that was quick!! Outstanding Grunt, I'll be checking
your site to place my orders. :salute:

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by pickelhaube » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:14 am

Hey Grunt ,

I got your set of feiffel air cleaners and duck bills the other day .

I have not used them yet but they look great !

What are the chances of you making the FULL SET for the feiffel system ?

The connections and tubes ?

I love the panzer hub caps and will be getting SEVERAL sets of those along with the extra Tiger wheels .

I have looked at your web page and there are no prices on these new items .

Have you figured out a price for them yet ?

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by normandy » Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:01 am

Grunt I just noticed the new additions from the wish list. :salute:
I like the part about the Tiger I road wheels... "The wheels snap into place and can be permanent with a bit of CA glue."
I also like the price!!

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by mutt71 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:02 pm

I just went to your Battground Store and noticed that these are already up and for order as promised. GREAT job Grunt1! Many thanks.
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by JOC » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:06 pm

Does anyone know if Pizza Guy is still making replacement hinges for 21st Century 1:18 scale Corsairs? I need at least 5 sets if anyone here knows of any.
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by lilfry14 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:33 am

Could use the end half of the gun barrel for the Forces of Valor/unimax 1:18 M1 abrams and M2 bradely.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by lilfry14 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:39 am

grunt1 wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:20 am
Ok, I made the Kubel parts and the MG42 + Mount for the 21C Tiger.

Questions:
If I make the Kubel windshield from clear resin, you'd have to paint the non-glass parts. If I made it from standard resin, you would have to attach a clear peice of plastic after painting to add the glass. Which option sounds better?

For the MG42 Tiger mount, I recreated the mounting bracket as it came with the original tank. But, this the 21st Century one isn't historically accurate is it? I'm thinking that I can leave the clip part alone, but make the brackets more accurate. Is that of interest and were they the same throughout the war or were there early/late war mounting brackets that were different?

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Thanks, just ordered some. I'm unsure about the progression of the Mg mount. The 1:16th scale Forces of Valor Metal Tiger probably has a sufficient modelling representation. I can get a picture next time I'm at my dad's house as he has one.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by JOC » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:01 pm

Thank You for your answer.
I am looking for replacement hinges for 21st Century 1:18 scale Corsairs. I saw some on eBay awhile ago, made by someone, but can’t locate them.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by lilfry14 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:27 pm

Need a top hatch for a tiger 21st century. Also need the two hatch covers for the Sherman 21st century.

The little wire cutters on the 21st century tiger also come off a lot, I'd need 3 of those.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by pickelhaube » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:53 am

Hey Grunt,

I see you make the Mg-42 with mount for the Tiger.
Can you make the same for the HANOMAG with it's mount and drum magazine ?
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by normandy » Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:13 pm

Grunt, Mrs. Normandy ordered me some Tiger I road wheels
and Panzer IV hubs along with some other battle ground items
for my birthday later this month...but I'm not supposed to know. :)

I have the VW customs almost finished I'll post pic now that photobucket is working.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by grunt1 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:37 am

FoV version of the MG42 mount. Note that the FOV mount is slightly tighter than the 21C mount so they are _not_ interchangeble. For those of you that already ordered some, I marked 21C or FOV on the underside of the mounting bracket.
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Kar98k with a sling (Thanks to Eddy for requesting this)
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Final version of the Panzer IV MG34 Gurtsack (Eddy, thanks again)
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Replacement barrel for the BBI Elite Force Sherman. (It replaces the original barrel if it was lost. Again thanks Razor for this request)
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251 version of the MG42. The Gurttrommel 34 (ammo drum) is removable and has more detail so this is a bit of an upgrade over the original 21C version. (Thank you Pickel)
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by dannyc » Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:32 pm

Could you do replacement parts for the M16 AA mount and replacement parts for the AH1. Mainly the barrels and the rear pitot(?)

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by Razor17019 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:07 am

Grunt,
You have been busy with the new items and updated MGs - very nice work!
Much appreciated!
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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by mutt71 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:35 am

Amen to that! I got my recent order yesterday and could not be happier!

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by grunt1 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:18 am

Thank you guys for the positive comments and suggestions.

Two of these door panels will convert an Indiana Jones troop car into a German PKW. I plan to include a front and rear Notek light set with the kit.

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Re: Replacement parts wish list

Post by mutt71 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:08 am

This is a good thing for those that have one of these vehicles. Now I have to go find one!

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