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Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-17-2020, 05:34 AM
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Posted By timg
Hi Carles, Yup I can see where you are...

Hi Carles,

Yup I can see where you are coming from. Although it has admittedly gone a "bit west" , perversely I am quite enjoying myself as it is something new that I have never done before, but...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-16-2020, 10:36 AM
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Posted By timg
Update 2 for pouch

Well, not totally happy with it so far but not unexpected as it were. Walking before running is a handy phrase to use at this point.

I have managed to induce a sort of twist into the pouch, not...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-14-2020, 08:36 AM
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Posted By timg
Thanks for the comments gents, I will do a baby...

Thanks for the comments gents, I will do a baby update latter on as I have done a bit more.

One thing I have to ask as I am struggling with getting some thing decent.

Does any member have an...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 02-13-2020, 10:20 AM
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Posted By timg
The base paint job on the tank is British, light...

The base paint job on the tank is British, light or medium stone, with the overpaint splotches in some German colour.

Must be in 41 as there is no remaining counter scheme showing under the daubs...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-05-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By timg
Equipment within

Kit in the pouch, and official adjudicator of all standards within the household, he is incredibly picky thumbsup
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-05-2020, 02:07 PM
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Posted By timg
Pouch Updates

Well,

Quick update on the pouch, most holes punched, leather sides and back connected. Connected twice to be honest, lesson learnt.......start at the base of the pouch and not the top, any errors...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-12-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By timg
Confidence check breadbag straps

Well jumped in and got these today, confidence check would not hurt tho.

1X medium grey one with Number 35 on it with MG RES komp stamp, number is hard to read but it looks like 408 / 4 Zg Rivet...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-12-2020, 12:23 PM
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Posted By timg
Query on spare parts tins MG34

Hi Gents,

Query on a couple of spare parts tins I picked up. Both are pale grey, post war re use ??.

First one I am familiar with. Early made with sprung leaf latches to close. Rivets on the...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 01-10-2020, 10:40 AM
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Posted By timg
Script to the rear of the photograph is the...

Script to the rear of the photograph is the german spelling of Vorenesh, Russia. The 42 is presumably 1942, but you could check that against known events and time lines.

No idea on the tech spec...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-08-2020, 02:37 PM
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Posted By timg
VincEqp you are an evil man :) That kind...

VincEqp you are an evil man :)

That kind of joint is exactly as I aspire to achieve thumbsup

Like I said, first time so will probably look like a banana when I am finished.

Question,
...
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 01-08-2020, 11:08 AM
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Posted By timg
Johan, Its is literally a gear shift lock...

Johan,

Its is literally a gear shift lock latch. Not uncommon on some gearboxes that they can jump out. Had a crash gearbox on a type of older grader that used to do that with regular monotony...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-05-2020, 02:24 PM
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Posted By timg
smilewink Yeh Right! Lets see............. ...

smilewink Yeh Right!

Lets see.............

1) First leather work ive ever done......Check thumbsup

2) Ex Engineer that failed his Knots and Lashings phase of training......Check :11doh:...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-05-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
Re Pouch

Hi Carles,

Indeed, prior to me doing anything I have been watching U Tube tutorials on manufacture of leather goods..........(sounds iffy I know but NOT those kinds of leather goods)

Method...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-04-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
Tasche update

Well, leather arrived, 3.8mm gauge. All template out and cut to size. Edges to be scribed at 2mm from edge then when the groover gets here I can do that so the stiches will be subset into the...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 01-01-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
Hi Carles, Your memory is better than mine...

Hi Carles,

Your memory is better than mine as I had forgotten about Ryan's initial thread on the subject.

Good pic's once again and the one soaped up shows ive got the shape just about right.
...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-31-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
PZO, Ah! Nice 3/4 pic of the pouch I want...

PZO,

Ah! Nice 3/4 pic of the pouch I want to do. Shows the upper bulge very well.

I see what you mean by the other soldiers pouch. I am not sure myself if it is a ZF12 or something else??
...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-29-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By timg
Well, truth be told basic training was actually...

Well, truth be told basic training was actually super bull ****ty. Even though mine was in 79 we still had 37 Pattern issued. This had to be black (which kind off kills comments of " its black it...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-29-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
Hi PZO, If I were to look at what I intend,...

Hi PZO,

If I were to look at what I intend, compared to the Hulsensack you want to restore I think my task is easier! You are having to deal with multiple materials, some of which are spring...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-27-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By timg
Wow, Even shorter than I remembered, it...

Wow,

Even shorter than I remembered, it would appear that the short shovel shown is dimensioned as between the 2 sizes ie Not full infantry but longer than the MG version. And the handle on the...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-27-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By timg
I believe what you have is the shovel issued to...

I believe what you have is the shovel issued to MG08 Gunners a la WW1 and during the inter war years.

As they had a lot of kit to deal with they were given a short handled version.

Could well...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-27-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By timg
Zufuhertasche MG34 ( Concept stage)

Been rummaging galore for years on the scout for one of these and its very obvious that the hens teeth nature that I am unlikely to find one.

So....in the best tradition of blue peter and sticky...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-18-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By timg
Hi anmarlodz, Nice picture isn't it. I would...

Hi anmarlodz,

Nice picture isn't it. I would agree on the rough timescale , but I am basing it on the weaponry and equipment. That BFA on the MG is written up as only being used on the "possibly"...
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-18-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By timg
Their is a traditional "for want of a better...

Their is a traditional "for want of a better term" dumping ground to the North west of the UK. A deep section in the sea bed a bit like a trench.

This I believe was used post both world wars for...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By timg
RK 31 Case

optic case RK31 and ancills
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-17-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By timg
Hello PZO, How are you keeping thumbsup Nice...

Hello PZO, How are you keeping thumbsup

Nice pictures with good clarity, especially round the table view ( from the boots I am presuming mountain troops ?)

Personally I have never seen a...
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