Churchill base coat
Conqueror, Centurion and Chieftain spelunking: Part 2
The Bedford and the Churchill
Leopard gearbox oil change
Conqueror, Centurion and Chieftain spelunking: Part 1
Churchill paint job start
Churchill base coatPainting, painting and more painting. Did I already mention we'll be painting? It's back to the Churchill in this video update and we're going from red to green. While Wim a.k.a Pinnemuts is busy painting, ief and myself are making sure he doesn't run out off parts to paint.
Conqueror, Centurion and Chieftain spelunking: Part 2Today we continue our British spelunking miniseries with part 2, the Centurion. Special day today as well as it's my birthday and my youngest son's birthday. Stay tuned for next weeks video as I have a feeling it will feature a Churchill update!
The Bedford and the ChurchillSetback! A crack in the engine block of the Matador meant that we had to look for an alternative vehicle which could participate in the 21st of July national holiday celebration as well as the Liberation route event later this year. We found a suitable replacement in the form of a Bedford
Leopard gearbox oil changeIt has been a while since we worked on our Leopard engine so today we return and perform the last step in the maintenance process; a gearbox oil change. There's oil, oil and some more oil and of course an obligatory test.
Conqueror, Centurion and Chieftain spelunking: Part 1In the first episode of this 3 part mini spelunking series, we dive into the FV214 Conqueror Mk2 British main battle tank. It's size makes it a very impressive vehicle in hangar I27 of the museum. Not that many were built so we are quite fortunate to have one.
Churchill paint job startWith the Easter holiday behind us we're back at Gunfire. Important moment as we start putting the first base coat on the Churchill crew compartment. As painting may be kinda dull to watch, I've also included a quick tour of the gems in hangar I27.