Workshop

Read our weekly blog posts to hear about all the achievements in both workshops – the Fabrication Centre and the Assembly/Machining Centre. Each article covers what we achieved each week, from restoration to maintenance, from new discoveries to events we have held or attend. Become a member – learn and see more about everything we do. The detail and discoveries of the Research and Workshop Staff are provided with your membership via our Inside Track magazine. To see the work that is being done in person we invite you to become a member and attend the various events which include visits and talks within the Workshops.

Sd.Kfz.223, Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

Monday was a large clean up operation with the food marquee, seating and tables being packed away. The workshops were reequipped with the hastily ‘tidied’…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

The launch date for the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie armoured car beckons. Nearly all of the prepared components for the le.Pz.Sp.Wg. armoured car have been blasted, primed…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

The front half of the body for the SdKfz 222 le.Pz.Sp.Wg. German armoured car from WWII, together with its Schutzschild have now been fully blasted…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

Blasting and priming all of the original (paint free) components for the exterior of the Sd.Kfz. 222 4.Serie armoured car, such as the grenade mesh…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

Focus this week was on the turret fittings for the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie both internal and external. The mesh has arrived. This was made to our…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

As the launch date nears so does the urgency of all tasks. The problem is some of them such as the two rear Konsol rolling…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

This week was a race to complete vital research for the floor of the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie armoured car – moving from the rear firewall area…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

The Schutzschild turret for our Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie is nearly there. The missing right hand grenade net is underway. The flat panels which will be folded…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

The Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie turret Schutzschild received the lion share of attention this week. There will be a few more days required next week to complete…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

The turret ring for the Schutzschild turret for the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie was collected this week. The team lost no time in spot welding the inner…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie, Sd.Kfz.223 3.Serie

The fenders for the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie are now complete. All that remains is to rivet them to their supports. This will begin once we get the correct rivets in hand for the task. The painting of the Sockel Pedestal Mount for…

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Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie

Planning for the next steps for the Sd.Kfz.222 4.Serie such as the Schutzschild turret including the turret floor, turret ring and armoured panels are all…

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