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.

Assembly of Renault FT

The assembly of the Renault FT hull really picked up momentum. We completed the interior and exterior of the front of the hull, fitted the…

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Kit for MG Werkzeug

We are working on creating a suspension damper for a separate project. A pattern has been made and two castings produced. All of the internals…

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Jagdpanther Back Home

The Jagdpanther returned from Tankfest at the Tank Museum on Monday. She was driven in to her normal storage area inside the Workshop. The relevant…

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Jagdpanther Off To Bovington

Off to Tankfest! This week has been taken up with Jagdpanther preparations for Tankfest. The gas mask holders have been installed and general vehicle maintenance…

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Final Preps for Jagdpanther

Getting Ready for Tankfest! This week we received the latest batch of Renault FT castings from the foundry. These will require machining in the very…

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Dismantling the Renault FT

Dismantling the FT Biggest task this week was dismantling the FT to be sent off for sandblasting and priming. Each section was removed and photographed…

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Jagdpanther Detail

Holders & Containers More work was carried out on the Jagdpanther this week. The gas mask holders have been made to exact specifications, with the…

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Jagdpanther – Starting Work

Working on the Jagdpanther In preparation for Tankfest, we have started work on the Jagdpanther. This week we removed several road wheels to enable access…

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Renault FT & TSF

Planning This week we have been concentrating on the project plan for the Renault FT and TSF. We have spent many hours going through our…

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Sd.kfz 222 & 223

Research Progress on the interior of the 4 Serie Sdkfz 222 took a favourable turn. Drawings for the Renault FT and TSF Turret Ring and…

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Renault TSF

Have a good Easter! Drawings are being finalised for the final machining on castings for the suspension of the Renault FT and TSF. A break…

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Renault TSF Parts

This week we continued to machine parts for the Renault TSF suspension. We went on a component collection trip to Prague. We were visited by…

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In The Workshop 31/03/17

We located a particularly rare technical handbook for batteries of the First World War and post War period. We now have dimensions and external characteristics…

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Renault TSF Turret

This week saw a large leap forward in our understanding of the interior of the Renault TSF turret – notably the battery boxes and their…

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