The Renault TSF hull assembly has been completed to the same level as the FT. This will allow for the next phase of assembly of these two machines. The next step will be painting the interior of the engine bay after fitting of the axle and final drives.
Separately, the remaining castings for the bogie wheels and return rollers and missing track links is nearly complete and will be collected next week.
The steering break liners are currently being removed from the original brake hubs and spring steel brake straps.
CAD drawings were created this week for all the linkage components for the brake system for both the Renault FT and the TSF.
Earlier in the week, the Sd.Kfz 251 was safely tucked away after having provided a good number of people with an exciting ride at our Open Morning – see Facebook for details.