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REVIEW
Haynes Tiger I Workshop Manual
c5flies
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Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 11:53 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the new book from Haynes Manuals on the Tiger Tank. The manual primarily covers Tiger 131 housed at Bovington Tank Museum.

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Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 03:50 AM UTC
Thanks for the review . As you say , the book can't be everything to everyone , but it should give us another side of the Tiger story . Hopefully mine should arrive by mail soon as I preordered on Amazon when this book was 1st announced . Hopefully this publication sells a bunch and the Haynes / Bovington crew can do more on WW2 Armoured subjects ....pls
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Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 04:36 AM UTC
Jim I think you will be happy with your purchase.
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Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 07:05 AM UTC
Being once a Certified Automotive Technician I know I'll never work on a Tiger I tank, but this manual would sure look good among the other "car & truck" manuals.


- Jeff
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Posted: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 03:50 AM UTC
Best of all, they can't cop out of each section by stating "too complicated for home repair - take it to the main dealer" like they do in my Mondeo manual...

Looks like another book to add to my shopping list.

Thanks Darren!

Tom
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Posted: Monday, August 22, 2011 - 07:11 AM UTC
I hope you find it as good a book as I have.