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Forum: War Room
12-03-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Hi Perry, yeah, I'm very much disappointed in...

Hi Perry, yeah, I'm very much disappointed in the "new" site. I just check once in a while, but the dozens of posts regarding new builds, conversions and guys looking for parts/info/history etc is...
Forum: War Room
11-30-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Hi Rex, As another old coot set in his ways,...

Hi Rex,

As another old coot set in his ways, I accept change when warranted, but the drastic change I see in the site has very obviously driven others away also. I see a dramatic drop off in...
Forum: War Room
11-16-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By pattoncommander

M-46 Patton

Anyone interested in the M-46 Patton, here's a historic writeup I did a while back with photos of my unit in Korea, thankfully my only combat tank..

The M-46 may be a bit unknown to many in the...
Forum: War Room
10-12-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Judging from the extremely sparse posts since...

Judging from the extremely sparse posts since this thing changed, and especially since the last post regarding the new system, looks like RCU regarding tanks is dead. I am selling off my tanks...
10-07-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By pattoncommander

Idf m-51, hl m-26a1, m-41b

Selling off stock. IDF M-51 converted from Mato upper and Tamiya lower with new HL electronics, M-26A1 HL with T-84 Impact tracks, scaled after 24th Div Korea, M-41B Bulldog upgraded for Brazilian...
Forum: War Room
09-22-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

Makes me wonder what sort of morons check and...

Makes me wonder what sort of morons check and accept our weapons....got rid of the M-41 which was a great performing tank and never had any maintenance problems and took the M-551 which had nothing...
Forum: War Room
09-22-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

That was in the Chor-wan area about 30 miles...

That was in the Chor-wan area about 30 miles north of the DMZ. Base camp was Camp Beavers which had just been established near the Han River...20 years before you got there in "them new fangled"...
Forum: War Room
09-22-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

As you wrote, all we had....agree and the...

As you wrote, all we had....agree and the gun/fire control were much better than the old stereoscopic of the M-47-48s RF and cam operated "computer" of the...
Forum: War Room
09-21-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

Never did warm up to the M-60...I tested the POS...

Never did warm up to the M-60...I tested the POS before the Army accepted it and always regarded it as way too much tank for the gun, too big and lacked maneuverability .Only good things were the...
Forum: War Room
09-21-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

Great town...I was there 66-77. I was at Emory...

Great town...I was there 66-77. I was at Emory Bks then Leighton Ksn. Been to Schweinfurt many times.
Bill
Forum: War Room
09-21-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By pattoncommander

Thanks for posting. Very nice site and I found...

Thanks for posting. Very nice site and I found 2 photos of my home for 11 years (Würzburg) taken in 1945. Shame that most are not identified as to location but can figured by road signs.
Forum: War Room
08-26-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Seems pretty obvious, RCU as far as tanks go, is...

Seems pretty obvious, RCU as far as tanks go, is dead. Majority of posts regarding the new format are not in favor and dislike the new site. Be nice if those in control of the website would read...
Forum: War Room
08-19-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Jeff, why don't you grow up and cease being a...

Jeff, why don't you grow up and cease being a spoiled child that can't have his way. Of all the hundreds of members posting ,YOU are the ONLY one who continuously goes out of his way to post snide,...
Forum: War Room
08-12-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Jeff, there are ways to improve a site without...

Jeff, there are ways to improve a site without resorting to changing the entire format. From reading the responses, looks as is the general consensus thinks the new setup sucks.
I used to...
Forum: War Room
08-09-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By pattoncommander

Thumbs down new format

Wondering why I see a drastic drop in RCU posts. After logging in, I can understand...this new site really sucks...Why change something that has been working well????
Forum: RC Tanks
07-22-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: Enjoy these 1/35 diorama pictures.

Very nice. Winter scenes are not easy.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-22-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

Agree...have to give him credit though...he is a good metal worker and welder and made it look like a factory made thing...which I was preventing...This was a field retrofit and no T-16s were issued...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-22-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

Here's the T-16 as it stood a while ago at Danville. Wonder what happened to the edit link on the site...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-22-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

I don't know what the guy did to it....when I was at Danville, I was told that they bought it and drove it around the back for a while. On driving it into the building, the tranny housing split and...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-20-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

That photo shows Bren Carriers. The T-16 was the American Ford version with 4 road wheels and a bigger engine, built for England. . Only a few were used by the USA, due to inability to get through...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-20-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: IS-2 tank - test drive

must be something wrong with U tube...have not been able to view several in the past couple days.[:-]
Forum: RC Tanks
07-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

That was my T-16 retrofitted as a tank killer.
It's the one sitting at Danville, but the previous owner took all the goodies out (gun, ammo, machine gun, main gun mount) as well as ruined the...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-20-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

Only a propane gun....they should have been here when I fired my main gun.. most really liked it...except on Post Office grounds where we were gining kids tank rides.:D
Forum: RC Tanks
07-19-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: LOL

This is so typical of John Q Sillyvilian...anything that is OD and has a gun of any type is a tank. The M-20 is not a tank and had virtually no armor and this guy's gun is like mine set up for...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-17-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,530
Posted By pattoncommander

RE: IDF Sherman 1/16 Tamiya FO M51

Hi Mario...yeah, the nice turret as Tamiya has it works very well for an A1 hull as is but only a very few ititial M-51s were made from the 105mm model which required extensive mods to the turret...
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