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    When one says “All Metal” you obviously mean “All Monkey Metal” or Pot Metal, there is metal and there is metal some of the zinc based metals are cheap and very poor quality the same goes for...
  2. There were many types all field made and attached...

    There were many types all field made and attached in different places even the tracks were hung differently depending on which Division the tanks belonged some divisions didn’t use tracks on the...
  3. It’s a shame Hooben didn’t release either the...

    It’s a shame Hooben didn’t release either the Maus or E100 as planned this may have led to the manufacturing of reasonable priced E100 metal tracks, trying to get the shrinkage right to run with...
  4. It was in a discussion on either Maus or E100,...

    It was in a discussion on either Maus or E100, the discussion was about tracks and modifying Tiger II tracks this is all I can remember.
  5. Panther tracks in 1/10 scale are closer, some...

    Panther tracks in 1/10 scale are closer, some months ago Jerry posted a link to Panther tracks in 1/10 scale I think these were plastic and not overly expensive, I think they came from Germany.
  6. Sand casting small links will not be as easy as...

    Sand casting small links will not be as easy as it sounds it could also be costly, the best method is dye casting but then to have a dye made would be very costly hence why we don’t see many people...
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    The Challenger is long awaited by many people...

    The Challenger is long awaited by many people these will sell very fast
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    Jeff, adding a driver will be done later until...

    Jeff, adding a driver will be done later until then der Geist Kettenkrad it is
    Maus, I used 2mm steel nails for the track pins, the road wheels are un-sprung and it seems fine the front leading link...
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    YHR, to date Dragon have not yet released the...

    YHR, to date Dragon have not yet released the Firefly it’s had more promised release dates over the last 3 years than I care to remember, the normal Sherman is rather difficult to convert the tracks...
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    This is the second test drive complete with the...

    This is the second test drive complete with the front end the suspension is fully functional but the springs are too stiff for the weight of the Kettenkrad this may change once a figure has been...
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    Capitan B, it uses Heng Long gear boxes, M tronic...

    Capitan B, it uses Heng Long gear boxes, M tronic speed controllers, a V tail mixer and 2.4 Gig radio, there are no modifications to suspension it’s as Dragon made the hull, Rigid. It is possible to...
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    Capitan Action, the track pins are simply held in...

    Capitan Action, the track pins are simply held in with cyano glue just a little dot on each end, I did think of drilling them but new that it would be a lot of work.

    Have a look at Field of Armour...
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    Capitan, I bought this from e-bay a few weeks...

    Capitan, I bought this from e-bay a few weeks back I paid £80 for it, a friend also bought one recently for £100 if you are lucky you may get one for less but they are hard to come by plus they can...
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    1/6 Kettenkrad RC Conversion

    The Kettenkrad RC project has been going for a few weeks it’s just waiting for some speed controllers for its first test run then on to the front end, for the track pins I used 2mm nails. The base...
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    I see it was run at Santapod, very impresive:eek:

    I see it was run at Santapod, very impresive:eek:
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    I wasn’t aware that you had made Prime Minister...

    I wasn’t aware that you had made Prime Minister Obama a King.
  17. This is by far the most ambitious well thought...

    This is by far the most ambitious well thought out battlefield I have seen, that bridge is simply remarkable
  18. That looks interesting Mike, I take it you will...

    That looks interesting Mike, I take it you will be posting a build thread, does the kit come with rubber tyres for the road wheels
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    LOL Lary, you don’t like your own integrity being...

    LOL Lary, you don’t like your own integrity being brought into question but have no problem questioning the integrity of others even when there is feedback you could easily read.

    The tracks are...
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    Firstly you exaggerate that they are steel when...

    Firstly you exaggerate that they are steel when the tracks are advertised as metal there is a big difference, Stella models has been around a lot longer than you have, perhaps we should investigate...
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    There may very well be a few scratch built Wiesel...

    There may very well be a few scratch built Wiesel in Germany, they have the attitude “if it’s not available starch build it”
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    In a work no, AFV makes one in 1/16 then next...

    In a work no, AFV makes one in 1/16 then next largest scale would be 1/8 scale this is very popular in Germany but I don’t recall seeing a Wisel.
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    Martin, do my eyes deceive me I only see x3...

    Martin, do my eyes deceive me I only see x3 Panther, where are the other x2 Panther as I thought you were building x5 Panther.

    After painting at least 96 wheels you must by now be sick of the...
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    I can see where you get your forum name, there’s...

    I can see where you get your forum name, there’s nothing wrong with the quality of your pictures.
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    What a load of rubbish, Me and John (Pcomm 1)...

    What a load of rubbish,

    Me and John (Pcomm 1) sometimes don’t see eye to eye on things but I have to 100% agree with everything he says in this instance, sorry John normal service will resume...
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