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TAKOM 1014 1/16 Wiesel MK.20

Old 09-09-2021, 09:00 AM
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I see this is out there now .

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https://www.themodellingnews.com/202...new-large.html
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Nice. And it's not, as many read, "Mark 20" only "Machine Kanone 20mm"
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That thing is going to be very, very small. When it comes to getting Motors and electronics into that tiny space, if Scooby-Doo were here he would say, Rotsa Ruck!!!
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Tamiya double gearbox is way to go:

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That turned out really good. Thanks for the videos!
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Originally Posted by Michal_Kaczorowski View Post
I picked up 3 of them gearboxes last spring to build a couple or more so I'm ready already got the A1 Tow version to build .
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Sprue Brothers Models now has the Wiesel MK20 for sale in the USA .
https://spruebrothers.com/tak01014-1...eid=27d1fc866c
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how long before the plastic tracks start to break?
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how long before the plastic tracks start to break?
Do wish they were in rubber well maybe some one will make some like 3D printed in rubber .
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how long before the plastic tracks start to break?
This is Achilles' heel of those motorized kits. My Takom's Renault FT is again static model because of it. Nylon tracks would be great. Or 3D printed in PETG or ABS.
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Originally Posted by Michal_Kaczorowski View Post
This is Achilles' heel of those motorized kits. My Takom's Renault FT is again static model because of it. Nylon tracks would be great. Or 3D printed in PETG or ABS.
Even regular pla would be lots better than the styrene that comes in those kits. It makes me wonder about the metal tracks made by Fruilmodel (sp?). I know they're mostly 1/35th scale, I'm just wondering if there's anything that might be usable. At least the metal tracks should last a lot longer.
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Old 10-21-2021, 07:37 AM
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Nice

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