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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #60 on: May 19, 2011, 05:36:35 am »
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #61 on: May 19, 2011, 06:50:34 am »
Its Mighty! ( and mighty inspirational....mwhahahaha.)

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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #62 on: May 19, 2011, 07:13:58 am »
I know that a tank has a limited amount of space on the outside to stow gear, but isn't it a little dangerous putting jerricans on the front glacis like that?  That's likely to be a prime target area for opposing gunners.
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #63 on: May 19, 2011, 07:47:12 am »
I know that a tank has a limited amount of space on the outside to stow gear, but isn't it a little dangerous putting jerricans on the front glacis like that?  That's likely to be a prime target area for opposing gunners.

Yes, but in Texas, they like things that go BOOM!
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This baby looks every bit the business, x100!
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #64 on: May 19, 2011, 07:58:25 am »
Those are water cans :blink: Ussen ain't that dumb :unsure:
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #65 on: May 19, 2011, 09:49:35 am »
I absolutely love this to bits, it realy has that "bigger than you" Texasness about it. That IS a word, I have just used it so it must be :wacko:
The one little detail that really makes me chuckle is the use of a spare drill chuck as the muzzle-brake on the main gun. Pure inspiration.
Well done that man.  :bow: :thumbsup: :cheers:

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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #66 on: May 19, 2011, 12:10:50 pm »
Thanks ya'll :wub: She is getting dull cote right now .Pics in a bit :thumbsup:
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #67 on: May 19, 2011, 02:08:22 pm »
Those are water cans :blink: Ussen ain't that dumb :unsure:

....ain't no water cans, boy.  This is Texas.  Them's sippin' whiskey "flasks"....
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #68 on: May 19, 2011, 02:56:28 pm »
Those are water cans :blink: Ussen ain't that dumb :unsure:

....ain't no water cans, boy.  This is Texas.  Them's sippin' whiskey "flasks"....
I beg your pardon ,sir, but the "official paperwork" says those are "water cans" 'sides who the heck would store their whiskey where it might get shot, that's where the beer goes :rolleyes:
Anyway she is pretty much done :thumbsup:








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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #69 on: May 19, 2011, 02:58:19 pm »

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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #70 on: May 19, 2011, 03:12:05 pm »
This baby's like the tank from Sahara...on steroids!!!

Ron, you've done some excellent work and you really hit a sweet spot with the wethering. Just enough to look convincing!

Is that really a drill chuck masquerading as a muzzle brake? Talk about original use of materials!

I think a Whiffie nod may be in your future.
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #71 on: May 19, 2011, 03:42:22 pm »
I don't know how it works but I like it!  Top notch build  :wub:
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #72 on: May 19, 2011, 06:20:33 pm »
Oh I can't WAIT to see this!!!!!    :wub:  :bow:



One very small nitpick, Ron.  Vision blocks.  Need to paint those babies up.  Clear blue or something.

But hey, YFM!!!   ;)

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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #73 on: May 20, 2011, 05:16:33 am »
Not nitpicking at all bubba :thumbsup: I had that question in my mind but I did not know if they were supposed to be glass or if they had armored plates over them.
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Re: Republic of Texas Tank
« Reply #74 on: May 20, 2011, 06:41:51 am »
The tank looks great! Nice job on everything, including the vinyl tracks - they look real!
Everything is bigger in Texas, but that tank must be pretty cramped inside!