We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

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We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby stepsam73 » 16 Feb 2012 19:29

We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.The tank is made for cinema.Image

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby stepsam73 » 16 Feb 2012 19:37

The LINK to a photo:http://infinity63.com/

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby stepsam73 » 16 Feb 2012 19:42

Tank video on the move:

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Byrden » 16 Feb 2012 21:42

That's a very good copy!
If you are interested in making more details for it, you could ask me. I run this website; http://tiger1.info
Congratulations on all your work!

David

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby stepsam73 » 16 Feb 2012 21:53

Byrden wrote:That's a very good copy!
If you are interested in making more details for it, you could ask me. I run this website; http://tiger1.info
Congratulations on all your work!

David

I know your site. I took from you many drawings.

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Kocur » 17 Feb 2012 22:05

stepsam73 wrote:We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.The tank is made for cinema.


Impressive! Far better than any "movie Tiger" made by welding some plates on T-44 or T-34 (like in "Kelly's Heroes for example).
I suppose you guys made hull and turret yourselves. I also suppose you used engine and transmission from some Russian tracked vehicle. If so - which one was it? Anything with front drive, like MTLB? Or did you use, say, T-55 transmission and put it front-back? I think you had a lot of work with tracks and all the wheels, as it looks like you made them yourselves too. But what about suspension - did you use torsion bars and so on from some vehicle?

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Tim Smith » 18 Feb 2012 10:04

Your Tiger is awesome. Totally awesome!

But not as awesome as the driver. How he got a vehicle that size into and out of that narrow garage without hitting anything is beyond me! The doorway is only a few centimetres wider than the tank!

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Bernaschek » 18 Feb 2012 10:41

simply exellent; I hope you can make your work worth wile.

What's the second tank in the garage ?

And of course I would also be interested in reading some technicalities
"nuts"

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby schrisbpd » 18 Feb 2012 11:30

WOW!!! Fantastic job!!!

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Ace31 » 03 Mar 2012 22:12

Awesome... simply awesome... 8O

Far best "replica" I've ever seen...

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby Jay Felsberg » 12 Dec 2012 07:25

This looks like the one in White Tiger

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Re: We made a tank copy "the Tiger I" scale 1:1.

Postby euro renegade » 12 Dec 2012 09:25

now that is a proper project ..brillaint will have to read up on tecs....should bring in a lot of film work


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