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From: Will Montgomery <wsmontg5-at-netscape.net>
Subject: Re: US 37MM Weapons Platform
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 10:11:54 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Lief ,

What about the hasbro 37mm anti tank gun. I bought one a week ago from 
TRS for $19.99.
I also bought a 155mm howitzer for $29.99.

liefg-at-juno.com wrote:

>Today I completed my acquisition of US 37mm weapons platforms with the
>purchase of the GI Joe M8 Armor Car.  The Hasbro M8 is a little
>disappointing compared to the 21st Century M3 scout car.  It's a little
>undersized, has less detail and not as accurate scale - BUT it looks like
>it will be good for combat.  Now I have all three of the commercially
>available 37mm weapons - M3, M5 & M8.  I'll be using a .40 caliber
>blowgun for all three (M3 pedestal mount; M5 turret mount; M8 turret
>mount).  I have a functioning gun system that has a maximum range of -at-
>100 feet, with an effective range (hard enough to burst - accurate enough
>to hit something) of 30-40 feet.  I am still tweaking the gun in hopes of
>increasing its effective range.  Once I have one installed in one of the
>vehicles, I'll send photos to Frank. 
>Also Will's M3 R/C conversion photos are awesome and are a good start for
>anyone converting a wheeled vehicle.
>Lief "there are lots of Canadians where I live" Goodson
>Lakeland, Florida