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From: "John Sullivan" <sullyjon-at-nb.sympatico.ca>
Subject: Re: Southern Flanks Are Protected
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 22:05:27 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Some neat ideas with the stuart!  Hey maybe I could build one of those and
paint it up as a "captured" version!  Anyone know of any stuart tank that
captured by the axis?

Chris.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Pittelli" <frank-at-pittelli.com>
To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 9:04 PM
Subject: Southern Flanks Are Protected


> I am pleased to announce that Lief Goodson's Stuart Light Tank has been
> officially designated as Tank #T009 and it appears to be ready for
> battle.  With the 12 month battling season in Florida, Lief will almost
> certainly have logged dozens of hours of stick-time by the time most of
> us finish digging out from the winter that is shaping up to be a real
> nasty one.  Lief has provided some good photos and lots of good building
> information, which can be viewed at:
>
> http://www.rctankcombat.com/order-of-battle/tanks/T009
>
> Everyone should take a close look at the 40cal gun assembly that Lief
> has developed, which looks like it will be a great solution for all AFVs
> that can't install a 68cal marker.  The paintball splats aren't as
> impressive and the range might not be as far, but it certainly makes
> installations easier and will probably require less maintenance.
>
> On the 68cal front, Bryan Boucher has added some more photos to his
> Tiger-1 #T008 page at:
>
> http://www.rctankcombat.com/order-of-battle/tanks/T008
>
> which shows his solution for mounting a 68cal marker.  Clearly, Bryan's
> building material of choice is aluminum and he's an accomplished metal
> worker.
>
> Bryan's is the 4th Tiger to be built (my Tiger was a trend-setter!!)
> which is apparently making Steve Tyng a little worried because he has
> recently increased his rhetoric.  We're certain. however, that such talk
> will subside quickly once his T-34 "Tiger Killer" is surrounded by 4
> Tigers ... oh so many targets, but such little time to live ... tracks
> don't fail me now ...
>
> Frank "Spring Battling Should Be A Blast" Pittelli
>