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From: "Bob Johnson" <bob-at-ezworks.net>
Subject: Re: Southern Flanks Are Protected
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 04:46:45 -0500
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

John   There are some things even an Axis won't do---like getting seen in one of 
those wrecks.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Sullivan" <sullyjon-at-nb.sympatico.ca>
To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: Southern Flanks Are Protected


: 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
: >
: 
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