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Re: Size of Comet and Cromwell [TANKS]
Mon, 13 Mar 2006 17:57:52 +0100 (CET)
As a fellow TNT member I am very happy to hear you are building your
second (paintball) tank! All of a sudden the first European RCTC battles
are getting closer to reality, with the little detail that all tanks are
built by the same person.
But seriously, who knows this summer will be great for tank-building.
Keep up the good work!
PS. whats up with the TNT meeting?
> Chris wrote:
>> I'm a bit disappointed to hear that you are building a churchill, the
>> ugliest tank of all time. Once you really study this afv you will notice
>> after building a magnificent piece of engineering splendor (StuG) that
>> it is
>> primitive in comparison.;-)
> I have always liked early WW2 armour and since I'd like to build a better
> detailed tank I chose the Churchill for it's complexity in detail, also
> because it hasn't been built in the hobby yet. The exposed tracks are
> absolutely great and the road wheel lay out is very special.
>> Seriously though you could build the hull into the tracks which will
>> you plenty of room on either side. The gun is also nice and low so good
>> clearance for a hopper.
> I noticed, this will give me a lot more space then the StuG.
> John wrote:
>> The Comet was built to 1:6 scale. The interior chassis measurements are
>> 12.75 width, 6.25 height and
>> 38 length with a 1.5 overhang area in the rear. These are inches of
> Thanks John, it shows that it is just a bit wider then my StuG.