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Well done production video by WJ that includes battle footage, still photos, narration and special video effects.
The battlefield. Short grass, tall grass, bridge, ditch: very good. Enough space to battle with 5 tanks next May.
 

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Sam built a bridge and a tank ditch to allow the 'hull down' strategy.
WJ brought his newly acquired truck chassis and, in between capturing the battle, was working on it to get it moving under it's own power.
 

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Sam prepares the T34.
The old Anvilus speed controller. Wired in the on/off mode it gave the T34 a very realistic look. Slow and brusk, but determined and reliable.
 

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The guts of Sam's T34, now still clean. Some goo was found inside after the battle, it needs some goo proofing for the next battle.
The inside of the T34 turret: second rx and power supply. No wires between hull and turret.
 

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The local newspaper journalist stopped by to cover the battle for Sunday's edition.
The first hits on the T34. The metal fenders made a nice clancking noise when it, as can be heard in the video.
 

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