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Don't know if anyone has mentioned it before..... Probably at some point.....

It's Friday and it's been a LONG week..... What about a Pz VIII (Maus)? Would need a truck to transport a 1/6 model 8). The crew at Armortek have done Pz III, IV, V, VI and VII, so it's 'logical' to complete the set..... I know it'll never happen but it's a nice 'thought project'.

5.50ft (66") long
2.03ft (24 1/2") wide
1.98ft (23 3/4") high

Plate thickness between 25mm and 33mm for the main armour. Even in alloy it would be IMMENSE......

Nahhhh. Never going to happen, but an amusing concept.

Have a good weekend everyone.

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Hi Chris,

What Pz VII did AT produce?? Did I miss out on something?? :( :? :x

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Perhaps Chris is referring the King Tiger?

I could get on board with a KT. Give me 18 teeth sprockets, I've got an Octopus itch to scratch.
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King Tiger for my vote, hopefully it will be re-released soon.

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Yes I was referring to King Tiger - so apologies for incorrect designation.... :oops:
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Well, Pz VII (schwerer Löwe) would also be an interesting model, but didn't exist in reality. At Hausen and Uffenheim there could such a model be seen in 1/4 scale. Another Löwe exists in 1/6 scale. Both are scratch builds.
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Gerhard Michel wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2024 10:38 pm
Well, Pz VII (schwerer Löwe) would also be an interesting model, but didn't exist in reality. At Hausen and Uffenheim there could such a model be seen in 1/4 scale. Another Löwe exists in 1/6 scale. Both are scratch builds.
I have a Maus in 1/10 scale (55kg) and most everything I need to build an E100 including the tracks. I can't imagine how ungainly
either would be in 1/6 or worse- 1/4 scale.

Just driving my Armortek King Tiger out of my back door is a challenge and when I install the mud guards I won't be able to fit it..

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Hi Jerry,

dimensions and weight of large models are not uncommon for some of us. E.g. existing 1/4 scale tank models are beasts weighing between 260 and more than 600 kgs, with all the difficulties in handling for their owners. A group in Germany once planned a king tiger in 1/3 scale at about 1.000 kgs with a 130 hp bike motor for hydraulic driving. 3 hulls were built, then the project was stopped. I have pics a comrade sitting in the open hull........
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Chris.Marshall wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2024 10:23 pm
Yes I was referring to King Tiger - so apologies for incorrect designation.... :oops:
Chris.
Shame on you!! :P
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Peter Quambusch wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2024 4:54 pm
Chris.Marshall wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2024 10:23 pm
Yes I was referring to King Tiger - so apologies for incorrect designation.... :oops:
Chris.
Shame on you!! :P
For compensation: 30 situps!! :mrgreen: :D 8)
Plus 30 press-ups & 30 burpees ;)

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I shifter just over a ton of concrete paving today. Seriously aching all over now.... Is that enough ? :cry:

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Mark Heaps wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2024 5:21 pm
Peter Quambusch wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2024 4:54 pm
Chris.Marshall wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2024 10:23 pm
Yes I was referring to King Tiger - so apologies for incorrect designation.... :oops:
Chris.
Shame on you!! :P
For compensation: 30 situps!! :mrgreen: :D 8)
Plus 30 press-ups & 30 burpees ;)
Not to forget the 500 m (deep) diving with 300 lbs ancor chain around the waist!!
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Chris.Marshall wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2024 8:47 pm
I shifter just over a ton of concrete paving today. Seriously aching all over now.... Is that enough ? :cry:

Chris.
Nope... See above... :lol: :lol: :lol:

But I might be appeased with a pint of beer next time we see each other. :D
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Armortek wrote:
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Stand by for a poll coming to you via our Newsletter pretty soon :D

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This will be fun! Will the poll contain a list of candidates or will it be essentially a modeler's wish list?

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