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WWI and other early tanks and armored cars.
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Creating a Mk IV replica
HermannB
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Bayern, Germany
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Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 12:54 PM UTC
Interesting video how the Mark IV from the movie "War Horse" was build.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sEVsuER2GM
Biggles2
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Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 11:20 PM UTC
Very interesting! I was expecting a plywood mock-up. Is this a full size 1:1 replica, or slightly smaller? I was expecting the tank to be larger than that. Now if only they made Panthers, Tigers, etc. as authentically for movies. Of course they don't all have Spielberger's budget!
Motives
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Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 11:45 PM UTC

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Very interesting! I was expecting a plywood mock-up. Is this a full size 1:1 replica, or slightly smaller? I was expecting the tank to be larger than that. Now if only they made Panthers, Tigers, etc. as authentically for movies. Of course they don't all have Spielberger's budget!



Looks accurate to me.
Funny how it in the clip suddenly gets "realistic" weathering with rust and scuffs all around
Schwarzadler
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 12:12 AM UTC
They even used Emhar MkIV kits (at 0:39 in the video).
Biggles2
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 05:18 AM UTC
Yeah, that's why the accuracy is suspect! Anyway, I wasn't questioning the accuracy - just the scale.
tankmodeler
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 11:09 PM UTC

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Is this a full size 1:1 replica, or slightly smaller? I was expecting the tank to be larger than that.


I believe it is full scale. The WW I tanks are not as tall as one might think. Volumous, yes, but not super tall.

Paul
HermannB
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 11:57 PM UTC

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They even used Emhar MkIV kits (at 0:39 in the video).


Don`t think the Tamiya and Takom kits were available then.
HermannB
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 11:59 PM UTC

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Very interesting! I was expecting a plywood mock-up. Is this a full size 1:1 replica, or slightly smaller? I was expecting the tank to be larger than that. Now if only they made Panthers, Tigers, etc. as authentically for movies. Of course they don't all have Spielberger's budget!



Unfortunatly, excavator parts can hardly be used with a Tiger I
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Posted: Monday, February 23, 2015 - 01:40 AM UTC
That thing is mint! I would use it as my daily driver
HermannB
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Posted: Monday, February 23, 2015 - 02:25 AM UTC

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That thing is mint! I would use it as my daily driver


Good for the rushhour in Praha?