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Renault FT
« on: August 24, 2015, 03:54:13 AM »
Hi!
I am thinking about making some wooden tanks. maybe a Renault FT. has any one had experience with making tanks? thanks.
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2015, 07:17:16 AM »
Not much on this subject. Garet made a WWI tank some time ago. Searching his projects should give you a starting point.  Perhaps an on line search. Good luck and let us know.

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2015, 09:15:24 PM »
I was working on it this morning.
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2015, 08:02:40 AM »
Looking pretty good to me. Better than I would do. I like the way you represent the threads.

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2015, 06:30:59 PM »
thanks! I want to make some more.
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2015, 06:35:05 PM »
Lou I could not find the tank project on garets board.
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2015, 04:32:14 AM »


 Looks great mate!

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2015, 10:29:06 AM »


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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2015, 09:32:48 PM »
I tried to make the tank per the original instructions, which were for a kit with balsa parts that had inked details on them already.  As a result, I didn't use any sort of filler on my balsa parts and used thinned paint so that the printing would show through.

I printed my balsa by printing out the plan details on a laser printer and transferring the toner to my balsa by ironing it on with a clothes iron.

It was a fun project and went together pretty quickly.

Plans are here (they aren't of great quality):

http://smm.solidmodelmemories.net/Gallery/displayimage.php?pid=106

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2015, 10:13:32 PM »
I checked through our archives and found a few more tank plans from Whitman kits. I'll do my best to get those posted soon.

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2015, 11:05:42 PM »
thankyou every one, here are some tank plans If any one is interested.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2015, 11:11:07 PM by Biggles »
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2015, 11:06:15 PM »
more. ( click on the panzer plans for the correct image.)
« Last Edit: August 28, 2015, 11:10:30 PM by Biggles »
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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2015, 06:58:46 AM »
Thanks for the plans Biggles.

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Re: Renault FT
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2015, 11:02:22 PM »
all good lou, I don't know what's up with the panzer plans.
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