AMX13-105 Tiger Steampunk Tank

Pete Low

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Hi I'm going to have ago at building a steampunk tank, as my Renauult FT17 has died a death, I'm using a AMX13-105 hull & running gear and the turret is from a Toon Tiger the boiler & pipes chimneys will all be scrach built and the colours will probably black/brass/copper.

I started with the hull & running gear.
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Let the fun begin.
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A 138 rivets later theres loads more to come :crying:.
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Hope you find this build interesting.
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Now here's a project to watch, looking forward to seeing what you do with this Pete.
 

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Great idea Pete, I've pulled up my seat. To watch the rest of this. A great start by the way.
 

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Hi got a bit more done.

First off I've turned the tank round the front is now the rear :surprised: .

Made up the front part of the boiler, added strengthening bands & rivets.
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Cut out the rear to take the boiler.
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Added the two chimney stacks. (there not finished yet)
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Next up is to make a new front and finish the boiler/ pipes, waiting on some Steampunk gear to come in the post.

Thank you for looking in.
Pete.
 

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I like how this is looking and, coming together
 

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Ingenious idea Pete, and by the look of things to date it will be fab.
Love heSteampunk look , would suit me dressing like that with a big top hat .
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Hope you will include a commander !
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Hi got a bit more done.

The two chimney stack I added strengthening bands and cut out the crown to fiish it off.
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More or less finished the turrret.
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Started work on the front by adding a battering ram.
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Hope you like it.
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Looking very good, I really like the smoke stacks.
 

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I’m with Ian, the smoke stacks look really cool!!!
What a brilliant project mate :thumb2::thumb2::thumb2:
 

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Nailed it Pete, looks the part.
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Looking very good, I really like the smoke stacks.
Sorry for the delay in replying but I'm glad you like it, its just a practice build for something later :thinking:
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I’m with Ian, the smoke stacks look really cool!!!
What a brilliant project mate :thumb2::thumb2::thumb2:
I thought you might drop in and thank you, can can I ask where you got your box of watch and clock parts from for the Le Vagabound Runner and have you done anymore work on it.
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Hi finish the build part.

This is just a practice build for something later, abit of funso don't take it too seriously.
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This for Commander J.Race
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Hope you like it.
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Cracking work Pete, can't wait for the paint. Like the sound of the colours
 
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