a sunny evening by the sea....

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Postby xhelfix » Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:21 am

Hey,

this weekend i visist a smal lake for driving some boats. I have soms problems with full accus...so just some pics and vid´s:

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And some videos:

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Greetz, Andy
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Postby Kaczor » Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:29 am

Awesome! Nice day to ride M4A1 on the beach ;)
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Postby 43rdRecceReg » Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:05 am

:thumbup: Happy days. ;D :clap:
How does 'Social distancing' (Abstand) work in a Sherman tank, I wonder? :)
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Postby Exhibitedbrute » Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:53 pm

The driver can sit in the tank the loader stands on the turret the gunner stands on the shelf at the back and the commander runs behind

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Postby xhelfix » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:24 am

Hey ho,

on sunday i chekkt my "Kriegskutter" the first time im running contitions......i think i bulid it 2 jears ago, but never touched water, only our smal harbur in Wächtersbach.

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The junior drives some zivil stuff:

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And 3 smal videos:

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Greetz, Andy

PS, great pic with the sherman on the beach!!! :clap:
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Postby Max-U52 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:53 am

Those look just great, and I think my favorite is the patrol boat. I laughed pretty hard when the boat took off and that little guy fell on his face in the water. 8)

And just so you know, in English, when you're looking at something the word is spelled see, but when you're talking about a large body of water the word is spelled sea. And that was a very enjoyable evening by the sea. :thumbup:
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Postby xhelfix » Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:52 pm

Good evening Max,

Thanks you :thumbup: ...jes, it was not planned that the man fell down...but it was all right 8)

oha.....jes, sometimes my "shoolenglish" is a bitt rusty.....wehn in the days back in shool somebody tells me, "you need you english later for an RC Tankforum", ...maybe i pay a bit more attention on that....but at this time i start playing with the littel Tanks, ROCO Minnitanks, they are in 1:87......and i had a lot :angel:

Thanks for advise and i try to fix it :thumbup:

Greetz, Andy
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Postby Max-U52 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:48 pm

For me it's the little unexpected things, like the guy falling over, that make a video truly enjoyable. I even re-wound to watch that part again. And that patrol boat is first class. I've never even thought about boats before, but now I might have to look into them.

And your English is way better than my German, and you do just fine. I don't often say anything but sometimes there's a communication gap and if we fill that gap we all come out ahead. And I also know that English is the hardest language to learn if it's not your native tongue, so anyone that grew up speaking German and now speaks English as well as you do gets a doff of the cap from me. 8)

Do you by any chance have video of the LCT in action? If I ever do explore boats I think that's where I'll start. 8)
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Postby xhelfix » Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:29 am

Hey,

thank you for the words :thumbup:
Jes, the patrol boat is fine. I have it, cause it fits perfect to my viatnam era vehicels and vietnam diorama at Wächtersbach. Im not that boot fan, but its nice to play together with tanks and boots.

At the momnet i have no action video.....only 2 you can see it a bit:

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This weekend we have a tankmeeting on the terrain in Sigmaringen, there is a smal sea and i hope to make a next video. :thumbup:

Greetz, Andy
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Postby Max-U52 » Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:25 pm

Wow, Andy, that is very, very cool. But tell the guy that loaded the jeep, "You're Fired!" :haha:

I can't wait to see the next video. Tell me, will a Pershing fit in the LCT, or is it too wide?
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Postby jhamm » Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:02 pm

Max-U52 wrote:But tell the guy that loaded the jeep, "You're Fired!" :haha:


It´s Andy himself.... he is called Mr. Quickfinger
He cannot move slowly or carefully. :haha:
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Postby Max-U52 » Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:38 pm

I bet when the Sarge got there and saw that Jeep on its side his face turned about 8 different shades of purple. :haha: :haha:
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Postby xhelfix » Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:27 am

Hey Ho,

jees.......the T12 has an old elektrik and is not working good......so i have an excuse :haha: :haha: :haha:
And as you can see at the start, the jeep was hookt, so it was already "Schrott"...... :P

And no, the Pershing is to wide...only M4 will fit, early and late chassie.

Greetz! Andy :thumbup:
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Postby Will01Capri » Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:41 pm

Awesome pictures, vehicles, boats and videos. Nice work
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Postby xhelfix » Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:47 am

Hey Man´s,

Thanks!

And here is a smal update, i was the weekend in Sigmaringen, south of Germany, they hat one of the best Tanks Grounds and also a smal sea with an "U-Boot Bunker".

Here are some videos from the wateractivities:

Markus from the Sigmaringen Boy´s build an Seehund in 1:16 (kit from Luks/Fertigungswerk 16) full ption, great model :clap: :clap: :clap: :

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Once again my Kutter:
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For Max the LCM 3 in action (sorry no more video, Camera was not mitivatet enoght.... @) )
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(by the way....when i uplodet it.....i imagine that ther is also fallen on soldier at the start.....)

And last but not least, the LVT 4 Waterbuffalo, with full accus 8)
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I wills end some pics from the hole playground the next days in the right corner.
Greetz, Andy
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Postby 43rdRecceReg » Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:14 am

Thanks for the Unterhaltung, Andy! ...and allowing us the chance to spend the day with some of your wonderful models. The 'Seehund' is a really smooth performer, and most unusual :D
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