New Torro Leopard 2A6 and IS-2 tank

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Postby RCPanzer1 » Fri May 11, 2018 12:56 pm

Hello everybody,

dont know if new news or old news, if old just skip :haha:

New Torro Leopard 2A6 and IS-2 tank. Torro stated the Leopard will be available from 2nd quarter 2018 and the IS-2 from 3nd quarter 2018. The Leopard will be availabe as profi-edition with metal-turret and a real metal under hull and more metal parts and with ammunition-style-box. And the IS-2 i forgot if Hobby or Pro-Edition :haha:

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Postby maxmekker » Fri May 11, 2018 7:40 pm

The is2 have been up in another tread before , and here is a little video of it running about

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Postby Zapper » Fri May 11, 2018 8:44 pm

Is that the finished paintjob for the IS2? Its a little underwhelming.

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Postby PainlessWolf » Fri May 11, 2018 10:00 pm

Good afternoon,
According to the two gentlemen in the video, the Taigen version will come with two paint jobs. One will be the 1945 Berlin all green with the usual white striping and one will be a Winter pattern, very similar to what they did with their T-34. HL will probably offer theirs in that upper version green plastic with sticker decals at a lower price point.
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Postby Raminator » Sat May 12, 2018 10:11 am

Zapper wrote:Is that the finished paintjob for the IS2? Its a little underwhelming.

I don't think so, it looks like they've just photoshopped the bare plastic/metal to be a single colour.
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Postby Jay-Em » Sat May 12, 2018 1:09 pm

Mwah.

Never mind the paintjob. Most of us will repaint the IS-2 anyways. I’m just glad it’s about to released.

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Postby forgebear » Sat May 12, 2018 3:21 pm

here is a small shot of the taigen one
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Postby HammerWihoutASickle » Sun May 13, 2018 11:26 pm

Why do I want to buy another Leopard suddenly? Can someone please explain this urge to me?

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Postby panzerschreck » Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:52 pm

As a total Heng Long, Torro/Taigen convert, I may be biased, but that IS-2 looks superb :clap: And knowing Heng Long/Torro, you will be paying less than half the price of the Tamiya...

As a former Tamiya owner (had 4 - 5 tanks at one time) the only thing I could see that Tamiya could boast over was the sound systems, but now I reckon they`ve lost that advantage as well :crazy:

Would I swap any of my Heng Long, Torro/Taigens now for a Tamiya - honest answer would be no ;D

And believe me, when I had my Tamiya`s I was the biggest Heng Long disser out there @) @)

I really do think Tamiya have lost the R/C tank monopoly they once had :/

On the plus side, we have more choice now than when I started out in this hobby :thumbup:

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Postby Maccrage » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:18 pm

I want the Leo to backdate it to a 2A4. I like the slab turret look.

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