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My wonderful wife bought me a metal earth tiger tank model. Boy is it tiny. Had to break out the tweezers. Took a lot longer than I thought it would but it turned out OK! The Details are pretty cool. A lot of insert tab into slot. The wheels were the hardest part. Nice solid barrel.

 

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Looks good, I have seen these before but I don't believe I have ever built one. Thanks for sharing.

 

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How tiny is it? Is that a coffee cup in the background?

The body of the tank is 2.5 inches in length and a hair over 1.5 inches in width.

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Very cool.I just learned about these models while online a few days ago.I saw the crane and almost bought it until I found out what size it was :lol:

High Flight

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth

And danced the skies on laughter-silver wings;

Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth

Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things

You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung

High in the sunlit silence. Hovering there

I've chased the shouting wind along and flung

My eager craft through footless halls of air.

Up, up the long delirious, burning blue

I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace,

where never lark, or even eagle flew;

and while, with silent, lifting mind I've trod

The high untrespassed sanctity of space,

Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

 

John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

June 9, 1922 – December 11, 1941

 

 

 

" And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 

 

Don't let the B@stards wear you down -"Vinegar" Joe Stillwell

 

 

Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world.Unreasonable

people attempt to adapt the world to themselves.All progress,

therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

George Bernard Shaw

 

 

" Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining" , Fletcher,from the movie "The outlaw Josey Wales"

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These little Metal Earth kits are a lot of fun and very inexpensive. Just enough of a challenge to be interesting but not too frustrating.

 

 
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Hi coastie56,

 

the model section of this forum is strictly limited to model kits of U.S. personnel, equipment, vehicles, planes etc. Non-U.S. miniatures can be posted when related to U.S. military (on the same dio e.g.).

 

Though this is a very interesting subject. Maybe you can post some Metal Earth U.S. vehicles, planes etc. in another thread?

 

Thanks

 

Lars

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