Tamiya Pershing – Full Option R/C Kit

By | Mar 9, 2017

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The Tamiya 1/16 scale Pershing Full Option Kit was the third in the line of full option R/C tank kits from Tamiya behind the Tiger 1 and Sherman.

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As usual, the packaging is an engineering feat in and of itself, with key parts and features illustrated on the front.

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Wheels are going together in this photo. There are twelve in all.

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Wheels mounted on lower chassis hull. Each wheel is independently sprung for true realism.

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Jumping way ahead here (I didn’t take a lot of construction photos), the electronics and mechanicals are stuffed inside and the turret and gun are mounted. Pre-assembled tracks and rear drive sprocket are installed as well. I have better construction photos of other Tamiya full option tanks if you want to see what goes into them. It’s generally the same across all models.

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Painted and ready to team up with the Sherman for a head-to-head with the Axis!


Short video of a Pershing sneaking up on a King Tiger.

 

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Originally posted 2015-07-26 16:29:44.

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  1. Anonymous August 13, 2009 11:49 am

    thats awesome!!

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