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1/16 Jagdtiger from Matorro for R/C

By Henschelporsche  

This is a highly detailed 1/6 Jagdtiger, based o n the Matorro R/C toy.  Michael did a great job with all the added details plus the extensive and deep weathering.  Have in account this baby is 60cm long!

RC Battle Tank of Matorro

- complete refinish of the entire tank surface with rough cast metal texture (original model came with
unrealistic crater finish and partial zimmerit)
- punch hole for shellfire impact on tank body
- added protective fenders on both sides of the tanks with crushed dented effect
- added all welding joints seamline on overall body between different parts of metal bodies
- added brass protective engine vent grilles
- added Aber 1/16 photo-etched tool clips and clamps, replacing the one piece cleaning rods with custom individual rods and fasteners
- replace the plastic one piece large tow cable with real metal cable, realistic custom fastener with metal wingnuts
- top hatch was modified with locking details so that it can flip open for display
- added custom made small metal handle bars around all sides of tanks
- replace the one piece anti-aircraft MG42 with custom built stand and authentic 1/16 machine guns that can be privot and removed from tank as display

Weathering effect and
colour highlight:
- the colour of camoflage is in red brown/ sand/ green, painstakingly weathered to create realistic battle worn look. Dark colour is used to accent all panel lines, shadows and raised details. Battle fine and large scratches, rusting effect/ water mark are recreated throughout the tank body and fenders
- wheels and under hull with added muddy and earth effect, grease leaking in the wheels can be visualized
- realistic wood finish on the box, handles and rods are recreated
- heavy rusted and metalic effect on plastic tracks
- exhaust pipe with heavily rusting and burnt effect

Matorro RC tank functions:

Full Operation - forward, reverse, regular turning, pivot turning, gun barrel up and down, turret turning, simulative shooting recoil pullback action, realistic suspension system, smoking exhaust effect, BB shooting function, can be converted to infrared battle function (unavailable)

Matorro RC tank package includes:

- Remote control with antenna, requires AA batteries x8
- 7.2V rechargeable batteries for tank
- Charger for rechargeable batteries
- Instruction manual in English
- fluid for smoke production

Dimensions of tank:

Length 600mm
Width 230mm
Height 180mm

Weight of tank:

3.5kg approx.

The website of michael is customtankfigure.com , he builds these tanks under comission

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