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1/16 Scale Trucks

The WSD now has two 1/16 scale army trucks.  We bought the “Bobbed Duce” to test it out as a possible target for tanks, and as an anti-tank truck with a Tamiya IR battle system. We got one green one, … Continue reading

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T-34/85

The WSD acquired a Heng Long 1/16 scale T-34/85.  It’s done up in winter whitewash camo.  Preliminary testing has shown that it does very well in snow.  That could be a big advantage here in the Rockies, we have lots … Continue reading

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WSD invades FRAG: Battle report

The Western Slope Division invaded FRAG last weekend sending Ouray Troop over the divide to Denver.  There were several fierce battles where the Allies attempted to take the village from the Axis forces, and one involving the Axis trying to … Continue reading

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DRAGON on patrol

DRAGON the M1A2 on patrol around Tankland.

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Book Review 2

Pen and Sword Books latest Images of War Special: The Panther Tank, Hitler’s t-34 Killer does an excellent job of giving the reader an excellent overview of what drove the design and development of one of the most famous tanks … Continue reading

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Convoy Pictures

I like setting up convoy pictures with these 1/16 scale RC tanks.  US or German, I have fun setting up the RC tanks with static models to depict convoys in motion, historic or modern.  If I ever get enough people … Continue reading

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US HALFTRACK

I had a chance to run the halftrack outdoors at Tankland and it it did very well.  I got it stuck a time or two, but mostly it took on the rocks and sand like a trooper. We got a … Continue reading

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