The beast waiting to get trackplates and cladding.

The beast waiting to get trackplates and cladding.
foto Marco Magielse

maandag 26 september 2011

High visit !

This summer David Fletcher and Geoffrey Vesey-Holt did visit the tankreplica and it's powerpack. Both are admiring the powerpack setup driving the chains of the excavator. Dirk en Johan are on the commands. Luc, George and Jerome are watching too with big eyes. David was saying the sound did resemble almost perfectly the one of a real Mark and he should know it, having driven one.
Why did someone tell us the RTR would not be interested in this tankreplica ? Geoffrey, the RTR historian is more than interested ...and so is the RTR. To be continued.

Right now, Dirk and Johan are engineering how this powerpack can be built together with the existing framework, this latter one needing to be heavily reinforced in order to be able to support the 17m tracks on each side. New sponsoring is also being hunted for ...

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