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    Guy Martin WWI tank (2017)

    This is a documentary https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7664228/ I just got it and am too tired to watch it, shall post my opinion later, but it looks GOOD.

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    good film but such a shame that the namby pamby council wouldn't let them drive it through the town at 5 miles per hour!

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    Having been involved with this project, I made all the drivers controls and the gun mounts, I would not have tried to drive it through crowds as it was just not controllable enough.

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    I just watched it on YouTube and really liked it. Amazing job to build it from scratch.

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    They had some first class fabrication shops building the components. I just keep thinking about the cost and who paid for it. The computer design work alone would have been very expensive. If nothing was donated, then I can see this being a 500,000 GBP project.

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    Yes, an amazing project. I did not even think about the required tracked vehicle driving test. I's sooo crash it driving on a "wrong" side.

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    JCB funded the bulk of it as they made most of it. I got paid by the production company for all the bits I made. Stephen did the automotive side and got to keep the end product. The main problem was using too small an engine, it just does not have the torque required.

 

 

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