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PostSubject: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeSat Aug 01, 2020 10:09 am

Hey Guys,

Anyone have experience with Mato's metal Tiger's or Panzers?
is it worth the money going all metal? what are your experiences?


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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeSat Aug 01, 2020 3:34 pm

There is nothing wrong with all metal as long as you have a driveline to support them. Heavier tank = more driveline stresses and required force to move. Usually however, they can go through taller grass and have a more realistic track look to them.

Only ever seen Mato Sherman's myself however...
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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeSat Aug 01, 2020 7:54 pm

Totally understandable in regards to weight and the stress on the driveline. I’m currently deciding between the panzer 3 or king tiger unpainted. Still deciding if I should get the IR versions or just get the static ones and put my own R/C gear in them.
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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeSat Aug 01, 2020 9:21 pm

Cindy's Stug III is MATO all metal. A little issue with track tension but over all nice tank. thumbs up

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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeSun Aug 02, 2020 6:36 pm

i really want to have a look inside that stug. having problems mounting my taigen gearboxes to the mat lower i have

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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2020 3:01 pm

NP! It might be better to take pics and send them to ya. The border isn't likely to reopen for a while yet. Sad

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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2020 3:48 pm

Shoveler74 wrote:
Cindy's Stug III is MATO all metal. A little issue with track tension but over all nice tank. thumbs up

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Wow love it. The track tension looks perfect to me ! And that battle unit.
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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2020 6:22 pm

Shoveler74 wrote:
NP! It might be better to take pics and send them to ya. The border isn't likely to reopen for a while yet. Sad
we could always send a rc boat across the river. if anything it would be funny to see the look of the custom peoples face to see a rc tank being smuggled across the border then returned

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PostSubject: Re: MATO Metal tanks   MATO  Metal tanks Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2020 7:50 pm

Hmmmmm. We should look into that possibility. Ha haaaa. This is the only pic I have of the drives at the moment. This is when it was brand new and I hadn't messed with it at all yet. 

Mike. I liked that Piranha unit. Couldn't get it to work right though. It was taking hits from every direction. It has a normal Tamiya apple now. I still have it and may try it again.

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