Source: http://www.yaplakal.com/forum2/st/50/topic993037.html Thanks to Plazmakeks for this one. Hello everyone, it’s not that often I am genuinely impressed, but this is definitely one of those cases. Check this out. A man from Minsk (Belarus), known only by his name “Igor Stalegryz” (the surname means something like “Steelchewer”, so pretty sure it’s a nickname), decided in September 2013 to build his own copy of the T-60 Soviet light tank, since he’s a fan of tanks apparently and admires his ancestors, who were brave enough to drive into battle in these pieces of junk. He started with welding together the hull: Started filling it with components: Welding the upper plate: Inside of the “tank”: In December 2013, he installed the engine. It’s a 180hp supercharged engine “Ural”, in real life the tank had only a 70hp truck engine. The original vehicle also weighed 6,5 tons, while this would weigh 3,5 tons, so according to the author, it was more than enough. Driver’s “hatch”: Sprocket: State of the vehicle in December 2013: The designer would use leaf springs if I understood it correctly, as he was unable to find suitable torsion bars. The return rollers are home-made, the roadwheels were taken from a BMP. This is from February 2014 In March, the vehicle already had a welded turret. The roadwheels were taken from a BMP, they were almost perfect in size. Notice the leaf spring suspension. The gun is of course a fake. The vehicle however was already outside in July 2014. Details were added: The engine bay: The suspension had to be reworked however, as the roadwheels were falling off. This is the “new model”: At this point, the vehicle was completely mobile: * * The vehicle then got painted: And the final product – amazing :)

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