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Old April 26th, 2013, 02:27 PM   #1
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The Tortuga Tank: A Rather Strange tank (armored vehicle)




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Old April 26th, 2013, 03:11 PM   #2

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amongst all, very high profile is gonna make this thing a very easy target.
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Looks more like an improvised armoured car using a commercial truck chassis?

I would expect its ground clearence and cross country ability to be horrible?
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Looks more like an improvised armoured car using a commercial truck chassis?

I would expect its ground clearence and cross country ability to be horrible?
and tipping quite easily.
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does'n look like it can fight back that much.

its klunky for a start. and the hatches must be difficult to reach with the curvy shape, the round shape would also make it quite prone to catastrophic killing due to everything being in "one piece" instead of seperate the internals on different parts of the tank.


the profile is'n a problem as long as its a tower-shaped turret. but this thing is big and size making it indeed an easy target
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Might be OK in 3rd world conditions though. OK against infantry or rebel civilians.
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Might be OK in 3rd world conditions though. OK against infantry or rebel civilians.
Lol. if you are indicating to the modern uprisings in the middle-east, all of them are not taking place in 3rd-world-countries. the middle-east is not third world.


second of all, not even T-72s could do much against rebel "civilians". this thing would be canned if it was to take action in any modern arab-spring conflict. or virtually against any well-armed anti tank infantry.
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Lol. if you are indicating to the modern uprisings in the middle-east, all of them are not taking place in 3rd-world-countries. the middle-east is not third world.


second of all, not even T-72s could do much against rebel "civilians". this thing would be canned if it was to take action in any modern arab-spring conflict. or virtually against any well-armed anti tank infantry.

Yeh, but maybe it would work against rioters or demonstrators in the 50s in Venezuela.
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Yeh, but maybe it would work against rioters or demonstrators in the 50s in Venezuela.
if they man up and cooperate and pull off a plan they could damage any tank under the right circumistances. small objects thrown into exhauts and engine can cause serious damage. pouring gasoline over the vehicle and igniting it with fire, or even throwing objects/gasoline down the gun-barrels. they are not 100% hoepless, they have potential. anyone can do anything if he plans it well
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