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Tango0126 Jul 2017 9:05 p.m. PST

"Today see the finish of the dual build of Modelcollect's two new E-100 Missile launchers. Andy not only gives us his build guide of the 1/72nd Rheintochter 1 Launcher with E-100 Body – but also the boxing of the same scale and brand's V-1 launching platform as well – See him finish them both off into his final part in today's story…"


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kabrank27 Jul 2017 1:25 a.m. PST

The V1 will not launch like that as it needs forward motion to initiate the motor.

Hence launched from ramps with a catapult mechanism

4th Cuirassier27 Jul 2017 5:22 a.m. PST

Would that really be the best use for expensive and complex T2 hulls?

tyroflyer227 Jul 2017 5:27 a.m. PST

Agree with kabrank. The V1 won't launch.

Fred Cartwright27 Jul 2017 9:05 a.m. PST

Thought the same. It would need a rocket booster as a minimum.

Murvihill27 Jul 2017 10:31 a.m. PST

That's what the tank is for: Roll the whole thing down a hill, launch the rocket when the motor starts. I think the correct speed is 88 mph.

christot27 Jul 2017 11:14 a.m. PST

Don't see the problem really, given the high levels of suspension of belief in order to immerse oneself in konflict 47 (or whatever it's called) then a little detail like the laws of physics shouldn't get in the way at all

Personal logo Silurian Supporting Member of TMP27 Jul 2017 11:35 a.m. PST

True about the ramp, but these models are rather nifty and I could easily suspend my belief to incorporate these into a '46 game. Which I will!

deephorse27 Jul 2017 2:46 p.m. PST

They are complete cobblers. But quite attractive cobblers, and in my favourite scale. So ……..

emckinney27 Jul 2017 8:02 p.m. PST

No to mention that the blast deflector is too short--the exhaust from the V-1's motor would pass right over it!

Tango0127 Jul 2017 10:28 p.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!. (smile)


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