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Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger I. "131"

22.7k BMilan  2.2 years ago
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Pz.Kpfw. VI. Tiger I ausf. H1 "131"

This is new version of my 10k Tiger I, but this isn't just a reskin, I made the thing a bit more realistic. Thank you @BogdanX for the great advices! :D

History

Tiger 131 was completed in January or February, 1943 and was immediately shipped to Tunisia. There it was assigned to the 504th Heavy Tank Battalion. On the night of 20/21 April, 1943 the Germans launched an attack to stop the Allied advance towards Tunis. During the Attack, Tiger 131 got 3 hits from British Churchill tanks, 2 of these shots completely disabled turrets movement, forcing the crew to bail out and leave the still drivable Tiger 131 behind. British forces captured the tank. They repaired it with parts from other destroyed Tigers and in 1943 it was sent back to England and was displayed as a trophy to raise wartime morale. Then they transferred it to the School of Tank Technology for tests. In 1951 it was transferred to The Tank Museum (Bovington) where it remained until 1990 when it was removed from display for a restoration. They took the Maybach HL230 engine of their Tiger II and put it into Tiger 131, making it the only working Tiger I in the world. Tiger 131 returned to display in 2003 and can be seen there 'till this day.
In 2014, Tiger 131 was used for the filming of the movie Fury

Now let's talk about my build:

Most of the features are the same except the lack of lights because the real one doesn't have them either. But, this time, following BogdanX's advices, the tank has an authentic speed (max. 45 km/h - 27.9 mph)
The features:
The tank features a main gun that can fire 20 rounds of boom25s, a coaxial machine gun, working suspension, a simplified gun sight of the original Tiger tank, and smoke launchers.
Here's a demonstration:

The Main Gun

The Coaxial Machine Gun

Working suspension

The gunsight compared to the original

The smoke launchers

Controls:
VTOL-up - Go Forward
VTOL-down - Go Reverse
Pitch-Roll - Turret control
Countermasures button - Launch Smokes
CAM1 - Gunsight view
CAM2 - Commander view

Have fun with this wunderschön panzer!

Other versions:

- 10k Tiger

- Tiger 131 with Tracks 2 mod

- Tiger 237 "Stefan"

- Sturmtiger

- Bergetiger

- Bergetiger with Tracks 2 mod

- Knocked-out AI Tiger

- Tiger with interior

Spotlights

General Characteristics

Performance

  • Wing Loading 40,500.1lbs/ft2 (197,739.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.3ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 8977

Parts

  • Number of Parts 585
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    amazing!

    2 months ago
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    The way you did the track suspension was soo cool :D

    3 months ago
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    1,609 DeltaLCI

    @BMilan oki

    6 months ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @LostCausesIncorporated go ahead, just don't forget to credit me as the original author 😉

    6 months ago
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    1,609 DeltaLCI

    @BMilan do you mind if i modify this to be some fictional Tiger I?

    No, I will not put it under LCI colors if you are thinking that.

    6 months ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @TheAmericanPilot thanks sherlock, I know it has, I'm not blind.
    1. I answered to Adler like that cuz he sometimes tends to write troll comments and writes negative stuff without any constructive part (I'd accept his comment if he said something like "it had a camo but apart from that, the rest of the build is good, maybe a few more details there and there would be better, but I like xy part", so a normal critical comment where he states both the positive and negative part in my build so I know where to improve but I also get some inspiration to do so because Im not only told about mistakes but about positive stuff too)
    So I dont take comments like these seriously
    2. If I made the camo, that would add a lot more parts, so its better like this, more ppl can use it, if you look around my profile, I like to spare some details so that the build is made of less parts and more ppl can download it.

    1.6 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @AdlerSteiner -.-

    1.9 years ago
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    34.6k AdlerSteiner

    It had a camo.

    1.9 years ago
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    1,008 LOWEWAYY

    İf its less part I want make a Strumtiger on yhat

    2.1 years ago
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    lower part ver plz

    2.1 years ago
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    4,324 JamesBleriot

    I understand, but thank you for replying. @BMilan

    2.1 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @Stormfur nope, because the track mode doesn't look like the Tiger's tracks and it would ruin the tank's look in my opinion, so sry but nope

    2.1 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @JamesBleriot thanks but nope, I'm not interested in participating

    2.1 years ago
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    5,606 AceOfSpade

    Its off a meme, its about an escaped tiger I, and it chases france.
    @BMilan

    2.1 years ago
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    4,324 JamesBleriot

    @BMilan You have been invited to the Montgolfier Challenge! https://www.simpleplanes.com/a/ptgr9Y/Montgolfier-Challenge

    2.1 years ago
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    12.6k Stormfur

    My most fav German tank. could you do one with the tank track mod?

    +3 2.1 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @AceOfSpade Actually, 131 never fought in France, only in north africa against the Brits.

    2.1 years ago
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    5,606 AceOfSpade

    Run Frankreich Run!!!

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    @BMilan Take your time

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @metallicplanes I'll think about it. For now I'm makink more versions of this one, then maybe I'll build some Shermans

    2.1 years ago
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    Build request : M4A3 or M4A1 Sherman tank . I figured it would be cool to have a battle between these 2 tanks made by the same creator.

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    7,036 Roswell

    Very Awesome!
    Also if you do make another version you should XML some health to the hull and turret because most people don't add health to the tanks so when you play in the game you can get one shot by anything.

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    4,727 GreatHenry

    585 parts😊

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    22.7k BMilan

    @CRJ900Pilot for me all of them work so idk

    2.2 years ago
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    31.6k CRJ900Pilot

    Cool but some of the pics don’t work

    +1 2.2 years ago
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