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AMX 30B

47.2k Phantomium  4.1 years ago


Controls

Pitch and Roll (W, A, S, D) to steer and move around.
AG 1 for lights. Also, the rear ones turn on only when braking.
VTOL for turret traverse.
Trim for gun elevation ( +20/-10 ).
Handles pretty smooth even on uneven terrain. Can climb to most places but be aware: this is no extreme mountain goat.


Description

The AMX 30 is a main battle tank designed by AMX (then known as GIAT).
It was the result of the collective effort of France, Germany and Italy who tried to design a standard European tank. Based on a set of base characteristics, the countries eventually built their own tanks. The German one became known as the Leopard 1 and the French one as AMX 30.
Entering production in August 1966, the AMX 30 would see service in many armies (especially those of Greece and Spain). With its reliable 105 mm gun, it proved to be a capable tank, taking part even in the First Gulf War (1990-1991) and seeing lots of success.
However, the vehicle was inevitably getting old. Much like Germany and many other nations, France started retiring its AMX 30 fleet and slowly replaced them with AMX-56 "Leclerc" MBTs during the 90's. Almost 3600 tanks of all variants were built in total.


Thoughts about it

This wasn't in my schedule as I initially intended to build a Czech tank but I soon scrapped the idea and started building this sexy beast. Was gonna go for dark green camo but it was a bit dull so I switched to desert camo.
This also happens to be the first tank where I properly implemented my recoil mechanism and used wheel tracks. The suspension is slightly stiff but it helps a lot when falling from high places or taking bumps (trust me, this thing is tough as hell).
Took me lots of patience... and sanity to make this. I had some problems with it while building it but I managed to solve them.
Surprisingly good at sniping. That is if you manage to see your target. Trying to hit stuff from long distances is very, very hard. But if you manage to hit, you're sure to obliterate your target.

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 21.6ft (6.6m)
  • Length 33.4ft (10.2m)
  • Height 16.1ft (4.9m)
  • Empty Weight -25,566lbs (-11,596kg)
  • Loaded Weight 36,682lbs (16,639kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.837
  • Wing Loading 6,196.3lbs/ft2 (30,253.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 5.9ft2 (0.6m2)
  • Drag Points 14986

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1000
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 4,168
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    263 gispet

    @PhantomBladeCorp no problem sorry for late answer

    2.3 years ago
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    47.2k Phantomium

    @gispet holy crap, thanks a lot man

    2.3 years ago
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    263 gispet

    @PhantomBladeCorp alright upvoetd the one that i like the most gtg bye

    2.3 years ago
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    263 gispet

    @PhantomBladeCorp yeah now i'm watching them

    2.3 years ago
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    47.2k Phantomium

    @gispet so you really like my tanks? :)
    I saw you upvoted a few of them

    2.3 years ago
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    263 gispet

    @PhantomBladeCorp now you're a legend for me and i'd like your opinion of my tank if you want i'm not forcing you

    2.3 years ago
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    3,685 Priaxis

    Might be a little late, but I absolutely love this tank, both aesthetically and functionally! It looks like the real tank it was based on with every detail taken into account which amazes me a whole lot! From the turret shape, mantlet, to the tracks, exhaust, and everything is just...AWESOME! Keep up the good work, I really look forward to seeing your next creation :D Also belated happy birthday too!

    +1 3.5 years ago
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    Even though I can't download this, since it would set my Ipad on fire, my OCD highly appreciates that this has exactly 1000 parts.

    +1 3.7 years ago
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    11.5k Baldeagle086

    Ok great@PhantomBladeCorp

    4.0 years ago
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    47.2k Phantomium

    @Baldeagle086 Working on them. Should be up the next weekend.

    4.0 years ago
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    11.5k Baldeagle086

    How's the challenge results coming along

    4.0 years ago
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    100k Wallaby

    @PhantomBladeCorp XD want me to add 1 part instead to make the phones explode?

    4.0 years ago
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    47.2k Phantomium

    @ForeverPie How dare you xd

    4.0 years ago
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    11.1k kukimuki1234

    Hey VladCellTroll my comrade,whats up,i see that you started to build other nations vehicles .Wanna se my WIP,its a german tank

    4.1 years ago
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    46.5k Tang0five

    Ha ha! @arcues

    4.1 years ago
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    8,316 arcues

    why is there no reverse gear

    4.1 years ago
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    Yo, what's up with the designer?

    4.1 years ago
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    103k Dllama4

    I gotta admit. I'm jealous
    This thing makes my T-14 look like trash...

    4.1 years ago
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    103k Dllama4

    Rip T-14

    4.1 years ago
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    46.6k Sauce

    this is amazing man

    4.1 years ago
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    100k Wallaby

    1000 parts even!'

    removes one part

    TRIGGERED

    4.1 years ago
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    31.5k Dimkal

    @Tully2001 Thnx man!!

    4.1 years ago
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    Didn’t expect the bottom pics though

    4.1 years ago
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    28.4k destroyerP

    Next time, tilt the entire tank 180* at Y axis. Jk

    4.1 years ago
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    31.5k Dimkal

    @PhantomBladeCorp which custom designer backround u used? My next project is in desert camo and I'd like it to pose on that background...awesome built too! Im from Greece and I've seen this sexy beast from up close....really compact and lethal!

    4.1 years ago
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