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We all know what the first ever tank was, but it nearly wasn't. In 1915 development started in the British Big Wheel Landship project, oddly enough proposed by the Royal Naval Air Service. There were two main designs, one had a wheeled chassis and the other had tracks. This is the design for the one with wheels: Nope, I'm not building that. Other than a wooden mock-up, it didn't progress beyond the design phase. The one with tracks actually got built (I like the idea that the Royal Naval Air Service proposed a big wheel landship which had tracks. Looks like the had less gr
Cast of thousands (well… 51 if you want to be pedantic) (This is the link for the Roller beast itself) If I call this my 'lockdown project' it makes it sound like I'd be doing something much more interesting in normal circumstances. Lets just go with that fiction shall we? At this point I'd love to say “Roller-beast all done” and then move onto worrying some other poor bits of unsuspecting plastic, but it needs to be seen in context with other things of the same scale, otherwise its size is meaningless on its own. The biggest problem with that (other than the time it'll take) i