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T80E1 Workable Tracks
CMOT
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Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 05:02 PM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at and builds a short section of the latest workable tracks from Bronco Models. These tracks are the T80E1 Workable Track Link Set (Steel Type) for M26/M46.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 12:38 AM UTC
Thanks for your review. The cleaning and building process certainly seem to call for some mental preparation!

You wrote: "... they do not have the weight aspect of the white metal tracks and so track sag where necessary needs to be imparted after being added to the model. "

Please note that the T80E1 were designed as "live" tracks that would not have any track sag on a properly tuned and operational AFV. FYI
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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 04:35 AM UTC
Sorry Roy I meant when sag is required on other vehicles types.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 04:45 AM UTC
I have these...the plastic isn't as brittle as the AFV Club ones, but the amount of parts is daunting. I have been working on them a few at a time. When my eyes start to burn or I start drooling, I put them away for another day.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 07:04 AM UTC
I agree Jason in that they are not an easy option, but they do look very good and accurate.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 04:10 PM UTC
Recently tried these, and I must say they are horrendous. Whatever genius decided to put sprue attachments to he actual track pin, when the thing is supposed to be workable, should be hung by his thumbs. I did 2 track links in 45 mins. Overly complex ludicrous way of attempting a workable track, good job Bronco.

Just as well they include late Korean War drive sprockets as they don't fit the HobbyBoss kit drive sprockets.