Model Panzer tank is made from a generator

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Model Panzer tank is made from a generator

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Just put a slow-moving vehicle sign on this, and it’s good to go. Will Foster made a half scale Panzer tank for playing paintball. He recycled a broken generator he got from his part time job, and turned it into this. He drives it around his parents neighborhood, obviously scaring the locals. Via Geekologie.

14 thoughts on “Model Panzer tank is made from a generator

  1. CRS says:

    Where did that come from? Street legal??? Nope, not without a VIN, DOT requirements (list as long as your arm) for motor vehicle, legal vehicle registration… and the list goes on…

  2. Becky Stern says:

    Ok, I give, I give, I just got excited is all. =]

  3. listen closely says:

    Listen to the video; it’s street legal as a tractor. Also remember that road legality laws vary by state.

  4. Jonathan says:

    When he got out of the tank at the end and pulled out his keys I thought he was going to turn on a car alarm of some kind. That would have made my day.

  5. CRS says:

    Well, the reason tractors are legal on the street, is that 99.9% of the time they are off road, but .1% of the time they need to road them to a field or ajacent farm, or in town to service. Registration is dis-allowed for this occasional WORKING NEED.
    Joyriding isn’t a need. You’d get ticketed for joyriding a tractor in the streets, as well as this. Trust me, I have law enforcement in my family, AND I live in Wisconsin.

  6. listen closer... says:

    …is this tank in Wisconsin?

    Otherwise I would say your “expertise” is pretty invalid unless you are a traffic lawyer/judge.

    In Pennsylvania there are all kinds of slow moving vehicle classifications, based on the Amish not using fast vehicles.

    As I said, laws vary by state and there’s very little to

  7. iamgotzaa says:

    nice photo rc panzer

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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