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There have been a couple of projects this year that have been a long time in the making. I have been happy to clean out The Queue over the past couple of months.

This is a MOC of the most widely produced tank of all time. The T-54/T-55 series of tanks has its roots connecting back to the T-34 of WWII. This MOC represents the T-55a version, produced from about 1979 onwards. Basically, it means I got to build the AA gun on the top.

Much more is at A video may be found



  • Working left and right tracks, PF L, 1:1
  • Turret rotation, infinite rotation
  • Gun elevation
  • Suspension for all ten wheels
  • Removable paneling


And the right.


The rear. Sorry about the single dark grey tile.


The top of the turret. The snot work was fun.


The internals. You can see the battery box, the turret mechanism, and the drive motors. The suspension is running down each side.


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What type of suspension did you use and do you have any pictures? Also, what a nice looking model.

I don't have a good picture of the suspension yet. I used 2x4 L liftarms to mount the road wheels. The axle end of the liftarm actuated a horizontally mounted 6.5 shock absober on the inside of the hull. You can kindof see the way it works below.


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Lookin' pretty sweet. Love how it handles on rough terrain. :thumbup:

Yeah, the PF L motors work great for this MOC. Edited by Thirdwigg

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On 2/1/2018 at 10:03 PM, Thirdwigg said:

Sorry to bump this after a couple of years, but instructions are now available here.

This is a proper way to bump! :)

Always nice to see instructions for a great model.

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