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Remaking of Replicas (Type 94 90mm Mortar)

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After 2 days in the making, I have made the Renault FT. Well Actually several Renault FTs. This includes the machine gun and cannon variant. The pre-production turret, the Berliet turret and Girod pattern turrets. I also further made the modernized version, the Renault FT Modifie 31 with the more modern Reibel machine gun. The tanks are 2:1 in scale. As a result, gun caliber and speed are doubled to match the size.

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Name: Renault FT Mitrailleuse (Prototype turret)
Cost: 2680 materials
Blocks: 108
Volume: 107.7
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 30.5 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 18mm /2m barrel
Rate of Fire: 450 rpm
Range: 650m
Muzzle Velocity: 471m/s
Accuracy: 0.554
Projectile: 18mm casing-sabot

The original prototype and 150 first Renault FT featured a small cast turret made of mild steel designed to equip the Hotchkiss machine gun. Estienne decided that the tank should be able to also arm a 37mm SA18 in place of the machine gun. As a result the prototype turret was considered too small. 150 was produced meanwhile as training tanks. A small plate with the words "non protege" is on the front hull to let people know the turret is not properly armored.

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Name: Renault FT Mitrailleuse (Berliet turret)
Cost: 3211 materials
Blocks: 132
Volume: 131.55
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 22.9 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 18mm /2m barrel
Rate of Fire: 450 rpm
Range: 650m
Muzzle Velocity: 471m/s
Accuracy: 0.554
Projectile: 18mm casing-sabot

The new turret was capable of mounting the Puteaux 37mm SA18 gun or a Hotchkiss machine gun and made of armored steel. The larger turret was a octagon shape made of plates riveted together. The turret was called omnibus because it could mount both a cannon and the machine gun. The turret was made by the Berliet company.

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Name: Renault FT Canon (Berliet turret)
Cost: 3543 materials
Blocks: 142
Volume: 141.3
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 21.6 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 74mm /1m barrel
Rate of Fire: 15 rpm
Range: 800m
Muzzle Velocity: 564m/s
Accuracy: 1.69
Projectile: casing-sabot

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Name: Renault FT Mitrailleuse (Girod turret)
Cost: 2742 materials
Blocks: 111
Volume: 110.7
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 29.89 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 18mm /2m barrel
Rate of Fire: 450 rpm
Range: 650m
Muzzle Velocity: 471m/s
Accuracy: 0.554
Projectile: casing-sabot

The Girod turret was a new omnibus design with a simpler to produce casting combined with a few rolled parts. The turret became the most common by the end of the Great War.

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Name: Renault FT Canon (Girod turret)
Cost: 2981 materials
Blocks: 116
Volume: 115.45
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 22.2 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 74mm /1m barrel
Rate of Fire: 15 rpm
Range: 800m
Muzzle Velocity: 564m/s
Accuracy: 1.69
Projectile: casing-sabot

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Name: Renault FT Modifie 31
Cost: 2742 materials
Blocks: 111
Volume: 110.7
Length: 10m long
Width: 5m wide (visually 3m, but due to mimic blocks, it's 5)
Height: 4.5m height
Speed: 4m/s
Operational range: 11.4km
Turret Traverse: 29.89 degrees per second
Elevation +7, -7 degrees
Gun: 18mm /2m barrel
Rate of Fire: 450 rpm
Range: 650m
Muzzle Velocity: 471m/s
Accuracy: 0.554
Projectile: casing-sabot

In 1929 and 1931, trials for a new machine gun was done for the Renault FT. From 1933 to 1934, a thousand Renault FT was modernized with the new Reibel machine gun. The new tank was called FT Modifie 31, although commonly called by many people today; the FT-31. But, like the "FT-17", the "FT-31" is not a official designation. The FT-17 name first appeared after World War I.
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I'm in the process of rebuilding all my replicas. My old replicas are all broken because of FtD 2.0 and later the suspension update. After various experimentation and an idea from Thunderpanzer, I think it is possible to remake them again. The wheels aren't working perfectly but it is usable and I really do want to build some replicas.
Some of you may recall me saying something similar in my Tiger I post. The Tiger I is broken due to the suspension update. So I will be remaking that one too. It is quite frustrating, so that's why I haven't been making much tanks lately.

I hope to recreate all my replicas I have built so far. I also want to remake replicas I made in other games, so i have one big collection. Due to the addition of mimic blocks, I will be making extensive use of it along with spinblocks. I desire the absolute most realistic performance out of my tanks(except armor) and especially in appearance, so the level of detail on the Renault FT is going to be the standard I will have from now on.
While remaking these tanks, I will be posting them along the way.
I have hundreds of old replica tanks but I never posted any of them because I wanted to release them all in one collective post. But now that they are broken. I didn't get the chance to even show it off. So I think its better to just show it as I make them instead of holding off.

EDIT 1: The Berliet turret have its hatch fixed. The old one was historically inaccurate. (3/3/19)


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.blueprint   Renault FT Berliet canon.blueprint (Size: 82.6 KB / Downloads: 37)
.blueprint   Renault FT Berliet mitrailleuse.blueprint (Size: 79.07 KB / Downloads: 34)
.blueprint   Renault FT Girod canon.blueprint (Size: 73.02 KB / Downloads: 34)
.blueprint   Renault FT Girod mitrailleuse.blueprint (Size: 70.85 KB / Downloads: 34)
.blueprint   Renault FT Modifie 31.blueprint (Size: 70.77 KB / Downloads: 32)
.blueprint   Renault FT Training.blueprint (Size: 69.84 KB / Downloads: 37)
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Remaking of Replicas (Type 94 90mm Mortar) - by afjklol - 2019-02-26, 04:11 AM
RE: Remaking of Replicas (Renault FT) - by Skyer - 2019-02-26, 10:54 AM

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