The MAR Tank





Introduction: The MAR Tank

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Hi, I'm Mr. Muggle and this instructable shows you how to build an armored tank

MAR Tank stands for: Moving Armored Rocketlauncher Tank.
-good range: 90 feet
-great fire power, it reminds me a lot of a real tank
-cannon can turn in all directions
-no motors v1 did have motors, this is v3 and I like it way better without the motors.
-not too many pieces, it's less than it looks like.
-really strong armor and body.
-looks realistic.
-really suitable for nagging brothers, etc

-The chain doesn't roll perfectly on smooth floor, I advice carpet or grass.
-The cannon has a block trigger because of limited space, and I wanted max performance.

Step 1: Piece List

Piece list:

red Connectors: 4
light gray connectors: 0
orange Connectors: 48
green Connectors: 60
white Connectors: 34
yellow Connectors: 68
dark gray Connectors: 27
purple Connectors: 38
blue Connectors: 30
y Connectors: 1
tan connectors/ blue cap connectors: 5

green Rods: 129
white Rods:128
blue Rods: 96
yellow Rods: 13+1 for every missile
red Rods: 18
gray Rods: 1 (black colour is prefered)

Special pieces
small sized wheels: 16
Small sized tires: 14
chain links: 88
blue spacers: 26
gray spacers: 10
small sized triangles: 16
medium sized triangles: 6
big sized triangles: 4
small sized squares: 2
Medium sized squares: 2

Step 2: Armor

In this step you'll make the armor plates.
This is the biggest step, after this there isn't much to do anymore.

Step 3: Support

In this step you'll make the support that's inside the tank

Step 4: The Cannon

The cannon will be build in this step

Step 5: Firing Instructions

In this step I'll explain some stuff about firing and loading the cannon

Step 6: Assembly 1


Step 7: Assembly 2

2 assembly steps otherwise it would be such a long step

Step 8: The Wheels and Chain

you're almost there now.

Step 9: Finally

Thank you for reading my instructable (and the last step because most people skip it) and have fun With the MAR Tank.

Mr. Muggle



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    74 Discussions

    thanks, by the way it's pretty cool without the chains too (or two, I'm not sure how to spell it)

    Yo, funny story about spamming...

    That doesn't show up in your comment counter or in people's email inboxes, now does it?  Besides, that was a few months old, why bother bringing it back up?

    You're saying it's old? You're the one that says necros aren't bad. You only say its old because you know it shows how you're a hypocrite. 

    Since when do I say that?  And if I actually did say it, it's called "Changing your mind".

    Jun 25, 2009. 4:41 PM DJ Radio says:
    why do you care if he necros or not? who really gives a ****?

    I'm done. I've proved my point, I'm not replying to anything you say.

    First of all, you never did necro it, I'm asking why bother mentioning a 4 month old topic to prove your 100% incorrect point?  Stop trying to make yourself look smarter than me, you just look stupid when you try that.

    Again, it's called "CHANGING YOUR FREAKING MIND".