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GIJOE Desert MOBAT Tank ROC Custom

Thanks to HISS TANK.com boards member stryker ninja for posting up his custom GIJOE Desert MOBAT Tank

WEAPONS: Z-68A 140mm cannon, .50 caliber rapid-fire machine gun
The G.I. JOE teamís unrelenting battle tanks roll over the toughest terrain. The tanks have a main turret that rotate 360 degrees, so it doesnít matter from which direction enemy vehicles come these tanks will find them and fire on them. With the infrared night scope, the enemy cannot hide in the darkness or the shadows. The tanks have super-traction treads for climbing over rough ground with ease, and triple-thick armor plating that can withstand heavy firepower.

Many more GIJOE Desert MOBAT Tank images after the jump.
Credit: stryker ninja of the Hiss Tank Forums!
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Reply To Article DISCUSSION: (Jump To This Thread On The Boards)
stryker ninja:
Another custom I did a while ago, Comments appreciated good or bad. Thanks for looking, hope you enjoy!
Xerofall:
The blade up front really alters the Mobats look. Very cool.
Slave01:
looks great
GeneralxRon:
well done ., now lets see this thing in some action
Laser Viper:
Freakin awesome! love the paint job
darth viper:
that really is freakin sweet.
stryker ninja:
Thanks for all the good comments guys I appreciate them!!
nighthawk:
I love this custom. Really nice!
orezona:
Sweet use of the Steel Crusher plow!
Great paint job and decal aps too.

Very clean looking custom you've got there. Nice work!
KrymsynGardImmoral:
That plow makes a big difference. Nice work.
DARKWIND:
Looks downright lethal!!!
Opiewan:
I love the details and the decals on it. Looks sweet! Hope to see more of your work.
soundwave84:
nice work.
dpstro:
Nice work. Especially with that guard railing. I lost an auction a few weeks back on a desert one.
The Creeper:
That looks great!
dcarr78_a:
Quote:
Originally Posted by stryker ninja View Post
Another custom I did a while ago, Comments appreciated good or bad. Thanks for looking, hope you enjoy!
simply put, a beautiful and realistic adaptation for the mobat. One thing I would have done differently, I would have added the "reactive armor" of the U.S. Army's M1 Abrams tanks as seen in our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I am a big fan of the hanging plates of armor and the funny yet bulky cages which are on several of our vehicles overthere. If yo do a 2nd mobat go that direction and you'll have a "perfect" uparmored piece of armor for your combatants. Once again, great custom and definately a piece worthy of display!
freakintiger:
Very nice work!

The plane in my sig is one of its natural predators...
oliverbox:
This is excellent. I would have bought multiples if Hasbro had made this. Well done, and thanks for the pics.
saltymarine:
Bar or Slab Armor, Reactive Blocks, like this.
Mr Hebime:
Desert Mobat is looking NICE! If Hasbro were to reuse this mold, they should look to this for inspiration.
neapolitan joe:
Coool!
deadfish:
badass!!! nice work on the paint and the plow is a great addition!! all around win!!
darthschroeder:
That is outstanding work, man. But isn't it missing the machine gun on the turret?
Snow Wolf:
Very nice!
stryker ninja:
Quote:
Originally Posted by dcarr78_a View Post
simply put, a beautiful and realistic adaptation for the mobat. One thing I would have done differently, I would have added the "reactive armor" of the U.S. Army's M1 Abrams tanks as seen in our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I am a big fan of the hanging plates of armor and the funny yet bulky cages which are on several of our vehicles overthere. If yo do a 2nd mobat go that direction and you'll have a "perfect" uparmored piece of armor for your combatants. Once again, great custom and definately a piece worthy of display!
Maybe I will just have to add some reactive armor , like I had said it was one of my first customs, thanks for the idea I appreciate it.
stryker ninja:
Quote:
Originally Posted by darthschroeder View Post
That is outstanding work, man. But isn't it missing the machine gun on the turret?
Yes it is missing the machine gun I have had this Mobat since it came out in the 80's, I need to find one and add it.
Liquidus:
that tank is incredible! you did a damn good job
SDawg:
not bad ;)
 

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