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Community #1 Posted 04 March 2016 - 10:15 AM

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Wargaming transports the AC1 Sentinel to the Australian Armor & Artillery Museum in Cairns

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MonsterSLO #2 Posted 04 March 2016 - 10:45 AM

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Its another tier 3-5 premium tank with no value whatsoever and probably a bad gun as all the other ones.

 

yay a free garage slot (if the tank is given for free (as it could be for the 5 wot birthday))



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View PostMonsterSLO, on 04 March 2016 - 10:45 AM, said:

Its another tier 3-5 premium tank with no value whatsoever and probably a bad gun as all the other ones.

 

yay a free garage slot (if the tank is given for free (as it could be for the 5 wot birthday))

 

For some it's a collectors tank, for fanatics or historians who will keep it. If it is a gift tank as you say it can be I will keep the Sentinel, it helps that I have a lot of slots left to use.

 



250swb #4 Posted 04 March 2016 - 11:29 AM

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It's a bit early to write it off considering the only other option for a 'British' crew trainer is the distinctly odd Matilda BP. In the entire British tank line there is a dearth of mid to low tier premium tanks that are useful, so if it can go a bit faster than the BP, has some reasonable armour, and a few HP's it can't be worse than having NOTHING!

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hylfnur #5 Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:11 PM

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This tank looks like it has a sad [edited] 8===> attached.

It is even more phallic than you know which gun on hetzer.

But, yeah, good job on restoring piece of history WG.


Edited by hylfnur, 04 March 2016 - 12:12 PM.


250swb #6 Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:15 PM

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It's a funny looking [edited], but more like a codpiece that Henry VIII would have been proud of.

Dadford #7 Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:17 PM

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Nice story, taking the tank home, well done.

Saw that Bruce chap on Quest TV shipping a tank from UK to Aus, he made a nice profit on that one.



Sams_Baneblade #8 Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:50 PM

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View PostMonsterSLO, on 04 March 2016 - 10:45 AM, said:

Its another tier 3-5 premium tank with no value whatsoever and probably a bad gun as all the other ones.

 

yay a free garage slot (if the tank is given for free (as it could be for the 5 wot birthday))

 

Being a Tier 4 tank, there is zero chance to see it as a gift... :/

http://gamemodels3d.com/worldoftanks/vehicles/b206

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lungustefan #9 Posted 04 March 2016 - 01:38 PM

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woow,an aussie tank....

SlyMeerkat #10 Posted 04 March 2016 - 02:18 PM

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Interesting and yet weirdly looking tank and if you have a dirty mind like i do than that gun thing or what ever it is on the front hull of the tank looks like a.....

 

On other news, i do have this tank on Blitz and on that its not that amazing, very low damage per shot but does bounce a few rounds here and there.



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It does seem like it's going to be a tier 4 tank. I do hope for preferential match making.

Alex2004BG #12 Posted 04 March 2016 - 03:10 PM

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LOL, it has the CGC gun :D

SlyMeerkat #13 Posted 04 March 2016 - 03:11 PM

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View Postguest273, on 04 March 2016 - 01:58 PM, said:

It does seem like it's going to be a tier 4 tank. I do hope for preferential match making.

 

It is a Tier 4 on Blitz

LoveAmiga #14 Posted 04 March 2016 - 03:20 PM

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Now move the Maus to Germany, so it can be restored. 

xyanide1986 #15 Posted 04 March 2016 - 04:20 PM

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Soooooo when/where can I get it

Battledragon #16 Posted 06 March 2016 - 04:11 AM

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Nice to see them acknowledge the Sentinel, but comeon wargaming, AC1 is just going to be a fairly bland low tier medium with a tiny (2pdr) gun.  What we need to make it a tank people will actually WANT is the AC4 Sentinel.
  Which was the final form of the Sentinel, and had a 17pdr.

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Blubba #17 Posted 06 March 2016 - 10:30 AM

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Great to see WG doing something for the community. Kudos for them.

As for the tank itself, 65mm armour front and sides, 45mm on rear in an all cast hull. Lots of curves and angles. 65mm turret with the 2pdr gun on the AC1 so that's the Matilda's weapon and we know how effective that can be. The AC1 Sentinel was to be succeeded by the AC3, a much improved design with better armour protection, and most importantly increased firepower. The AC3 was basically an AC1 with a short barrelled 25pdr mounted that fired both AP and HE. Later came the AC4 which was up-armoured and up-gunned to the 17pdr which performs well enough at tier 6.

So, that's a tier 4, a tier 5 and tier 6 all in one line up. Something a little different when going up the Commonwealth/British line. Just a thought.



Battledragon #18 Posted 06 March 2016 - 10:26 PM

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Thing is, that 2pdr is just a regular 2pdr, not the improved version with the Littlejohn adaptor which is what makes the matilda so leathal.

Blubba #19 Posted 07 March 2016 - 07:56 PM

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Well, the Littlejohn adaptor was exactly that. A bolt on after thought. It just gave longevity to an almost redundant weapon. In the case of the 2pdr, it was any 2pdr. There's no real reason they can't have them except for balance reasons.

Anyhow, if they can have the T29 and OI, they can fit a little pipe reducer to the end of a 2pdr.


 



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Cant Wait To See It In-Game :)




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