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Product reviews: Tank Driving Taster eVoucher

Tank Driving Taster eVoucher

Tank Driving Taster eVoucher
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Becky Hewitt

Becky Hewitt

Oct 19, 2020



Brilliant experience, with helpful and friendly staff throughout. It was amazing to feel the raw power of the tank and find out how it all worked. The military museum was interesting too. My only negative was that I wasn't made aware of where the photos were being taken from so there aren't many of me actually looking at the camera. It would have been nice for one of the staff to point out where it was :)
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Paul Harding

Paul Harding

Oct 12, 2020



This wad bought for me as a birthday treat and it was really fun.
I could have driven it a while lot longer but I guess that's why they call it a taster.
Was over far to quick.
Good place though.
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Vyrn Evans

Vyrn Evans

Sep 24, 2019



A very enjoyable and certainly different experience. A good, clear, succinct instructor. The Museum is also a treasure trove of memorabilia.
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Brendan Walker

Brendan Walker

Sep 2, 2019



The Tank Driver taster is the perfect experience for anyone with even a passing interest in military armour to feel the raw power of these armoured beasts of war and understand the work that our soldiers do in a safe, controlled environment.

The tank itself is an FV432, an Armoured Personnel Carrier developed in the '60s that is now mostly phased out of front-line military usage but is used in some capacity, mostly as a field ambulance to extract wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

The FV432 is very easy to drive, with a semi-automatic transmission and steering that uses a spur gear differential, allowing steering with 2 levers that manage the speed of each track. The 240 BHP Rolls-Royce engine delivers an intimidating and powerful rumble that really makes the experience of driving a tank even better.

The instructor was incredibly professional and knowledgeable about the machinery we were operating, providing an interesting, running commentary of the use of the FV across the world while also providing helpful guidance on driving safely.

We were given 2 laps each of the Armourgeddon circuit in total, one of which was with the driver's hatch open, and one of which had the hatch closed, introducing the claustrophobic conditions tank drivers were expected to perform in during battle. Field of view was dramatically reduced with the hatch down and only the periscope to look through, however it was still simple enough to drive around the circuit.

This activity is group-based, so when you're not driving the FV432, you'll be sitting in the turret, which is an experience in and of itself!

I could not recommend this experience enough. Tank driving experiences are incredibly expensive elsewhere, but Armourgeddon provide an affordable, educational, incredible experience that I would thoroughly encourage anyone to try out at least once.
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Colin

Colin

Aug 28, 2019



A great experience. I would have given 5 stars if the course had been more challenging.Staff were great and so was museum.
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Shaun Spalding

Shaun Spalding

Jun 22, 2019



Great tank driving taster experience. Company very professional, friendly and look after you well. Did what it said on the tin. Also enjoyed the tank museum very much. Would have given 5 stars if allowed to go faster - the instructor kept asking to reduce revs even though going slow and safely
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mark

mark

Jul 28, 2018



A big thank you to our instructor Rich, it was an amazing experience. I will definitely be back !
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