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  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 03:29 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Tamiya IS-2 build in RC Tanks
    I don't know why the thread ended, but this is what I have in terms of a build: ...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 11:00 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    TTI. Taigen Torro Imex. Taigen is a sub-brand of both IMEX and Torro. IMEX and Torro are separate, but distribute each other. Rising tide lifts...
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    Today, 07:43 AM
    You might want to search for slot car parts on the net or Ebay. Many different kinds of pinions are available.
    11 replies | 165 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 06:16 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Magnet wire is solid core, but enamel coated, so the insulation is there, but very thin. I first saw it used as LED wiring harnesses for Ultra Micro...
    97 replies | 4243 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    Today, 06:04 AM
    That's crazy. I've never spent that much on shipping from Asiatam before...at least not for small parts...PzIII hull, yes, but not small parts. ...
    11 replies | 165 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    Today, 05:57 AM
    Nice video. Guy lines is what you were looking for with the tent's ropes. You have the right shape for the tent, but you really need the seams...
    9 replies | 159 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    Today, 04:58 AM
    Gary, I don't know where to get the pinions. My best guess would be Asiatam directly. Or, email Dominique at RCTank.de or Welsh Dragon Models in...
    11 replies | 165 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    Today, 04:54 AM
    philipat replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Gary, nice vid. Thanks for the explanation. There's about 5 mm between the sprocket and the end of the flat part of the drive shaft. I also...
    97 replies | 4243 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 AM
    Typically the effect of a smoke unit gets lost as soon as you get outside. This combined with the durability has me questioning the over all value...
    11 replies | 309 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 09:30 PM
    philipat replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Not following...what do you mean by "how much of the flat sticks out past the back of the sprocket"? The sprocket is flush against the axle. Do you...
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  • philipat's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 09:22 PM
    Nice vid. I have Speed400s in my PzIII Ausf M. It uses the Asiatam metal lower hull with metal tracks and suspension. That gearbox is brass,...
    11 replies | 165 view(s)
  • philipat's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 01:40 PM
    philipat replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Thanks. I love my Hakko. Until I got it, I had been using the $20 Wal-Mart/Radio Shack/etc jobbies and couldn't make it work. Admittedly, I'm...
    97 replies | 4243 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 12:53 PM
    YHR replied to a thread M36 Jackson WIP in RC Tanks
    Looks good Frank. Stump seems to fit in well. Looking forward to more.
    20 replies | 548 view(s)
  • Airbrushler's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 11:52 AM
    Airbrushler replied to a thread M36 Jackson WIP in RC Tanks
    Great Work as Always :cool:
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  • YHR's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 07:27 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    Thanks Bill Imex has done a lot to expose people to the possibilities of RC tanking as now a person can walk into a hobby shop and actually see a...
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 07:24 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Excellent work, as expected. You have the only other Hakko I've seen, but I guess they're probably more popular in your neck of the woods. Best...
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  • philipat's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 07:03 AM
    philipat replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    So, while Im waiting for my new idler adjusters, I turned my attention to finding a way to secure the upper and lower hulls. Magnets seem to be en...
    97 replies | 4243 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-31-2015, 06:03 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    This is all I, and I suspect most tankers, need to hear. It speaks volumes towards your commitment to quality. Thanks for the info, sorry if it...
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    05-30-2015, 04:32 PM
    I think they are different. The 1A4 used Pershing tracks if you remember. I am looking for the right answer as well. I do know that the Mato...
    3 replies | 118 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-30-2015, 10:28 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Tank driving challenge! in RC Tanks
    Gotta love their description: "The rocket also has a place in history, being the first big rocket to fly outside of the USA." Ah yeah. How about...
    18 replies | 380 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-30-2015, 09:39 AM
    Some of the best mud effects are made with...dirt. Seriously, fine dirt in PVA (as simple as Elmer's glue) yields the best, with some dry pigment...
    13 replies | 341 view(s)
  • Airbrushler's Avatar
    05-30-2015, 12:09 AM
    i get them from either the GoodWill or from Value Village off of toy trucks they usually only cost a few bucks for a whole truck in the toy section ...
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  • philipat's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 03:23 PM
    Looks nice. What were you using for smoke fluid? Just missed the 20% sale, too.
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    05-29-2015, 03:12 PM
    philipat replied to a thread UV LEDs in RC Tanks
    I'll try it again. I'll finish installing it and see if it lights up the BBs. I knew I wouldn't (or shouldn't) be able to the LED's output, but it...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 02:22 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    Yep, Thanks for the info. I have to admit though, when I first read V2, I thought (hoped) IMEX was re-releasing the model kit... ;)
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    05-29-2015, 11:26 AM
    Bill, Just as a reference point, my JS-2 got knocked off a table at an event (before it's first shot was ever fired) and landed on the idler. It...
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  • YHR's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 07:36 AM
    YHR replied to a thread UV LEDs in RC Tanks
    Hi Perry Nice to see you are still dropping by once in awhile. You were responsible for a lot of innovative thinking around here
    7 replies | 168 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 07:33 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    Yeah, but when every effin' Chevelle frame rotted and cracked under the driver's door who got screwed? Answer: the poor idiot like me. Sorry, but I'm...
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 07:21 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    Just to be clear, this isn't meant as a Taigen bashing thread, just trying to get a handle on what the deal is. Any suppliers/importers etc into...
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    05-29-2015, 06:15 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Taigen. in RC Tanks
    This was the impression I had as well. I seem to remember that props were given to Erik for the directions included with Taigen.
    43 replies | 1177 view(s)
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