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    Yesterday, 10:48 AM
    In fourteen years, I've only had one issue with 6 Tamiyas, and it's an intermittent flash on a Russian MFU. I don't hold that against them, even...
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    Yesterday, 06:51 AM
    Congrats! Don't forget the pics. The Tammy Jagd is probably the only remaining 1/16 tank interested in at this point.
    9 replies | 227 view(s)
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    02-05-2016, 03:23 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Yeah, same here with our destroyer. The hull resonates sound like crazy, you can hear the gearbox from across the lake, it rivals the Visation...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    02-05-2016, 11:35 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Tank damage in RC Tanks
    Google Bon Ficha Tiger and you'll get a study in ordance testing. They captured an early and systematically threw everything they had at the hull to...
    11 replies | 363 view(s)
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    02-03-2016, 12:26 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Yeh, for elevation in those turrets it would be sweet. I have a 1/350 Tamiya Yamato in the lineup for RC. I may try elevation, haven't gotten that...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 04:44 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    I would just get a normal micro servo like a 5 gr. Those HXT500s are amazing and under $3 from HK or a dollar or two more off eBay in the States. A...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 12:02 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Sure Rudy. Horizon sells them as spare parts, but I think they get like $15 or so for them. Hobby King sells a bunch of them, I'd most likely go...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 11:58 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Help in RC Tanks
    It might be a stupid question, and please don't be insulted, but I've made a bunch simple mistakes over the years by not having the amp hooked up to...
    3 replies | 174 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 11:51 AM
    That was my dream about 50 seconds after I first bought a couple of TBUs. Sitting on the deck wiith headsets on battling through a village in the...
    32 replies | 524 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 11:45 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Radio question in RC Tanks
    I'm pretty sure the Attack 2.4 that comes with the later ones like the JS-2 do it, I can't remember exactly and I'm not near the tank at the moment....
    8 replies | 304 view(s)
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    02-01-2016, 03:00 PM
    Magic. You could have a hundred lined up and bound with no issues. I don't know the exact science behind it, but I believe they frequency hop,...
    14 replies | 340 view(s)
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    01-31-2016, 12:20 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Tamiya Type 10 Tank in RC Tanks
    I second the never been shorted response, but you have been, so that's all that matters. You can get that bearing easily enough just by measuring...
    24 replies | 636 view(s)
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    01-30-2016, 03:56 PM
    Didn't the 2 use a separate sound card? I bought one of his kits years ago, but soon added the 3 chip and went to a Benedini. I'm pretty sure there...
    1 replies | 131 view(s)
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    01-30-2016, 08:22 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Beware of land mines! in RC Tanks
    That explains it. When you posted that pic of your battery, all I could think of is what the heck were you driving through. Looks like farm soil.
    5 replies | 333 view(s)
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    01-30-2016, 08:18 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Are you having a laugh? in RC Tanks
    It's priced to cover returns. By the time he ships, collects and reships 18 units (the average it takes to get a working HL) he'll break even. Smart...
    6 replies | 441 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 10:17 AM
    ausf replied to a thread SU-152 build complete in RC Tanks
    What a beast. Excellent work, beautiful finish.
    10 replies | 365 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 10:15 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Those are Spektrum, but you can buy them at Hobby King for a lot cheaper. Spektrum has a great warranty on them, but with the figure, it's usually a...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 10:08 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    I use flat rate boxes to ship concrete zombie statues. It's fun to watch the scales creek.
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 10:06 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    That is ridiculous Dan, I agree. I just got a 1/72 Revell Uboat from the UK that was $18 shipping with the exchange rate added. That's a 3 foot...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 07:19 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    Last week, I stopped getting bulk discount, which raises each package about 20%. It's great, China subsidizes their Chinapost, the US leaves the...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 08:36 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Bigger battery pack? in RC Tanks
    Does the charger have a balancing plug (the battery does)?
    15 replies | 396 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 08:04 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Nah. They are neither strong nor quick for that sharp snap you need on recoil. The conversion kit on the 38(t) uses a 5 gr servo linked by...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 07:41 PM
    Think Hoverboards and how they are spontaneously combusting. Batteries are safe when you know what you have and where it came from. Problem is,...
    8 replies | 304 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 07:03 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    It's this type, used on all the Horizon Hobby Ultra Micro planes. I ripped apart a bunch of wrecks and had a pile of servos and bricks that needed to...
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 06:54 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Bigger battery pack? in RC Tanks
    You gotta be more specific. When you say 2 cell, is it a lipo? A 2 cell NiMH would produce 2.4 volts, a 2 cell lipo produces 7.4 volts. ...
    15 replies | 396 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 06:46 PM
    Your best bet would be to alter the hull for access. It's better all around. Do what you prefer, but charging a battery inside your investment is...
    8 replies | 304 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 01:59 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    There's a linear servo mounted on the rotation axle. The head rotates via a 9 gr servo from below the cupola and the linear servo lifts the head....
    61 replies | 2102 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 11:50 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Nuremburg Toyfair 2016 NEWZ in RC Tanks
    Page 8 has me throwing money at the screen. Interior though, no need for that.
    124 replies | 5868 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 08:37 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Nuremburg Toyfair 2016 NEWZ in RC Tanks
    Parallel would be the way to go, but you're already post resistor with Tamiya's IR lead from the MFU. Although I'm not sure how any of that works...
    124 replies | 5868 view(s)
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    01-28-2016, 06:53 AM
    Nice! I see what you mean about no depth in that hull, sheesh.
    228 replies | 13174 view(s)
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