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    Today, 03:53 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    Good deal Terry. I've been using the thing pretty much daily since I built it and have already used it exactly as I hoped, RC parts as well as...
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    05-01-2016, 03:56 PM
    Glad to hear you got it. Can't help in any way with HL, just want to chime in or McMaster Carr. I ordered an assortment of Lexan tube and O rings...
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    04-28-2016, 05:34 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    Thats an impressive setup. I'll give ABS another try with a hotter bed. I have a sizable booth for airbrushing and the resin casting gear (vacuum...
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    04-27-2016, 05:32 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    Thanks! I'll take you up on that. My only issues so far have been with bed height. When I get that tweaked right, it's a dream. I tried ABS...
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    04-26-2016, 02:45 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    Not styrene, but ABS, so you can glue styrene to it...
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    04-25-2016, 10:50 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Tamiya JS-2 Recoil in RC Tanks
    Test the motor. Tamiya uses Mariuchi 130s in everything, they are good motors, but couldn't hurt to direct wire it so you can rule out the MFU.
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    04-24-2016, 04:55 PM
    ausf replied to a thread My first Tamiya big kit! in RC Tanks
    Sweet. Hold onto that Attack with both hands. It's one of the best radios you'll ever use.
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    04-24-2016, 01:58 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    It's a compilation of parts offered as a kit from RepRapGuru on Amazon. You may be able to get the parts separately cheaper or through Alibaba, etc,...
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    04-24-2016, 10:06 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    Well, a 2 lbs roll was $24 shipped (that's the best company and glow in the dark) and in two days of printing I used about a foot of it. The spool is...
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    04-24-2016, 07:18 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    I have a crapload of things lined up to do with, from animation armatures to water tight servo housings for my Subs, not to mention making a 1/16 RC...
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    04-23-2016, 03:52 PM
    ausf started a thread Star Trek is here... in RC Tanks
    A little over $300 and some fooling' around and the future is on my bench. Less than ten minutes after I had the idea to make a gear, I had it in...
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    04-21-2016, 11:17 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Spraying Future gloss? in RC Tanks
    I'd cover the whole thing with a few light coats, it seals in everything beautifully and gives a nice surface for not only decals, but washes and...
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    04-17-2016, 05:14 PM
    I haven't painted 1/16 wheels because every tank I have has rubber tires, but if I did, I'd go the same way as Brett has said. I'd only add that in...
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    04-11-2016, 10:41 AM
    The American Beauty is the best thing that ever happened to PE. My friend made me a stainless grounding plate and special tungsten detail tips that I...
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    04-09-2016, 05:23 PM
    Liquid flux is your best friend. Lead solder will be easier to work with but silver will be stronger. I've gone all silver at this point, for...
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    04-09-2016, 06:26 AM
    I'll be watching with interest. If there's one Tammy I regret not buying, it's the Jagd P.
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    04-08-2016, 06:01 PM
    If you prepaint to tools completely, you can mask them with thin paper, taping or tying it on, then install and spray away. Just pull the paper out...
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