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  • YHR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:44 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Newbie dumb questions in RC Tanks
    I have heard of guys running the IR Bulb behind the flash bulb. The flash LED's are clear and the IR should get through it fine.
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    Yesterday, 12:08 PM
    YHR replied to a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    When I contact him and Mike their replies were quick and absolutely yes. I micro'd a Tamiya jerry can in 1/16 scale, and got a reply from him in a...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    Those are exactly what I have coming in 1/16 scale. In thinking this through, perhaps this will actually encourage scratch building. Building a...
    12 replies | 389 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:29 AM
    YHR replied to a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    A little expensive, but isn't this a great development. Ordering exaclty what you need, I have purchased the periscope guards and the jerry can...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 07:57 AM
    I tend to agree with you. . Like all advances, there is a sadness for the art and skills left behind, and unfortunately "left behind" is exactly...
    12 replies | 389 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 02:21 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Rotating periscopes/ in RC Tanks
    I am not sure what it was. It would depend on the size of periscope you wanted. It was probably about a 4mm X 10mm
    6 replies | 111 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 01:56 PM
    YHR started a thread Rotating periscopes/ in RC Tanks
    Last night I was reworking the periscopes on the Cromwell build. I used a flange bearing as a periscope base and fashioned a styrene tube to run...
    6 replies | 111 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 10:07 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Simple Recoil System in RC Tanks
    That is an interesting concept. Reduces the wires need to run through the slip ring. You just need on set of power wires,, and only 1 wire for each...
    9 replies | 288 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 08:18 AM
    YHR replied to a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    ??? LOL. You and me both then. I contacted him a couple of weeks ago suggested he up scale. I have a set on the way. I guess if these guys are...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 08:15 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Acoustic smoker last edition in RC Tanks
    Norm I found a different source for those Aura Speakers ...
    7 replies | 189 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 07:49 AM
    YHR replied to a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    Re Periscope guards. What I did on my Cromwell was use a flanged bearing in the hull as a periscope base. These periscope guards are then...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 07:41 AM
    YHR replied to a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    Same here for me. I am finally going to retire soon and I have promised myself to get up to speed on CAD, before I shell out money for a printer. ...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
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    11-27-2014, 07:23 AM
    YHR started a thread The future has arrived. in RC Tanks
    Recently I was surfing Shapeways and stumbled across a couple of guys doing parts in 1/35 scale. I emailed both of them and this is the result ...
    24 replies | 852 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    11-26-2014, 10:38 PM
    Here is mine installed.
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    11-26-2014, 11:10 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Acoustic smoker last edition in RC Tanks
    OK, you got my attention with this one. Very nice compact design as well.
    7 replies | 189 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    11-26-2014, 11:04 AM
    For elevation I use gear retract servos. Strong, and slow they allow for fine movement. Freaky has a point. It takes a lot of effort sometimes...
    10 replies | 292 view(s)
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    11-26-2014, 10:58 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Simple Recoil System in RC Tanks
    Interesting approach. Typically we see things going digital( servo Recoil) in this case you are promoting a return to mechanical. Cool.
    9 replies | 288 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    11-26-2014, 07:56 AM
    Great work. I really like how you have made things functional.
    73 replies | 2308 view(s)
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    11-26-2014, 07:48 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Cromwell build in RC Tanks
    Final layers of details have been applied. Close up photography has indicated a couple of the weld seems need to be redone. Once these are touched...
    31 replies | 1083 view(s)
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    11-23-2014, 09:30 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Crussader 1:16 in RC Tanks
    Well I have the Cromwell ready for paint. Maybe I should buy one of these as well.
    8 replies | 477 view(s)
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    11-23-2014, 09:29 PM
    Immortal hobbies offer that service.
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    11-23-2014, 09:22 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Cromwell build in RC Tanks
    Update Had a good weekend and was able to spend a lot of time on this tank. Bolts, bolts and more bolts. Made working brake lights....
    31 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • CHIEFSONN's Avatar
    11-23-2014, 07:33 PM
    I really like your fuel drums, and would like to get 1 or 2 from you. If you want I should have end caps that I made up that looks like the one in...
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  • wright 971's Avatar
    11-23-2014, 05:17 PM
    Hi Its a 1/16 scale Pegasus bridge ,no he hasn't made it working ,But it is possible have seen one working at the Pegasus museum . regards pete
    25 replies | 720 view(s)
  • wright 971's Avatar
    11-23-2014, 02:18 PM
    Here is a bridge that Gary built at Hyde Club .
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  • YHR's Avatar
    11-21-2014, 01:53 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Cromwell build in RC Tanks
    Probably about $300 not including the electronics. I purchased the Cromwell flat pack kit used , and can't recall the exact price I paid for it. ...
    31 replies | 1083 view(s)
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    11-21-2014, 07:41 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    As usual Rex great work. Knowing that you use traditional scratch building techniques is an inspiration. You have built yourself an awesome tank..
    110 replies | 3582 view(s)
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    11-20-2014, 11:18 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Cromwell build in RC Tanks
    More progress shots Tool boxes and fenders have been added.
    31 replies | 1083 view(s)
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    11-20-2014, 07:13 AM
    CHIEFSONN replied to a thread KV-1 Build in RC Tanks
    Pcomm1.v2 the picture in the top row fourth from the left this is the spring return roller,? where did you get this and for how much. very nice tank,...
    5 replies | 301 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    11-19-2014, 04:16 PM
    To some degree,but the market is the market. People will always buy the latest if it is the greatest. Nothing new about that. I am just saying this...
    29 replies | 1183 view(s)
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