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    12-22-2014, 05:50 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    I've managed to fit a DBC system in both my Firefly and "Fury", one with battery box, one without so I suppose it makes no odds. I might leave it and...
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    12-22-2014, 05:11 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    Done a little wiring on my M4a2...Although I'll be selling her with no electrics, I want it to be easy for the buyer to install a system of choice....
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    12-21-2014, 06:08 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    It all depends on how much work that has gone into it and the aftermarket parts which are installed. This one will have no electrics but will have...
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    12-20-2014, 12:51 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Tamiya EZ8 build in RC Tanks
    If you get a Heng long hull, it saves a lot of work....;)
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    12-19-2014, 04:50 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    decided to go for a "Fury" inspired tank. She's not going to be an exact replica, but more in the style of the tanks in the film, logs,stowage and...
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    12-19-2014, 07:49 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    If I do that, whatever he decides , he'll want as his own...LOL
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    12-19-2014, 01:54 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    Martin's correct. THE TANK USED FOR FILMING IS A M4A2E8. We know this because we've been lucky enough to see the real vehicle used countless times at...
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    12-18-2014, 03:17 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    I've already got "Fury" This one's going to be one of the other Shermans, "Lucy Sue", seen in the film.
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    12-18-2014, 02:24 PM
    fynsdad started a thread sherman dilemma in RC Tanks
    Decisions, decisions....building this M4a2 to sell on. Don't know whether to do it as a British Sherman as it should be...or go all "Fury" on it with...
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    12-15-2014, 03:00 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    I got the .30 from welsh Dragon Models (I think) a few years ago, it's been kicking around my spares box till now. The figures scratchbuilt...
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    12-15-2014, 12:56 PM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    ...about done.... Decided against putting "mud" on as she's going to be predominantly a battler so reliability is more important than looks....
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    12-12-2014, 07:33 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    ...made a start on the weathering...
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    12-10-2014, 02:25 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    I thought the same, but then thought "what the hell, she's too good looking not to do one.." I went the Budget route, HL hull, Mato turret and...
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    12-09-2014, 08:35 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    I did think about caking it in mud, but she's also a battler so I don't want to interfere too much with the suspension for reliability...
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    12-09-2014, 07:42 AM
    fynsdad started a thread Fury in RC Tanks
    .....ready for some serious weathering....
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    12-07-2014, 10:31 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread You asked for it... in RC Tanks
    Simply stunning...love it....
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    12-05-2014, 08:51 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    ...been working on the stowage and ,although not 100% accurate, I think she's got the right "look"...logs next, then some serious weathering....
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    12-04-2014, 03:31 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    ...got the details on the front done....
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    12-03-2014, 07:53 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    I love the look of the easy 8, I've also got this Tamiya/mato hybrid which has been my "old faithful" battler for the last few years....
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    12-03-2014, 04:15 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    it's all stowage and weathering from now on......
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    12-02-2014, 02:35 PM
    You want to talk to Dan (YHR) He supplies the DBC3 which works in conjunction with Benedini to give a reliable, great sounding, FULLY Tamiya...
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    12-02-2014, 08:04 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    Hi Maxu52. I'm running a DBC with Tamiya apple in this one.... Don't feel TOO sorry for Fyn, last meet out he was driving/battling with this....;)
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    12-02-2014, 05:50 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    ...got the basic build done and all the electrics installed in my "fury".....on with the detailing.....
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    11-27-2014, 09:57 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    I going to be naughty and put a pic of one of the prop tanks on set.....:p
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    11-27-2014, 09:09 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    Suspension "issues" aside......got the electrics in and tested...all IR battle ready....:D
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    11-26-2014, 09:48 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    Huh?
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    11-25-2014, 10:23 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    Fyn's coming up for 8. He has been driving tanks all his life, he loves coming to meets and driving my tanks about. His brother is 5 and he's just as...
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    11-25-2014, 08:48 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    You can buy all the componants for the HVSS seperately, but like you say I was lucky and got them secondhand from someone who had done the VVSS...
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    11-25-2014, 08:34 AM
    fynsdad replied to a thread M4a3e8 Fury in RC Tanks
    ..I'm going down the budget route on this one. She's mostly Heng-Long with Tamiya bogies etc...going to have a DBC installed so she'll be a battler...
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