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  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-22-2016, 01:05 PM
    Sounds like the battery is taking a charge but not holding it? Do you have another battery to test with?
    3 replies | 204 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-22-2016, 09:20 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Has Heng Long Improved? in RC Tanks
    You might want to look at these. They hook right up to the Heng Long electronics. The sound on the Beier is top notch and this is added to the HL...
    21 replies | 630 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-22-2016, 08:30 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    Interesting specs. They mention Beier so I wonder if it was a joint effort. The Beier sound engine is very similar to the TBS, and was the only...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-22-2016, 07:32 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Has Heng Long Improved? in RC Tanks
    When Heng Long quit producing IR tanks what they were really doing was stopping production on the RX18. This was the writing on the wall. My stock...
    21 replies | 630 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 09:14 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Has Heng Long Improved? in RC Tanks
    Yes I have always been about building and therefore am not that interested in expensive RTR. Sound has always been important to me, so I know from...
    21 replies | 630 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:55 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Has Heng Long Improved? in RC Tanks
    Typically if you are going to be upgrading the electronics and gears, you are better off going with the cheaper HL in my opinion. It all depends on...
    21 replies | 630 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:43 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    I will be interested in hearing your comments on the TK60. What Clark was promising with downloadable IR settings was very enticing, and I was...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:37 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    Yes the big downside of these tanks. They weight so much and cost so much to ship. Also a lot can go wrong on route, and of course the purchaser...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:25 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    Ivano( Skeeter here on RCW)is the designer and manufacturer of the IBU3. The IBU3 is new, and I think there are few tweaks that are required., ...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 12:53 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    Well Tim I think the IBU3 is not quite done yet. It might be worth waiting awhile until they have finished tweaking it. Sollie has done some nice...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 06:28 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    My reasons for curtailing my retail activities have nothing to do with any one individual. The truth is the support required to ensure people have a...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 12:22 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Help with Benedini upgrades in RC Tanks
    The TBS provides all the sound and lighting functions. The BARC takes transmitter stick positions and encodes them. It then interacts with the TBS...
    28 replies | 480 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 03:37 PM
    So long as you didn't store it with the battery fitted, the suspension springs should be good - I've got a Tiger 1 that's been sitting on its (metal)...
    7 replies | 261 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 10:25 PM
    Here you go http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-tanks-369/11502867-hl-tiger-i-basics-failures-how-remove-them.html
    6 replies | 263 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 04:56 PM
    14th Armoured had black camo in 1945 as did the 3rd, but for the most part plain olive drab was the norm. ...
    68 replies | 5468 view(s)
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    07-16-2016, 06:27 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    anything 4 channel will work - not too up on the latest US tech, but anything mainstream should work Futaba, Spektrum. whatever you have.
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-16-2016, 04:09 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    No matter where I am, or what I'm getting up to, my house (and my car) is yours :cool:
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-16-2016, 02:37 PM
    Mostly - Taigen / IMEX have made a better Tiger in terms of quality, sounds and smoker, but its still a HL Tiger with the turret in the wrong place...
    7 replies | 367 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-16-2016, 02:27 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    At the end of the day, we all need to fit our toys into a budget - and there will always be the "how cool is this!!!" factor vs the "what can I...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-16-2016, 01:46 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    think of it in tamiya terms tho - you'll spend that much at least for a sherman, and that kits hardly a benchmark these days...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-16-2016, 01:34 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    The stock radio/receiver board is garbage - The El-Mod board and a 'proper' radio is the way forward :cool: I love these halftracks, WASAN did the...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-09-2016, 11:56 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    What was tight was stuffing a Tamiya DMD and MFU plus a speaker into that thing :p
    23 replies | 676 view(s)
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    07-08-2016, 01:53 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    Oh oh oh - memememememme want one!!! (Sorry, got a little over excited there :o )
    23 replies | 676 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 04:22 PM
    Its an art form to get it right, but the most important bit (I think at least) is to get the picture taken at 'eye level' - if you are looking down...
    41 replies | 1508 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 10:46 AM
    Darken it a bit, then maybe increase the contrast a little? Looks a bit washed out at the moment.
    41 replies | 1508 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-05-2016, 04:47 PM
    That last one would work really well as a grainy black and white "period" picture :cool:
    41 replies | 1508 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    07-05-2016, 11:11 AM
    Yup, I think you're about right on that :cool:
    11 replies | 408 view(s)
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    07-03-2016, 07:49 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    The screen is carefully removed with a razor saw, and a replacement window frame cut from plasticard. The roller is made from aluminium tube,...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-03-2016, 04:54 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    Some quick visual mods Cut the sides down as the vehicle would appear when in action: Raise the armoured screen: If you are feeling...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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    07-02-2016, 02:10 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    Its the dedicated M16 board, with the add on CSI card to handle the IR battle - not required for the full functionality, but good fun ;) Set up as a...
    44 replies | 839 view(s)
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