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  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-22-2016, 11:35 AM
    The full RCACN rules had the M41 classified as a light under the 'modern' rule set - but I don't recall anyone having enough modern tanks to ever...
    14 replies | 213 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 10:51 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Time for tanks to be sold. in RC Tanks
    Thanks, but not lost , just misplaced
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 04:52 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Time for tanks to be sold. in RC Tanks
    Double post
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 04:28 PM
    I think the only Tamiya that is different from the RCACN rules is the Panther - Tamiya calls it a Medium due to the way it was employed, RCACN...
    14 replies | 213 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 04:25 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Time for tanks to be sold. in RC Tanks
    Hey Joe. Good to hear you are running a repair shop. Life is good, and I have had an excellent time in this tank adventure for the past decade. As...
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 04:22 PM
    http://www.bayareatankers.org/ under intel > RCACN rules, then scroll down until you see the link for appendix A - this is the table you are looking...
    14 replies | 213 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-21-2016, 09:17 AM
    YHR replied to a thread Time for tanks to be sold. in RC Tanks
    Thanks John, a lot of useful information there. I have a facebook account but never have used it. May have to look at this again. Good thing is I...
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-20-2016, 05:20 PM
    YHR replied to a thread Time for tanks to be sold. in RC Tanks
    Don't fret guys, I have done this before in hobbies, and the best fix is a purge. Too much stuff is suffocating after awhile. I don't have to tell...
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-20-2016, 09:35 AM
    Well guys I have decided to thin the herd. I have too many tanks and this fact is counterproductive to building more and is a primary reason I have...
    17 replies | 698 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-20-2016, 09:09 AM
    YHR replied to a thread 1/35 KV full option in RC Tanks
    Thanks. Very interesting. How do you control these tanks?. What does a person need to go along with the tank?. I would also like to know more...
    16 replies | 639 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-20-2016, 08:13 AM
    YHR replied to a thread 1/35 KV full option in RC Tanks
    Very nice. I think this might be the direction I take going forward. The momentum and chassis roll you are demonstrating on this tank is inspiring....
    16 replies | 639 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-18-2016, 05:17 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Joining the Club in RC Tanks
    I'd also take a look at these guys: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/elitearmorproductions/ (they are US based, but for some reason Google only wants to...
    27 replies | 799 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-17-2016, 03:01 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread M10 wolverine in RC Tanks
    Sweeeeeet, should get mine soon then :cool:
    4 replies | 330 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-17-2016, 10:53 AM
    The pershing has a lock out feature - you need to put the throttle trim tab on the radio to full reverse, and then push the stick to full reverse....
    2 replies | 182 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-16-2016, 02:52 PM
    I know that feeling well - if somebody else makes a tank from those parts its looks amazing - if I did it, it looks an ugly mess to my eyes :o
    12 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-16-2016, 02:17 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Tamiya IR LED issue in RC Tanks
    There is no Tamiya UK - its a just distributor, who is as much use as a chocolate tea-pot :(
    9 replies | 372 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-16-2016, 01:43 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Tamiya IR LED issue in RC Tanks
    Poop :(
    9 replies | 372 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-16-2016, 01:41 PM
    Easy enough to buy some brass tube and make a sleeve, and screw the recoil unit to the turret base... Don't confuse 'not simple' with 'not...
    12 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-16-2016, 10:55 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    The NiCD's (or NiMH's) will get hot, but generally they are safe - when I talk about batteries fizzling, I was hitting them with a 3.5A charger, not...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 04:12 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    1st post in the FAQ thread I linked: Q: How long should I charge my battery pack with the supplied wall charger? A: Add 15% to the battery...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 03:39 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    2 hours doesn't sound like much, unless HL's stock charger has improved significantly? :confused: Its a crap charger tho, even just buying the...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 02:53 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    1st post in the FAQ thread: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-tanks-369/5760954-rc-tank-f-q.html Sounds like poor battery charge is your culprit...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 01:59 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Pro's and Con's in RC Tanks
    Ok that helps :cool: All metal is a double edged sword for IR. (disclaimer - I don't have Taigen, I can only speak for Tamiya and its clones). As...
    18 replies | 428 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 12:34 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Pro's and Con's in RC Tanks
    (aftermarket electronics are available to retrofit any tank for IR battle, if that is your priority - even the Tamiya tanks require extra bits for IR...
    18 replies | 428 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 12:28 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Tamiya IR LED issue in RC Tanks
    not sure that you are supposed to plug the apple in backwards :eek: Has he got another tank or a TV remote that he can zap the apple with to check...
    9 replies | 372 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 12:22 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Pro's and Con's in RC Tanks
    First question is what do you want from them? People will come along and tell you their favourite brand is better, but its all down to what you want...
    18 replies | 428 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 11:53 AM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    The start process should be: Turn on radio and check red light on the handset Turn on tank, and check for flashing headlights Press the engine...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • YHR's Avatar
    09-15-2016, 09:43 AM
    YHR replied to a thread My Taigen Panther F in RC Tanks
    I am interested in hearing your thoughts on the TK60
    77 replies | 3108 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-14-2016, 03:59 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread New to Tanks in RC Tanks
    If it has crystals, try pulling them out and reinstalling - sometimes that can clear the problem. 5 Min wait sounds like a bad translation - you...
    32 replies | 838 view(s)
  • Ex_Pat_Tanker's Avatar
    09-14-2016, 03:55 PM
    Ex_Pat_Tanker replied to a thread Tamiya IR LED issue in RC Tanks
    Most likely is that the apple isn't connected properly. Tamiya (and other boards) lock out the emitter if the system doesn't detect the apple, in...
    9 replies | 372 view(s)
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