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  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    So here is where I am now. Paint and have the gloss coat applied. I think I am going to make and install the .50 cal barrel stowage mounts that go...
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    Yesterday, 02:04 PM
    Bob that s Gnarly! Very cool! Love mine.
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    03-27-2015, 02:43 PM
    Bob the halftrack doesnt have an AA remember. I have converted it to an m3 appearance and am in process of building a 75mm AT for it. Still drawing...
    10 replies | 296 view(s)
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    03-27-2015, 12:34 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread How do you tell in RC Tanks
    Wow Paul, you hate heng longs huh? I have tamiyas and Henglong shermans. I love the henglongs. I can build them, bash them upgeade them as I see fit...
    26 replies | 781 view(s)
  • ksoc's Avatar
    03-27-2015, 08:59 AM
    ksoc replied to a thread Can you test an IR emitter? in RC Tanks
    Apple keeps updating the iPhone with each release. What version phone did you test with?
    25 replies | 393 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-26-2015, 10:12 AM
    That will be the plan eventually... enjoy Disney World. My favorite adventure is there. They have a great Indiana Jones live action show.
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    03-25-2015, 10:52 PM
    Just for fun, boored on my lunch hour. New out of the box all plastic HL. I did not go surfing... It ran real good on the damp packed sand,...
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  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 01:56 PM
    Well, i went all out and bought a bunch of parts to try out, the HL spoke wheels, the 3 piece tranny cover, the perisope and guards, ( I think that...
    40 replies | 1972 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 01:05 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Launching Tk60 in RC Tanks
    That new board looks really cool. I have been wondering when a complete one board tank control would be available that could do a bit of what that...
    63 replies | 1715 view(s)
  • ksoc's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 12:16 AM
    ksoc replied to a thread Can you test an IR emitter? in RC Tanks
    The site for IR targets is RCTankHobby http://rctankhobby.com/html/products.html If you have a Tamiya Tank, the instructions for self testing...
    25 replies | 393 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 11:01 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Got the hull washed up tonight for painting prep. Also I decided to move the switches up into the hull and seal up the holes on the bottom as well...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
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    03-24-2015, 03:14 PM
    Sill looking if anybody has one they want to part with.
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  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 01:42 PM
    Brass is commonly done by chemical etching, texturizing and clean through. Never seen it done with a lazer but that would be cool. The hardest part...
    6 replies | 199 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 01:37 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Nick Aguilar mods in RC Tanks
    Guys, email him and ask for a list of what he makes and go from there. He is real low key and not vocal on the forums from what I have seen but is...
    9 replies | 245 view(s)
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    03-24-2015, 11:21 AM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Nick Aguilar mods in RC Tanks
    Firenick1265@yahoo.com he has lots of things now. Great products. If you want to see his A1 hull, scroll down a few posts to se my M4A1 build...
    9 replies | 245 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-23-2015, 11:05 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    I am nearly done with the modeling aspect of this project. Left to do is mount the periscope guards on the hull hatches. I am also going to put mid...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-23-2015, 12:03 PM
    I went to the website to order but he doesnt have a catagory for 1:16 stuff. Are your preproduction samples? when is he going to have the stuff...
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  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 09:39 AM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    I finished installing the elevation servo system and did some tests. Here are some pictures and a quick video.
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-20-2015, 06:42 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Abrams at Matomart in RC Tanks
    At least it reads as a complete, understandable sentenace. I had some instructions recently that were probably chinese written. The english was...
    11 replies | 298 view(s)
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    03-20-2015, 03:24 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Yep, i have lots of operating functions on my ho scale battleship USS Indiana, my submarine USS Bonefish, which has a pressure hull and ballast...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
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    03-20-2015, 12:58 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    The more I think about this I think there is a flaw in my plan. To use the continous rotation servo, the elevation stick needs to operate up and...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-20-2015, 09:41 AM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Dan, here is what I am going to use, its continuous rotation, so it stays where it is when you let go of the stick and it returns to center but the...
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  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-19-2015, 10:35 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Servo Recoil BABY! Just have to wait for my BARC4 from Dan at Battle Armor to start hooking it all up. Next I have to fabricate the elevation...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-18-2015, 10:27 AM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Yes, Nick makes ones, but when I bought the gun and mantle from him, he didnt tell me he makes the turret gun mount behind the mantle. He sent me one...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • ksoc's Avatar
    03-18-2015, 01:16 AM
    ksoc replied to a thread Sherman D Day decals in RC Tanks
    Rich, I have CAD software and access to PS. Get me some dimensions you'd like to use and the size of the sheet.
    11 replies | 198 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-17-2015, 11:44 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread M4a1 in RC Tanks
    Ive been hard at work. Lots of things done. Stowage board installed across the transmission cover. The board comes off, it is just sitting in...
    44 replies | 977 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-17-2015, 02:21 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Sherman D Day decals in RC Tanks
    Real size white stars are a huge pain in the ass, especially on the hood. Fogging under the stencil is hard to stop.
    11 replies | 198 view(s)
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    03-17-2015, 02:07 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Sherman D Day decals in RC Tanks
    I stencil and paint real, full size military vehicles, not too interested in doing models that way...
    11 replies | 198 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-17-2015, 01:51 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Sherman D Day decals in RC Tanks
    Im thinking the sheet at the top because of the amount of options available. Just buy one, blow it up and print it. unless somebody is good with...
    11 replies | 198 view(s)
  • RichJohnson's Avatar
    03-17-2015, 01:34 PM
    RichJohnson replied to a thread Sherman D Day decals in RC Tanks
    Something like this
    11 replies | 198 view(s)
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