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  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:48 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    I was worried that I wouldn't find enough reference stuff to build an MBT 70 tank. But the data sources I found on the internet turned out to be...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-29-2014, 08:12 AM
    Do not be overly concerned about your painting. In WWII a lot of the camouflaged painting was done by the crews with brooms and mops. The factory...
    50 replies | 834 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-26-2014, 06:31 PM
    Bearings for the steel geared bent steel frame 3:1's sound good to me. Herman
    37 replies | 701 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-26-2014, 02:11 PM
    The sprockets are 60.00 a pair and the idlers are 40.00, and that includes shipping. Do you want the early style like what is on mine now or the late...
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    09-26-2014, 01:44 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread hello all in RC Tanks
    We are here to help. We don't like spending lots of money either. Herman
    26 replies | 520 view(s)
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    09-26-2014, 09:37 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread hello all in RC Tanks
    Yes, the Tamyia units are expensive. They are the standard that HEAT and the museum uses and most other clubs too. The DBC3 will allow you to use a...
    26 replies | 520 view(s)
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    09-26-2014, 09:28 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread hello all in RC Tanks
    Hi BludoTheSmelly! I believe there is if you are not using a 2.4ghtz radio. Congratulations on joining the happy throng of misfits known as tankers!...
    26 replies | 520 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-26-2014, 09:13 AM
    Thanks for all the good words on the Hetzers. I am still fighting with some electronic issues, but the track, sprocket, and idlers have finally been...
    76 replies | 1707 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-26-2014, 09:05 AM
    Thanks Chiefsonn. They were not posted on the site yesterday, I have kept looking since Monday. I had sent them emails asking if they were going to...
    2 replies | 93 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 01:21 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread PAYPAL question? in RC Tanks
    No PayPal? ...... No sale.......No kidding !!!!!
    61 replies | 1473 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 07:40 AM
    The tarp looks great.!!!! I gotta get some of that stuff...... but it's probably illegal in California. I'm always looking for materials that will...
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    09-25-2014, 07:38 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread PAYPAL question? in RC Tanks
    I rely on Pay Pal for all of my online purchases. I will not use my credit cards online again. Herman
    61 replies | 1473 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 07:31 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Stock or mod? in RC Tanks
    Everything I have has either been heavily modded or scratch built, and I do battle them. My mediums get killed early frequently, but I get in some...
    30 replies | 593 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-24-2014, 09:07 PM
    I am looking to buy two sets of the 1/16 Asiatam metal Hetzer tracks. Please PM me if you have some you are not using and want to sell them. Herman
    2 replies | 93 view(s)
  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    09-24-2014, 08:58 PM
    Outstanding pictures! Herman
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  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-24-2014, 04:18 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    Finally....I think I can see the end of the tunnel on building the suspension parts, I sure get tired of repetitive tasks. I'm glad I'm done with it...
    33 replies | 718 view(s)
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    09-24-2014, 01:48 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread The Tanker's Lounge in RC Tanks
    Yeah, me too .... I'm Polish and I worked as an electrician before I retired. I guess I have lost all of my skills.
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    09-24-2014, 12:16 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread The Tanker's Lounge in RC Tanks
    I wish I had built this !!!!! http://www.network54.com/Forum/110741/thread/1411521909/T-34L+%26quot%3BLIGHT%26quot%3B+Tank
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  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-24-2014, 07:31 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Stock or mod? in RC Tanks
    Some people drive their tanks :confused: I spend so much time building mine I don't have time to drive them ..... :( I gotta be doing something...
    30 replies | 593 view(s)
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    09-22-2014, 12:33 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    This took longer than I figured to get to get this point, but finally I can start on the hull that all of this will be mounted on. Then I can work...
    33 replies | 718 view(s)
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    09-22-2014, 09:09 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Tank Maintenance in RC Tanks
    WD40 is not a lubricant. It is a fish oil compound that displaces water. Use a light weight oil to lubricate the bushings or bearings. Herman
    22 replies | 506 view(s)
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    09-21-2014, 05:27 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Strato's SU-76i Build in RC Tanks
    Where did you get the Machine gun on the top? Rex
    16 replies | 390 view(s)
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    09-20-2014, 07:41 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread M4A1 field test 01 in RC Tanks
    More guys working controllers too. -------- When do you want all of us to show up at your house for the weekend ?????
    13 replies | 309 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-20-2014, 07:18 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    Thank you! New photos from a different angle are always welcome. The one of the suspension confirms that I got mine at least halfway right. Building...
    33 replies | 718 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 05:36 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    I've been trying to get the suspension to where it at least resembles the foggy pictures taken in shadowy light. Most of the photos I have found show...
    33 replies | 718 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 03:45 PM
    I could handle being exiled to Australia, or New Zealand, or Canada ..... no worries mate :)
    28 replies | 835 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 08:53 AM
    Oh great !!! Just when I was starting to get the hang of the Hammer and Hacksaw method of model building, somebody comes out with a new gizmo to do...
    28 replies | 835 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-18-2014, 08:08 PM
    ~~~~~~~~ Jeff .... When I get finished with building an absolutely perfect prototype MBT 70 model, I will work up a preliminary production cost...
    3 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-18-2014, 09:31 AM
    I originally hijacked another thread with this , and would like to correct that now. My Leopard had a bad turret rotation motor and a sound...
    3 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    09-17-2014, 05:35 PM
    The turret rotation motor is defective and the volume cannot be adjusted because the potentiometer that can do that was never installed in the tank....
    16 replies | 575 view(s)
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    I have been busy with life stuff but still play with tanks. I have started a blog to show off the models my friend in Durango and I have. It's a work in progress but I would be honored if you checked it out.

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