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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 08:44 AM
    All of what has been said is great. A replacement smoke unit can be purchased for about $10.00 new from Mato mart or Taigen. The all steel w/bearings...
    8 replies | 240 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 03:26 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    I'm too far into it to give it up! There are still a buncha details to deal with, but the big chunks turned out ok. This is it so far. I think I will...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    07-17-2016, 01:19 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Bruder Truck Build in RC Tanks
    Your truck looks like a 6X6 version of the International Harvester M-1-4/M-2-4 truck that the Navy and Marines used in WWII. Nice! rex
    15 replies | 682 view(s)
  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    07-17-2016, 10:49 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    Seeing this makes me want to give up scratchbuilding my Lang project, but the price of ever getting one is way out of my budget. ...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    07-16-2016, 07:20 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread M16 Half-Track in RC Tanks
    I did notice that you stated that you turned on the track first and then the transmitter. Reverse that procedure and see if it helps by turning on...
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    07-15-2016, 11:54 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    Green Amphibian ~~~~ I am not an old guy. I am a youthful spirit that exists within a chronologically mature life form. Your Ontos looks good! ...
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    07-14-2016, 01:50 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    I would not like them laughing me out of the courthouse either Rex. Us old guys have to stick together and stay out of the pictures. Herman
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    07-14-2016, 09:48 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    I want to thank whoever nominated me for membership in the "Google Search Reference Page for Incredibly Wonderful Photos of Really Neat Model Tank...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    07-13-2016, 02:28 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread M50 ontos in RC Tanks
    I have an RC 1/16 one on hold right now. I have some other projects to finish first. Herman
    12 replies | 365 view(s)
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    07-09-2016, 06:18 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    I did not modify the hull on the one I did. I was very concerned with the gearboxes not fitting. I think it looks and came out great anyway. Herman
    23 replies | 687 view(s)
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    07-09-2016, 12:23 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    Martellus -- I built my Hellcat from a 21st Century Toys Walker Bulldog lower hull. It (and the crew) are 1/18th scale. The track is a rubber band...
    23 replies | 687 view(s)
  • HAL_HUSKER's Avatar
    07-09-2016, 10:51 AM
    thanks a lot. We try to make it good and useful to all interested in the hobby and rctank sport. Frankly we hope that some day we could gather on...
    3 replies | 212 view(s)
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    07-09-2016, 08:01 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    I also had the fun of building one --- rex
    23 replies | 687 view(s)
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    07-09-2016, 06:03 AM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread M-18 in RC Tanks
    I made an M18 from a bulldog. Scratch built the upper and the turret and used Pziv tracks.
    23 replies | 687 view(s)
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    07-08-2016, 01:56 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~~~~ The model is not very accurate, but the story is the absolute truth ---- Here's what happened --- When Der Fuhrer heard about the...
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    07-08-2016, 10:09 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    My eyes aren't as good as they used to be, but at least I still have perfect 20/20 hindsight. Originally, I asked myself, "Why couldn't a guy take...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
  • HAL_HUSKER's Avatar
    07-07-2016, 12:14 PM
    So Guys, we launched our second part of RCTank Sport information web-site for non-Russian speaking audience. If you are a fan of RCTank Battles...
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  • Rex Ross's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 01:41 PM
    Maybe a photo when it is overcast, cloudy, rainy would be just right --- no sunlight. I have seen some photos on this forum that were incredibly like...
    41 replies | 1531 view(s)
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    07-06-2016, 07:50 AM
    ~~~~~~ Hey!!!! --- The Rat Patrol ain't just for kids! I was a nut case for that series and I got the second series on DVD a few years ago. Thanks...
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    07-06-2016, 07:13 AM
    You do nice work! :) rex
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    07-03-2016, 02:48 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    While I was waiting for some parts from Mato to be delivered, I did some more work on the early and late versions of my Brummbar project. There are...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 10:22 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    This is a really rough hammer and hacksaw start based on what photos I have found from doing Google searches. I gotta build a set of dropdown side...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 06:13 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    I accept you definition of "clunky" and see your point about safety. When I get finished with this project I will be sure to place it on the shelf so...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 06:08 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Bruder Truck Build in RC Tanks
    I clicked on the 3 listings and the pictures came up . rex
    15 replies | 682 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 05:36 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Bruder Truck Build in RC Tanks
    Greg, Thanks for the offer but I don't have any plans to do anything that will need a tarp any time soon. I usually use aluminum foil or an old worn...
    15 replies | 682 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 03:31 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~ Less Clunky? How dare you refer to one of my potential model projects with such an insulting and derogatory remark! Sir, you have thrown down...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    06-28-2016, 10:13 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Bruder Truck Build in RC Tanks
    The tarp looks good. What did you use? rex
    15 replies | 682 view(s)
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    06-27-2016, 09:12 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    I did a quick check of the 88mm conversion Idea with my 1/18th scale 88. Removing the travel base would be a hassle so I just put it down on the...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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    06-26-2016, 09:25 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Panzer IV Frenzy in RC Tanks
    No apologies necessary gents. I did some more searching for this project and the gun tub that has the drop down side panels also had 88mm and 37mm...
    43 replies | 1571 view(s)
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