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    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Oh wow.... in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~~~~~ Yes, I did build a WW I Mobile Armored Protective Enclosure, Mk 1, self powered. It actually was tested to protect infantrymen from...
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    12-15-2014, 03:16 PM
    https://www.google.com/search?q=WW+II+German+200+liter+fule+drums&biw=1024&bih=505&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=Ik-PVMziLIegNtaRgYgH&ved=0CB8QsA...
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    12-14-2014, 06:19 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Heng Long Sherman in RC Tanks
    Oh yes we are pickey, that is why we are interested in new smaller speakers! Herman
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    12-14-2014, 11:56 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread ZTZ 99 conversion in RC Tanks
    Those parts as a set are on this link ...
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    12-14-2014, 09:49 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread ZTZ 99 conversion in RC Tanks
    When I look at the prices of some of those parts I wonder why I scratch build some things. Then I look at the shipping costs .............. :( rex
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    12-13-2014, 01:18 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Oh wow.... in RC Tanks
    Oh just go ahead and start building one ..... we all know that you could do it !!! rex
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    12-12-2014, 07:28 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Next Project in RC Tanks
    PM sent rex
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    12-12-2014, 12:48 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Next Project in RC Tanks
    I have two questions. 1 What's your definition of fun? 2. How are you going to do the track? rex
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    12-11-2014, 03:46 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread ZTZ 99 conversion in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~~ Awwww Sheeeesh ----- Now ya tell me !!! Got photos of yours? I spent the morning attempting to mix paint that matched the colors on my...
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    12-10-2014, 01:23 PM
    Rex Ross started a thread ZTZ 99 conversion in RC Tanks
    I was having a slight case of buyer remorse when I got my ZTZ 99 recently. That told me I really wanted the ZTZ 99A. I started to think about what...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    12-10-2014, 10:44 AM
    The ones I was working on had serrated washers between the hull mount and the half shaft that kept them from moving when tightened up. These look...
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    12-09-2014, 08:38 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread tank transporter in RC Tanks
    Mark --- My garage is full of "things I might be able to use someday". Heck, I just built a section of a pontoon bridge out of a box of PVC pipe...
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    12-09-2014, 04:26 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread tank transporter in RC Tanks
    I love the use of the phrases 'whip out' and 'a few months'. ;) ausf ~~~~~~~ I gotta amend my statement a little. The M 40 SPG was not part...
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    12-09-2014, 12:35 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread tank transporter in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~ That Bruder rig worked great for me. Here is a simple static conversion that I was able to whip out in only a few months. rex
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    12-07-2014, 07:42 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Cromwell/BARC4 video in RC Tanks
    Very impressive .... sounds and looks great. rex
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    12-05-2014, 01:02 PM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Patton crosses the Rhine in RC Tanks
    The paint on this pontoon project is dry and I guess it looks ok, but it doesn't float very well. It weighs 53 ounces and sinks about halfway down...
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    12-05-2014, 09:41 AM
    danlrc ...... I agree with you about waiting for a while. Back in olden times, when my first desk top computer needed a DOS command to operate, I...
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    12-04-2014, 11:20 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Question in RC Tanks
    I run a DX6i and a DX9. Depending on what all I have working in the tank or boat. Herman
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    12-04-2014, 06:56 PM
    Green Amphibian replied to a thread Jesus, America! in RC Tanks
    They will do it quickly also. I got the parts for the Pz IV in just a couple of days and everything works perfectly. Herman
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    12-04-2014, 08:43 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Patton crosses the Rhine in RC Tanks
    Did Patton piss in the tea like he did the Rhine?[/QUOTE ~~~~~~~~~~ I don't think he "enhanced" the tea, but I have heard the story about...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    12-03-2014, 08:45 PM
    Are the adjustable idlers sold separately? Very similar to some I have been working on. Herman
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    12-03-2014, 09:28 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Cromwell build in RC Tanks
    Beautiful build ---- my eyes always love to see beautiful things first thing in the morning. rex
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    12-02-2014, 11:56 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Patton crosses the Rhine in RC Tanks
    The Jeep is the second scratch build I ever did. I got the R/C parts out of a $20 Toys R Us model. The Jeep body is a copy of the Verlinden 120mm...
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    12-02-2014, 11:43 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Patton crosses the Rhine in RC Tanks
    Yeah ---- It floats! That kinda surprised me because I thought it would sink like a brick. It weighs 53 ounces, without a load. I made it out of 1...
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    12-02-2014, 10:18 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Don't hate me but.... in RC Tanks
    I was still half asleep when I clicked on that but it sure woke me up in a heck of a hurry. Thanks, seeing and hearing that was a great way to start...
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    12-01-2014, 06:06 PM
    A news report by Walter Cronkite in Stars and Stripes magazine. 23 March, 1945. General Patton wanted to be the first one to cross the Rhine to...
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    11-28-2014, 10:19 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    Hey Rex, did your ZTZ-99 come with the external fuel tanks for the rear? Have you made any decisions on what you might do with that? Still planning a...
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    11-28-2014, 09:20 AM
    Rex Ross replied to a thread Mbt 70 wip ..... in RC Tanks
    ~~~~~~~ That "Failed tanks " series is great. I saw one episode once, but not about the MBT 70. Thanks ..... ya made my day ..... maybe my week...
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    11-28-2014, 08:32 AM
    To me, nothing is more fun than scratch building. PayPal and opening a box costs less and takes less time than scratch building, but the pleasure I...
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  • Green Amphibian's Avatar
    11-27-2014, 09:21 PM
    There needs to be a flash in the end of the barrel that can be seen by other tankers when firing. There is normally not enough room to mount both of...
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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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