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    Today, 01:21 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Sd.Kfz. Preview in RC Tanks
    Diffs, there is no right or wrong diff to use as converting the 250 to RC you really are re-inventing the wheel, every conversion has been done...
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    12-06-2016, 12:12 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Sd.Kfz. Preview in RC Tanks
    The reduction will depend on if there is a further reduction in the differential as this will affect the speed also, I take one step at a time first...
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    12-05-2016, 02:46 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Sd.Kfz. Preview in RC Tanks
    Nice video Gary, if you are not wanting to use a cordless drill you could use a transmission from a rock crawler http://store.rc4wd.com/ this is what...
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    12-02-2016, 03:42 AM
    Crius, you paint a far better picture than my work requires there are far better builders out there than me but I thank you for your kind comments. ...
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    11-30-2016, 12:11 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    I either buy direct from there stand at Dortmund or pay by bank transfer, the latter is very normal in Europe, you could also send them an email...
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    11-27-2016, 10:35 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    For some reason Mark likes to use the most confusing long winded method of operating the Benedini sound system by quickly moving the control stick a...
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    11-25-2016, 09:05 AM
    Moving along on my Panzerspähwagen Sd.Kfz.222 re-build, recently I have been working on the rear mudguards, rear stowage bins and lighting firstly...
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    11-24-2016, 02:34 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    Which sound unit are you having? The front mudguards I made, when I sold the Tiger the new owner requested rear mudguards so I made them also, the...
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    11-23-2016, 10:46 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    Opening up the engine grills will help get more sound out and help with the look of depth to the model unless you paint the centres of the grills...
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    11-23-2016, 02:39 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    I can’t understand his postal costs for instance etched stowage bin catches are $15 per set postage to England is $12 for x2 sets or more then the...
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    11-21-2016, 07:12 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    The track recoil is built into the Russian sound unit the recording is a Russian diesel tractor and every time you move you have a horrible gear...
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    11-20-2016, 11:09 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Rolls Royse Merlin in RC Tanks
    Jerry some 25 years ago a chap in Australia cut 2 cylinders off a Merlin engine to build a V2 engine Motorcycle in fact read about it...
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    11-20-2016, 10:56 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    If you are planning on back dating to an early version then you will also need the loaders hatch with the frame attached, one thing about Field of...
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    11-20-2016, 03:09 AM
    The problem with the Schwimmi is to get the thing to move with suspension fitted there are a number of builds without suspension this is much simpler...
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    11-20-2016, 02:52 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Mark 1 Tank in RC Tanks
    What parts did you order with the Tiger?
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    11-19-2016, 08:30 AM
    Another upgrade I have been working on is the doors or to be precise the internal detail of the doors, I have added the locking system and also the...
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    11-18-2016, 02:42 AM
    Mike the jerking can also be electronic interference known as “Noise” from the motor or speed controller if this still happens this may be the cause,...
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    11-14-2016, 12:25 PM
    Latest update on my Sd.Kfz.222 Panzerspähwagen, recently I have been working on a few time consuming updates one being completing the front mudguards...
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    11-13-2016, 11:17 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread Ebay Scam? in RC Tanks
    Is the Schwimmwagen Dragon or 21st Centuary
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    11-13-2016, 05:32 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread ARMORTEK Panther A in RC Tanks
    Tom, I also would be very interested in your Koti build.
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    11-12-2016, 05:16 AM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread ARMORTEK Panther A in RC Tanks
    £1200 for a 1/6 scale tank, you can’t build one in China for that price; this is only somewhat 40% more than a Tamiya 1/16 model, wacky wacky old...
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