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  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:40 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Brass is pretty soft, drilling and filing is the way to go, shouldn't take long. I just filed down the cut edges 1/8" round rod for some drive shafts...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Very nice. One thing I might add, you may want to make them out of brass sheet instead and whatever you do, make the removable since they will get...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:06 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Stug IV Build in RC Tanks
    Excellent work. Isn't the aluminum angle great? Does the trick, is easy to find and work with.
    4 replies | 198 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-06-2016, 10:48 AM
    In fourteen years, I've only had one issue with 6 Tamiyas, and it's an intermittent flash on a Russian MFU. I don't hold that against them, even...
    19 replies | 623 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-06-2016, 06:51 AM
    Congrats! Don't forget the pics. The Tammy Jagd is probably the only remaining 1/16 tank interested in at this point.
    9 replies | 297 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-05-2016, 03:23 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Yeah, same here with our destroyer. The hull resonates sound like crazy, you can hear the gearbox from across the lake, it rivals the Visation...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-05-2016, 11:35 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Tank damage in RC Tanks
    Google Bon Ficha Tiger and you'll get a study in ordance testing. They captured an early and systematically threw everything they had at the hull to...
    11 replies | 395 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-03-2016, 12:26 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Yeh, for elevation in those turrets it would be sweet. I have a 1/350 Tamiya Yamato in the lineup for RC. I may try elevation, haven't gotten that...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-02-2016, 04:44 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    I would just get a normal micro servo like a 5 gr. Those HXT500s are amazing and under $3 from HK or a dollar or two more off eBay in the States. A...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-02-2016, 12:02 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Sure Rudy. Horizon sells them as spare parts, but I think they get like $15 or so for them. Hobby King sells a bunch of them, I'd most likely go...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
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    02-02-2016, 11:58 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Help in RC Tanks
    It might be a stupid question, and please don't be insulted, but I've made a bunch simple mistakes over the years by not having the amp hooked up to...
    3 replies | 184 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-02-2016, 11:51 AM
    That was my dream about 50 seconds after I first bought a couple of TBUs. Sitting on the deck wiith headsets on battling through a village in the...
    32 replies | 556 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-02-2016, 11:45 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Radio question in RC Tanks
    I'm pretty sure the Attack 2.4 that comes with the later ones like the JS-2 do it, I can't remember exactly and I'm not near the tank at the moment....
    8 replies | 314 view(s)
  • herrmill's Avatar
    02-01-2016, 10:35 PM
    Agreed. I wonder how much the new Maximus Modelbau kit will run? http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2589715
    124 replies | 5965 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-01-2016, 03:00 PM
    Magic. You could have a hundred lined up and bound with no issues. I don't know the exact science behind it, but I believe they frequency hop,...
    14 replies | 349 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    02-01-2016, 02:21 PM
    I thought I heard a few choice words drifting over from Benicia the other day.... Jerry
    22 replies | 657 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-31-2016, 12:20 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Tamiya Type 10 Tank in RC Tanks
    I second the never been shorted response, but you have been, so that's all that matters. You can get that bearing easily enough just by measuring...
    24 replies | 657 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-30-2016, 03:56 PM
    Didn't the 2 use a separate sound card? I bought one of his kits years ago, but soon added the 3 chip and went to a Benedini. I'm pretty sure there...
    1 replies | 134 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-30-2016, 08:22 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Beware of land mines! in RC Tanks
    That explains it. When you posted that pic of your battery, all I could think of is what the heck were you driving through. Looks like farm soil.
    5 replies | 335 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-30-2016, 08:18 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Are you having a laugh? in RC Tanks
    It's priced to cover returns. By the time he ships, collects and reships 18 units (the average it takes to get a working HL) he'll break even. Smart...
    6 replies | 454 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-29-2016, 10:17 AM
    ausf replied to a thread SU-152 build complete in RC Tanks
    What a beast. Excellent work, beautiful finish.
    10 replies | 370 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-29-2016, 10:15 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Those are Spektrum, but you can buy them at Hobby King for a lot cheaper. Spektrum has a great warranty on them, but with the figure, it's usually a...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
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    01-29-2016, 10:08 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    I use flat rate boxes to ship concrete zombie statues. It's fun to watch the scales creek.
    16 replies | 516 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-29-2016, 10:06 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    That is ridiculous Dan, I agree. I just got a 1/72 Revell Uboat from the UK that was $18 shipping with the exchange rate added. That's a 3 foot...
    16 replies | 516 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-29-2016, 07:19 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Postage Increase? in RC Tanks
    Last week, I stopped getting bulk discount, which raises each package about 20%. It's great, China subsidizes their Chinapost, the US leaves the...
    16 replies | 516 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-28-2016, 08:36 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Bigger battery pack? in RC Tanks
    Does the charger have a balancing plug (the battery does)?
    15 replies | 400 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-28-2016, 08:04 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    Nah. They are neither strong nor quick for that sharp snap you need on recoil. The conversion kit on the 38(t) uses a 5 gr servo linked by...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-28-2016, 07:41 PM
    Think Hoverboards and how they are spontaneously combusting. Batteries are safe when you know what you have and where it came from. Problem is,...
    8 replies | 310 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-28-2016, 07:03 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Mods. in RC Tanks
    It's this type, used on all the Horizon Hobby Ultra Micro planes. I ripped apart a bunch of wrecks and had a pile of servos and bricks that needed to...
    65 replies | 2191 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    01-28-2016, 06:54 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Bigger battery pack? in RC Tanks
    You gotta be more specific. When you say 2 cell, is it a lipo? A 2 cell NiMH would produce 2.4 volts, a 2 cell lipo produces 7.4 volts. ...
    15 replies | 400 view(s)
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