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  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:06 AM
    Below is a list of surviving Jagdpanther that I know of, as far as I know only 3 of them were built by the REME after the war all the others have...
    11 replies | 233 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 10:52 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Time to read in RC Tanks
    Hey I can begin to walk short distances again! I can drive, automatics only, manuals have to sit it out for a while... Stitches come out next...
    15 replies | 291 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 10:44 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Immortal Hobbies??? in RC Tanks
    I need to order some Clark boards from you; what's ur stock like? Russian( T-34 ), StuG III and PzKw III types? Jerry
    33 replies | 1058 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 07:02 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Immortal Hobbies??? in RC Tanks
    "tight-wads" That's the polite conversation form of the description I used to define these people!
    33 replies | 1058 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 06:50 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Immortal Hobbies??? in RC Tanks
    I learned the hard way in the early- mid 1990s that modelers can be unpleasant to do business with when I was selling ( or trying to) my own cast...
    33 replies | 1058 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 04:05 PM
    Forgot to mention all Jagdpanther surviving today have post war Zimmerit and at least 3 of them were built post war by the British Army this is also...
    11 replies | 233 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-03-2015, 03:56 PM
    The term “Jags” only refers to a car Jaguar. There are two main type Jagdpanther the G1 and G2 there are 3 types of gun mantle, 3 different exhaust...
    11 replies | 233 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-02-2015, 11:38 PM
    Tanque started a thread Interesting video in RC Tanks
    Interesting as they are relative closeups of the machines and they're moving slowly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISwkEaMpPn8 Jerry
    0 replies | 74 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-01-2015, 06:05 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Interesting item in RC Tanks
    Yep, saw that. It's actually quite a bit smaller than 1/10 scale as it turns out I believe closer to 1/12.5 scale. Still a good catch. A full...
    10 replies | 390 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-01-2015, 12:04 PM
    Not to get off track, but that's not entirely accurate. You're talking about an opinion, not really a review, but that's kind of where the world...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-01-2015, 10:02 AM
    12 years ago I bought the Tamiya Tiger I for $540. If you knocked on my door today and asked to go battle, I'd most likely grab that one off the...
    198 replies | 4383 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-01-2015, 09:32 AM
    You don't. Believe it or not, there's little room in a JS-2 hull. With the rear gear boxes, speaker box and the forward location of the rotation...
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-28-2015, 04:46 PM
    ausf replied to a thread m4 sherman full option kit in RC Tanks
    I think he means the roadwheel bearings. Tamiya offers an actual Tamiya Hop Up bearing kit for the M4 (only FO I think they did it with), not...
    6 replies | 164 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 07:45 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Interesting item in RC Tanks
    Since it is a non-released prototype up for sale, does that mean it's the buyer's intellectual property now? $100 is a steal if he can start...
    10 replies | 390 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 07:39 AM
    Your Tamiya comment may be more true for you than anyone else on this forum. I don't think you'll be happy with anything short of one and will...
    198 replies | 4383 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 02:12 AM
    Tanque started a thread Interesting item in RC Tanks
    Just recently ended, was all plastic but would have been interesting; too bad it slipped by me... :-( ...
    10 replies | 390 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 04:28 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread 1/6 rc Tanks in RC Tanks
    John, it sounds as though you have at least x2 Armourtek models but the Jumbo who is that from? I have a Tiger 1 and a Jeep completed along with x2...
    8 replies | 250 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 04:28 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread 1/6 rc Tanks in RC Tanks
    John, it sounds as though you have at least x2 Armourtek models but the Jumbo who is that from? I have a Tiger 1 and a Jeep completed along with x2...
    8 replies | 250 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 03:16 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Out for delivery in RC Tanks
    Like I've said before, those are the three most beautiful words in the English language. ;) Welcome to the forum.
    24 replies | 808 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 07:14 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Airbrush questions in RC Tanks
    A few times a week, I use the same Iwata I bought over 30 years ago (HP-BC2), all original, nozzle and needle. Two years ago I bought another, just...
    14 replies | 328 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 07:07 AM
    ausf replied to a thread My tiger b. in RC Tanks
    Very nice. How about some more details? Which manufacturer, etc?
    16 replies | 318 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 02:31 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread 1/6 rc Tanks in RC Tanks
    Herman, John requested 1/6 as in very large not 1/16, there are no IR battles anywhere in 1/6. Welcome to the forum John, I myself have 1/6...
    8 replies | 250 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 01:45 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread surprising in RC Tanks
    It isn't surprising at all considering the global appeal of 1/35 scale. And as the other said Italaeri or Dragon/DML have proportionally an even...
    8 replies | 225 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 12:29 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Building Models Picture in RC Tanks
    I have a few different ones that are not photoshopped, but actual period pieces. Some are recognition models, but I've seen a few guys carving...
    3 replies | 148 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 12:12 PM
    In my mind it's easy: Structurally, you want an aluminum inner hull. Strong, light weight and won't crack. All working suspension parts should...
    17 replies | 427 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 12:00 PM
    ausf replied to a thread surprising in RC Tanks
    I'm going to have to disagree in terms of detailing. Tamiya 1/35 is kind of clunky in the armor realm, but even the earliest DML kits blow away the...
    8 replies | 225 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 07:34 PM
    ausf replied to a thread surprising in RC Tanks
    Tamiya is a light weight in the 1/35 armor field to boot. DML, Trumpeter, Tristar, AFV Club, Italeri, etc are more armor specific and better at it as...
    8 replies | 225 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 11:55 AM
    Tanque replied to a thread Time to read in RC Tanks
    Hmmm you may have something there Rex. Say while u mentioned it can u whip me up a 1:10 scale toe truck? I know u could probably whip one up...
    15 replies | 291 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 11:03 AM
    Tanque replied to a thread Time to read in RC Tanks
    Good one! No time like the present that's for sure... Jerry
    15 replies | 291 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 09:59 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Time to read in RC Tanks
    Just don't end up like this:
    15 replies | 291 view(s)
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