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  • Tanque's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:07 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    Here we go. I spoke with Rich this afternoon and he reminded me that the model was a 1/12 scale SKL/45 " Big Bertha " WWI rail gun. He had written...
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    Yesterday, 05:24 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    Just strictly by weight alone one of these was equivalent to 21 King Tigers....
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    Yesterday, 12:14 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    I thought there was a fellow here in the states, Clarence Johnson ( or was it Johnston? ) who made either a 1/10 or 1/8 scale German railway gun ...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 AM
    ausf started a thread Merry Christmas guys! in RC Tanks
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    Yesterday, 11:09 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    Oh yeah. I've watched that Dora come together in real time, but my favorite part was getting glimpses of his collection, including the MG42 seen...
    17 replies | 357 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:20 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    I guess you never saw this one. I remember following the build online: http://www.vonabt.co.uk/models/Dora/DoraBuild.htm Jerry, they had one of...
    17 replies | 357 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:35 AM
    Tanque replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    I saw that part about it weighing 50 pounds... and 7 feet long when built. I like odd ball models of all types. I doubt one of these is an investment...
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    12-23-2014, 09:19 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Not A Tank... in RC Tanks
    Have you ever seen one of those built? The kit is fantastic, but it's about the size of a new Fiat. ;) I sold a few when the kit came out years...
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  • Tanque's Avatar
    12-23-2014, 03:30 PM
    Boy that KT driver looks vaguely familiar....
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-23-2014, 11:30 AM
    That sucks. I guess I'm glad I don't fly much anymore. Besides the 6i and some Losi frames in a Kubel and Schwimm, I don't use many Horizon products...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-23-2014, 11:11 AM
    Not all Tamiyas are $700. You can get the M4 for under $500. The difference is: Tamiya started the whole 1/16 RC tank movement and remains...
    28 replies | 619 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    12-23-2014, 06:33 AM
    I was always curious about this practice since over the years in general, they've consistently bent over backwards to help, sending replacement stuff...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 08:48 PM
    That is ground-breaking. I love Horizon and that just ices the cake in my mind. They must have gotten tired of hearing requests for conversion kits....
    22 replies | 378 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 08:38 PM
    If you're looking for scale realism, you'll really need to be building and modding, which requires painting. Tamiya will offer the best in terms of...
    28 replies | 619 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 05:28 PM
    I did it to my DX6i. Perhaps it's not the latest, but I would have loved to be able to mix the throttle cut button but there was no way. Honestly,...
    22 replies | 378 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 04:32 PM
    ausf replied to a thread AFV Model order problems in RC Tanks
    Sounds like they'll send you a Paypal invoice. A lot of overseas vendors prefer that since they can set accurate shipping. I usually go that route...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 04:09 PM
    All Txs use potentiometers for position, so if you''ve done it to one, you're good in terms of how-to. Three wires, you cut into the center and...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 02:08 PM
    Phillipines? He ordered stuff from me last week but I haven't heard from him since. He's retired, but took on another full time gig plus all...
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 12:06 PM
    Whenever you switch a Tx/Rx with a DMD, you should reset it to set travel points. It's right in the manual, it'll walk you through it. If you don't...
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  • Tanque's Avatar
    12-22-2014, 10:37 AM
    The only thing I will say about adding more power to a model tank, any model tank is tread carefully. The initial gearing takes a beating especially...
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    12-22-2014, 08:05 AM
    ausf replied to a thread ElMod Issues in RC Tanks
    I second the Tx/Rx as culprit. I only have one El Mod product, the Thinktank for the Kettenkrad and it's fantastic, so I can't help in terms of any...
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  • Tanque's Avatar
    12-21-2014, 08:34 PM
    I was just teasing regarding scale, sort of. There is no perfect scale. I will say this. 1/10 scale was far more popular when Mark's tank was...
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  • Tanque's Avatar
    12-21-2014, 07:16 PM
    One great thing? One??? One of MANY great things, bub! :D:D Jerry
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-21-2014, 10:13 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Pz IV Ausf G DAK Build in RC Tanks
    Outstanding.
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-21-2014, 07:47 AM
    You don't need a TBU at all, but what you do use must be compatible. The sensor(s) have to be right range (off the top of my head, I think it's 38K)....
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    12-21-2014, 07:34 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Girls und panzer in RC Tanks
    I've read the criticism of the Russian stuff being removed on the reviews when I was looking at the DVD choices. I'm glad to see that there are...
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    12-20-2014, 10:37 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Girls und panzer in RC Tanks
    Don't forget 'I came, I saw, I conquered" in Latin across the glacis. ;)
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  • ausf's Avatar
    12-20-2014, 07:54 AM
    As Dan stated, the apple is just a fancy housing for an IR receiver, 4 LEDs with a couple of resistors and a capacitor to make the voltage fluctuate...
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    12-19-2014, 07:37 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Girls und panzer in RC Tanks
    It's on Hulu too. I watched an episode with my son today. One girl spies on the school that uses Allied tanks to see if they're going to bring a...
    20 replies | 706 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    12-19-2014, 06:07 PM
    I'm really interested in hearing more about this. I've never even tried on a set of goggles so I have no idea what to expect but definitely could see...
    21 replies | 426 view(s)
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