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  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    Today, 10:31 PM
    Mike, I have to complete the 222 first before I start on the Panther, but I know which tank from which unit I will build and there will be one or two...
    6 replies | 73 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    Today, 01:29 PM
    I received my Panther today, all boxes have been unpacked and checked but it may be a few weeks before I even start the build.
    6 replies | 73 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 12:31 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Needed Track for Panzer IV in RC Tanks
    Have you tried whether regular III/IV links will fit? In ref photos I've seen, the ends frequently broke off and if a normal link would get you...
    6 replies | 172 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 AM
    The Tamiya switch controls power from the battery, which means it has to be on for the Rx to be receiving power. Unless you plan on running a...
    2 replies | 87 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Trumpeter sprues? in RC Tanks
    You can usually get replacement sprues direct from the companies. I have in the past for 1/35 from DML with no problem, and Italeri, but they...
    8 replies | 135 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:55 PM
    My problem is space. 1/10 scale models aren't the largest available but they do chew up space. Once upon a time I was involved with multiple facets...
    14 replies | 280 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:33 AM
    When... Does a passing fancy turn into an interest? When does an interest turn into a hobby? A hobby to a passion? A passion to a Calling?...
    14 replies | 280 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:03 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Schurtzen armor for Mk IV in RC Tanks
    Schurzen is relatively easy to scratch build with K&S brass stock. The problem is it's labor intensive. Any kit would most likely be either very...
    3 replies | 120 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-26-2017, 02:42 AM
    Remember these things were more akin to locomotives than assembly line Shermans, so there's always a steps along the way when things were introduced,...
    11 replies | 339 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-25-2017, 07:38 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread My new baby in RC Tanks
    I had some strange interaction with the photo upload during my initial post. I'll try again here to get some other views loaded. There's still some...
    9 replies | 314 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-25-2017, 10:06 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Box Opening, Value Gear in RC Tanks
    Shore and Rockwell are similar, 80D is like 70 in Rockwell. Styrene is 75D. I think Shore is mainly used to rate Rubber, all silicones are rated...
    11 replies | 307 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-25-2017, 08:57 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Box Opening, Value Gear in RC Tanks
    I'm glad I could help. By the way, don't sand too much before you check. Typical resin has a shore hardness around 80D, so it sands fast,...
    11 replies | 307 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-25-2017, 08:18 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Box Opening, Value Gear in RC Tanks
    Lay a sheet of sandpaper on a table or glass (or glass table) an just rub it back and forth until it's as flat as you want it. If you use coarse...
    11 replies | 307 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-24-2017, 12:37 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Box Opening, Value Gear in RC Tanks
    There's nothing wrong with open molds as long as the underside is not going to be seen and they are filled consistently without bubbling. I generally...
    11 replies | 307 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-23-2017, 11:02 PM
    Patchcon, glad to help, I do have a build at the moment of my Sd.Kfz.222 then there is the tank that will arrive in a few weeks’ time which will be...
    24 replies | 590 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-23-2017, 10:37 PM
    Tanque started a thread My new baby in RC Tanks
    Latest addition to my 1/10 fleet. From the able hands of Nils Hermann,,,I'm still assembling the bits of the model that were sent separately. ...
    9 replies | 314 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-23-2017, 05:53 AM
    ausf replied to a thread Questions for a New Build? in RC Tanks
    I'm surprised you had that reaction to the Sherman. I'm not a M4 guy either, but the Tamiya kit is one one the best IR battlers and easiest to build....
    23 replies | 429 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 11:02 PM
    The filler caps are self-made to fit the Armourtek engine grills I used on my build I have also made them to fit Mark I Tanks with inserts that need...
    24 replies | 590 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 02:59 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread 1/6 Tiger I build in RC Tanks
    When I get chance I have to complete the 222 then I can start on the next tank which will arrive in 2-3 weeks, I already know exactly which tank and...
    146 replies | 46443 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 02:20 PM
    rivetcounter replied to a thread 1/6 Tiger I build in RC Tanks
    Mike, it seems that this post is out of date and requires updating, 2 years ago I sold the Tiger so this has now gone to a new home but the new owner...
    146 replies | 46443 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 12:54 PM
    ausf replied to a thread Tamiya Panther underway. in RC Tanks
    Still unfinished, just needs some small details and a good sloppy coat of OD. It is now for sale in the classifieds: ...
    10 replies | 785 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 12:47 PM
    I found a box that this'll fit in, so I finally got serious about selling it. On background, it's my unfinished Tamiya Panther to M10 conversion....
    0 replies | 114 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-22-2017, 12:21 PM
    As its you Mike, here are the links http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-tanks-369/7953383-1-6-tiger-i-build.html this is from the very beginning and...
    24 replies | 590 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-21-2017, 11:10 PM
    Scratchwerk,, the wheels are alloy with rubber tyres, the radio should be simple your tracks should be either on two sticks forward and reverse used...
    24 replies | 590 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-21-2017, 05:48 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread King Tiger restoration in RC Tanks
    Not sure why http://www.koenigstiger.ch keeps getting redirected to http://www.koenigstiger.ch/pages/webgalerie/index.html If you get a bad page...
    3 replies | 274 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-20-2017, 06:52 PM
    Tanque started a thread King Tiger restoration in RC Tanks
    Have not seen updates since last summer, but I suppose they are taking a measured approach with a rare machine.. http://www.koenigstiger.ch ...
    3 replies | 274 view(s)
  • ausf's Avatar
    03-19-2017, 01:35 PM
    My vacuum chamber.
    7 replies | 299 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-19-2017, 02:01 AM
    These tanks are made in Russia all Mark does is add the electrics, first thing you want to do is install the correct split link in the chain from the...
    24 replies | 590 view(s)
  • rivetcounter's Avatar
    03-18-2017, 02:53 PM
    I would just send them the parts list and numbers along with quantities you need to fix the tank tell them you would be more than happy if they payed...
    11 replies | 478 view(s)
  • Tanque's Avatar
    03-17-2017, 04:57 PM
    Tanque replied to a thread IBU2 Question in RC Tanks
    I apologize for being incommunicado or at best having spotty communications. It appears my ATT Uverse gateway has given up the ghost after 3 years...
    85 replies | 3042 view(s)
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