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Old 04-19-2012, 09:22 AM
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I've been thinking about trying to start a local RC tank club for several years, but never got around to being able to devote enough time to actually do it. This year I finally decided to plunge in & will actively try to create more interest in my local area for an infrared 1/24 scale battle tank club. I realize this is not the norm, as it seems 1/16 scale is abundantly more popular if you search the various RC tank forums & internet for existing RC tank clubs, especially for those clubs I've found to have their own websites.

A while ago I might have agreed with those who made blanket statements that the small scale tanks left so much to be desired in quality & detail, that buying one & then having a very bad experience with them may have stopped many potential RC tankers in their tracks , possibly altering their minds into never trying or graduating up to the more expensive larger scale tanks. However, after owning 6 VSTank Pro IR tanks for over 4 years now, I wouldn't agree with that blanket assessment anymore.

I wouldn't be against a mixed club with members having several different scale tanks, but in the beginning I would desire the main support to be for the 1/24 scale. I think the 1/24 scale IR tanks that VSTank & FOV offer now can be extremely fun, with their battlefields & battles providing as much fun as any interested RC tanker might crave if they are done right, & at a very discounted price compared to those encountered with 1/16 scale tanks & battlefield accessories. At the very least the 1/24 scale certainly can be a great stepping stone for those not knowing if they could become totally committed to the hobby or 100% sure that RC tanking is for them at all, so they could test the RC tank battle experience before committing to very expensive IR 1/16 battle tanks & battlefields.

So with that warped thinking & rationalization, I created a new website & will be actively seeking new members who have as similarly warped minds as my own!

Club Name: Bucks Armored Division and Strategic Simulations - B.A.D.A.S.S. Force
Club Location: Bucks & Montgomery counties, Sellersville main location, Pennsylvania, United States
Contact Info: Craig , (info@badassforce.com)
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:17 PM
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Club Name[/b]:Bintaro Panzerkampfwagen 9th Division
Club Location[/b]:Sektor 9 Bintaro, Tangerang Selatan, Banten, Indonesia
Contact Info:[/b]Suwi Dadi Utomo (+6281294007997)
Website URL:[/b]www.vstankindo.com(under construction)
Club Logo: under construction

visiting Indonesia ? please stop by..
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:28 AM
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Here is a NORDPACvideo of the 2012 Arlington Washington Fly-In recorded last week.

NORDPAC Arlington 2012 Video (6 min 44 sec)

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Looking for a Nevada tank club??? Some group who runs 1:16 scale.`
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:29 AM
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ORIGINAL: WhtWlf80120 Looking for a Nevada tank club??? Some group who runs 1:16 scale.`

Are you moving to Nevada? What city?
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Old 09-03-2012, 03:49 PM
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Is anyone interested in starting an RC Tank club in North Louisiana?
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:10 AM
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i might have missed it, but does any one know if there is one in minneapolis ,mn?
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:52 PM
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Any tank clubs exist in or east of Atlanta, GA? A couple of us in Augusta GA want to get into tank battles if there's a group close by.

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Old 11-25-2012, 08:01 AM
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yes i would like to join one to iam from stillwater, i hunt up by you next to the harley grounds.i love rcing.i got tiger1,snow leopard,jagp,panther,stug,late tiger,panzer 1,2,3and4 all hl
The next NEAD battleday is in one week. Here is a link to our site with the info...join us. It is all free.

Here is a link to join the club too. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/queens...guid=126067205
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:00 AM
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Merry Xmas,

I'm just a 74 yr old beginner who just bought a new taigen Tiger I.  I love it, and it works fine.  I have 2 questions.

1- can I reduce the speed?  The company that makes it put the wrong instruction book in the box.

2- how do I lower the sound?  The book listed noise reduction as a feature.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:05 AM
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I'm looking for a tank club in suffolk county ny.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:06 AM
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You can reduce the speed by installing 3:1 gearboxes, the volume control is the white rotary switch in hatch with power and smoker switches.

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Old 12-12-2012, 10:08 AM
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NEAD would be your closest club.
NY/NJ club.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/queenspanzergroup/
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:32 AM
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Thanks Buckeye36.  I will try it out.  The one thing with being a beginner I start from scratch.  Merry Xmas.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:45 PM
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U are right.  Except, it's a knob u turn in the chassis.  Now I'll look into that 3.1 motor.  Thanks again
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:47 PM
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Buckeye, could u post a pic. Of ur Sherman, with specs.  I'm looking for a 1/16, Sherman.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:39 PM
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My Sherman is a Tamiya, hasFirst Gen gearboxes with 400 motors, Impact T-66metal tracks, Impact resin returnrollers, DT elevation arm, idler bracketand transmission brace.
The rest of the tank is stock.

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Thank u Buckeye for the pics.  The tank looks great.  I'm looking to build an rc tank.  U have any suggestions?  Remember, I'm 74, and just beginning.  Thanks for all your help.
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Are you looking to build a Tamiya or reworkan HL?
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:46 AM
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What do u suggest?  I would like something I could update while building.  I like the heavy models.  (More metal, and a slower motor. 3.1). Tanks don't fly like the one I have.

Thanks again for ur help.  If I'm annoying, let me know.
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Hi Any in Maine ?
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Hi All any in MAINE ?
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Can I leave my battery in the tank, or do I have to take it out after use.

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Hello,

I am looking for a club/group related to RC Tanks in the Martinsburg, WV area. I am brand new and looking at buying a Heng Long or something... but would
love to find a club in my area. Or even some other people just interested in maybe forming our own club.

I have tried to sort through this topic but with no luck.

Thanks



UPDATE:
I still have not found anyone in my area that is interested in RCtank warfare. Iwill leave my email address if your in the Eastern Panhandle of WV drop me a email.
fcso215@hotmail.com

Thanks

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