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    Very interesting. I am thinking of trying to...

    Very interesting.
    I am thinking of trying to convert an old Action Man BSA into a radio controlled bike.
    Nothing fast or complicated just forward, reverse(?) and steer left and right.
    I don't need...
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    Sticky: Not sure if this will work. I've just started to...

    Not sure if this will work.
    I've just started to create a WWI Whippet Light Tank in 30th scale using a smallish RC toy tank chassis from Maplins here in the UK.
    Lots of fun especially creating the...
  3. SyCo, Thanks for the suggestion. I had thought...

    SyCo, Thanks for the suggestion.
    I had thought of trying to put a servo inside a figure so the rider would steer and a spindle/gear which would rub on the rear tyre to turn it but I don't have the...
  4. There is a setup which might give an idea of what...

    There is a setup which might give an idea of what I am trying to achieve on this Blog at:
    http://lab.guilhermemartins.net/2010/02/22/giving-life-dead-rc-cars/

    The only problem is I don't have...
  5. Thank you for the replies. The sidecar...

    Thank you for the replies.
    The sidecar dimensions are 8" Long x 5" wide x 5" High

    It sounds like the stryker is the wrong way round for me.
    I'll need a small wheel at the front for direction and...
  6. Is there a 3 wheeler kit around help please

    I can't think where to put this question so here goes.

    On the basis that there are 3 wheeler cars around I was wondering if there are any 3 wheeler RC kits about?

    I have been repairing and...
  7. 8th or 6th scale classic british motorbike help please

    With a lot of help from various people here (mainly phmaximus) I have got my scratch built WWII Jeep up and running.

    My next idea is a WWII BSA M20 Dispatch riders motorbike.

    This is mainly so...
  8. phmaximus, Thank you for your comments....

    phmaximus,

    Thank you for your comments.
    Taking a video is the next step I have in mind but how would I post it?

    Bern
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    Update, I noticed the front end sticks out too...

    Update,

    I noticed the front end sticks out too far from the wheels so I've modified the KNex farme and foam board panels.

    As its Remembrance day here I've also given the figures I created a...
  10. 19381081938109Update, I noticed the front end...

    19381081938109Update,

    I noticed the front end sticks out too far so I've made the modification to the KNex frame and foam board panels.
    As it's remembrance day here I've also given the figures a...
  11. Now running

    After fitting stronger shocks and a 70T motor it's now running.

    Got a bit sidetracked making the figures and a lot of the cargo but it's been a lot of fun!

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    Bern
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    Update on Jeep and trailer creation

    I've now got the Jeep and trailer running having fitted a 70T motor so "just" a bit of finishing to tidy it all up.

    I got a bit sidetracked making figures, sculpting heads and hands, making...
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    Jeep and Trailer update

    I've finally got my mockup running the last modification was to change the standard 20T motor for a 70T (thanks go to phmaximus). It's now slower and a bit more WWII Jeep like. :)

    Bern...
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    PH, I've just finished putting together a...

    PH,

    I've just finished putting together a second Jeep using my original panels as templates. I've made a short video which I've got on my Facebook page but I'm not sure how to post or link to it...
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    PH, Thank you. :) Yes there is a Boost...

    PH,

    Thank you. :)

    Yes there is a Boost under there.
    Once I've finished a decent set of panels I'll take some detailed photos.

    Thank you for the suggestion regarding the motor.
    I went out...
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    Update on this. After getting an Electrix boost...

    Update on this.
    After getting an Electrix boost I also bought another chassis to create the right length.
    A second pair of front wheels as the original rears are too wide.
    Different shocks as the...
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    RE: WWII jeep advice please

    Anthoop,Thanks for such a quick and positive reply.One thing I am wondering about is what type of filler to use between the panels and to seal the exposed edges.Any thoughts?Bern
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    WWII jeep advice please

    It's been a few months but I've finally got the first working mockup together with a spray of grey primer to see how it all hangs together.This is my first RC project and first scratch built anything...
  19. RE: Electrix Boost suspension advice please

    Nitro,Yes but that's only temporary while I work on the mockup.I also use cocktail sticks to keep the various panels rigid.Thanks for the information I'll get onto it,Bern
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    RE: Electrix/RCX Boost Thread

    I am using a Boost as the donor for a 6th scale WWIIJeep I am scratch building.

    I've got the dimensions about right at the moment.
    But when I add a couple of 6th scaleAction man / GIJoe figures...
  21. Electrix Boost suspension advice please

    I have got my scratch built bodytub about right regarding dimensions and allowing suspension travel on the Electrix Boost donor vehicle.
    Please see photo.

    But when I load up a couple of Action...
  22. RE: Help to extend Chassis Electix Boost please

    ORIGINAL: Invicta

    Just to show how things are comming along.

    Here is the Electrix Boost with the lengthen chassis (two chassis cut and then joined as per PHM's photos).

    The "Body" mock up is...
  23. RE: Help to extend Chassis Electix Boost please

    Just to show how things are comming along.

    Here is the Electrix Boost with the lengthen chassis (two chassis cut and then joined as per PHM's photos).

    The "Body" mock up is in foam board with a...
  24. RE: Help to extend Chassis Electix Boost please

    FuelC,

    Thank you for the tips.

    My figures are 12" Action Man (UK) / GI Joe (USA) "Toys".
    I am just replacing the original heads with the ones I am making.

    Kind regards,
    Bern
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    RE: 6th scale WWII Jeep RC donor help please

    NitroSSR,

    Thank you for that option.

    I've made a note of it and will take a look when time allows.

    Many thanks,
    Bern
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