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Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 01-09-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,141
Posted By troppo
Thanks mate, been too bloody hot to go out to the...

Thanks mate, been too bloody hot to go out to the shed here lately ( 40 + degrees) so havent got a lot done. Picked up a 1/4 scale servo for the cowl steering so i just need to fabricate a horn for...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-03-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,141
Posted By troppo
OK opening up an antique thread....... The...

OK opening up an antique thread.......
The engine will be dummied up to look like a flathead, using ebay sourced pulleys and timimg belt for the right look for the supercharger. I`ve learned a...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 10-23-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,879
Posted By troppo
i am always amazed at the skill you guys show

i am always amazed at the skill you guys show
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-20-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By troppo
Thanks for the link mate, looking at it now. ...

Thanks for the link mate, looking at it now.
Looks like they are all 24v. i was worried about they added weight of a 12v battery, 24v would kill it
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-19-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 60,108
Posted By troppo
Coming along nicely, a good excuse for not...

Coming along nicely, a good excuse for not playing with the dragster. Would love to see update pics on this, love the colour.
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-19-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By troppo
Yeah, looking at sprockets for a solid shaft, got...

Yeah, looking at sprockets for a solid shaft, got a pit bike with a 3:1 reduction which should give me plenty of torque so should be able to run a 3:1 final drive. Looking at modifying a car aircon...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-18-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By troppo
Shipping problems

G`day guys
Has anyone found a supplier of these
http://shop.premacon.com/product_info.php?language=en&products_id=409
that will post to australia?
I`ve tried three different suppliers and its...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-18-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,963
Posted By troppo
Not putting down the guys that buy their cars but...

Not putting down the guys that buy their cars but theres nothing like the feeling you get when you can drive a car you built with your own hands. Looks like she`s a real beast mate, bloody well done
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-18-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By troppo
Yeah mate, but landy trailer and boat have gone...

Yeah mate, but landy trailer and boat have gone to a new home, sad to see them go but didnt play with them as often as they deserved
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 05-01-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By troppo
Thanks for that Maj, i guess i`ll have to brush...

Thanks for that Maj, i guess i`ll have to brush up on my tig work
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 04-30-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By troppo
Dragster diff

G`day folks
I` in the planning stages of building a front engined dragster and have hit a brick wall. What diffs have you guys used in large scale dragsters?
Is a solid axle preferable to a diff...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 04-30-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By troppo
Tubular chassis making

G`day guys
What is your prefered method of building tubular chassis? Welding, silver soldering or brazing?
Cheers in advance
Troppo
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 09-03-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By troppo
Been through hard times for a while mate but...

Been through hard times for a while mate but leveling out now. I was looking at the killer bee units but im a bit of an idiot when it comes to electronics so didnt know if it would hit the brakes as...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 09-02-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By troppo
Large scale kill switch

G`day Guys
I`m looking at building another large scale model, but this time i`m actually planning ahead instead of building the body and trying to make a chassis for it. I`ve got three possibilities...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 01-10-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,587
Posted By troppo
RE: the BIG one

All good thoughts Mudgy, cant have enough of them for the shed walls for those times when things keep going wrong
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 01-09-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,587
Posted By troppo
RE: the BIG one

Impressive work for an arc, what rods are you using? what ampage settings?
I posted an idea in your thread on the other site about another tube supply option
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-26-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,196
Posted By troppo
RE: my current project: Hotrod 1:3,5 with pocked Quad engine

Facebook reaches a different audience, it might bring new members in here or just get more people interested in his project
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-25-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,196
Posted By troppo
RE: my current project: Hotrod 1:3,5 with pocked Quad engine

Love it, the body in particular is amazing.
Consider me a facebook friend
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-19-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By troppo
RE: Custom fuel tank.

Looks good mate, i`ve heard a lot about Dura-fix but never used it.
How about a few pics and details (methods and tools etc) on using the stuff
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-06-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,838
Posted By troppo
RE: Special tools

Well you got a lathe, you can turn up your own bending dies now...............
Once you got the hang of your lathe theres no end of goodies you can make large scale wheels for a start.
Look into...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-06-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,518
Posted By troppo
RE: 1/2 Size 18 Wheeler RC..Anyone seen it

Its from a dutch or german site, cant find it in my favourites though. Theres a heap of guys that have built large cale rc rigs over there.
I spent hours looking at the pics and watching the vids...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 12-06-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By troppo
RE: big rig in thinking process

Looks like a damned great project, you`ll have to watch your loading between the front wheels and the drive axles or your going to have problems with your steering unless your going to run some sort...
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 10-20-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,339
Posted By troppo
RE: 1/4 scale custom JET dragster

Got to say i adore the metalwork. Looks first class, and craftsman built.
A piece to be proud of!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 10-14-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,339
Posted By troppo
RE: 1/4 scale custom JET dragster

The metal work on this is incredible. This is a piece of mechanical porn
Forum: RC Giant Scale Cars 10-14-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By troppo
RE: Powder coating in home ?

I reckon if you put some decent quality fibreglass insulation around that Vassilis, you`d get up to temperature faster and a whole lot cheaper. Efficiency in time and cost cant be a bad thing, maybe...
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