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Forum: RC Tanks
11-07-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,086
Posted By armourguy

The chieftain looks good, and I like the...

The chieftain looks good, and I like the searchlight feature. One thing did jump out at me, are those lego studs you are using to hold up the side skirts?
Forum: RC Tanks
10-20-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,086
Posted By armourguy

The DKLM kit is incredible, and is very well...

The DKLM kit is incredible, and is very well engineered. My only objections are the lack of properly scale track / running gear as the M1 track and M26 sprockets are too narrow for the M60. Also the...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,086
Posted By armourguy

Would love to see an M60

Would love to see an M60
Forum: RC Tanks
10-19-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By armourguy

The grant looks good, but the turret on the lee...

The grant looks good, but the turret on the lee is terrible!
Forum: RC Tanks
09-24-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By armourguy

Tamiya tiger I lighting question

Hi Guys, I'm wrapping up a tamiya tiger I that's getting converted to a mid production tank. I have a Taigen late tiger I light set and would like to patch it into the tamiya electronics. Is this...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-20-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By armourguy

After reading the posts and gave it some time to...

After reading the posts and gave it some time to think. I remember when I was working on my sherman pershing hybrid I ran into a similar issue. Like what Crius said HL recently upgraded their...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-28-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By armourguy

I have a set of their King tiger track links on...

I have a set of their King tiger track links on hand that came with a parts lot I purchased a little while ago, and I was not impressed by them to put it simply. The track design wise is a copy of...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By armourguy

Super glue is the default way to install parts...

Super glue is the default way to install parts with adhesives in my experience. The white halo you see is from the gas of the glue setting and is harmless, and in some cases can be washed away. If...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By armourguy

1/16 Taigen late tiger I rebuild #2

Hi guys, Shortly after wrapping up my last late Taigen tiger I build I had the idea on making Tiger #312.

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I've seen some illustrations and other renditions of this...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-04-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,954
Posted By armourguy

any ETA on the metal sprocket and track?

any ETA on the metal sprocket and track?
Forum: RC Tanks
01-31-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,281
Posted By armourguy

Interesting choice for a release and it looks...

Interesting choice for a release and it looks really nice. The one thing I am surprised about is that the tires are molded into the road wheels and are not rubber like the other releases. I guess...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-30-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,954
Posted By armourguy

Cool, thanks for the info. Just counting down the...

Cool, thanks for the info. Just counting down the days until mine comes in!
Forum: RC Tanks
01-30-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,954
Posted By armourguy

Are the gears steel, or some kind of zinc alloy?...

Are the gears steel, or some kind of zinc alloy? Do they attract a magnet?
Forum: RC Tanks
01-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By armourguy

This model was made by the company DID or "Dragon...

This model was made by the company DID or "Dragon In dreams". These came out back in 2011 or so and were not very popular. These had a ton of mistakes on them. From what I can remember DID screwed up...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-26-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,954
Posted By armourguy

I see a ton of new parts for me to make *cough...

I see a ton of new parts for me to make *cough hubs*. Thanks for the heads up on the muzzle, I was going to replace the whole barrel. Many of the parts that are needed for this build I already have...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-25-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,954
Posted By armourguy

Nice review, I just picked one up after seeing...

Nice review, I just picked one up after seeing this. Granted I will be doing lots of detail revisions, but the base looks solid. I've been wanted a 1/16 E8 for ever, can't wait!
Forum: RC Tanks
01-07-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By armourguy

The material drills very easy. All you need is a...

The material drills very easy. All you need is a good sharp / new bit. A dremel. A drop of oil on the bit won't hurt. Once set up the bit will go through the material like butter.
Forum: RC Tanks
12-15-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By armourguy

That was really interesting. esp the part about...

That was really interesting. esp the part about the yellow use on the stars... Looks like something I could incorporate on a future build or two! Thanks!!
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By armourguy

These look like they will work on the Tamiya, or...

These look like they will work on the Tamiya, or the Tiagen. The current HL changed the design where they now have a long bolt that goes through the wheel and directly into the swing arm.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-22-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By armourguy

They glossed over or ignored every US tank post...

They glossed over or ignored every US tank post WWI. I haven't seen a tank doc series this bad since I was a kid watching fields of armor on the Discovery channel. Total utter disappointment, Thumbed...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-19-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,641
Posted By armourguy

Avoid the Standard HL or taigen metal zinc...

Avoid the Standard HL or taigen metal zinc gearboxes, these will wear out just as fast or faster then the one you have now.

Look for steel gears, the HL red gearbox will work. However you will...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-01-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By armourguy

I've been working on the other trailer for the...

I've been working on the other trailer for the last few weeks. Once I have it in 1/6 I can scale it down to 16. The only thing I need are dimensions of the wheel outer diameters. With that info I can...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-30-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By armourguy

New 1/16th scale 3D printed parts from ECA

i everyone. Over the last few months I was bitten by the 3d Print bug and now I've been tooling up more new parts in this medium in both 1/6 and 1/16. Some of the new parts are listed below, and all...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-26-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By armourguy

Erik, On all my other builds the 5000mah battery...

Erik, On all my other builds the 5000mah battery is more then enough for the job and the tanks work perfectly fine both on and off road. The problem that I'm having with this one is that it's not a...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-26-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By armourguy

Thanks for all the info guys, Jarndice, I...

Thanks for all the info guys,
Jarndice, I can't speak for the current Mato offerings but the tank that was supplied to me was what I was told is an older unit, and the electronics were utter...
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