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Forum: RC Tanks
02-06-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,721
Posted By Tankhobby

I can appreciate the quest for knowledge and...

I can appreciate the quest for knowledge and technology to make thing better but I am very familiar with the hit to the wallet when things go awry.

I hope it ends well in your favor and thanks for...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-03-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,059
Posted By Tankhobby

YUCK! How about using an airbrush as a...

YUCK!
How about using an airbrush as a miniature power wash to clean the mud out? That's if you have one and a compressor or other air source. You may be able to spray it while moving the components...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-29-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Tankhobby

Looks cleaner than my truck from the dirt and...

Looks cleaner than my truck from the dirt and road salt this winter!
Forum: RC Tanks
12-24-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,721
Posted By Tankhobby

Maybe you are supposed to zero the "Z" before...

Maybe you are supposed to zero the "Z" before printing? I'm thinking about an SLA and in researching I recall that was necessary before printing. The detail with resin is supposed to be far better so...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-06-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Tankhobby

All you need is a running stream!

All you need is a running stream!
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Tankhobby

Nice tank driving terrain, I like the large rocks...

Nice tank driving terrain, I like the large rocks and roads for the tank. Looks like it would make a great battlefield!
Forum: RC Tanks
02-16-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By Tankhobby

The flash voltage is too high! It might work the...

The flash voltage is too high! It might work the first few times but eventually could blow the board. Triggering off the IR LED will work. All you need is a positive pulse to trigger it (but not too...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Tankhobby

Red to battery positive and black to battery...

Red to battery positive and black to battery negative after the power switch. Yup, you can splice into the power connections and I also use Deans connectors, the Tamiya Molex style connectors are...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Tankhobby

Dragon advertised a release of a Firefly version...

Dragon advertised a release of a Firefly version that never came out. Some sites had a prebuy option. Maybe with this release if it does well they will? The first one was a 105mm Sherman but includes...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-03-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Tankhobby

I forgot to ask about the speed, of course you...

I forgot to ask about the speed, of course you have that taken care of. Will this battle as a medium or light? Cruising around as probably the fastest tank on the battlefield with a quick firing rate...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-01-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Tankhobby

SWEET! Will you mount an apple for battling? Is...

SWEET! Will you mount an apple for battling? Is that a flash LED or IR LED on the end of the barrel?
Looks great.
Forum: RC Tanks
08-28-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Tankhobby

I love the view from the sky, makes a great...

I love the view from the sky, makes a great visual like in real movies. I had a small quad copter and kept crashing so I got rid of it. After seeing your crash shots I don't feel so bad.
Forum: RC Tanks
08-28-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Tankhobby

I believe the 1/16 is popular because you can fit...

I believe the 1/16 is popular because you can fit a lot of stuff inside and they are a nice size but a little big for indoors unless you have the room. I'm surprised the 1/24 hasn't gained more...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-27-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Tankhobby

What scale do you prefer?

Made a video showing the different scale RC tanks I have.

https://youtu.be/qLFFdcbrfs0

I didn't bother with a poll, I figure you can just post if have have input.

Thanks,
Forum: RC Tanks
07-09-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,966
Posted By Tankhobby

It's really frustrating to get so far along then...

It's really frustrating to get so far along then have something go awry and set you back, like the c-clips in your case. But that's the challenge and I think that's what keeps us interested and...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-05-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Tankhobby

WOW! I thought I had a lot of projects on hand....

WOW! I thought I had a lot of projects on hand. The 38t and Ontos are small, the final build should be interesting.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-04-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Tankhobby

Thanks Herman, I need to add the markings but...

Thanks Herman, I need to add the markings but that might be a winter thing.
What are you working on now?
Forum: RC Tanks
07-04-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Tankhobby

Taking the Sherman out for a spin

Tried my hand at some video of my 1/6 Vantex Sherman. Needs some work but I thought I would post it to share. Most of the driving is in my tractor's path, the wooden planks keep my tractor from...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-04-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,931
Posted By Tankhobby

My 1/6 Vantex sherman is about 70-80 pounds but I...

My 1/6 Vantex sherman is about 70-80 pounds but I prefer not to lift it. I built a wooden platform with casters that works OK on my concrete basement floor. I can drive the tank up on it and wheel it...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-24-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Tankhobby

Keep an eye on ebay, sometimes one comes on for...

Keep an eye on ebay, sometimes one comes on for parts and isn't too expensive. You can also get separate parts on ebay but I don't see the electronics stuff too often so that's why maybe looking for...
Forum: War Room
05-23-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Tankhobby

Traveling to Charlotte NC then driving NW on Blue Ridge HYW-Skyline Drive

Planned family visit and then some vacation traveling. Anything tank related to see that anyone may know about? Maybe good hobby shops?
Something to see in between the brew pubs and restaurants...
...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-07-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,966
Posted By Tankhobby

I moved from SLAs to Lipos on my 1/6 Vantex...

I moved from SLAs to Lipos on my 1/6 Vantex Sherman. The prices have come down a bit although still expensive but in my opinion worth it. It's a 24 volt system so I need two 3S (@ 8 amp), plus a 2S...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Tankhobby

There's a group on Yahoo dedicated to modifying...

There's a group on Yahoo dedicated to modifying these. "M5stuarttankbattalion"

You will most likely need to join to access the group, I've been a member for so many years and every once in a while...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-26-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Tankhobby

http://rctankhobby.com/PDF/TBU.pdf Two are...

http://rctankhobby.com/PDF/TBU.pdf

Two are in series with another pair in parallel.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-15-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,119
Posted By Tankhobby

Thanks! Looks like I'll need to sell some...

Thanks!

Looks like I'll need to sell some stuff and pick up two or three. Now what to sell??
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