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Forum: RC Tanks
12-08-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Rich Definitely looking the part. Mal

Hi Rich
Definitely looking the part.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
12-07-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

Made a start on my Chief mods - HAYA UK Chieftain...

Made a start on my Chief mods - HAYA UK Chieftain Mk V (http://www.hobbyhavoc.com/forum/index.php?topic=5950.msg51632#msg51632) - the count has increased to 35, but 5 now crossed off & a couple...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-06-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Rich It's looking good. Don't quite get...

Hi Rich
It's looking good.
Don't quite get what the concern was with your encounter while measuring up - tape measure & clipboard aren't highly regarded anti tank weapons.
Though for a new tank -...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-02-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Crius RCTR - I think it's Radio Control Tank...

Hi Crius
RCTR - I think it's Radio Control Tank Regiment, UK forum, not sure that it's still operational now?
Havoc hobby in Aust is where I post my builds, post numbers are way down, not sure...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-30-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

My Pro version arrived Friday - New Chieftian...

My Pro version arrived Friday - New Chieftian tank from Anderw Guo of Haya UK (http://www.hobbyhavoc.com/forum/index.php?topic=5763.0) -

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-28-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Fsttanks Do any of the engine grilles...

Hi Fsttanks
Do any of the engine grilles penetrate all the way through? Might pay to open them up - I've done that on a number of my M41's - push through with saw blade Xacto or similar, then feed a...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-26-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Fsttanks You're giving me too much credit, I...

Hi Fsttanks
You're giving me too much credit, I can manage to recog the old Russian stuff, but the T72 clones - T80, T90 - not so much. The ZTZ is distinctly different, as is the T14, so fairly...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-26-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Fsttanks When I opened this thread & saw the...

Hi Fsttanks
When I opened this thread & saw the pics of the two T72's - first impression - a T72 & a ZTZ99, with the angular turret.
Sorta surprised no one else mentioned the similarity?
Looking...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Rich Glad you're not going the Hollywood...

Hi Rich
Glad you're not going the Hollywood route.
Wondered when the bog would come out, that's what I use to do cast areas.
Lots of sanding in your future....

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By afv aficionado

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1006x497/capture_m47_buttressed_cupola_rounded_front_ff87e63f016d9d10ac5a9b6dbf55f937f30875e5.png
Hi Rich
Cool. Never liked the tension-ing...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-24-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,296
Posted By afv aficionado

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1200x800/18121389_614102665458754_858332318996170846_o_76489b05b72edb6b394d2b8e045b85c3464ccab8.jpg

M47 - Contoured Glacis...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-13-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

Cool, haven't seen unpainted steel gears before -...

Cool, haven't seen unpainted steel gears before - just have Taigen & HL painted versions

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-12-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

A magnet sticks to the gears so they seem to be...

A magnet sticks to the gears so they seem to be steel even though they aren't the typical black steel gears we are used to.
It says " Metal steel gearbox & metal tracks ( for pro version ) " on the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-11-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,980
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Tankme Looks really good. Gun crutch looks...

Hi Tankme
Looks really good. Gun crutch looks to be the early pattern & some detail could be added to the telephone box.
Are those zinc gears or steel? Tracks will need toning down.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Cool - less work for me. Angled? Mal

Cool - less work for me. Angled?

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/800x379/20191109_213912_6de533c4e1e2f429816a7d414a1750a5a3e71eb2.jpg

Armortek Chieftain 1/6th cupola with acrylic block periscopes - WIP -...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Nice job on the Tiran. Can't say I've used...

Nice job on the Tiran.
Can't say I've used Western Union. looked at it a few years back, looked a very expensive way to move money.

Had some thoughts on the Chieftain re improvements
Add texture...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Tankman Excellent review & photo's. ...

Hi Tankman
Excellent review & photo's.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
11-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Longsheep Any pics of the cupola? There is...

Hi Longsheep
Any pics of the cupola?
There is a 360 Turret rotation upgrade already available.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
10-31-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Tankman Cool. Did a review of Chieftain too...

Hi Tankman
Cool. Did a review of Chieftain too - the book " Chieftain, Britain's Flawed Masterpiece" - Chieftain - Britain's Flawed Masterpiece - Richard Kent...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-31-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Two things - any progress on the Review? And...

Two things - any progress on the Review?
And the shipment was due to land in the UK on 30 October - any word if that happened?

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
10-27-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Alan The Armortek Chieftain forum is a great...

Hi Alan
The Armortek Chieftain forum is a great source for chieftain stories & obscure detail, the jacking plates were new to me too, though have since seen them in one or two old chieftain photos....
Forum: RC Tanks
10-27-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

Nice. Also confirms the 1st addition to make -...

Nice. Also confirms the 1st addition to make - jacking plates to add to the four corners of the underside - see post 18 October - Chinese Eye Chieftain - Page 8 - Armortek...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,258
Posted By afv aficionado

They also have a Chieftain 360 Rotation unit - 18...

They also have a Chieftain 360 Rotation unit - 18 wire - available, being shipped in the same container, Andrew is thinking about a video installation guide.

If you're interested in Chieftain...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-12-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,692
Posted By afv aficionado

"Besides I can't find the smoker for the barrel...

"Besides I can't find the smoker for the barrel or the 6.1 by itself "
Hopefully it's not an indication of the electronics giving their all?

Mal
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