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Forum: RC Tanks
06-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Imex-Erik

I wish I could help but I'm not up to date on the...

I wish I could help but I'm not up to date on the old VS Tank stuff. Waltersons might be able to help though as they are the one that acquired VS Tanks and they might have spares if you are lucky.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Imex-Erik

Laser printing is expensive, way more than SLA...

Laser printing is expensive, way more than SLA even. If you need something high quality then Shapeways is a good place to go (especially if you are a student or taking advantage of coupons!) but it...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-06-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Imex-Erik

I think you are best starting with an FDM...

I think you are best starting with an FDM printer. It is much cheaper to get into and you can experiment with more filaments and such at a much lower entry cost. Once you learn the basics of...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-05-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Imex-Erik

It is absolutely worth it my friend :) PETG is...

It is absolutely worth it my friend :) PETG is x100 times easier to print with and way more forgiving. Printing large parts is pretty simple with PETG due to the low warpage but one complaint I do...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-05-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Imex-Erik

If you are looking for a cheap one to learn on...

If you are looking for a cheap one to learn on then I would suggest the Ender 3 pro. I have one myself and a friend also got one too locally. Both of ours have been going for months now (mine runs at...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-03-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

It's a tank forum, everything is related :) I've...

It's a tank forum, everything is related :) I've got them on order now actually. Strangely enough the 390 motors for the 3:1 gearboxes sold much quicker than the 4:1 type, I wasn't expecting that and...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-03-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

All of our tracks do use the knurled track pins...

All of our tracks do use the knurled track pins currently. However from time to time we do updates on the tracks so this shouldn't be too terrible to fix. However the point Bob makes about the track...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-03-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

Ok so after checking some tracks I got last week...

Ok so after checking some tracks I got last week I can definitely see two things I'm gonna suggest: thicker pins and a closed pin track. I think this should fix the issues. Oh and all tracks in the...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-03-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Imex-Erik

Give me a PM/email and let me see ok?

Give me a PM/email and let me see ok?
Forum: RC Tanks
06-03-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Imex-Erik

Try contacting Waltersons here: Radio Controlled...

Try contacting Waltersons here: Radio Controlled toys & hobbies - Enthusiasm beyond compare - Waltersons (http://www.waltersons.com/contact.php) and see if they have some parts still available. VS...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-31-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

Send me an email if you still have a few of these...

Send me an email if you still have a few of these ok? I'm dead serious about fixing this. I only have a few weeks before bossman heads over, it is best to get all the samples I can of the issue.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-29-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

No, not at this time for the Sherman. Some tanks...

No, not at this time for the Sherman. Some tanks it was determined (not by me) to not be necessary for the model but I like you guys disagree here. Alas I wish I could get everything I want out of...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 61,363
Posted By Imex-Erik

So IF I was considering carrying some of these...

So IF I was considering carrying some of these and/or parts, what exactly would you guys be interested in? This is getting too fun to watch :)
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

The material we use now is actually really good....

The material we use now is actually really good. Rarely ever do you see TG tracks stretching compared to the same use on other brands/platforms. It does happen though of course but out of all the...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Imex-Erik

Noted!

Noted!
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By Imex-Erik

Wow this is quite amazing, you did a GREAT job!

Wow this is quite amazing, you did a GREAT job!
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By Imex-Erik

I believe the tracks are Zamak 4, though it is...

I believe the tracks are Zamak 4, though it is possible to be 3. The last time I was there I didn't research this enough but I will focus more on material composition and molds on the next trip.
If...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Imex-Erik

We actually have both a metal and plastic edition...

We actually have both a metal and plastic edition PIII on the site, the metal edition one is the grey colored one. Details are pretty similar between the two with differences being preferential but...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-24-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Imex-Erik

As I am a vendor and distributor for Taigen/Torro...

As I am a vendor and distributor for Taigen/Torro I cannot give an opinion here without sounding biased (understandably so) but I can at least answer some questions for you if you have any about...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,830
Posted By Imex-Erik

Here you go my friend, I'll do a full tear down...

Here you go my friend, I'll do a full tear down when I get it.
(I hate posting pictures on RCU anymore haha)
2264056 (https://ibb.co/hFhN0Ts)
2264057 (https://ibb.co/G0x2Lm2)
2264058...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,830
Posted By Imex-Erik

Yes, plastic lower hull. Around 2.5mm thick or...

Yes, plastic lower hull. Around 2.5mm thick or so. Also has a torsion bar suspension and metal idler adjuster too.
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Imex-Erik

Yea so I want this. If you find this seller tell...

Yea so I want this. If you find this seller tell him to message me :)
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By Imex-Erik

If you want an ESC that can bypass these issues...

If you want an ESC that can bypass these issues you want to check into BLHeli_32 ESCs. They are cheap (30A is around $9-11ea), reliable, and HIGHLY configurable. They are meant for multirotors...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,830
Posted By Imex-Erik

Definitely two different tanks completely....

Definitely two different tanks completely. Nothing shared at all. The Waltersons is aiming for around that price range too so it shouldn't be a question which to choose :)

Yea I mentioned that too...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-23-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,830
Posted By Imex-Erik

Unfortunately I don't think you will see an...

Unfortunately I don't think you will see an amphibious mass production tank for a while from the major tank companies. It is very difficult to seal, has electronics that don't like to be sealed...
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