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Forum: RC Tanks
12-27-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By sassgrunt

Just do a search on "M2 scale hex bolts" and you...

Just do a search on "M2 scale hex bolts" and you will see them available from several sources. You will also need an M2 driver to screw them into position. These can be a little costly, so I have...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-27-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By sassgrunt

The short answer is yes, the Mato adjustable...

The short answer is yes, the Mato adjustable idlers will work. It is kind of a pain to cut away and/or sand down the existing Heng Long idler mounting. The Mato idlers come with some m2 screws that...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-24-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By sassgrunt

Go to the spare parts section of the link that...

Go to the spare parts section of the link that Shaun posted, and buy the trailers as spare parts. That's the cheapest way to get them. The Scania and MAN trailers are molded in yellow, and the Mack...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-12-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,309
Posted By sassgrunt

Jerry, I have waited for a decent kit of this...

Jerry, I have waited for a decent kit of this tank for several years. I had one of Christian Ludwig's first kits, when he was making them out of that black foam rubber material. Trying to both...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-22-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,383
Posted By sassgrunt

Personally, I was sold when you were able to cast...

Personally, I was sold when you were able to cast the end connectors a different color than the track pad. When will you be able to start taking orders on these?
Forum: RC Tanks
07-29-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,893
Posted By sassgrunt

I really like what you are doing to build this...

I really like what you are doing to build this vehicle. My favorite variant of this is the M727 Hawk missile carrier; I always thought it had a cool factor that few other vehicles did. Keep going -...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-19-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By sassgrunt

Sorry it took this long for me to check on it,...

Sorry it took this long for me to check on it, but I have one for you. I'll PM you for shipping details. -Mike
Forum: RC Tanks
05-10-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By sassgrunt

I think I can help. Sending you a pm.

I think I can help. Sending you a pm.
Forum: RC Tanks
03-12-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By sassgrunt

Thank you all for the heads-up on Mitosal getting...

Thank you all for the heads-up on Mitosal getting out of the business. I had been considering buying a set of late King Tiger tracks, (the one piece shoe that fits the 18-tooth sprocket), for...
03-08-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By sassgrunt

Sorry it took me awhile to get back to you. I...

Sorry it took me awhile to get back to you. I found them - PM sent.
03-07-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By sassgrunt

Erik, I'm not at home right now and can't check...

Erik, I'm not at home right now and can't check until morning. Are you talking about those diagonal supports that "hang" the side fenders from the hull? If so, I'm pretty sure I have extras you're...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-22-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By sassgrunt

Rich, I am still struggling with my kit. In...

Rich, I am still struggling with my kit. In looking for those 'sprocket rings' I tried to cut off plastic ones from Forces of Valor sprockets, (they measure about 0.200" smaller than Tamiya M26 ones,...
09-29-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By sassgrunt

Payday came early. Money sent, plus $10 extra to...

Payday came early. Money sent, plus $10 extra to cover any Paypal fees to you. -Mike
09-24-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By sassgrunt

I'm sure that somebody will jump on this before...

I'm sure that somebody will jump on this before then, but if they don't; I will;. Need it for a Porsche Tiger conversion. The Ludwig metal hull I had for it didn't work out.
09-24-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By sassgrunt

I attempted to buy the Elefant kit from DKLM a...

I attempted to buy the Elefant kit from DKLM a month ago. They do list it as $275 with $25 shipping, but that shipping price was only for local customers. Shipping to US brought it up to more than...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-21-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By sassgrunt

Congratulations on working past the roadblocks...

Congratulations on working past the roadblocks you have encountered on this build! I had the same too-wide turret issue that you did on mine, but opted to modify the pivot point location and width...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-19-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By sassgrunt

Bob, I sent you a PM regarding this build. -Mike

Bob, I sent you a PM regarding this build. -Mike
Forum: RC Tanks
06-13-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By sassgrunt

That's really frustrating to find out that the...

That's really frustrating to find out that the dimension of the parts are so far out that you have to figure out how to modify them to fit, especially when you are paying premium prices to find that...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By sassgrunt

It's an M31 TRV, but you're right that it...

It's an M31 TRV, but you're right that it probably put a lot of extra stresses on the drivetrain. Great photos, though - thank you very much for sharing it!
Forum: RC Tanks
03-28-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By sassgrunt

I wouldn't have thought so, but it turns out that...

I wouldn't have thought so, but it turns out that I used some of the parts on this kit for another build several years ago, and never used the parts tree you're looking for. I no longer have the...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-14-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By sassgrunt

Here's a link to a static build of the kit. It...

Here's a link to a static build of the kit. It may not be RC, but it sure is nice! http://www.network54.com/Forum/110741/thread/1484364219/last-1484429378/View+Thread
Forum: RC Tanks
01-13-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By sassgrunt

Package is on the way, and I hope that the parts...

Package is on the way, and I hope that the parts work out for you. Post Office said that since Monday is a holiday, it won't get there until Tuesday. I will PM you the tracking number. -Mike
Forum: RC Tanks
01-12-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By sassgrunt

Actually, I thought I had a handle on what you...

Actually, I thought I had a handle on what you needed, but now I'm thoroughly confused, (not difficult, I assure you). Since I don't plan to ever use any of the parts I have; I'm going to just send...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-12-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By sassgrunt

I have a set of the metal Sherman bogies from...

I have a set of the metal Sherman bogies from when they first came out with the metal ones. I stole the roadwheel arms from them, so I never used the other pieces. If it would work for you, I could...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-12-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By sassgrunt

The plates appear to be the same for both sides. ...

The plates appear to be the same for both sides. I taped it to a piece of 0.080 styrene before I put it into a padded envelope; so it ought to survive the destructive nature of the middle-men. I'll...
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