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Forum: RC Tanks
10-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Shark27

Yeah it has been a while never seem to have the...

Yeah it has been a while never seem to have the time & money at the same time always one or the other, maybe this Nov. or next May.
Steve .
Forum: RC Tanks
09-20-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

I will try to get up to Danville in November if...

I will try to get up to Danville in November if possible, I'll bring some of my projects along with a couple of tanks to run.

Steve
Forum: RC Tanks
09-17-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Thanks Will coming from you that means a lot,...

Thanks Will coming from you that means a lot, your Panzer IV thread is great.
Steve
Forum: RC Tanks
09-10-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Martin, Tinkercad definitely has it's...

Martin,
Tinkercad definitely has it's limitations. You can import an SVG file to use as a template, which is what I did for the SSYMS Bogie sideplates.
That bracket for hoisting the Panther turret...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-09-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

I assume you were planning to print one? A little...

I assume you were planning to print one? A little friendly competition?

I may be way ahead of you on designing parts, but yours will likely be more accurate since you have the book to start from,...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-08-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Martin, As am I, at least I will once I receive...

Martin,
As am I, at least I will once I receive it, actually I have designed almost all the parts already, using what I could of the files I downloaded (not very much). Similar circumstance as...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-08-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

No guessing required, I just figured someone...

No guessing required, I just figured someone would ask the question, what could it possibly be?

Well here is what it will be....
Forum: RC Tanks
09-07-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

I decided to add another couple of details, (with...

I decided to add another couple of details, (with more to follow), to the Bogie Assembly so some progress has been made since my last post on the SSYMS Flatbed Rail Car.
I opted to create the inner...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-01-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Thanks Martin! There is a lot more to this...

Thanks Martin!

There is a lot more to this project than I originally thought, it is partly my own fault for adding more components (detail) and tweaking what I had already done. Mostly from...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-01-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Here are the printed parts assembled as shown...

Here are the printed parts assembled as shown above.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1920x1080/bogie_assembled_inverted_resized_5cb2bb53c2cde0f3a4be10fbcf2d4b35dac7ad6e.png...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-13-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

So here are all the new parts for a more legit...

So here are all the new parts for a more legit looking bogie assembly, I had debated whether to leave the axle box as part of the side plate but while it makes for one less separate part it is...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-13-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Shark27

You can easily get parts for any Tamiya tank at a...

You can easily get parts for any Tamiya tank at a good price from the AAF tank museum. Here is the link to the parts you want Tiger 1 track links
Steve...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-08-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Well here is the picture of the parts I have...

Well here is the picture of the parts I have printed so far as of a week ago, ...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Crius, The car as I have designed and will...

Crius,

The car as I have designed and will build it will be functional, I planned to be able to drive my 13lb. tank onto it (I have yet to design and print out the ramp the Germans used).it should...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-04-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Keep in mind I am printing this flatbed rail car...

Keep in mind I am printing this flatbed rail car just as a static piece to display one of my tanks, I had to make sure it could support the weight of my heaviest Tamiya tank (13lbs.) damn those metal...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

I had seen somewhere that .06 was the lowest...

I had seen somewhere that .06 was the lowest layer height my CR-10S was capable of printing

. I don't rely on CA for a bond that will be stressed very much, usually mine don't last a year anyway,...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Martin, Thanks! I have used Plasticweld before...

Martin,
Thanks! I have used Plasticweld before on PLA, however I prefer to use this, "Weld-On 4 Acrylic Adhesive Solvent" it woks great and is fast drying, full strength bond in 72 hours, after that...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-03-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

I have already printed the 1/16th scale track I...

I have already printed the 1/16th scale track I will use, I plan on mounting them to a piece of wooden shelving, I will likely use wood for the railroad ties (sleepers).
Steve
Forum: RC Tanks
08-03-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

Martin, Thanks! I have a Creality CR-10S...

Martin,
Thanks!
I have a Creality CR-10S printer

I have modified the chassis with holes that I will install 2mm and 1mm steel rods that perform two functions alignment of the parts and...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-03-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Shark27

3D Print Project SSYMS 80 ton 1/16th Scale

Hey guys,It has been a long time since I have contributed anything to this forum, all of my tank builds have long since been done for a while now, which I have only posted my Tiger 1. Well I finally...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-12-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,075
Posted By Shark27

Will, I have that same book, Jentz...

Will,
I have that same book, Jentz describes (either in that book or another he wrote) it was a matter of last in, first out, so when the new Chin mantlets came in they got stacked in front of...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Shark27

I believe Tamiya uses 940 nanometer IR LEDs you...

I believe Tamiya uses 940 nanometer IR LEDs you can buy 50 of them for less than $7 on Amazon or Ebay. For battling you just need to make sure it is mounted in a tube that has at least 9mm from the...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Shark27

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/500x336/sherman_end_connectors_bd8efe2fce2c7a33d977bcd9e734b26c86f00b6e.jpg

Sherman end connectors with guide horns
The Sherman tanks...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-05-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By Shark27

Having worked in the hobby industry many years...

Having worked in the hobby industry many years ago, I have seen several hobby shops close their doors the few that remain around me have adapted and now do a fair amount of repair work on those RTR...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Shark27

Jimmy, Graupner still sells the speed 400...

Jimmy,
Graupner still sells the speed 400 motors. https://www.graupnerusa.com/Graupner-Brushed-Speed-400-1794.html
Steve
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