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Old 07-27-2022, 01:50 AM
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I just checked the classified section and it seems to be working properly at last. I don't have any items up myself so I don't think anyone can accuse me of advertising, but I urge all of our members to start checking the RC tank classifieds at least once a week. You never know what kind of cool stuff you might find there.
Old 07-27-2022, 05:35 AM
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All well and good, I've got a bunch of stuff to move over the summer and fall. Was in Hospital the other day for more tests. News is not good but oh well. I will be moving tome tanks and parts from time to time but I need to know how many of our fellow tankers live in Russia. Everything I have is in Krimu and with recent past experiences of sending parcels to SehSha, I'll only ship to Russia.
Old 08-12-2022, 01:36 AM
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I've been checking on the classified section from time to time and I've seen guys posting new stuff, but for some reason on the main menu it still says the last post was on 4-17-18. I guess it only updates the last post if you respond to one of the ads? I also noticed there's a guy in Virginia that has a couple of Tamiya control units for sale, the basic two channel for movement only, but I'm wondering if those would be a good substitute for a saber tooth? If the Tamiya unit only controls throttle and steering it's doing pretty much the same job as a sabertooth, isn't it? Anyway, he's offering one for $50 or two for $80 and he'll even pay the shipping. That might be of interest to some of the tamiya guys.

Hope that helps.
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That’s a good price
Old 08-13-2022, 03:11 AM
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I figured if anyone would know it would be you, Rich.

Is that the unit that came with the first rc tiger tanks from tamiya? What do you think about the Sabretooth idea? Would one of these units make a good substitute for a saber tooth? It's definitely a better price, so if it would do the same job I might even be interested myself.
Old 08-24-2022, 05:39 PM
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I just gave it a try and listed an item.
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If this was about a month ago I would've bought it, but now I've already bought one.
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Old 09-21-2022, 05:12 AM
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Now, I am definitely not advertising for RC Bob, but I wanted to make sure that all of our Forum members know that he has a pretty good deal in classifieds. He has a 1/6 Dragon Sherman kit for $450, which is about the best price I've seen in a very long time. Trying to find one of those for under $500 is quite a task so if any of you have been looking for one of those this might be an opportunity. I'd buy it myself, but I already have the m5, plus two jeeps, plus three kubelwagens that I still haven't completed.

To the moderators: if it's not permissible for me to make sure all our members know about a deal like this please tell me here and I won't do it again. I really don't like the no advertising rule, and I still think we should have a sticky thread, but I never forget that I'm just a guest here so I try to follow all of the rules to the letter.
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Hi Gary, thanks for the reminder about the 1/6 Sherman kit. I've had it a long time and I already have one built and running as a RC tank. I'm not sure why I bought the second one?

I'd like to get rid of the Sherm kit as I need the space - for other tanks. Its a great kit and fun to RC - but it IS big! Nearly 3ft long.
Bob
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I bought three. One is an RC conversion the other two are on a shelf. When I saw them for a good price I couldn't resist. I actually thought about buying yours for a millisecond then I came to my senses. Three 1/6 Dragon kits and a 1/6 scale Vantex. I know one more would make a full platoon but my huge basemsnt is getting full!
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Old 09-22-2022, 01:46 AM
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Before they "fixed" the software the classified section worked pretty good, but now not so much. If you look it still says that the last post in classifieds was in 2018, even though I myself have made a couple of posts since then. I wish they would either get that fixed so it works the way it should, or let us have a sticky thread to buy & sell things to each other. The whole reason tanks have a separate classified section is because we're kind of a small niche and with our own section we don't get lost among all the airplanes and RC cars for sale, but if the system doesn't work right it really doesn't do us any good.
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Old 09-22-2022, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Crius View Post
Before they "fixed" the software the classified section worked pretty good, but now not so much. If you look it still says that the last post in classifieds was in 2018, even though I myself have made a couple of posts since then. I wish they would either get that fixed so it works the way it should, or let us have a sticky thread to buy & sell things to each other. The whole reason tanks have a separate classified section is because we're kind of a small niche and with our own section we don't get lost among all the airplanes and RC cars for sale, but if the system doesn't work right it really doesn't do us any good.
completely agree with Gary, the classified section was very useful, now it stinks, it would be a very helpful asset to have again
Old 09-22-2022, 11:35 PM
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I've gotten a relatively small number of views on my ads. Admittedly my prices aren't rock bottom so what I've sold I can
count on one hand but I'd have expected more views than what I see based on the perceived audience size of RCU.

I have to believe funds are tight with the economy as it is and a certain amount uneasiness in the air.

Jerry
Old 09-23-2022, 01:48 AM
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The small number of views just might be because most guys know that the classified section isn't what it used to be and don't check it very often. When I saw Bob's Sherman up for sale I probably hadn't looked at the classified section for at least 10 days before that. Just one more reason that I think a sticky thread is the way to go.
Old 09-23-2022, 10:04 AM
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I'll jump in and say that I hadn't checked classifieds all that much but it seems to be working just fine now. So I have just now added 4 new tank items for sale. PP

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