Go Back  RCU Forums > RC Cars, Buggies, Trucks, Tanks and more > RC Tanks
Reload this Page >

plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Notices
RC Tanks Discuss all aspects of rc tank building and driving here!

plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Old 12-23-2008, 01:42 PM
  #1  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Hi guys,
I just got my Andrew designs Kettenkrad so will post the build here not got anything done yet but took a couple of pics to show whats in it

Box top
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0007-2.jpg
Views:	190
Size:	142.1 KB
ID:	2238890

open box
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0008-2.jpg
Views:	139
Size:	125.7 KB
ID:	2238891

Metral tracks and rubber front tyre
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0009-1.jpg
Views:	111
Size:	111.3 KB
ID:	2238892

Extras you have to purchase to get it to go!
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0010-2.jpg
Views:	115
Size:	131.3 KB
ID:	2238893

And my free cake I got
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0011-1.jpg
Views:	118
Size:	126.3 KB
ID:	2238894

Hope to start the build proper tomorrow kids and missus permitting :

Cheers Ian
Old 12-23-2008, 01:56 PM
  #2  
blitzkrieg65
Senior Member
 
blitzkrieg65's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Escondido, CA
Posts: 2,841
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Coooooooooool Look forward to this build!

The Blitz[sm=shades_smile.gif]
Old 12-23-2008, 01:58 PM
  #3  
swathdiver
Senior Member
 
swathdiver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posts: 5,031
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Ian that looks awesome! Looking forward to your build, I think these little specialty vehicles that they make are really cool! If only he'd come out with a White Scout Car!
Old 12-24-2008, 05:00 PM
  #4  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Hi guys,
I thought I would do a stage by stage build so everyone would see whats involved in building one of these kits. So on with the pics

Stage one starts with the side of the gearbox parts used

and installed

Next stage finishing the gearbox parts used

and installed -Andrew designs don't supply any grease for the gearbox so I used some Tamiya grease I had


Next stage is installing the gearbox parts used

and installed

next stage is finishing the drivetrain parts used

and installed- the kit contains adjustable rear idlers just loosen the screws and slide the idler then retighten

thats all for tonight got to help the missus wrap the rest of the presents Merry Christmas everyone

Cheers Ian

Old 12-25-2008, 01:24 AM
  #5  
astroboycp
Senior Member
 
astroboycp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: , SINGAPORE
Posts: 575
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Cool.
Old 12-28-2008, 05:19 PM
  #6  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Hi Guys,
small update the next stage is the running gear but I decided to paint mine and assemble it last so I started to paint it

Meanwhile I moved on to the next stage parts needed

and assembled


Cheers Ian
Old 12-29-2008, 05:16 PM
  #7  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

A bit more done today assembled one run of track 39 links in all a bit tedious so will do the other one tomorrow

and finished painting the wheels and assembled them two parts per wheel


Cheers Ian
Old 12-29-2008, 05:30 PM
  #8  
Leon01
Senior Member
 
Leon01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: , TN
Posts: 208
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

That is going look nice. Thanks for sharing. The Kettenkrad was always something I wanted to add for display. I wonder how the drove in real life.[sm=50_50.gif]
Old 12-29-2008, 05:36 PM
  #9  
YHR
Senior Member
 
YHR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Grande Prairie, AB, CANADA
Posts: 8,976
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 4 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Cool. I want to see this one in action.
Old 12-29-2008, 10:02 PM
  #10  
Ern
Senior Member
 
Ern's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 1,044
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Very cool... just found this online. It has a short video of the Kettenkrad in operation!

http://www.rctankhq.com/ANDREW%20DES...tenkrad_1.html
Old 12-30-2008, 06:33 AM
  #11  
ArmChairGeneral
 
ArmChairGeneral's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 1,551
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

Wow that lil thing can go, where does the DBU go
Old 12-30-2008, 06:08 PM
  #12  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

well another small update- I noticed from my references that the drive wheels should have two nuts between each spoke i presume for changing the rubber blocks as they wear out, so out came the hexagonal punch and die set had to scrape off the paint to get good adhesion

Then repainted them also got the second run of track assembled then painted both first with a red primer, then a coat off red brown and then a coat of earth colour before painting the track pads with vallejo dark rubber will leave them to harden for a day or two then finish with mig pigments


Cheers Ian
Old 12-31-2008, 12:56 AM
  #13  
Panzer 783
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Hong Kong, HONG KONG
Posts: 1
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

The driver with motion video in photobucket...
http://s276.photobucket.com/albums/k...dandDriver.flv
Old 01-08-2009, 03:12 PM
  #14  
Plastic scouser
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wallasey, Cheshire, UNITED KINGDOM
Posts: 463
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: plastic scousers 1/16 Kettenkrad build

small update added wires for the sidelights, manufacturers plates to the front corners, rifle rack by the driver and 2 on the rear also added the brackets that held the box on top






thats the last of the scratchbuilding so hopefully will move along a bit quicker now

Cheers Ian

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.