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Forum: RC Tanks
10-18-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By 1qaz

What about the Russian SMK multi-turret tank? It...

What about the Russian SMK multi-turret tank? It used some KV parts for the running gear and tracks I believe.

...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-29-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By 1qaz

Have you tried calling the Danville Tank Museum?...

Have you tried calling the Danville Tank Museum? I think that Tamiya quit making their 1/16 Sherman but you might be able to find some parts for it at the AAF Museum. My wife built that very same...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,051
Posted By 1qaz

Very interesting thread, lots of interesting...

Very interesting thread, lots of interesting input. I'll put in my 2 cents worth as a newbie IR tank guy. Many years ago I stumbled across the Danville Tank Museum hosting IR tank battles and being a...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-31-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By 1qaz

Cleong, I did not know what to expect when I...

Cleong,
I did not know what to expect when I tried the IR tank battles, I know as a kid back in the late 60's & 70's I always wanted to have one of the beautiful Tamiya tank models that was R/C. I...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-30-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By 1qaz

Borealis, I am with you on this one. I really...

Borealis, I am with you on this one. I really enjoy going to Danville and spending a day checking out what the tankers have built. I really enjoy the modeling aspect of the hobby but when it comes to...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-23-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By 1qaz

Danville AAF museum May 29th?

Anyone out there planning on attending the 1/16 tank battles at the AAF museum in Danville next weekend? I am planning on going, hopefully we won't be required to wear masks as I think the...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By 1qaz

Your new Tiger looks good! You might also...

Your new Tiger looks good! You might also consider airbrushing the markings on the model. With the zimmerit finish a painted insignia will really look good as the decals may have issues conforming to...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By 1qaz

Kol, You are more than welcome to drive one or...

Kol,
You are more than welcome to drive one or more of my tanks, My wife also said you are welcome to drive her Tamiya Sherman that she built. The Sherman is a great "starter" tank because you don't...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By 1qaz

Kol, I don't think the Comfort Inn is the most...

Kol, I don't think the Comfort Inn is the most convenient but they just happen to be where the R/C guys stay. Also be sure and let them know you are going to the AAF Tank Museum, they offer a...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-19-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By 1qaz

I think I'll try and make that battle date also....

I think I'll try and make that battle date also. I don't know about now but in the pre-Covid times the R/C tank guys started showing up on Friday and we usually had a battle or two that afternoon,...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-19-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By 1qaz

Welcome to the R/C tank world & RCU! You live in...

Welcome to the R/C tank world & RCU! You live in Maryland? You stated that you had an interest in the IR tank battles, have you heard of the Danville Va tank museum? They have a 6000 sq ft indoor...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-15-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By 1qaz

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191013_112459_be331bd7fa61b6df4c3121b36b8d1cf6bf06bd41.jpg
I built my Hooben from a kit, used the gearboxes that came with...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-29-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By 1qaz

That looks great, I have a question for you. What...

That looks great, I have a question for you. What are the "cable spools" for on each of the truck fenders? I remember building the 1/35 Tamiya 88mm kit way back in the 70's but I have always wondered...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-03-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By 1qaz

Hi Dan, As a "new to the 1/16 IR tank scene" I...

Hi Dan,
As a "new to the 1/16 IR tank scene" I can tell you that the Danville R/C tank group has been incredibly welcoming to both me and my wife. I really enjoy the history/building aspect of the...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-10-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,023
Posted By 1qaz

I don't know if these are the older Tamiya Tiger...

I don't know if these are the older Tamiya Tiger I units or the newer units. I bought my Tamiya Tiger I at the AAF Museum a couple of years ago and it builds into a really nice model. Best of luck...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-07-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 1qaz

Yep, thats the one, I like it! I am always to...

Yep, thats the one, I like it! I am always to conservative with my weathering jobs. I can really admire a realistic, well done finish. Maybe someday I'll get there:(
Thanks for the photos!
Forum: RC Tanks
02-07-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 1qaz

Thank you for the compliments Enzo K, If you have...

Thank you for the compliments Enzo K, If you have a photo of your tank in the second photo you posted I would really like to see it. It looks like maybe a Panther? I just really like the finish &...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-06-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 1qaz

Thats funny, I am just the opposite. I am an R/C...

Thats funny, I am just the opposite. I am an R/C airplane guy who dabbles in the tanks mostly because of the modeling aspect and the running R/C is just icing on the cake.
I build most of my...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-06-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 1qaz

Thanks for the info, they are good looking...

Thanks for the info, they are good looking figures. I enjoy doing my own painting which does not always turn out as good as I like but at least I am giving it a go!

I really like the weathering...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-25-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By 1qaz

Awesome club field video! The wife and I are...

Awesome club field video! The wife and I are really looking forward to moving out to the Phoenix area when I finally retire. Apache Junction really looks good, we will be doing a "recon" of the area...
12-06-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,677
Posted By 1qaz

Dromida Vista FPV issues

I am a R/C scale airplane guy since the 70's and my wife wanted a drone. We bought the Dromida Vista at our local hobby shop, flew it for 2 short flights during which it seemed to work fine. Now back...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-13-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By 1qaz

Jarndice, It sounds like you are being...

Jarndice,
It sounds like you are being "correct" not picky, I built my Tamiya Tiger I box stock. Do you have any photos of the cables looped around the front? I have never seen them stowed that way,...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-13-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By 1qaz

What about putting them in the stowage clamps...

What about putting them in the stowage clamps where they were normally carried?
...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-12-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,505
Posted By 1qaz

The first photo's of Danville's 1/6 tank day. ...

The first photo's of Danville's 1/6 tank day.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1010001_914e0bfef616529a1db869f38ba517e5ebd208c1.jpg
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Forum: RC Tanks
09-09-2020, 02:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,505
Posted By 1qaz

A new pair of Crocs, you must be serious about...

A new pair of Crocs, you must be serious about Danville!! Hey Mike Brenda & I will give you a call when we get close to Danville on Friday, I have to work Thursday night so we should be seeing you...
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