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Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,491
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/6 Sherman M4A3

Thanks for all the kind comments gentlemen. Although it looks like its already been to hell and back in actual fact this tank has never touched dirt! All the mud and weathering has been done with...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,518
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 RC Armory King Tiger Tank

Yeah know what you mean. Im impatient when it comes to the fine details as im more a runner type of guy who just wants to get out there and crush some stuff....lol
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,491
Posted By Monotheist

1/6 Sherman M4A3

Always had a soft spot for Shermies so am very happy to own one in 1/6 scale. Cannot take credit for this battle worn beast as it was built by another fellow aussie but as it arrived as a empty shell...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,518
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 RC Armory King Tiger Tank

Love those new wheels! I was thinking of doing something similar but ended up recasting the standard wheels in metal however the problem with this was the original design has a very deep guide horn...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-17-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Hey Peter, Thanks for the kind comments. You really need to pull you finger out the get that T34 of yours moving under its own steam! :D

The mob that cast the wheels for me are local to you...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-16-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Thanks Paul, no idea in the weight apart from the fact I can no longer comfortably lift it up onto the work bench :D

Drove it up onto the bench the other day using a extension ladder which was...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-15-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Controlling a tank via a wireless camera = FUN!

Thanks commander had seen your vids in the past which was part of my inspiration. I was originally planning on mounting the camera to the commanders hatch but found it much more difficult to drive...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Controlling a tank via a wireless camera = FUN!

Camera has built in night vision.

Heres a link to the camera I used.

http://www.foxtechfpv.com/fh25hd-550tvl-daynight-mini-camera-great-night-vision-p-184.html
Forum: RC Tanks
01-14-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By Monotheist

Controlling a tank via a wireless camera = FUN!

Been getting interested in the FPV (First Person View) aspect of the hobby that seems to be big with the plane and helli guys where a camera is mounted onto the vehicle and is controlled by you via a...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-14-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Heres the finished product. Took a while to correctly space all the wheels but was well worth the effort as the track roll very smoothly and no longer try and roll up the sprocket while reversing...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-03-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,518
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 RC Armory King Tiger Tank

Oh no, another thread that I have seemed to have missed completely [:o]

Great to see pics of another build in progress cos when I did mine I was flying blind with a fair bit of it. Even though...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-03-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Finally finished the wheel bearings but as they are not countersunk as far into the wheel as my old ones (plastic wheels) the track guide horn spacing is out of whack so will have to modify the swing...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

The chassis and road wheels are plastic on the R/C Armory tanks but dont let that put you off (as it nearly did for me until I actually saw one in the flesh) The chassis is incredibly rigid and has...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Large Tank search Help pls

Heres a good place to start looking for 1/6 tanks

http://www.uktank.org/phpbb3/viewforum.php?f=2&sid=cbcbf896856fcbfdaf84251f523dc5c1
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Large Tank search Help pls

Na dolls are for girls!

Real men go commander-less :D :D:D
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Large Tank search Help pls

I also came to the same conclusion when researching for one last year. Another possibility are the new 1/6 Shermans from China. These look pretty good as well.

...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Marshall, Outstanding work! Missed your original post and have only just noticed a bunch of posts since the last time I read. Your detailing is amazing! puts mine to shame... However as I beat the...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-25-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By Monotheist

RE: Large Tank search Help pls

I have been running my 1/8 R/C Armory King Tiger for over a year now and can highly recommend them. There as tough as nails and should give you years worth of trouble free running. The technology and...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-12-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Hi peterphillipps, yeah would be great to see the T34 and KT running together! Love your tank from what I have seen so hopefully it will be running under its own power before too long. (Also let me...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-11-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Congrats Old MSgt. Im sure you will be very happy with this kit.

Here's a few pics of my cast wheels. Turned out ok although some of the finer detail has been lost but by the time there painted...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-21-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Bigg Tony, I ordered the basic kit with the drive system option, turret and elevation drive options (yeah it soon starts to add up) Personally I wouldn’t opt for their speed control options as...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-20-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Your very fortunate to be able to get up close and personal with the real thing. If I remember correctly that particular KT is the same one Mike from R/C Armory crawled over for weeks taking...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-20-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

The cast wheels are very expensive as there being custom made by a local casting foundary. I then need to take them to a machinist to have the centeres bored out for the bearings as thay can only...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-20-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Great! they really are a quality and well thought out design so im sure you will be very impressed.

As for wheel bearings I think I put in an 8x22x7 in there. Bought a forstner bit off ebay and...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-02-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,159
Posted By Monotheist

RE: 1/8 King Tiger R/C Armory build

Spektrum DX6i supplied standard AR6200 DSM2 reciever.
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