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Forum: RC Tanks
Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By tankme

That gear puller works fairly well. I have the...

That gear puller works fairly well. I have the same one. The only issue is that sometimes the gears can be too close to the motor to use it even on the skinny side so you just have to be careful...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-01-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,340
Posted By tankme

At this point I bought a HL T-72 with the 6.0...

At this point I bought a HL T-72 with the 6.0 system to check out.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-26-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By tankme

The funny part is this guy William Feng on...

The funny part is this guy William Feng on Facebook who it seems is the CEO thinks they do no wrong. From his responses to folks on FB I can see why their customer service is so bad.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-24-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By tankme

I find the Taigen latch system a little fiddly so...

I find the Taigen latch system a little fiddly so I usually remove it. If any part of the system is out of alignment it can give you problems opening it.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-16-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By tankme

Well if you want to shoot back, then a HL is your...

Well if you want to shoot back, then a HL is your option. None of the Tamiya tanks have BB shooters installed on them. Personally I don't know of anyone that has converted one to shoot BBs...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-16-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By tankme

I own both and both are not perfect and...

I own both and both are not perfect and everything that follows is my personal opinion after running both types of tanks. I would actually disagree about the parts support. You can find replacement...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-09-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By tankme

It was an interesting show. It was nice seeing...

It was an interesting show. It was nice seeing the Panther fully restored. I had only seen it partially restored in one of the tank restoration shows.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-04-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,960
Posted By tankme

I have 3 different shipments stuck in the system...

I have 3 different shipments stuck in the system and none from FMS. All of them have been that way for over a month. Shipments of goods are stuck all over the world. One of mine made it to New...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-31-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,960
Posted By tankme

The Willys has disappeared from their website and...

The Willys has disappeared from their website and I don't see any pics of it on their FB page. I wonder if Jeep is suing them. Jeep has been known to do that which is why there is a lack of actual...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,982
Posted By tankme

You could contact Armoured Models:...

You could contact Armoured Models: https://www.facebook.com/Armoured-Models-1055202011329778/
They have a kit for the T72 Kontakt ERA, but I don't see it for sale on the OZ Armor site:...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By tankme

From what I've seen of Hooben they are hostile to...

From what I've seen of Hooben they are hostile to their customers also.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-29-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By tankme

I think if they sold them as a gutted "kit" for a...

I think if they sold them as a gutted "kit" for a lot cheaper price, a lot more people would consider it. As it is I would have no interest in the electronics that come in this.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-29-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By tankme

Hooben E100

From Facebook. Looks like Hooben is finally going to release their E100. Wonder if it will be as big a trainwreck as the Maus?
...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By tankme

A regulator is actually wasting energy so you...

A regulator is actually wasting energy so you don't get longer run time with higher voltage. What happens is 14V goes in and say 7V comes out. Where does the other 7V go? Has something to do with...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-27-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tankme

Every model company including Tamiya has made...

Every model company including Tamiya has made mistakes in kits and never fixed them. There isn't a single 1/16 kit that is perfect on the market that isn't lacking either on detail or has some...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-27-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tankme

Any competition would need DEEP pockets. I don't...

Any competition would need DEEP pockets. I don't think people realize just how expensive it is to build molds and manufacture something. The initial investment it huge and molds eventually wear out...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-22-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,660
Posted By tankme

Did you rough the turret up before painting?

Did you rough the turret up before painting?
Forum: RC Tanks
05-20-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By tankme

I don't think Ausf sells them anymore.

I don't think Ausf sells them anymore.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-20-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,982
Posted By tankme

Deception...it's really the only reason I can...

Deception...it's really the only reason I can see. Some may not notice the actual drop. A lot of people see sale and must buy. Who knows. The price seemed high to me even with the metal hull. I...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-20-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,982
Posted By tankme

That is not just for the hull. That listing is...

That is not just for the hull. That listing is for the whole tank which includes the hull. It is a Heng Long hull that is being released this year like the HL Abrams and Tiger I metal hulls. All...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By tankme

I had one in World of Tanks... :) It was a fun...

I had one in World of Tanks... :) It was a fun tank destroyer to play before they removed it from the game.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By tankme

You would think the SU-122/54 would be a fairly...

You would think the SU-122/54 would be a fairly easy conversion and I'm surprised no one has done a kit to do the conversion.
Forum: RC Tanks
05-15-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By tankme

Heng Long ZTZ-99

This is the Heng Long ZTZ-99 (non-A) model. It is a closeout I got on Matomart: http://www.matomart.com/prodview.php?p=1136

Ended up being right at $185 USD shipped to my door from Canada and it...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-14-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By tankme

Even that piece of authentic armor probably...

Even that piece of authentic armor probably doesn't represent the actual original color as Crius pointed out as it has oxidized and color shifted over the years. By the time you add weathering the...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-10-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,004
Posted By tankme

It was at the bottom of the pics he probably...

It was at the bottom of the pics he probably missed it: Hooben T-55A (first run production) (https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-tanks-369/11663108-hooben-t-55a-first-run-production.html)
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