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Forum: RC Tanks
11-13-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By armourguy

Yeah that one is not bad, I need to see what...

Yeah that one is not bad, I need to see what other set the vendor has
Forum: RC Tanks
11-13-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By armourguy

Stenciling is an option and is how I mark my...

Stenciling is an option and is how I mark my 1/6th scale tanks by making my own disposable stencil, however in 1/16 is a bit problematic. For large markings like stars, crosses or Large German tank...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-12-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By armourguy

1/16th scale markings source?

Hi guys, While finishing up a build I'm at the point where I need some US markings. In the past I would hit up Archer dry transfers and use their 1/16 pershing / star set but both of these sets are...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-14-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By armourguy

For converting the M26 to M60, no way. Like what...

For converting the M26 to M60, no way. Like what rich mentioned it's only a matter of time before a proper M60 is made in 1/16. And like Rich I too have a bunch of 60' based vehicles I would love to...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By armourguy

Taigen sherman idler wheel help

Hi guys, I'm wrapping up a taigen M4A3 rebuild and was remounting the rear idler wheels when the one retention circlip flung out and is now in lostpartia. I'm trying to track down a replacement but...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-07-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 42,544
Posted By armourguy

The chieftain looks good, and I like the...

The chieftain looks good, and I like the searchlight feature. One thing did jump out at me, are those lego studs you are using to hold up the side skirts?
Forum: RC Tanks
10-20-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 42,544
Posted By armourguy

The DKLM kit is incredible, and is very well...

The DKLM kit is incredible, and is very well engineered. My only objections are the lack of properly scale track / running gear as the M1 track and M26 sprockets are too narrow for the M60. Also the...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 42,544
Posted By armourguy

Would love to see an M60

Would love to see an M60
Forum: RC Tanks
10-19-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By armourguy

The grant looks good, but the turret on the lee...

The grant looks good, but the turret on the lee is terrible!
Forum: RC Tanks
09-24-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By armourguy

Tamiya tiger I lighting question

Hi Guys, I'm wrapping up a tamiya tiger I that's getting converted to a mid production tank. I have a Taigen late tiger I light set and would like to patch it into the tamiya electronics. Is this...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-20-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By armourguy

After reading the posts and gave it some time to...

After reading the posts and gave it some time to think. I remember when I was working on my sherman pershing hybrid I ran into a similar issue. Like what Crius said HL recently upgraded their...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-28-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,392
Posted By armourguy

I have a set of their King tiger track links on...

I have a set of their King tiger track links on hand that came with a parts lot I purchased a little while ago, and I was not impressed by them to put it simply. The track design wise is a copy of...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By armourguy

Super glue is the default way to install parts...

Super glue is the default way to install parts with adhesives in my experience. The white halo you see is from the gas of the glue setting and is harmless, and in some cases can be washed away. If...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By armourguy

1/16 Taigen late tiger I rebuild #2

Hi guys, Shortly after wrapping up my last late Taigen tiger I build I had the idea on making Tiger #312.

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I've seen some illustrations and other renditions of this...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-04-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By armourguy

any ETA on the metal sprocket and track?

any ETA on the metal sprocket and track?
Forum: RC Tanks
01-31-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 38,488
Posted By armourguy

Interesting choice for a release and it looks...

Interesting choice for a release and it looks really nice. The one thing I am surprised about is that the tires are molded into the road wheels and are not rubber like the other releases. I guess...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-30-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By armourguy

Cool, thanks for the info. Just counting down the...

Cool, thanks for the info. Just counting down the days until mine comes in!
Forum: RC Tanks
01-30-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By armourguy

Are the gears steel, or some kind of zinc alloy?...

Are the gears steel, or some kind of zinc alloy? Do they attract a magnet?
Forum: RC Tanks
01-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By armourguy

This model was made by the company DID or "Dragon...

This model was made by the company DID or "Dragon In dreams". These came out back in 2011 or so and were not very popular. These had a ton of mistakes on them. From what I can remember DID screwed up...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-26-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By armourguy

I see a ton of new parts for me to make *cough...

I see a ton of new parts for me to make *cough hubs*. Thanks for the heads up on the muzzle, I was going to replace the whole barrel. Many of the parts that are needed for this build I already have...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-25-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,673
Posted By armourguy

Nice review, I just picked one up after seeing...

Nice review, I just picked one up after seeing this. Granted I will be doing lots of detail revisions, but the base looks solid. I've been wanted a 1/16 E8 for ever, can't wait!
Forum: RC Tanks
01-07-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By armourguy

The material drills very easy. All you need is a...

The material drills very easy. All you need is a good sharp / new bit. A dremel. A drop of oil on the bit won't hurt. Once set up the bit will go through the material like butter.
Forum: RC Tanks
12-15-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By armourguy

That was really interesting. esp the part about...

That was really interesting. esp the part about the yellow use on the stars... Looks like something I could incorporate on a future build or two! Thanks!!
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,148
Posted By armourguy

These look like they will work on the Tamiya, or...

These look like they will work on the Tamiya, or the Tiagen. The current HL changed the design where they now have a long bolt that goes through the wheel and directly into the swing arm.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-22-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By armourguy

They glossed over or ignored every US tank post...

They glossed over or ignored every US tank post WWI. I haven't seen a tank doc series this bad since I was a kid watching fields of armor on the Discovery channel. Total utter disappointment, Thumbed...
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