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Forum: RC Tanks
07-30-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Somebody already did the job for you Gary: ...

Somebody already did the job for you Gary:
https://cults3d.com/en/3d-model/various/bm-21-grad-1-16-wpl-truck-rc?fbclid=IwAR2HvidCWIixQVth4uWFhWGzgEvUUS1qdLM36tEUSeus7EuLEhMt988jzgI
Forum: RC Tanks
07-04-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 33,563
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I use TPU filament for vehicle tires as well. I...

I use TPU filament for vehicle tires as well. I used to be able to get some 85A shore hardness material, which had more of a matt finish to it, but that company went out of buisness and now I'm stuck...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-12-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,276
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I need to redo the motors and gearboxes in the...

I need to redo the motors and gearboxes in the Horch and Steyr before you guys start on those, those N20's I had designed them around just aren't cutting it - they should be plenty powerful enough,...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-10-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,276
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I think you mean WPL - WCP are something else...

I think you mean WPL - WCP are something else entirely?
Forum: RC Tanks
02-25-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,842
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Filler Primer spray paint followed by 400 grit...

Filler Primer spray paint followed by 400 grit wet works well for smoothing out :cool:
Forum: RC Tanks
01-26-2022, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

US link:...

US link: https://www.robotshop.com/en/tamiya-twin-motor-gearbox.html
Forum: RC Tanks
01-11-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,427
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I haven't posted anything. The model in the link...

I haven't posted anything. The model in the link is somebody elses work, in 1/6 scale.
Forum: RC Tanks
01-07-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,134
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Sorry to hear of your misfortune, but what he...

Sorry to hear of your misfortune, but what he said ^
Forum: RC Tanks
11-22-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 17,450
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Try comparing Youtube video's of a British Cent...

Try comparing Youtube video's of a British Cent (Meteor) and an M60 (AVDS1790). Fundimentally they are both 60 Deg V12's so have a similar exhaust cadence, but to my ear the M60 sounds harsher, with...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 33,563
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Totally cheating and making it 6x6 rather than...

Totally cheating and making it 6x6 rather than 6x4 - I suspect that it won't turn very well without power to the front axle ;)

Hetzer is looking good :cool:
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 33,563
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Drive line will be JJRC/Fayee metal geared...

Drive line will be JJRC/Fayee metal geared differential axles, with WPL upgrade parts off of ebay - 380 motor with gearbox and a central transfer case. Should be beefy enough to pull a trailer with a...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 33,563
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1457x938/diamond_t980_1a43b14f7645d5f4b17bdf2de282bbc27aadc334.jpg
Time to finish the Diamond T 980, this project's been kicking around for...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-25-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Ordinary Plastic Weld, its only ABS.

Ordinary Plastic Weld, its only ABS.
Forum: RC Tanks
10-24-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

It runs ok, but the tracks have stretched badly...

It runs ok, but the tracks have stretched badly it needs tensioners to stop it thowing them off in turn. Its powered by a pair of Taigen 4:1 gearboxes (all be it with 360 motors from scrap mato...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-24-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

So it seems all of my photo's fell off this thead...

So it seems all of my photo's fell off this thead in the last forum update, and a member has asked that I reattach them:
...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,385
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I noticed this on my trip down there, most of the...

I noticed this on my trip down there, most of the regular crowd curbed their more 'competitive' practices, but there was still some hokey stuff like reversing up a slope to point the top of the IR...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,385
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

I think we're talking at crossed purposes - my...

I think we're talking at crossed purposes - my point was if you only focus on improving the experience of the 4 or 5, the rest aren't going to be motivated to join in. If the game has a broad enough...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,385
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Rolling Thunder seems to have been the only...

Rolling Thunder seems to have been the only attempt (at least in the English speaking world) at moving things beyond 'team deathmatch' type game play in any significant way, sadly they came up with...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,385
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Speaking from personal experience, we usually get...

Speaking from personal experience, we usually get 10 to 15 members show up for a club meeting. Of that maybe 4 or 5 of us will have a half hearted 'battle' for 10 or 15 mins before we get bored and...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-02-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,385
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

You started with "I think we should instead look...

You started with "I think we should instead look at other ways to improve what we now have" - and then immediately started going off talking about features like ammo counters, random damage effects...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-29-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,803
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Colour me interested, so long as they have a...

Colour me interested, so long as they have a plastic version.
Forum: RC Tanks
08-29-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,397
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Its was 2 things mainly - crispness of the detail...

Its was 2 things mainly - crispness of the detail compared with PLA (and a lot of 'candy floss' everywhere in general), and the brittle nature of the material making support material awkward to...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-29-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,397
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Like ASA is just as toxic as ABS as far as I can...

Like ASA is just as toxic as ABS as far as I can tell, which means that its only something I can use during the month of July when its warm enough to print with the patio door open - I don't have a...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-29-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,397
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

Mine has stalled out due to having too many other...

Mine has stalled out due to having too many other projects. My recent experience with first ABS and then PETG on the Bailey bridge suggests that I might struggle to print it at the quality level I...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-29-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,397
Posted By Ex_Pat_Tanker

You have been busy! :cool:

You have been busy! :cool:
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