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Forum: RC Tanks
07-26-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,430
Posted By BcuriousR

Erik, the kits are a fantastic way to get a...

Erik, the kits are a fantastic way to get a collection of parts for those who want to choose gearing, electronics, paint, etc. Thanks for making these "kits" available. I know I got a little giddy...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-04-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,608
Posted By BcuriousR

I can't count the number of times I've created a...

I can't count the number of times I've created a graphic design or logo, only to see it appear on shirts, advertisements, or other print material without my approval or recognition. Or, artwork that...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-27-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By BcuriousR

I've put cameras on or in just about every ground...

I've put cameras on or in just about every ground vehicle possible. I always run them on a dedicated battery to isolate the circuit and remove most interference and stabilize the power. All tank...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-18-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,699
Posted By BcuriousR

Thank you. I don't want to hijack, just thought...

Thank you. I don't want to hijack, just thought I'd share since the topic came up. Your Bailey bridge is a work of art. I am in constant awe of your trucks as well. I can only imagine, and...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-17-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,699
Posted By BcuriousR

I'll just drop this one here. It was the first...

I'll just drop this one here. It was the first thing I designed to print. While not scale correct, I had a great time making it and learned a lot. It only gets used at indoor events for kids to...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-09-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By BcuriousR

I believe the rotation motor has a clutch. If...

I believe the rotation motor has a clutch. If you disassemble the rotation unit, you may find the clutch is broken or simply not engaging. If this is the case, you could just glue the clutch within...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-11-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By BcuriousR

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1550/img_0826_6ec521bd8a2eafe7c23edced79c82218c5079836.jpeg...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-08-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By BcuriousR

They're fine for the price point. I would...

They're fine for the price point. I would consider the stock V3 in an airsoft tank. But you mentioned the difference between a Panther G and an M4A3. A board like the IBU2U can simulate the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-07-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By BcuriousR

If you want to simulate the differences between...

If you want to simulate the differences between tanks, (weight, speed, firepower, damage, etc.) you'll need to change out the motherboard in either HL (Heng Long); or Taigen to a more accurate IBU2U,...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-03-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,983
Posted By BcuriousR

My shop lights too. Very direct light will...

My shop lights too. Very direct light will affect the color at slightly different angles. On the same plane, the color is pretty close. Also, the painted card has been in storage, while the tank...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-03-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,983
Posted By BcuriousR

Maybe these photos can help. The first photo is...

Maybe these photos can help. The first photo is 4 colors over gray primer in direct sunlight. The Taigen 76 is matched pretty well by Krylon Camouflage Olive Flat; The 75mm is closest to Tamiya TS...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-02-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,983
Posted By BcuriousR

TS 28 is a near perfect match for Heng Long...

TS 28 is a near perfect match for Heng Long Sherman. It is not close to TS 5. TS 5 is a dark green, I swapped airsoft Taigen turrets for unpainted IR turret years ago. I finally found good matches,...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-08-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By BcuriousR

Hi Jmore! Welcome to the party. Opinions will...

Hi Jmore! Welcome to the party. Opinions will vary greatly. Heng Long tanks are a great place to begin. Their electronics are moving in a very positive direction, (both IR and airsoft). Newer...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-01-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By BcuriousR

But where are the kits?...........Ordering a tank...

But where are the kits?...........Ordering a tank by parts is an expensive proposition.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-09-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By BcuriousR

I was just playing along. Never got the nerve to...

I was just playing along. Never got the nerve to order the Open Panzer board when it was cheap. I just couldn't wrap my head around the things I was going to have to do to make it work. I do enjoy...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-09-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By BcuriousR

If I'm correct, the Open Panzer has been...

If I'm correct, the Open Panzer has been discontinued. The IBU2U is far from new.....It has been around for a long while. I use mostly IBU boards and love the sound sets. Mostly plug and play for...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-27-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By BcuriousR

Heng Long 6.0 speaker impedance?

I have a pile of tank speakers, both 8ohm and 4ohm, from many different builds and experiments. They both work on the 6.0 board....so far. For longevity, does anyone know the required impedance on...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-19-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,103
Posted By BcuriousR

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2614_e1eb5f271a1754ed42808c19b5b284439dffd161.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-19-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By BcuriousR

That was mean. I want nothing more than for...

That was mean. I want nothing more than for people to join me/us in a fun adventure, expand our hobby, and enjoy a diversion from the horrible that surrounds us everyday. I'll continue to support...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-19-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By BcuriousR

Yes, thanks for that observation. I plan to...

Yes, thanks for that observation. I plan to take one apart soon and take a closer look. You're right on about the point of this tank: Cheap entry point for new tankers. The kids and other...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-18-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By BcuriousR

Yes it does. But for 6.00, it's more fun than a...

Yes it does. But for 6.00, it's more fun than a static barrel.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-18-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By BcuriousR

New HL airsoft recoil in KT This one is...

New HL airsoft recoil in KT

This one is airsoft and recoil. I have a few of the older recoil units. This is not the same. To a beginner, having a recoil with airsoft might be the cat's pajamas....
Forum: RC Tanks
06-17-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By BcuriousR

Heng Long King Tiger Advancements

I bought this tank, (and maybe a few others), in order to explore Heng Long's new systems. This King Tiger arrived the other day, and I am quit impressed with what you get for the money. (Note: I...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-17-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By BcuriousR

Agreed:)

Agreed:)
Forum: RC Tanks
06-17-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By BcuriousR

Erik does not "own" Taigen/Torro......He's great...

Erik does not "own" Taigen/Torro......He's great and all, but.............
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