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Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

This is on top of the upcoming effective law that...

This is on top of the upcoming effective law that California will not longer allow registrations of new non-EV private and fleet vehicles after 2035
I believe it is set. Anyone wanting a new car...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-14-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Just an update but no real progress here. I've...

Just an update but no real progress here. I've been 'off the air' for a while due to some other challenges but hopefully I can finish
up the remaining detail work on this Panther. With the changing...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-11-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

I usually drill a hole to begin with then use...

I usually drill a hole to begin with then use square profile files of an appropriate size make the slot for the periscope.

It's a bit tedious when the cast aluminium is 5-6mm thick or more which...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-10-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

I spent a few days working with my Armortek M3...

I spent a few days working with my Armortek M3 Lee; making a control box with battery isolation and the ability to
disable the main drive motors so tests of the rest of the system may be made...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-08-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

I've actually seen the hull firsthand and they're...

I've actually seen the hull firsthand and they're actually pretty tough. If we want to discuss them further please let us begin a new thread.

Jerry
Forum: RC Tanks
09-07-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Anyway back to the subject of the thread. I've...

Anyway back to the subject of the thread. I've made slow progress on the model, burning up time on the tool brackets.
Basic frames are made and mounted next is tool clamps and cleaning tube...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-07-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Is Mike Deiter still running RC Armory? I met hit...

Is Mike Deiter still running RC Armory? I met hit at a local club event not long after he started the company in the early 90s.

I thought he had developed aluminum tracks for his models, at least...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-05-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Tanque

Well, you know what else is said….. ’…takes...

Well, you know what else is said…..

’…takes one to know one…’😆
Forum: RC Tanks
09-04-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Tanque

Nothing, you have to have the minimum number of...

Nothing, you have to have the minimum number of posts before you can include attachments and links. The message is
reasonably descriptive. If you want to post an item of interest before you reach...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

There are several threads on the Armortek forum...

There are several threads on the Armortek forum where builders have given the running gear a bit of attention.

Light weight is ok as long as the construction methods are sound. Adding weight while...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Tanque

I hate to admit knowing Hooben's history, hearing...

I hate to admit knowing Hooben's history, hearing of Herrmill's busted Hetzer and my own experience with the missing electronics
in my 1/10 Hooben T-34.

Hooben did offer to sell me a 1/10...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,566
Posted By Tanque

Well, they did offer to sell me just a built 1/10...

Well, they did offer to sell me just a built 1/10 Cromwell model sans electronics and radio for $45 off the pre-order sale price….

Jerry
Forum: RC Tanks
09-02-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,561
Posted By Tanque

It's the same thing that happened the last time...

It's the same thing that happened the last time Tamiya stopped making them, I recall early 1990s ? Beater 'computer' Shermans were selling for $800 then over night when Tamiya started production back...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-01-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

I have the Armortek StuG III G kit. I've been...

I have the Armortek StuG III G kit. I've been thinking of making it the next on I construct. I want to make it a late
G with Saukopf mantlet. Now only if I could bribe /pay someone to print me up a...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-31-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Eh? Most certainly yes they do. If you are asking...

Eh? Most certainly yes they do. If you are asking specifically about these 1/10 scale versions no Dave doesn't sell these
as far as I know- he made them for me. But he has a wide range of 1/6 scale...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-27-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Have been making slow progress on the...

Have been making slow progress on the Maier-Klingeberger Panther. Have spent several days brazing the tool brackets together. Maier originally used plastic pieces which were good in their day but...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-27-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By Tanque

Metal Origin

This may have been discussed elsewhere so if I missed it apologies.

I'm assuming Metal Original has stopped operations? There hasn't been any activity on their
FB page in quite some time and no...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-21-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,561
Posted By Tanque

I'll be saving my money then. I know I'll incur...

I'll be saving my money then. I know I'll incur the wrath of modern armor fans in general but anything after about 1960
is sssssssssssssooooooo borrrrrrrrriiing. They all look similar, have similar...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-20-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,893
Posted By Tanque

I just wish someone, somewhere would break the...

I just wish someone, somewhere would break the German-Russian-US tank spell and make something from Japan, Italy, France
or more of England in larger scales.Take a chance, worst that could happen is...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-18-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,199
Posted By Tanque

I can see how the size and weight of 1/6 can...

I can see how the size and weight of 1/6 can surprise some buyers, Armortek in particular since they don't skimp on materials. You would
think that that shock shouldn't be but it is I believe. Even...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-17-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,199
Posted By Tanque

I often wondered what happened to Dave Spring,...

I often wondered what happened to Dave Spring, There were two guys here in the state making 1/6 scale stuff years back. Bevan Johnson(sp) -Cactus Tracks Tanks and Dave Spring. A nicer fellow you...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-17-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Tanque

Sorry to hear of this. I didn't know him...

Sorry to hear of this. I didn't know him personally but always heard he was well thought of. He authored many
interesting posts and responses.

Jerry
Forum: RC Tanks
08-17-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

1/10 scale for armor has never been popular in...

1/10 scale for armor has never been popular in the US. As for paint scheme I haven't thought that far ahead. The options
are constrained by the requirement that the paint used needs to be 'fuel...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-17-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

This Panther is 1/10 scale.. I am looking to...

This Panther is 1/10 scale..

I am looking to finish this guy up soon so that I can finish my current 1/6 project and begin my next one.

Jerry
Forum: RC Tanks
08-16-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,012
Posted By Tanque

Made some progress on the Panther. Added rear...

Made some progress on the Panther. Added rear deck and exhaust plate details. Again I'm trying tore-use as much of Maier's original parts as possible. I am however substituting scale_ish steel...
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