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Forum: RC Tanks
11-10-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By spinnetti

Man, I sure missed the boat on the first batch!

Man, I sure missed the boat on the first batch!
Forum: RC Tanks
11-09-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By spinnetti

Cool.

Cool.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks Bob. Diamond T will be a good one,...

Thanks Bob. Diamond T will be a good one, especially if you have all working diffs..
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

More Progress ...

More Progress
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x646/final_assembly_20211106_55_9392384c68baeeeb8f8df5d519b1135e50bbe4e9.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-02-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

like this: ...

like this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/800x600/cust_jag38_lg_1__cf4a5c4f3707430d6bb5d397151a9b833e2dc69c.jpg
just square aluminum extrusions, slice off a bit and...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-02-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks for the feedback! As I look at all the...

Thanks for the feedback! As I look at all the data and photos, there are so many small changes its hard to settle on just one config. I do like this earlier muffler better that the later (few months...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-01-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Hertzer - chipping away at the details

Lots of little stuff to tune, but getting closer. Still stalling on the gun emplacement, but almost ready to tackle that. ...
Forum: War Room
10-27-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By spinnetti

Dallas area modeler who can paint and weather?

Hi all, its all in the title. My engineering skills are good (scratch building) but my finishing skills are non-existent. Looking for somebody who can paint and weather for me with reasonable skill....
Forum: RC Tanks
10-11-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,421
Posted By spinnetti

Great project! I've stalled on several projects...

Great project! I've stalled on several projects due to the tires. Can you elaborate a bit more on that? I was thinking to print hard molds too, but which urethane did you use, and at what ratio fill...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-20-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks. I've run the track around the house, and...

Thanks. I've run the track around the house, and I think the SLA track will be fine- the suspension and tracks work better than I expected; quite smooth. I also got a different differential with much...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-19-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Been working on some other stuff, but making...

Been working on some other stuff, but making progress on design of the superstructure of late.

...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-18-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,794
Posted By spinnetti

Great Project!

Great Project!
Forum: RC Tanks
08-16-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks guys! My hands are killin me - the link...

Thanks guys! My hands are killin me - the link pins are tight and take some pushing and twisting to get them in. (just stabbed a pin 1/2 way through my thumb!) The differential works but the...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-16-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Been working on other stuff, but did print the...

Been working on other stuff, but did print the nearly 200 track links and laboriously made them....
Forum: RC Tanks
07-13-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

'Nuther milestone. Suspension fully installed and...

'Nuther milestone. Suspension fully installed and working sweet. Still some experimenting with final drive and assembling tracks.
...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-12-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks Bob. I wonder at longevity too. Given how...

Thanks Bob. I wonder at longevity too. Given how little it will actually get driven around I suspect it won't be an issue, but we'll see - I did use the "ABS-like" resin. I can FDM print them but I...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-11-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

So, one big experiment worked out better than I...

So, one big experiment worked out better than I hoped. I took a gamble and made the springs exactly like the real thing - Same number of leaves (16) and exact scale thickness and camber of the...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-07-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,503
Posted By spinnetti

Design your own? Once I finish a couple other...

Design your own? Once I finish a couple other projects that's what I'll do, but in 1/12 scale. Everybody should do it at least once, and see how much work goes into it! Another note, SLA printers...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-06-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,503
Posted By spinnetti

That's amazing.. After I finish a couple other...

That's amazing.. After I finish a couple other AFVs I plan on doing one of these too, but in 1/12 scale. You know, if you print out each of the spring leaves in the front separately, you can have a...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-03-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Thanks! Definitely more fun being a designer and...

Thanks! Definitely more fun being a designer and maker instead of a consumer, but some engineering skill helps. The overall design/build is really going well. This is my first tank, but I think I've...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-02-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,556
Posted By spinnetti

Looks pretty good to me, no shame in that build!

Looks pretty good to me, no shame in that build!
Forum: RC Tanks
07-02-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,838
Posted By spinnetti

That's awesome! are the tires FDM printed also?...

That's awesome! are the tires FDM printed also? They look great.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-02-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,585
Posted By spinnetti

Amazing work! I had far better tools, but still...

Amazing work! I had far better tools, but still just ended up doing mine in plastic 3D printed instead of metal. This is great inspiration :)
Forum: RC Tanks
06-30-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Steady Progress.. Printer running pretty much...

Steady Progress.. Printer running pretty much non-stop, trying, fine-tuning, and adding more detail. Hopefully the bearings will be here shortly, and all the other hardware today or tomorrow. Soon...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-26-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,328
Posted By spinnetti

Bob, This is just PLA. Studied lots of...

Bob,

This is just PLA. Studied lots of materials, and given stiffness is right up there in my requirements PLA has a great mix of properties. I'll add some stiffening ribs here and there and it...
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