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Forum: RC Tanks
04-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,317
Posted By Perry S.

Looks like Jerry just wrote a mini bible for you....

Looks like Jerry just wrote a mini bible for you. What a great thread and look into the past this is. I will add my meager 2 cents here and recommend that you try to restore it to 100% original. If...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-18-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By Perry S.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x768/lj21852_11eb2e983e832b45e529f4d51f2702573c6ca17b.jpg
Forum: RC Tanks
02-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By Perry S.

Give this thread a try. If you stick with the...

Give this thread a try. If you stick with the desire, move up to a CO2 system. You can search for those on this board.

https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-tanks-369/10869128-fun-airsoft.html
Forum: RC Tanks
04-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Perry S.

It seems like a shame. I understand they were...

It seems like a shame. I understand they were DMCA'd because they mentioned WoT in the descriptions. So at least Bergman had to sanitize his descriptions and repost. Both he and TigerAce are very...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-14-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,980
Posted By Perry S.

Read post #7 in this thread

Read post #7 in this thread
Forum: RC Tanks
01-03-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By Perry S.

The chamber that the airsoft gun draws into is...

The chamber that the airsoft gun draws into is miniscule. In fact it is smaller than the volume of the barrel itself. That is why the barrels have a hole in the side, to keep the bb's from drawing a...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-23-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,980
Posted By Perry S.

The standard HL gear ratio is ~40:1. Adding the...

The standard HL gear ratio is ~40:1. Adding the extra 3:1 gear in them turned em into 120:1 gearboxes. That is why we started calling them 3:1 gearboxes back when they were first being made.

Here...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-16-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Perry S.

I guess it all comes down to who you posed that...

I guess it all comes down to who you posed that question to... :)
Forum: RC Tanks
05-15-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Perry S.

With the price of 3D printers so low I do not...

With the price of 3D printers so low I do not know why anyone would order anything on Shapeways. I see many unhappy with the parts when they arrive because they are assuming injection molded part...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,762
Posted By Perry S.

You should research the de Prony brake. It is an...

You should research the de Prony brake. It is an easy to make dynomometer. I made something similar way back when. THere are some vids on youtube using a couple of fish scales to do it. THat way you...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-28-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

Man, I am confused as to what you have then. I...

Man, I am confused as to what you have then. I don't know where you bought it and who would sell that configuration. Non S&S electronics from 5+ years ago mated to a Lipo battery. What is this...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-28-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

hmmmm, That is a Lipo. I think I understand...

hmmmm,
That is a Lipo.
I think I understand what is going on here. I bought my PIII years ago and it came with the standard 6 cell NiMH pack. In fact they came with Nicads way back then.
It looks...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-27-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

My Heng Long PIII came with the standard NiMH 6...

My Heng Long PIII came with the standard NiMH 6 cell pack. Maybe post a pic of what you have. If the battery is decent quality it should run a half hour maybe more.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-26-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

Please do listen to my advice though and think...

Please do listen to my advice though and think twice about running a Lipo into the HL electronics without some sort of low voltage cutoff if you have to have a Lipo.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-26-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

7.2V NiMH are ubiquitous and available...

7.2V NiMH are ubiquitous and available everywhere. They are a direct drop in replacement.
...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-26-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Perry S.

When you guys are talking about silver PLA you...

When you guys are talking about silver PLA you are talking about the color, right? Why is that so preferred? I would think you would want black as that is the wear surface against the tracks and the...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Perry S.

Ahh, I see them now. I am already a member there...

Ahh, I see them now. I am already a member there anyway.
Thanks.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Perry S.

I just checked Shapeways at that link. Are you...

I just checked Shapeways at that link. Are you guys talking about paying $170 for a set of nylon plastic T34 road wheels? The ones at that link look like the standard plastic T34 wheels. Forgive me...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Perry S.

PLA is the easiest to print but hardest to post...

PLA is the easiest to print but hardest to post process. ABS is the easiest to post process but most cheap printers can't print it well. PETG is a stronger class material that is easy to print and...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,645
Posted By Perry S.

Lipos will need a different controller because...

Lipos will need a different controller because they require low voltage cutoff to keep them safe. I guess you could use the HL controller if you installed an inline low voltage battery cuttoff. If...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Perry S.

Dead link for me

Dead link for me
Forum: RC Tanks
02-23-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Perry S.

Curious what you shapeways guys are paying for...

Curious what you shapeways guys are paying for these parts as 3D printers are down in the $250 range now a days. At what point do you just get a printer and make your own. Now that I have my printer...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-22-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Perry S.

Yeah, I guessed you didn't like them by your...

Yeah, I guessed you didn't like them by your wording. From what I see on ebay the 3D prints look a little rough but the gears look good. I am considering buying the gearset but not the whole...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-22-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Perry S.

I am guessing nobody has one yet. Maybe you could...

I am guessing nobody has one yet. Maybe you could post something up about yours to get this started.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-21-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,762
Posted By Perry S.

Have you seen what this guys is doing? Not sure...

Have you seen what this guys is doing? Not sure of the gear reduction here but the worm gear might fit your needs with a secondary stage of some sort.
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