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Forum: RC Tanks
08-09-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,970
Posted By dyeager535

Will something like this work?...

Will something like this work? http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-130-x-170-x-5mm-AXK130170-Thrust-Needle-Roller-Bearing-Each-With-Two-Washers-/182169439685?hash=item2a6a250dc5:g:vHoAAOSwNSxVZval (fully...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-08-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,678
Posted By dyeager535

Speaking of what I know, GM used the oilite...

Speaking of what I know, GM used the oilite bushings forever on their manual transmission input shafts as the pilot bushing. Some applications later on used bearings, and the failure rate of the...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-01-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By dyeager535

My setup (can't recall if it was the HL or...

My setup (can't recall if it was the HL or Asiatam StuG, think HL as I recall springs in the dampeners?) had the four corner springs as the ones doing all the "work". If the strong springs were in...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-26-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By dyeager535

Just an FYI, many/most epoxies (like the "normal"...

Just an FYI, many/most epoxies (like the "normal" JB Weld and knockoffs) do not work well with plastic and are not designed to do so. Obviously if there is metal going through plastic, the epoxy will...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-12-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By dyeager535

IME this raises the tank way too high. Couldn't...

IME this raises the tank way too high. Couldn't put enough weight in it to compress suspension to anything that approximated where the tank should ride.

If all you want is ground clearance, this...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-09-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By dyeager535

Looks similar (or identical) to the Asiatam...

Looks similar (or identical) to the Asiatam torsion setup I've got.

The torsion bars are "keyed", so you can't turn them just enough to set it where you want it...I believe you can only make a...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-25-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By dyeager535

Problem for me is (and no idea who else is in the...

Problem for me is (and no idea who else is in the same boat) that when I bought the gearboxes for the StuG III, it was so long ago, and so many different products are on the market, I have no clue...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-25-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dyeager535

Those set screws allow tension to be adjusted on...

Those set screws allow tension to be adjusted on the torsion bars??
Forum: RC Tanks
09-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By dyeager535

I would be, as many gearboxes as are out there, I...

I would be, as many gearboxes as are out there, I assume you'd be able to keep track of what gearbox needs what bearings?

Save the hassle of trying to compare all the various bearings out there,...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,558
Posted By dyeager535

I would concur with the stick on wheel weights...

I would concur with the stick on wheel weights being pretty effective since lead wins in the density department.

Was experimenting with the StuGIII I have, and ended up melting some wheelweights...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By dyeager535

For size not sure. Wonder if some nylon washers...

For size not sure. Wonder if some nylon washers could be used, they would provide less friction than steel on steel.

Nylon would be pretty easy to cut/drill to desired ID though. Finding proper...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-07-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By dyeager535

Curious as to what kind of shims you mean? To...

Curious as to what kind of shims you mean? To shim the actual drive gears and keep them aligned properly?
Forum: RC Tanks
04-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By dyeager535

Unfortunately you haven't got a response I see,...

Unfortunately you haven't got a response I see, perhaps mine will trigger more.

I looked into this before, if you have some dial calipers, measure the shaft diameter and the diameter of the hole...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

Any book on the status of American culture would...

Any book on the status of American culture would be a depressing read. The results of vets going to combat today are vastly different than those in past wars, and it's due to a different culture. You...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-25-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

*In* Ukraine, no. In the context of Russia vs....

*In* Ukraine, no. In the context of Russia vs. the West, which is what this is, it has everything to do with petroleum.

"Gennady Timchenko, the boss of an oil-trading firm called Gunvor"...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-25-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

No I think I understand you, I meant petroleum...

No I think I understand you, I meant petroleum products in general...much of Europe relies on Russian exports as I understand it. Last time there was a scuffle they turned off the taps in Bulgaria...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

This isn't 1983, there will be no war over this....

This isn't 1983, there will be no war over this. NATO has the "attack one attack all" mantra, but Ukraine isn't part of that. Additionally, no one here nor in that region has the stomach for a...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

The media from here has people on the ground...

The media from here has people on the ground reporting too what they see. Every report, taken from every person, is only a slice of the real picture. That slice is how stories are slanted.

As far...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,260
Posted By dyeager535

I think that is the problem. Were this someone...

I think that is the problem. Were this someone else, someone who was not so brutish in most dealings with other countries/regions/freedoms, this would be largely seen as an event that was likely to...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,111
Posted By dyeager535

I think you may have better luck on their...

I think you may have better luck on their facebook page, their web page isn't showing anything since 2012 (when this thread was started lol). They have pictures of the Porsche turret KT as of this...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By dyeager535

I would *think* that weight-wise, the all metal...

I would *think* that weight-wise, the all metal variant would provide far more realistic physics of movement...people talk about these things moving like toys, lifting up to go over a pencil or...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-06-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By dyeager535

Adding PWM dimming on some sort of timer would...

Adding PWM dimming on some sort of timer would probably finish out a "fire" effect with LED's, at least IMO. The on/off in one display I saw still looked pretty decent, but having the lighting dim in...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-31-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By dyeager535

I've already got the Asiatam metal hull version...

I've already got the Asiatam metal hull version that I've done a fair bit of work on, but it's taken a back burner to my real-life projects. The longer I wait to get going on it though, the more cool...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-30-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By dyeager535

Well I'm not sure how much better they are going...

Well I'm not sure how much better they are going to get, but the way things are going, the next one should be 75%! :) Very tempting to spend the money on that all metal StuG, good sales work.
Forum: RC Tanks
12-26-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By dyeager535

Another Mato sale

"IT'S OUR BIGGEST SALE OF THE SEASON! UP TO 50% OFF ALL MATO PRODUCTS & FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200!

THIS IS ONLY A THREE DAY SALE STARTING DECEMBER 26TH ENDING DECEMBER 28TH AT MIDNIGHT."...
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