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Forum: RC Submarines
09-14-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 66,344
Posted By Dmon1996

LOL small world, Waterbomber - I'm the fellow...

LOL small world, Waterbomber - I'm the fellow that bought your Sea Tiger at that swap meet 2 years back. I am going to have it at the Model Railroad show at the Ex grounds Sept 24-25th if you are in...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-23-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,480
Posted By Dmon1996

Really? I had bought mine back in the RX14 days,...

Really? I had bought mine back in the RX14 days, and converted it. Ok, then the Russian KV-1 is available in IR, and it is a good model although is ugly to me. My Dad has it - good well detailed...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,480
Posted By Dmon1996

Check out MatoMart Toys in Ontario - I have dealt...

Check out MatoMart Toys in Ontario - I have dealt with them a lot (http://www.matomart.com/homepage.php). There is no warranty on these tanks, but if there is a problem out of the box they will fix...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,480
Posted By Dmon1996

I am not sure if you are asking about Mattorro or...

I am not sure if you are asking about Mattorro or Mato tanks.... Mattorro are no longer manufactured and are very rare now. Mato is the new kid on the block, and are in line with Heng Long tanks as...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-29-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Dmon1996

Thx for the info. The tank is a Christmas...

Thx for the info. The tank is a Christmas present, and if the tracks don't fit it would be a real letdown. And with Matomart's Black Friday deal right now, it would save $20 to order today if needed....
Forum: RC Tanks
11-29-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Dmon1996

WSN metal tracks on a Heng Long T34/85?

Just wondering if anyone tried this yet... I had ordered metal tracks for my WSN T34/85 years ago and never got around to installing them (what with having to gut the lower hull and reinforce it). I...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-29-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dmon1996

Matomart has upped the deal for Black Friday.......

Matomart has upped the deal for Black Friday.... free shipping on orders over $150, and the 20% off is still in effect. Just ordered a T34, was shipped yesterday- guess I should have waited a few...
11-22-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By Dmon1996

Aquacraft Atlantic Tug - shaft size change?

I've been looking a lot online on mods done to the Atlantic Tugboat as I just bought one. Nowhere have I found anyone saying they changed the shaft from 3 to 4mm because of an issue with the shaft......
11-04-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

Right now, I am waiting for some replacement...

Right now, I am waiting for some replacement rubber parts... the shock boots and some grommets. EBay is great for finding vintage parts but slow. I am also working up the magnetic mount under the...
10-29-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Dmon1996

I have found that the hull doused with oven...

I have found that the hull doused with oven cleaner and wrapped with saran wrap for 5 hours lessens the adhesion of the paint. I have a nylon windshield gasket tool that will then scrape it off - in...
10-27-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Dmon1996

Truck bed liner - how can you strip it from a plastic hull?

I just bought an old Traxxas Villain IV that a previous owner sprayed the lower hull with truck bed liner. Does anyone know something that will strip this stuff without eating the plastic? A...
10-26-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

I'm still working on my Bruiser when I get a...

I'm still working on my Bruiser when I get a chance...

Latest pics show the finished paint (it looks A LOT shinier and smoother in person), the metal emblems, the license plates (authentic 1985...
10-25-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,412
Posted By Dmon1996

speedboat newbie - first boat, a Traxxas Villain IV

Hi folks. I am a long time RC'er but am now just "getting my feet wet" in the area of RC boating. I am a sucker for vintage, and had the opportunity to buy an original Villain IV with the optional...
10-22-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,277
Posted By Dmon1996

thanks for the info/review. I think I will just...

thanks for the info/review. I think I will just mod a Traxxas TQ-3 for now- have done this before and it works ok. But Christmas is coming and the wife is bugging me for gift ideas - this would make...
10-15-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

I've decided to dump the Futaba Attack 4wd I was...

I've decided to dump the Futaba Attack 4wd I was going to use and am going to user a Traxxas TQ-3 modified with a 3 position switch for the 3rd channel. It's funny.... I grew up using dual stick for...
10-15-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

Good weekend - got some more done. I ran out of...

Good weekend - got some more done. I ran out of clear lacquer, so I will have to pick some up. That and white for the front signals and the "TOYOTA" on the tailgate. But it is coming along... Still...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Dmon1996

any ideas when the Heng Long T-34 will be available in North America?

I see it is available across the pond, but nothing in North America. I emailed Matomart asking, but have not heard back. Anyone hear anything?
10-09-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,277
Posted By Dmon1996

ideas on radio with three position 3rd channel?

I am looking for an inexpensive (Hobby King level) radio with a 3 position 3rd channel for crawling. Everything I look at is either 2 position or it does not say. I have done the Traxxas switch mod...
10-09-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Dmon1996

Thanks for the info. I am restoring an original...

Thanks for the info. I am restoring an original 1985 version but to me they look silly - thought they may be guards for rock crawling. I will play around and see if it is a real issue for my...
10-08-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Dmon1996

a Tamiya Bruiser question - are the radius arms necessary?

I am just curious if the radius arms actually do anything.... the rear axle seems solid enough without them. Has anyone run without them?
10-03-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Dmon1996

I can tell you that painting 1/5 scale is...

I can tell you that painting 1/5 scale is expensive. I would suggest instead of using airbrush paints you get a can of Krylon camoflage olive drab paint. I used it to paint my 1/5 scale Stuart and it...
10-03-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 95,626
Posted By Dmon1996

I not only had one of these, I sold them. At the...

I not only had one of these, I sold them. At the time I was the assistant manager of a local RS (read that as the abbreviation of assistant...). The only perk I had for my "title" was I had first...
10-01-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

The chassis, stripped of the bumpers and such - ...

The chassis, stripped of the bumpers and such -
http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn226/Dmon96/RC%20Truck%20Stuff/Bruiser/100_1057_zps838b4945.jpg

The tranny looks much better without the...
10-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

You can see the Ace DS 1015 in the second photo...

You can see the Ace DS 1015 in the second photo inside the front of the chassis for steering - better setup than stock IMHO. And that ugly yellowed silicone on the tranny has been scraped off- it...
10-01-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dmon1996

Ok, more pics coming up. ...

Ok, more pics coming up.

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn226/Dmon96/RC%20Truck%20Stuff/Bruiser/100_1051_zps0fdc5cda.jpg...
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