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01-09-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By da Rock

Unfortunately, most RC flyers will not know a...

Unfortunately, most RC flyers will not know a good answer to that question for a number of reasons.
RC electrical equipment changes often and without pattern. Also, each of us encounters...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-24-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,029
Posted By da Rock

RN is fun, but not super useful for most of our...

RN is fun, but not super useful for most of our models. It's very shaky trying to judge what they will do when applied to our hugely different models.
12-24-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By da Rock

Oh yeah, you might also notice the rubber bands...

Oh yeah, you might also notice the rubber bands that mysteriously appear from the fuse. hehehehe Been doing that since the 60s. They work great and don't cause as much drag as the usual...
12-24-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By da Rock

I've retrofitted a number of my sailplanes from...

I've retrofitted a number of my sailplanes from the past. I flew thermal with the Minnesota RC Soaring Society back before electric made the scene. A couple of the those birds have been moved all...
12-24-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,857
Posted By da Rock

got a finished Oly II to show off ...

got a finished Oly II to show off
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1429/dsc_0003_8d6fbc452970f6fed14755472d0c7067f70ce60e.jpg

will look up the details tonight when I...
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By da Rock

Carpet oval anyone ?

Anyone around here doing carpet oval racing?

Anyone going to The Snowbird Nationals ? The 2019 Snowbird Nationals / Jan 29th - Feb 3rd / Orlando, Florida (http://www.snowbirdnationals.com/)
Forum: RC Tanks
11-14-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

Yeah, I was sure I'd assembled something wrong. ...

Yeah, I was sure I'd assembled something wrong. I got some good out of it. Every connection is absolutely correct for sure. They got checked about 4 times.

I've been thinking about what...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-14-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

Turns out I got all the parts in the right place...

Turns out I got all the parts in the right place during construction. The arms have 'L' and 'R' on them now.

When it was time to install the tracks they simply would not go on with the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-14-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

That's good info. The PzIV was my first ever. ...

That's good info. The PzIV was my first ever. I made a bad assumption when getting my 2nd tank. Figured that since it was another Tamiya the M26 functionality would be pretty much the same as the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-09-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

Thanks for posting all that. Best thing...

Thanks for posting all that.

Best thing about it all, is in a couple of hours I'll hopefully have a chance to look at a few M26s that've been running awhile. It's about 1.5 hrs drive to...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

That's weird. The PzIV never gave a hint of...

That's weird. The PzIV never gave a hint of 'idling mode'. :o It sure sounds like that's the reason.

When I started the build and got the guts and tracks installed, the lower hull got...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

The Pershing tracks came ready to mount. The Pz...

The Pershing tracks came ready to mount. The Pz had extra length and required removing links to get a rough fit. The Pershing tracks didn't require joining. And didn't have extra links in the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-08-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By da Rock

Tamiya M26 questions

Morning guys,
I'm new at this. Built a Tamiya PzIV awhile back and ran it one day at a Danville museum battle. Lots of fun. Way, way, lots to learn. Decided to build a 2nd tank and got...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-12-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By da Rock

It'd be really cool to see a video of the thing...

It'd be really cool to see a video of the thing in action.
Forum: RC Tanks
09-12-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By da Rock

All the explosions it experiences are probably...

All the explosions it experiences are probably very similar. Blowing out from a puncture in the sidewall might not result in much fragmentation. Fragments do much more damage than air pressure...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-19-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Just drove over to the museum and bought the...

Just drove over to the museum and bought the T-34, last 1/24 they had in stock.
Waiting for the batteries to charge before trying it out.

It comes with a working infrared target. Hooo Hahhh...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-16-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Thanks for clearing up the info.

Thanks for clearing up the info.
Forum: RC Tanks
08-15-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Thanks for the link, but I've tried to call a...

Thanks for the link, but I've tried to call a couple of times and gotten no answer. You see, when I tried to purchase a couple off the website it looks like they are in stock, yet the My Cart...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-09-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Do you have any idea when AAF might have them for...

Do you have any idea when AAF might have them for sale?
Forum: RC Tanks
07-29-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Yeah, I figure to run 'em in the house. The...

Yeah, I figure to run 'em in the house. The 1/16s aren't clean enough and don't have any room to maneuver.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-27-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

Got any video of them? First thing I...

Got any video of them?

First thing I thought of was indoor, aamof.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-26-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

http://shop.aaftankmuseum.com/searchresults.asp?ca...

http://shop.aaftankmuseum.com/searchresults.asp?cat=1913

Looks like they might come with TX and infrared
Forum: RC Tanks
07-26-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By da Rock

tried the Walterson's tanks?

Was just @ the Museum's website and noticed the Walterson's line of RC tanks.
Never heard anyone mention them. Man, they're cheap enough. But are they worth messing with?
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By da Rock

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/market/listings/ca...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/market/listings/cars_tanks

Looking forward to your posts in the Classified-Tanks and especially interested in seeing the prices.
Forum: RC Tanks
04-30-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By da Rock

I just found the Classified -- Tanks forum here....

I just found the Classified -- Tanks forum here. Didn't know it even existed.

First thing I noticed was every thread has the price shown beside the name of the thread. It really looks like RCU...
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