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Forum: RC Tanks
07-29-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By sclui

I tried to stay off responding to today's posts...

I tried to stay off responding to today's posts but....

Granted I don't know first hand OP's intention for this thread, I originally thought OP wanted help in completing the build, which some...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-24-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By sclui

Jerry, I suspect there's not an assembly manual...

Jerry, I suspect there's not an assembly manual for the Sherman because I looked around for you under Torro and they also only market 2 boxed kits - Tiger & Leo, both of which have assembly manuals....
Forum: RC Tanks
07-23-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By sclui

How To Remove or Install Taigen Tanks Sherman...

How To Remove or Install Taigen Tanks Sherman M4A3 Idler Wheels
Forum: RC Tanks
07-23-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By sclui

Jerry, here are several videos that may help ...

Jerry, here are several videos that may help


How to remove the gearboxes on the Taigen Sherman RC 1/16th scale RTR Tank


How To: Taigen Sherman Upper Hull Swap


Taigen Sherman M4A3 75mm...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-22-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By sclui

That's too bad, especially they don't seem to...

That's too bad, especially they don't seem to have a build manual on their site like they do for the Tiger I & Leo 2, at least not readily visible. Hopefully Erik will step in and make it right. I...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,616
Posted By sclui

Appreciate the heads-up, but the brace is OOS now...

Appreciate the heads-up, but the brace is OOS now so it will be a while before I do that. I am more used to Taigen's metal hull so the flex in HL bothers me. As for the MFU placement, first of all,...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-07-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,616
Posted By sclui

Except I have to remind myself to face the turret...

Except I have to remind myself to face the turret backward on shutdown. To be honest, other than the few quirks in using a hobby grade Tx with the Taigen, I much prefer my Taigens samples for the...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-06-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,616
Posted By sclui

Erik, Believe they started using the newer mold...

Erik,
Believe they started using the newer mold with the tail end of the 6.x. Mine was built in 2020 and has the mount for the rectangular speaker box, switch is under rear hatch behind turret, and...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-26-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By sclui

It's probably something Toucan assembled using...

It's probably something Toucan assembled using these upper + lower + HL Tx/Rx Upper (https://www.dklmrc.com/product/fm_leo2uf) & Lower (https://www.dklmrc.com/product/leo2_metal_chassis)
Forum: RC Tanks
06-26-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By sclui

This Toucan listing seems to tick the OP boxes...

This Toucan listing seems to tick the OP boxes Metal Leo 2 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/323854174982?hash=item4b67368b06:g:7IUAAOSwRaJdJ-zr)
Forum: RC Tanks
06-16-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By sclui

That was just an alternative, they also have the...

That was just an alternative, they also have the complete turret (unpainted) for 190 (not sure why it's more than the NATO camo). You can use existing gear + slip ring.
Forum: RC Tanks
06-14-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By sclui

Might want to check with this place, they have...

Might want to check with this place, they have the painted IR turret for Euro 164 (VAT included)
...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-06-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By sclui

No problem, thanks. I have mostly Taigen's...

No problem, thanks. I have mostly Taigen's running 7.2 NiMH, but recently got a HL and it came with 2S 1800 Li-ion, and the size makes it easier to stuff in the compartment than a full size NiMH, so...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-06-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By sclui

@Crius, do you have any experience with the...

@Crius, do you have any experience with the Admiral 3500mAh 2S 7.4V Li-ion?
Forum: RC Tanks
05-31-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By sclui

Got it, so you are reducing the flex by using a...

Got it, so you are reducing the flex by using a shorter spring. How are you keeping the spring from moving with the swing arm on the anchor end (sandwiched by the 2 blocks)?
Forum: RC Tanks
05-31-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By sclui

I was looking for parts and came across stronger...

I was looking for parts and came across stronger arms + anchors, you may wish to check w/ the vendor for KV fitment Stainless Steel Torsion bar mount & Swing arms set for Taigen/Torro Tiger I chassis...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-31-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By sclui

That sounds about right on the complete IR...

That sounds about right on the complete IR turret, I have seen those listed by the same eBay seller along with the complete upper hull I mentioned. This seller appears to be selling Torro version of...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By sclui

I got this tank about 2 months ago, really wanted...

I got this tank about 2 months ago, really wanted the IR version with flash & recoil but the BB was all the importer was expecting to see. I figured I could just swap the turret with appropriate...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-30-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By sclui

Granted these are U.S. prices, but IMEX is...

Granted these are U.S. prices, but IMEX is selling a full set of the arms for ~$18 and a full lower hull with suspension for ~$55. If you keep having to replace the arms, a full hull doesn't look...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-29-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By sclui

The setup is slightly different on my Leo 2 but I...

The setup is slightly different on my Leo 2 but I would imagine that's something I need to tackle at some point. Without getting into fabrication, do you suppose a heavier gauge "spring" wire would...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By sclui

Maybe the video from Erik help? ...

Maybe the video from Erik help? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeJ1NdUZdEE
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By sclui

Well, Erik came through and I received the...

Well, Erik came through and I received the replacement parts today, he has been more than generous with the extra parts, battery, etc. plus a partial credit to my purchase price for the "trouble",...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-12-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By sclui

Red face Sure will, spent the day trading emails and the...

Sure will, spent the day trading emails and the tech wanted to see a video of binding with the stock Tx/Rx. Looks like a longer journey than expected, fresh batteries in Tx and properly charged NiMH,...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-11-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By sclui

Thanks Robert. Unfortunately I had to rule out...

Thanks Robert. Unfortunately I had to rule out the batteries since I tried multiple ones that were checked out to be good. The upside is that the electronics in these models are not overly complex...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-09-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By sclui

Thanks Erik, appreciate that.

Thanks Erik, appreciate that.
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