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Forum: RC Tanks
05-20-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

Guess that makes you both 'journeymen' - the...

Guess that makes you both 'journeymen' - the journey being more important than the destination - like me?

The only problem being the destination doesn't seem to get any closer, as one finds more...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-19-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By afv aficionado

Yep, the old saw applies - Cheap & good are often...

Yep, the old saw applies - Cheap & good are often mutually exclusive terms

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
05-18-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By afv aficionado

Tank riders - WWII German - 1/16th

Posted on Armorama - https://armorama.com/news/panther-winter-riders-east-front -

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

Very true Rich, but waiting can get you very old....

Very true Rich, but waiting can get you very old.
My comment was more about the modification being a bit more complex than just the deck.

Looking at the rear of the Mk III, makes me wonder how...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

It's not just the deck that would require...

It's not just the deck that would require changing -...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

Wow, very nice. Think Andrew has gone above &...

Wow, very nice. Think Andrew has gone above & beyond on the engine decks. Plenty of scope to super detail various parts too.
In case you missed it - I like it.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
05-17-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

Yep, that works too, families of vehicles being...

Yep, that works too, families of vehicles being the thing - CVR(T), M113 being further examples.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
05-16-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By afv aficionado

Very nice. I'd like to see the top of the Mk III...

Very nice. I'd like to see the top of the Mk III turret? What solution was adopted for the track tensioners?

As a follow up to this, I'd suggest Abbott - gives you the hull & suspension for the...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-08-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,521
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi king tubby Yep, a very nice job. Just 2...

Hi king tubby
Yep, a very nice job. Just 2 things I'd enhance if I was doing StillBrew - the demarcation line between the original turret & the StillBrew package -...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-07-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,521
Posted By afv aficionado

Another Chieftain build - this one a Mk 10 with...

Another Chieftain build - this one a Mk 10 with StillBrew - https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=202&t=31603 -

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
05-04-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By afv aficionado

Mostly done -...

Mostly done - https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=202&t=31516&start=20 -
Very nice job

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
04-27-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By afv aficionado

A further update from Louis -...

A further update from Louis - https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=202&t=31516 -

He has also answered the reloads question - 6 reloads, 1 external, 5 internal. How & where -...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-21-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Kolholznik Yes it's air transportable,...

Hi Kolholznik
Yes it's air transportable, follows in the footsteps of Tetrach & Locust, though with less Armour, size & crew, but with the TOW version - more firepower - for a short time.
Louis has...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Kolholznik Good question, that I can't...

Hi Kolholznik
Good question, that I can't answer. If you look at the Wiki entry, an ammo carrier was either Prototyped or studied - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiesel_AWC - but doesn't look like...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-19-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By afv aficionado

New build of the Wiesel -...

New build of the Wiesel - https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=202&t=31516 -
If you've seen his other work, you know this'll be good.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
04-16-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi King Tubby I've been posting queries on...

Hi King Tubby
I've been posting queries on Armorama, got a few more replies tonight. Got some stuff to build.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
04-15-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi King Tubby Cool, I knew they stored the...

Hi King Tubby
Cool, I knew they stored the inert APDS rounds in that basket, but didn't know that was why it was enlarged.
Thanks for that.
I'm trying to figure out which shape of Pressure relief...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-13-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi CapB Cool. With my tracks, I painted them...

Hi CapB
Cool. With my tracks, I painted them with Humbrol 27004 Gun Metal, with What-A-Job liquid polymer applied to the track pads. Provides a durable tough black finish as well as more grip....
Forum: RC Tanks
04-12-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By afv aficionado

Cool Are you planning on doing much to your...

Cool
Are you planning on doing much to your Chieftain?
There is scope to do quite a bit if you want to. I've just been fixing the left rear turret stowage basket for instance, it's a bit on the...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-12-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Yes the hubcaps can be pried off, there is a...

Hi
Yes the hubcaps can be pried off, there is a Phillips screw underneath.
However you don't have to remove the wheels to paint them, just remove the upper hull, screws under the rear fuel caps....
Forum: RC Tanks
04-06-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Rich Are you aware of this build? -...

Hi Rich
Are you aware of this build? - https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=30499 -

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
03-29-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,521
Posted By afv aficionado

Ok, so Haya is just selling it? Makes me wonder...

Ok, so Haya is just selling it?
Makes me wonder what else they might produce - perhaps these? ...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-28-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,521
Posted By afv aficionado

A little surprise from HAYA - the Marksman...

A little surprise from HAYA - the Marksman turreted Chieftain - https://www.hayaltd.co.uk/Haya_Chieftain_1_16_Tank_Marksman_RTR_Cannon_Smoking/p191100_21054462.aspx -

Not as balanced looking as...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-15-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,715
Posted By afv aficionado

You're right, that is quite an advantage. Mal

You're right, that is quite an advantage.

Mal
Forum: RC Tanks
03-15-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,715
Posted By afv aficionado

Hi Pah co chu puk Very cool, had wondered if...

Hi Pah co chu puk
Very cool, had wondered if someone would do one in 1/16th. Are you aware of the Armortek one in 1/6th? https://www.armortek.co.uk/Forum3b/viewforum.php?f=48 -

Mal
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