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Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

You are of course correct. I will be...

You are of course correct.

I will be sticking with petrol as I cannot charge a car at home (yet) and spend a lot of time driving to and from mainland Europe where there are a lot less charging...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

It's interesting that the last big change in...

It's interesting that the last big change in personal transportation occurred because of the amount of waste horses produced. It was just too much in large cities.

And now petrol cars are going...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

We have a lot of electric cars here (Norway) and...

We have a lot of electric cars here (Norway) and they seem to work fine so long as you don't try and go out of the country with them as its hard to find charging stations.

If everyone has...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-15-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

Its nice to see that California is targetting the...

Its nice to see that California is targetting the major contributors to fossil fuel emissions. Lawnmowers and hedge trimmers...........

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Forum: RC Tanks
10-02-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

I have been busy trying to flesh out the hull on...

I have been busy trying to flesh out the hull on this Pz I and while not a huge job at first glance there is an awful lot of smnall bits and pieces that need making.

The rear deck is coming along...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-01-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By lposter

Metal tracks = heavy chassis metal tracks+heavy...

Metal tracks = heavy chassis
metal tracks+heavy chassis = heavy tank
Heavy tank =big batteries + speed controllers
heavy tank + big batteries + speed controllers = big bucks

You'll really have...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-22-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By lposter

:cool:

:cool:
Forum: RC Tanks
09-22-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By lposter

You could email Benedini (address on his website)...

You could email Benedini (address on his website) and ask him?

He does provide support for his products. :cool:

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Forum: RC Tanks
09-18-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

Sorry about that! Here it is with the guns...

Sorry about that! Here it is with the guns temporarily installed!

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Forum: RC Tanks
09-18-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

Started on my mantlet today. Im using a piece of...

Started on my mantlet today. Im using a piece of steel tubing with 3mm wall thickness that I split down the middle and lapped level. A 16 mm piece of aluminium half round forms the inside bit.
...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-16-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

Just an update in case people think I gave up! I...

Just an update in case people think I gave up! I didnt!

All the work now is focussed on the broad outlines of the hull. Which is trouble as there are a lot of bits and a lot of holes. Which all...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-11-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

I might have a go at that in the future. It looks...

I might have a go at that in the future. It looks better than just stuffing perspex in!
Forum: RC Tanks
09-10-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

Looking good! out of interest and for future...

Looking good!

out of interest and for future reference.....how will you go about the holes for the vision blocks under the armour cover pieces?

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Forum: RC Tanks
08-31-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

Decided to take Tanques advice from another...

Decided to take Tanques advice from another thread and have a go at making a mitre gearbox for this tank as making HL style ones to fit with biog enough motors was a real nightmare. Possible....but...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-23-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By lposter

One more question....... if I have a choice of...

One more question....... if I have a choice of 360 motors....should I go for a high or low rpm motors in terms of torque? They,ll be in a gear set but I'm not sure what to choose.

I'm seeing...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-23-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By lposter

Many thanks. 360s are what I'm after then. Now I...

Many thanks. 360s are what I'm after then. Now I can search more effectively.

Crius....I'm in the middle of Europe so I can probably get them quicker from this side. Appreciate the offer though.
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Forum: RC Tanks
08-23-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By lposter

Motor help

Hello

I have some standard HL gearbox motors. They are 27 mm in diameter and the motor body is 38 mm. They look completely standard.

Is there a motor that has the same shaft diameter but is...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-18-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,792
Posted By lposter

The box art on the toon tanks is awesome! That...

The box art on the toon tanks is awesome! That KV-2 turret is phenomenal!

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Forum: RC Tanks
08-17-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,195
Posted By lposter

I always though the field of armor stuff was a...

I always though the field of armor stuff was a reasonable way to go large but they don't answer emails and the site is a dumpster fire.

Something that worries me is that there is a fairly active...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-16-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

I had to make a start on the running gear as I...

I had to make a start on the running gear as I need it to be done before I start assemblingthe hull pieces.

This was a fairly simple. 3 parts. The first was the shaft that gies through the hull...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-12-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By lposter

Panther Arnour - Research

I dont normally like posting links to videos but this one is excellent.

It refers to German armour and research done by the British on it during and after the war. In particular - Panther armour....
Forum: RC Tanks
08-12-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By lposter

That numberof nuts and bolts would literally...

That numberof nuts and bolts would literally drive me insane......but its looking good!

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Forum: RC Tanks
08-11-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

Here are the first humble pictures of my knacker....

Here are the first humble pictures of my knacker. Sorry that they are crude and not exciting but from little acorns......

2mm steel has been used to rough out the two sides. The front is still to...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-11-2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,572
Posted By lposter

I rebuilt the gearboxes on the Chi-Ri using steel...

I rebuilt the gearboxes on the Chi-Ri using steel spurs that I swiped off another tank except for gear nr. 1 which is still pot metal (its the lowest torque gear so I doubt it matters).
...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-10-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By lposter

I'm afraid so.......its just simpler to get...

I'm afraid so.......its just simpler to get tracks and some hard to make bits.

Although it's a trade off with respect to space inside.

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