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Forum: RC Tanks
05-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

Thanks! It would be nice if Heng Long made the...

Thanks! It would be nice if Heng Long made the turret more "correct" relative to the hull, but it was a fun challenge to fatten it up. I most like the difference the Plasti-Dip has made to the...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

Your talent speaks for itself. I find it...

Your talent speaks for itself. I find it refreshing to see the creativity without the obsession to make everything perfectly scale and essentially too delicate too use and abuse. A static model is...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-21-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

None taken! If it suited my fancy, I'd paint it...

None taken! If it suited my fancy, I'd paint it candy red with racing stripes! ;)
Forum: RC Tanks
04-21-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

I have seen the DK-1. It's pretty cool with all...

I have seen the DK-1. It's pretty cool with all the upgrades but the squared off bustles on the turret don't satisfy my preference for the Bulldog distinctive turret shape. Mine is obviously a...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

and...

and more...https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1064/41e_fa45fa4bf91049eadb966079519231c00ff8ad8e.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

More...

More pics...https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1105/41c_9757f6d1849a16fafeb6183010bcb5de00fb755d.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By JREEVES

I've used lipos for years in RC planes, the power...

I've used lipos for years in RC planes, the power density vs weight makes them essential. I'm pretty new to tanks too, but considering the relatively low amp draw from most tanks and the fact that...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-09-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

It is fun! Wish I had your talent. Your...

It is fun! Wish I had your talent. Your modernized M41's are really fantastic. I'd love to build one like them but don't have the parts to. I have ordered a few items from Aliexpress but the shipping...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-09-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By JREEVES

The overall length of the barrel from mantlet to...

The overall length of the barrel from mantlet to tip of muzzle brake should be 9 inches more or less, at least the 2018 version. Not sure what they've changed with recoil?
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

Got some paint on the turret this weekend but I...

Got some paint on the turret this weekend but I still haven't figured out an easy way to close the gaps between the top and bottom halves and still have them separable? Anyway, I had a good day with...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

More progress pictures - ...

More progress pictures
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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1440x811/fat_head_5_b759086e490c5368cd01ac8fa72eb1e9b696a625.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

More progress pictures - ...

More progress pictures
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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1440x811/fat_head_5_fbf98b370e3dcf93c2f89a4ef03188fe9454af02.jpg...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By JREEVES

HL M41 Bulldog fat head

've been working on my Bulldog, trying to make the turret more scale size when compared to the hull. I'm a newbie to tanks and it's been many years since I modeled anything so the learning curve is...
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By JREEVES

Wow Jerry, your work is incredible! I hope you're...

Wow Jerry, your work is incredible! I hope you're sharing this story on other forums as you go!

https://www.rctankwarfare.co.uk/forums/viewforum.php?f=150&sid=b88e9751e5482b5cdeda90f477d8126e
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By JREEVES

My experience with 1/8 and 1/10 scale racing...

My experience with 1/8 and 1/10 scale racing buggies and trucks is that they typically do have bearings on the output shafts, leading to ballcups and dogbones which then lead to bearing raced...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-26-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By JREEVES

I have to say I'm mystified when some folks bring...

I have to say I'm mystified when some folks bring attitude to this hobby, or any other. I was a involved member here many years ago with a bunch of my airplanes posted in the gallery, but then got...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-25-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By JREEVES

Have to agree with Tankme, this isn't a...

Have to agree with Tankme, this isn't a competition. I enjoy your gallery photos Fsttanks and even though I am rather jealous of your creations I gave them all 10's!
Forum: RC Tanks
03-24-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By JREEVES

I thought about this a while ago, but figured I'd...

I thought about this a while ago, but figured I'd make a mess of it. It went on much more easily than I expected. I don't think I spent more than 20 minutes applying both coats to both tracks, aside...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-24-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By JREEVES

Another way to add 'rubber' pads to your tracks

I'm still running plastic tracks on all my tanks. This hasn't been a problem for my Tigers, PanTiger or King Tiger, but it's a PITA for climbing or running on smooth floors for my Abrams or Bulldog....
Forum: RC Tanks
03-14-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By JREEVES

Arrived safe and perfect, thanks Tankme!

Arrived safe and perfect, thanks Tankme!
Forum: RC Tanks
03-12-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,677
Posted By JREEVES

Do you remember what size bolts and nuts you...

Do you remember what size bolts and nuts you used? Your Abrams looks awesome!
Forum: RC Tanks
03-11-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,677
Posted By JREEVES

Thanks for this and your other builds and mods...

Thanks for this and your other builds and mods Fsttanks! I'm enjoying making these mods to my Abrams, have the bearing holders on order from Aliexpress and just finished the suspension arm stops mod!...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-09-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By JREEVES

I was pleasantly surprised that I could get steel...

I was pleasantly surprised that I could get steel gearboxes from ForgeBearTanks in the UK for cheaper than that, and shipped to me in Florida in 7 days! I don't know how Dave makes a dime, but I'm a...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-08-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By JREEVES

I received the M1A2 today in perfect shape,...

I received the M1A2 today in perfect shape, except for the commanders side return roller. Thanks for the offer Tankme, PM inbound!
Forum: RC Tanks
03-07-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By JREEVES

Where might I find a M1A2 return roller???

I got a sweet deal from our friend Erik at Taigen/Imex on a dealer demo Henglong M1A2 but was told in advance that it came short one return roller from HL factory. I've searched aliexpress and ebay...
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