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Forum: RC Tanks
01-25-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Tankhobby

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/sherman_7c6bd498251253329e866f439d3cfcea3fd86d2d.jpg
Above the tracks on the chassis or sponson. You have to remove the tracks and...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-23-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Tankhobby

Since you can't store the tank in the box after...

Since you can't store the tank in the box after it's made there is no real use for the box except for the artwork. Too bad Tamiya did not design the boxes so they could be repurposed as tank carriers...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-28-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Tankhobby

You can get them easily online from Amazon,...

You can get them easily online from Amazon, Pyramid Air, Ebay, etc. Be careful of the description and weight, and also that they are seamless as mentioned. For a local retail store any sporting goods...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-18-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Tankhobby

I didn't do any waterproofing although most of...

I didn't do any waterproofing although most of the circuit boards are conformal coated. The water isn't that deep and so by running through it there isn't a lot of time for the water to ingress. Also...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-17-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Tankhobby

1/6 ROCHOBBY Willy's Jeep (and Start tank)

My 1/6 Willy's before and after sound module, the 1/6 Stuart at the end has the same module. I should probably choose an engine sound that's close to the real thing but there are a lot to go through,...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-28-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Tankhobby

I plugged an RC switch into channel 4 then the...

I plugged an RC switch into channel 4 then the light plug into that, now channel 4 controls the lights from the transmitter. I guess they didn't include a switch due to cost.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Tankhobby

1:6 1941 MB Scaler lights

So the lights on this jeep are always on? The transmitter is a four channel system and one of the other channels does not control the lights? Or am I missing something?
I did mount one of those...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-20-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,191
Posted By Tankhobby

https://www.cgtrader.com/products/american-army-mi...

https://www.cgtrader.com/products/american-army-military-driver-second-world-war
Forum: RC Tanks
11-14-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,218
Posted By Tankhobby

Jeep running through puddle

OK quick video, took it out back for a quick run while the sun is still up. The noise you hear is the helmet from one of the Joes thumping around in the back. Need to get a chin strap!...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-14-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,218
Posted By Tankhobby

My shocks seem to be OK, I have two figures in it...

My shocks seem to be OK, I have two figures in it now although I only ran it at night so later today before the sun goes down I hope to take a few pics.
I have one of those vehicle sound kits that...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-11-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,218
Posted By Tankhobby

Well it arrived today but I probably will not be...

Well it arrived today but I probably will not be able to run it until Friday or the weekend, hopefully I will not need to mess with anything. Maybe I'll get a variety pack of oils, I saw a few on...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-10-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,218
Posted By Tankhobby

Mine will arrive in the next couple of days, you...

Mine will arrive in the next couple of days, you mention 27.5 wt oil, that seems like an odd value to me, what I see are values like 20, 30 and 40. Can you elaborate? Is that the weight recommended...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-08-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Tankhobby

Goldenball, I usually buy 0.2 gram. I also use...

Goldenball, I usually buy 0.2 gram. I also use metal at times, when I want a good report, my targets re like drums. I use tin flashing stapled to a wooden box with an open bottom, works great!
Forum: RC Tanks
11-04-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Tankhobby

Dude biodegradable BBs, the only kind I use. I...

Dude biodegradable BBs, the only kind I use. I was sceptical at first but with humidity and temperature change they do turn to dust and don't harm the environment (so they say). The ones all over my...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-28-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By Tankhobby

I get these scam emails all the time, just...

I get these scam emails all the time, just received one today from apple pay which I don't use. They sent an invoice and wanted me to click on a link to verify information. the sender address made no...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-21-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Tankhobby

Looking forward to how you decide to power the...

Looking forward to how you decide to power the tanks, assuming electric motors, one for each sprocket. I'm going to start on the Dragon 1/6 Sherman and have some car seat adjustment motors I'm...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-17-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By Tankhobby

Yup, I bought a grey market i-robot that...

Yup, I bought a grey market i-robot that advertised to be the world's best floor vacuum, what I received was a joke, it wasn't even a good "toy". PayPal refunded my money then I did some research on...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-14-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Tankhobby

I looked at your sites pictures and started...

I looked at your sites pictures and started laughing, we have a lot of "identical" pictures. LOL

Seriously thinking about the tank driving experience, might have to sell some stuff....
Forum: RC Tanks
10-14-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Tankhobby

I have several of these, the later models (Pz IV,...

I have several of these, the later models (Pz IV, Pershing) were designed a little better and operate smoother. The trim controls are very finicky and although I haven't solved the problem having...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-12-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Tankhobby

How about this one: ...

How about this one:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3993_b43290aeeed094612c53b048c60bb4859d7609cd.jpg
Forum: RC Tanks
10-12-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Tankhobby

Verify the trim is set correctly, the controls on...

Verify the trim is set correctly, the controls on those tanks are not the best. Also check the suspension for obstructions, like hair wound around the sprocket axle, etc.
To open the tank you need...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-10-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Tankhobby

Can you fit a smoke unit in it? That would look...

Can you fit a smoke unit in it? That would look cool, trailing smoke as it whips on by.
Forum: RC Tanks
10-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Tankhobby

American Heritage Museum visit

Took the day off to visit the museum, it's about a two hour drive for me. Decided to go on a weekday hoping it would be less crowded. They have an event for this weekend and since most people that...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-03-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,218
Posted By Tankhobby

I believe the problem is the gun cradle, it...

I believe the problem is the gun cradle, it should mount the gun further back in the jeep. One of the 1/6 scale accessory merchants may have the actual cradle used, or maybe a 3D file you can print?
Forum: RC Tanks
09-10-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Tankhobby

I need one in 1/6 scale!

I need one in 1/6 scale!
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