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Forum: RC Tanks
06-01-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,334
Posted By heavyaslead

I remember doing business with Germany some years...

I remember doing business with Germany some years ago, and noted that twice a year the factories take about a month off.

Perhaps its that time again
Forum: RC Tanks
05-22-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By heavyaslead

Oh the photography was great, was just clarifying...

Oh the photography was great, was just clarifying the technical aspects:)
Forum: RC Tanks
05-14-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By heavyaslead

"now have to fit into a digital world" Right...

"now have to fit into a digital world"

Right between the one and zero...:rolleyes:
Forum: RC Tanks
05-14-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By heavyaslead

This step in the assembly process is well worth...

This step in the assembly process is well worth spending extra time on
Forum: RC Tanks
05-14-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By heavyaslead

The pic looks good, (not the photography but the...

The pic looks good, (not the photography but the install)

Seems it what is not seen that is the issue

As mentioned before a pin partially out

Or check the planetary gears that one of them is...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-26-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By heavyaslead

This could have been from a too tight fit between...

This could have been from a too tight fit between the pinion (first brass gear on motor) and the first stage gear on the transmission

1. I have experienced this on different maufacturers where...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-03-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By heavyaslead

See at 2:15 mark for instance ...

See at 2:15 mark for instance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzWp7bybDNk
Forum: RC Tanks
04-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By heavyaslead

On the M1A2 the recoil is a slight dip in the...

On the M1A2 the recoil is a slight dip in the rear suspension, but no actual roll-back
Forum: RC Tanks
02-24-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By heavyaslead

Would you mind sharing the slipring model /...

Would you mind sharing the slipring model / manufacturer you found?
Forum: RC Tanks
02-22-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By heavyaslead

Very nice, block CNC rather than bent sheet...

Very nice, block CNC rather than bent sheet excellent
Forum: RC Tanks
02-15-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By heavyaslead

Cant give you a comparison as I dont have Taigen...

Cant give you a comparison as I dont have Taigen version

But can offer a review on the Tamiya

SEAD Southeast Armored Division - http://www.sead.us (http://www.sead.us/kitreviews.html)
SEAD...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-29-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By heavyaslead

Same idler break with my Tiger in snow, also...

Same idler break with my Tiger in snow, also broke tracks on T90 in snow

Particularly where you have 'wet' snow the ice cakes up in the idler and eventually enlarges the diameter to the point of...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-27-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By heavyaslead

More recently I have done an FO Churchill build,...

More recently I have done an FO Churchill build, but relegated it to my build website, as the emphasis on RTR tanks seemed to over-shadow interest / appreciation for true kits
Forum: RC Tanks
01-27-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By heavyaslead

I do hope Tamiya introduces something original, I...

I do hope Tamiya introduces something original, I am patient

As far as builds being posted, well I too have noticed a decrease in activity. Perhaps its the wide variety we have now that scratch...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-03-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By heavyaslead

I have found older batteries, while they may have...

I have found older batteries, while they may have correct voltage, just brown out when called to power the tank, particularly when drive motors are activated.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-15-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By heavyaslead

So excited about the Tiger coming out again,...

So excited about the Tiger coming out again, missed the first issue of the Tiger
Forum: RC Tanks
11-09-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By heavyaslead

OK thank you for that, I have seen many WWII...

OK thank you for that, I have seen many WWII service vehicles in 'other' service after the war, so I just had to ask, as a P4 with German markings still in service in 1951 would be new to me :o
Forum: RC Tanks
11-06-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By heavyaslead

So this is a tank in Spanish use? Why the cross...

So this is a tank in Spanish use? Why the cross still visible in 1951?
Forum: RC Tanks
11-04-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By heavyaslead

Should that date be 1941 ?

Should that date be 1941 ?
Forum: RC Tanks
10-24-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By heavyaslead

Funny, the Russians had about the same...

Funny, the Russians had about the same conclusions on the real tank!
Interesting how the more 'accurate' we make the models the more shortfalls we find in common with the actual vehicle
Forum: RC Tanks
10-12-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By heavyaslead

Very nice, the lighting in the museum is very...

Very nice, the lighting in the museum is very well done.
Forum: RC Tanks
10-01-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,530
Posted By heavyaslead

You know it strikes a resemblance to Da Vinci's...

You know it strikes a resemblance to Da Vinci's tank
Forum: RC Tanks
09-18-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By heavyaslead

Enjoyed!

Enjoyed!
Forum: RC Tanks
09-14-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By heavyaslead

Generally the higher the difference in ratio the...

Generally the higher the difference in ratio the more RPM reduction you have and increased torque

This is only true when comparing gears of similar diameter ratio

In the case of the pic...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By heavyaslead

Wow, I will bury that in my yard, dig it up,...

Wow, I will bury that in my yard, dig it up, claim a full tank chassis lay below the dirt and have all the fanfare come out filming and documenting the experience!
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