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Tamiya and Wedico Tractor trailers!
Tamiya and other brand R/C Tanks and Tracked vehicles. And any vehicle with more than 2 axles; 6x6, 8x8, 10x10, etc!


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Old 03-14-2019, 04:40 PM
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I think you may have rear traction issues with that setup hehe

But seriously, it's really coming together very nicely indeed
*4 thumbs up*
Thanks! Maybe I should add more wheels to fix it

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Printed parts are looking great, which plastic'?
Thanks! They're PLA. I know, I know, it's the weaker filament but the parts seem solid. Will upgrade when these break


A better look at the road wheel



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Old 03-15-2019, 04:47 PM
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pfffff...I'm "exhaust-ed"


there's more than one kind of stack for this truck. I went with this one because is easier to add a smoke generator in the future




This one is for the intake:




Also made the bezels (?) around the stacks like the 1:1
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Old 03-16-2019, 04:27 PM
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Quick mockup now that i have half the wheels painted

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Old 03-16-2019, 08:09 PM
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That thing is going to be unstoppable
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Old 03-17-2019, 06:10 AM
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metal on the floor for whatever reason



Detail,those are M2s



All assembled:







were made in 4mm stainless steel rod, TIG welded and the brackets are from 12mm square tubing. Ran out of M2 nuts in the middle of the assembly
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Old 03-18-2019, 05:16 PM
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Not really an update..

So,I was thinking to put a sound generator so first I had to see how a M548 sounded like. I was expecting a big diesel truck sound but...


...holy cow, it's like 100 angels riding chainsaws


Talking about motors, this it's how it looks a 540 on one of these gearboxes(came with a 370)
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talking about sound:


first test. not everything is working properly. Sometimes I lose the reverse on one ESC
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talking about sound:


first test. not everything is working properly. Sometimes I lose the reverse on one ESC
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