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PostSubject: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:05 pm

Yes the M1A1 Abrams is released and I am taking pre -orders. I have already put them on order and would think the Christmas tree in a few places will have them in time.

http://www.immortalhobbies.com/immortal-store.php#!/Abrams-M1A1-By-Heng-Long-Pre-Order-Now/p/43548478/category=10646611
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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:56 am

Curtis any info yet on different versions or gearbox / track / wheel options yet out of the box?

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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:30 pm

plastic and plastic with metal boxes for now, I am sure metal tracks will be available shortly. I ju7st hope they don't have the rubber pads like that leopard, turns out they get lost pretty easily
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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:39 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:40 pm

MikeC wrote:
Tracks.......
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/1-16-US-Army-M1A1-ABRAMS-METAL-TRACKS-SET-W-SPROCKETS-re-R-C-Tank-/381025150520?pt=Radio_Control_Vehicles&hash=item58b6de6638
rubber pads, I will never never never ever again get tracks with rubber pads unless they are screwed/riveted  on. My leo tracks are absolutley useless after losing 7 or 8 pads.
I'll wait for mato to cast a metal set.
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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:19 pm

Freakydude wrote:
MikeC wrote:
Tracks.......
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/1-16-US-Army-M1A1-ABRAMS-METAL-TRACKS-SET-W-SPROCKETS-re-R-C-Tank-/381025150520?pt=Radio_Control_Vehicles&hash=item58b6de6638
rubber pads, I will never never never ever again get tracks with rubber pads unless they are screwed/riveted  on. My leo tracks are absolutley useless after losing 7 or 8 pads.
I'll wait for mato to cast a metal set.
I have not lost any pads off of my Leo.

Put me down for an M1A1
But do not forget I want a kit also.

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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:22 pm

One or two usually comes off but I either pick them up or use my spares. I bought an extra 50 just in case plus whatever extra that came with the tracks. Once you run them in they are not too bad.
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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:37 pm

I run my leo once in a while and haven't had a chance to break em in but I still hate the padded tracks. I am happy you guys have better luck but I hate mine and won't ever use them again.

Wayne your tracks are from a Tamiya kit, probably a bit higher quality than that of the mato variety
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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:48 pm

Freakydude wrote:
I run my leo once in a while and haven't had a chance to break em in but I still hate the padded tracks. I am happy you guys have better luck but I hate mine and won't ever use them again.

Wayne your tracks are from a Tamiya kit, probably a bit higher quality than that of the mato variety
oops !

I did not see your pr-eorder ad.
I was thinking it was IR.
I would rather start with an IR version.

No such luck ??

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PostSubject: Re: Taking Pre Orders of the M1A1 Abrams from heng Long   Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:24 pm

there won't be an IR or at least I am going to bet there won't be one. Anybody care to bet a coffee? I say nay nay.....
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