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PostSubject: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:41 pm



Saturday, June 18th, 2016

It's the start of our regular Battle Season
and a good way to celebrate Father's Day weekend!

Set up begins at 9:00am. Last salvo is fired at 4:00pm


Cam Am Tank Club BattleDay Schedule
9:00 - 9:30 set up
9:45 - 10:15 1st battle
10:30 - 11:00 2nd battle
11:15 - 11:45  3rd battle

1 hour Lunch time - Social

12:45 - 1:15 4th Battle
1:30 - 2:00 5th Battle
2:15 - 2:45 6th battle
3:00 - 3:30 7th battle
3:45 - 4:15 8th battle - final battle of the day
Clean up - 4:15




* Please watch the forum for any changes.*

Please let us know if you can or can not attend!



Also we will be collecting Membership Dues - $30.00 for the year.

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HL "Golden" Pan-Tiger   |   M16 Halftrack   |   HL Panzer IV   |   Tamiya KV-1   |   Tamiya Tiger


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PostSubject: attendence   Sun Jun 12, 2016 4:06 pm

I will be at Fort Erie.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:20 pm

Hey bud , this one will be a shorter for you , just off netherby rd !! Did you get your tanks fixed up ?
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:52 pm

I'm working on the ZTZ... :-)

I'm planning on being there extra early to du some further trimming if need be...

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:34 pm

Dean , don't bring your lawnmower if you don't have the room , I'll bring mine
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:43 pm

I just want to make sure it's short like Oshawa. Everybody's tanks drove so well... :-)

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:02 pm

until a wheel or two fall off lol

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:11 pm

Me and Scout will be there.

Also for those haven't paid yet, I will be collecting membership dues.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:41 pm

Norma and I are looking forward to Sat.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:09 pm

I expect to be there, I will bring Wieners, Buns and and condiments.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:31 pm

is it that weekend already

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:35 pm

Negaduck wrote:
is it that weekend already
YUP !

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:08 pm

Nuts.
Norma has been called to work Sat. One less dog on the BBQ,Wayne

On the plus side, she made rice crispy squares ( you best hope there are some left when I get to the field )
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:59 pm

It occurred to the other day, that this Battleday will mark my 5th anniversary of my first Battleday. Very Happy

For the fun of it I thought I'll bring my first battle tank (yes Dean it was a Tiger). I haven't run it almost 3 years so I hope works.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:39 pm

Me as a newbie , I gotta see your first tank , wonder if anybody else still has there first tank or battle tank , would make a good show if everybody brought there's out , I know I'll never get rid of my first battle tank , it's a mess since I painted it myself but I love it !! Lol
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:52 pm

Jughead wrote:
Me as a newbie , I gotta see your first tank , wonder if anybody else still has there first tank or battle tank ,  would make a good show if everybody brought there's out , I know I'll never get rid of my first battle tank , it's a mess since I painted it myself but I love it !! Lol


Mine got re-done, so it isn't in its original 2010 markings.

Original 3 colour scheme;




Present late war east front camo, Hungary, early 194;




I don't think I can run it right now, the old SLU electronics are "senile"

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PostSubject: Battleday - June 18 2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:29 pm

It was great to come out an meet many of you today.
https://goo.gl/photos/Dj1X8r5ubNGohjNa9
A few images and some basic videos.
A pleasure discussing stuff that I am (was) otherwise clueless about.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:45 pm

Mike, great pics. 

I am glad to report that the Clark board failure wasn't as bad as I thought. Some how the Strumtiger came back to life after I got home. The Chally, however, does seem like it has burnt one of the FETs and one directional motion is shot.

I have a spare Leo board and that's what will be in my Chally for now. The Chally board is going back to Clark. I am wondering if this is again some teething problem that hopefully will get sorted out given that this is the first batch of the Tk-24s.

I did had a funky receiver but will test it out. I seem to recall having one with intermittent problem before but decided to toss it back into the parts bin and it might have been one of the same.
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:24 pm

Mike, I had the exact thing happen to my KV and it was sent back, it's like you said one of the directional controls ate it. 

Really good day, no sunburn and hardly a broken tank (for me anyway..!) Hopefully next time I'll bring more powder and we can record it Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:49 pm

Thank you all for the work you did to make the event a success(cutting/shaving the grass, carrying tables. setting up canopys, and putting out the buildings. I got tired watching you. LOL I had my first 3 battles today. I didn't do much in the first two but in the poker chip battle, I was next to last to out. I think everyone took pity on me. ALL EXCEPT ED. He cut me down. So cold hearted. Just joking Ed. Again I ended up with an overload of info. Thank you Russel for the work you did for me. And also Jordan with whom I enjoyed talking history of what we Yanks call the war of 1812. Also Dean and Mike for working on my ZTZ. And Wayne for the hot dogs. If they all went like this I would like to see more of them. THANK YOU ONE AND ALL!!!!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:59 pm

although it was ta dtad warm for my liking we had enough shade and water to keep us going. Thanks to everybody that came out and thanks John and Ed for helping out with the "lawn" first thing and thanks Wayne for getting the hay field cut down in the first place! 
I had a most excellent day with my tanks! no failures, and my good old Sherman with new bearing idlers and my trusty old KV did stellar service through out the day. (thanks Russell) Lunch was great thanks boys!

Russell, can you upload the Firefly footage to youtube for me and make it public please? Much appreciated!

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:05 am

Looks like it was a great day! I wish I could have made it out.

The pictures look good and I am looking forward to seeing more vidios.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 7:56 am

dgsselkirk wrote:
although it was ta dtad warm for my liking we had enough shade and water to keep us going. Thanks to everybody that came out and thanks John and Ed for helping out with the "lawn" first thing and thanks Wayne for getting the hay field cut down in the first place! 
I had a most excellent day with my tanks! no failures, and my good old Sherman with new bearing idlers and my trusty old KV did stellar service through out the day. (thanks Russell) Lunch was great thanks boys!

Russell, can you upload the Firefly footage to youtube for me and make it public please? Much appreciated!
 
 +1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very Happy

I really appreciate the work done on the field.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:03 am

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I don't think I can run it right now, the old SLU electronics are "senile"


Well, maybe this is not correct, I tested Panthers 103 & 435, as well as "Anneliese" (KT) and they ran fine with their SLU's.

I will have to bring some, or all of them out, to the next one.

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PostSubject: Re: Can-Am Battleday June 2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:09 pm

hey dean i was trying to email those vid clips to you but the files are too big but ya i can put them on youtube for ya

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