The CAN-AM RC Tank Club is a group of remote control tank enthusiasts that meet together to run our tanks on a miniature battlefield and conduct simulated battles using Infrared combat systems.
 
CalendarLog inHomeRegisterGalleryFAQ
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» The Beast 3D printing track vehicle
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Shoveler74 Today at 10:15 am

» You better surrender !
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby hachleopard2 Yesterday at 1:46 pm

» Rooms for Aquino
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby treemagnet Wed May 15, 2019 10:16 pm

» Tamiya/Taigen JS-2
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Strato50 Wed May 15, 2019 12:30 am

» 3D Printed T-35A
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Captain Action Tue May 14, 2019 8:14 pm

» Fort Erie Field, Disposal Of Field Props, Buildings etc.
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Captain Action Tue May 14, 2019 7:06 pm

» Video&Pics Battleday in Kitchener
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Strato50 Mon May 13, 2019 11:28 pm

» Fort Erie Field Will Disband
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Captain Action Sun May 12, 2019 11:53 pm

» Captured Half Track
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeby Strato50 Sun May 12, 2019 7:02 am

Top posting users this month
dgsselkirk
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Jarlath
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
MikeC
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Shoveler74
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Strato50
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Captain Action
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
hachleopard2
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Archangel554
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
Glen B
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 
elvis3006
I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_lcapI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_voting_barI have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? I_vote_rcap 

Share
 

 I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Jarlath
Colonel
Colonel
Jarlath

Posts : 1261
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 46
Location : Kitchener, ON

I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Empty
PostSubject: I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?   I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeThu Nov 29, 2018 2:29 pm

It has been posed a few times and the question should get a fairly thorough answer....

I just bought a HL/Taigen airsoft tank. How do I modify it to get it to do <XXXXXX>.


  1. Recoil?
  2. Better Sound?
  3. IR Battle capability?


Recoil
In general, unless you have a newer Taigen version that has a combined airsoft/recoil mechanism (Last I checked they were still testing the Tiger prototype), you will be forced to modify and install a dedicated or kit bashed recoil system. The issue becomes how can one control the recoil unit? Most aftermarket units and kit-bashed units are driven by a servo. This usually requires a change to the Main Function Control board (Converting to Clark/IBU/etc. aftermarket boards). These new boards range from $100-$300+ CDN and do require extensive rewiring and setup to function.

Better Sound
Louder or more realistic? Louder is fairly simple, add in a small amplifier and a better speaker. Otherwise, use an aftermarket control board that either has better pre-loaded sound files, or customizable sound files.

IR Battle Capability
The simple method? Buy a Tamiya IR Tank. Buy a Tamiya receiver (Apple).
The cheap method? If you already have an IR tank (Non-Airsoft),  buy an aftermarket IR board such as RCTA Mako and install it in your HL. However do not expect great performance as the receiver (apples)/emitters are not great...
The custom method (Popular). Buy an aftermarket control board that replicates the Tamiya Battle system. Buy an apple. Complete re-wiring and modifications...
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Negaduck
Second Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant
Negaduck

Posts : 636
Join date : 2013-01-03
Age : 35
Location : Pickering Ontario

I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Empty
PostSubject: Re: I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?   I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeSat Dec 01, 2018 10:16 am

first you need to let it sit on a shelf for 2 or more years . . . . . . . . no wait thats just me

_____________________________________________
I do things in the name of science but first hold my beer
Back to top Go down
Shoveler74
Corporal
Corporal
Shoveler74

Posts : 203
Join date : 2017-03-23
Age : 44
Location : Java, New York

I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Empty
PostSubject: Re: I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?   I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeSat Dec 01, 2018 10:47 am

You have to make sure it is in all its component pieces before you put it on the shelf. So you have no idea how it goes back together.             That may be just me......

_____________________________________________
[b]You may be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper! - Death[/b]
Back to top Go down
Jarlath
Colonel
Colonel
Jarlath

Posts : 1261
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 46
Location : Kitchener, ON

I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Empty
PostSubject: Re: I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?   I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitimeSat Dec 01, 2018 1:16 pm

Shoveler74 wrote:
You have to make sure it is in all its component pieces before you put it on the shelf. So you have no idea how it goes back together.             That may be just me......

I have the component part down part anyways!
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Sponsored content




I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Empty
PostSubject: Re: I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?   I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what? Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 

I have a stock Airsoft Tank. Now what?

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Can-Am RC Tank Club :: Assembly Area :: Tips & Technical Support-