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PostSubject: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed Apr 24, 2019 5:29 pm

Hello all! new tank RC guy here, looting to get a couple of tanks for me and my dad. Not new to RC or modeling, just new to tanks. dont mind buying kits, or having to paint them. just looking to do tank battle with my dad and have upgrades and be durable. saw in a video some are water proof? i know Tamiya makes some but they are like over 1000? please help me out if you can thx!! Smile Smile Smile
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed Apr 24, 2019 7:11 pm

Archangel, where about are you located ? Depends on where you are there are different options.
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i live in the USA Cali
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed Apr 24, 2019 8:30 pm

Okay so IMEX is probably your best bet for non Tamiya tanks like Taigen. Matomart is also an option but just for Heng Long's. If youwant cheap Tamiya's AAF Museum is the best place to get them. Don't forget that they all have different IR signals, so only Heng Long will battle Heng Long, Taigen with TaigenĀ  and Tamiya with Tamiya's and not with any others.
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed Apr 24, 2019 10:16 pm

only thing about the Heng Long Matomart don't have much in IR tanks that can battle

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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeTue Apr 30, 2019 9:15 pm

iIMEX, Taigen? im pretty new, what are these places.
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeTue Apr 30, 2019 9:33 pm

looking to prob have IR battle with my pops may even order 4 of them. are any of these water proof?
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeTue Apr 30, 2019 9:36 pm

no you would have to youtube on how to waterproof

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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed May 01, 2019 7:42 pm

What one are better? Tamiya is out of price range.
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PostSubject: Re: new guy, older modeler.   new guy, older modeler. Icon_minitimeWed May 01, 2019 9:45 pm

Metal lower Taigens with torsion bar suspension are the best (Panzer IV's are all the same side mounted suspension, and while my favourite tank of WWII, they are horrible in grass...)
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