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Lincs Winks Wayne
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PostSubject: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:46 pm

I have finally tossed my Horton CBI Engineering business cards and made a Legion /Lincoln and Welland / Army Cadets / Can-Am Business card, so now I can flood the market with my stuff.
Here are some pictures of my T-55
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:16 pm

Looking good, Wayne!

How do you find the kit?

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:12 pm

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Looking good, Wayne!

How do you find the kit?
They have fixed a couple of the problems they had on the previous run, but a lot of the pc's on plastic sprues are bad, few of the tabs fit the slots or holes, numbers are incorrect and some pieces are impossible to break off or cut off the sprue without destroying the piece.

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:04 pm

That's odd how the Elefant is produce so much better, yet they are form the same company. I found the parts on the Elefant fit petty good with out much clean up.

Well keep up the good work, and don't forget to post some more pictures! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:51 am

Looks good Wayne. I see you even painted the stand olive , very professional operation you are running .
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:57 pm

Painted Stinger Stand...whoot...looks good. I guess I need to paint mine. I just finished making one for Glen, who's next..lol

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:05 pm

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Painted Stinger Stand...whoot...looks good. I guess I need to paint mine. I just finished making one for Glen, who's next..lol

Ian, with all your tanks I somehow invisioned you had scaled overhead crane Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:11 pm

hmmmmm...not a bad idea....workin on it (after my trailer)

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:48 pm

I went through same ordeal with poorly molded parts, you can clearly see the old and the new production ,forget about perfect fitting,lots of filing drilling and cutting, the other, final, problem is to fit all the electronics and battery (I had to go with heli. lipo). The end result is nice,but what a headache. I will wait for Hooben to improve the quality before I'll try to build another one.
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:38 pm

I am progressing on my build but I am on HOLD !! the part that everything in the turret bolts to broke apart at the three bolting tabs and Curtis at Immortal Hobbies is trying to get a replacement from Hooben.
I dare not hold my breath since time for shipping and the fact that the part was wrongly numbered in three different locations makes me suspicious.

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:58 pm

Looks good, Wayne! thumbs up

I like all the stowage, no beer cooler though. No
Where did you get the cameo nets?

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:01 pm

Wayne, Are you sure you install the first road wheel correctly?
It is definitely not in right position.
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:08 pm

Good eye Hulu, the first road wheel on the left side is closer to the idler, then the right side.

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:22 pm

Welcome to the Hooben world, the suspension on the tank is very stiff,the wheel didn't re trucked,hence looks to close.
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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:19 pm

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Wayne, Are you sure you install the first road wheel correctly?
It is definitely not in right position.
There is no weight on the suspension it is sitting on a 2 x 4

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:42 pm

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As in this sketch above, with weight on the suspension the space between wheels is odd and the first wheel is very close to the front sproket.
Both wheels ( left and right are identical ), but they have a double knuckle joint in the suspension and after some use should look closer to identical spacing.
Remember there is no weight on the suspension in the pictures

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:28 am

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Looks good, Wayne! thumbs up

I like all the stowage, no beer cooler though. No
Where did you get the cameo nets?

Build-A-Rama for nets and some other pieces.

Perhaps I will have to look for some Vodka- Coolers EH!! ( Bloody Caesers)

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:08 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Tue May 21, 2013 1:03 pm

Hey Wayne, I'm gathering as much info as I can find to help you with your build here, here's what I have so far.

The HL / Clark pin layout for that 8-pin connector. It was German but I translated it as best I could & edited the picture for you.








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PostSubject: Re: Wayne's T-55 Construction and Legion Can-Am Business Card   Tue May 21, 2013 5:30 pm

The kit looks great man! How is it to build? from what i seen so far it sounds like a Tamiya static model almost o.o

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