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PostSubject: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:42 pm

I Bought some parts from my friend Buckeye on RCU
i have 2 barrels one IR the other Air
upper and lower hull
all road wheels, idlers and drive sprockets
a couple of spare road wheels for my Panther G
all awingarms
hub caps for the road wheels and many other variuos parts like travel lock spare handles

this is what i'm thinking of making

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:17 pm

Nice, will it be IR?

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:22 pm

yes Glen i'm making it an IR when i can afford a system i need some parts still i nee tracks, gearboxes, springs for suspension and screws for all the roadwheels and the drive sprockets
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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:28 pm

I think we need to implement the "Strato Solution" for the big turret-less tank destroyers;

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This upcoming Battleday, I'm all for trying out the impregnable front end of ANY tank destroyer, since they have the exact same limitations as any turret-less tank. Bring on the masking tape.

Have we even tried that before?

I think it will add an interesting dynamic to battles.

The AFV's were pretty heavily armored in the front, so there is a historical precedent.

It would level the playing field a bit for the turret-less tanks and we might be more of them on the field, which IMHO is a good thing.

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:08 pm

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gearboxes,

Just be aware, some upgrade gearboxes that will fit the HL Panther G will not fit the HL Jagdpanther.

The left motor sits too high and makes contact with the upper hull, due to the upper hull's shape to accommodate the mantlet on a JP.

At least, I ran into this.

If I can get a set of upgrades that fit and we do the "Strato Solution" I could be persuaded to make my JP into an IR.

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:14 pm

Thats one sexy toy good sir.....Do it!

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:57 pm

Gearboxes for the Jagdpanther, these are supposed to fit, the motors are much lower mounted and should not have the difficulties I encountered.

http://www.welshdragonmodels.co.uk/asiatam-improved-metal-gearboxes-for-heng-long-panther--jagdpanther-116-scale-586-p.asp

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:14 pm

those look pretty nice did you order these before and what was the total cost if you did
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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:25 pm

I did a quick search because Welsh is out of stock, beware the "steel gears" for JagdPanthers on eBay, they're definitely the cheap pot metal versions. If you like I can email Welsh / Mato / Rctank.de guys and see whats up with the nicer asiatam / taigen (?) versions for it.


Glen Im guessing they're LONG gearbox shafts? What are the panther's?

*EDIT* Oh wait, nevermind, BINGO! Nice asiatam LOW PROFILE long shaft Jagdpanther gearbox Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:31 pm

I did not order them.

I seem to recall that Freakydude at Immortal Hobbies might be getting something in that will fit the JP, if that happens, it would be a "good thing"

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:05 pm

Damn when this thing is done can you come on down to my area and run some RC cars over for me? (Or we can convert it to fire paintballs...)

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PostSubject: JagdPanther   Sun May 19, 2013 1:06 am

well i hope to star t this soon


need suspenion Springs and gearboxes with motors

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun May 19, 2013 2:00 am

Sexy, henglong kit as a base or tamiya?

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun May 19, 2013 2:12 am

this is a Heng Long i have to get tracks to but just going to get plastic ones


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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sun May 19, 2013 2:45 am

Be sure to put an over powered motor in....i want to an RC Car TD! >Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Tue May 28, 2013 9:15 am

I have to aggree most of the big turretless tank destroyers did in fact have much better frontal than the main battle tanks only because they were at a disadvantage being turretless
And having all that area available for armour in someway a advantage
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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:30 am

all i think i need for this is axle screws for the road wheels i might use the gearboxes in my scratch built halftrack for it

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:41 am

hey Greg, why is it all parted out like that? Is it leftovers from other projects?

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:28 am

yes i got it from Buckeye a while back had almost everything got it cheap Buckeye is a really nice guy gave me a great deal on it  i had some tracks sent over from Matomart when the prize Sherman tank for the muster was sent

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:23 am

well i did a bit of the welds and i rigged up my recoil be nice to make this stuff out of aluminum but styrene is all i had











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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:28 pm

Very nice recoil
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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:52 pm

Thanks i call it a contraption ...lol

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:24 pm

Mines a beast and is Gona kick all allies @$$
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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:04 pm

what one you talking about

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PostSubject: Re: Coming Soon The JagdPanther   Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:34 am

this is suppose to be the real one looks like lots of rust on it


  

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