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Stince
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PostSubject: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeMon Nov 07, 2016 3:05 pm

At the last battleday I notice a few tanks that were not up to code.  They weren't done on purpose, just wasn't aware of the standard rules in place for IR battling, which involve the emitter and apple.  It's a common mistake among new members.

Here is the basic standard rules IR setup.

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Exclamation Please try to have your tanks setup to these specs before you attend your next battleday, so everyone can have fair-play.



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HL Panzer III   |   HL Tiger   |   HL Jagdpanther   |   HL Panther   |   Mato Sherman
Hooben Elefant   |   HL Pershing   |   HL Bergepanzer IV   |   Tamiya Leopard 1A   |   WSN T-34
HL "Golden" Pan-Tiger   |   M16 Halftrack   |   HL Panzer IV   |   Tamiya KV-1   |   Tamiya Tiger
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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeMon Nov 07, 2016 4:26 pm

Thanks for posting that.  Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeMon Nov 07, 2016 5:11 pm

So TD's like the Stug's and Jadg's are allowed to block the front 90 degrees?
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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeMon Nov 07, 2016 7:07 pm

Yes

My JP "wears" this assembly on the Tamiya TBU.

It goes on with magnets that engage the two screws in the top.  It is made with thin sheet aluminium, magnets are glued with JB Weld.  It has many coats of flat black.

Can't take credit for the design, I call it a "Strato Shield"

It puts the JP on a bit more even footing since you have to turn the whole tank to aim.  We did it partly on the historical toughness of the JP's frontal armour and to encourage their use on the field.

I voluntarily do not use it in the "no cross the river" battles since it is pretty much unfairly invincible in that scenario.


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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeSat Nov 12, 2016 1:25 pm

Humm guess all my tanks are out

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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeSat Nov 12, 2016 4:24 pm

Tiger Power wrote:
Humm guess all my tanks are out

Why ? Just make sure there is a tube in front of your IR emitter......
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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeSat Feb 25, 2017 11:02 pm

Any recommendations on a place to pick these up for a heng long with clark tk22 inbound?

thanks
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PostSubject: Re: IR 101 - The Basics   IR 101 - The Basics Icon_minitimeSun Feb 26, 2017 10:37 am

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