Can-Am RC Tank Club
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.


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.
 
Log inHomeRegisterGallery
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» new 1/12th scale jeep
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby dougjobe Yesterday at 4:00 pm

» Canadian Armed Forces Day
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby Captain Action Yesterday at 3:19 pm

» 1/12 USSR D-20 Howitzer
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby MikeC Wed May 18, 2022 11:41 pm

» Aquino Dinner Planning
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby AngryMonkey Tue May 17, 2022 9:55 pm

» AQUINO 2022 THREAD CUTOFF DATE!
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby dgsselkirk Tue May 17, 2022 4:57 pm

» Brass Gears, Black motors, SLU's
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby Jarlath Tue May 17, 2022 4:40 pm

» WORK DAY KW GARRISON MAY 21st!
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby Jarlath Mon May 16, 2022 2:35 pm

» Hooben BTR-4
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby Jarlath Mon May 16, 2022 2:35 pm

» SCHEDULED WORK DAY MAY 14th! New roads!!!
LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeby dgsselkirk Sun May 15, 2022 6:09 pm

Top posting users this month
dgsselkirk
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Jarlath
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
dougjobe
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Robert B. Marks
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
treemagnet
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Captain Action
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Abteilung 506
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Hammertime999999999
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
Ukiewolf
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 
MikeC
LAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_lcapLAV III - Rebuild Project I_voting_barLAV III - Rebuild Project I_vote_rcap 

Share
 

 LAV III - Rebuild Project

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

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeWed Sep 23, 2020 8:14 am

OK As you guys may know I acquired the LAV III watercannon that was present at Aquino and other pubic events over the past few years.

I am beginning the process of complete rebuilding of the unit from the driveline up. I purchased a 6x6 WPL truck to get the frame rails and axles to start the project.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Lav-ii10
Initial concept of drive line... Front two axles will steer, but only the front will be powered.  It will be a 6x8 vehicle (6 drive wheels of 8 present)

LAV III - Rebuild Project Lav-ii12
Rough driveline framework. Just needing to get another steering axle...

LAV III - Rebuild Project Lav-ii11
Showing how the steering will look once another axle.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Lav-ii13
The lower hull removed and wheels from the original LAV.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Lav-ii14
Rough layout for the axles and frame.
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Jarlath
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeWed Oct 14, 2020 11:24 pm

A small bit of progress (Thanks to Chris! Axles were great!)

LAV III - Rebuild Project 12161810
Still unsure If I'll reused the old water tank. It fits. Barely!


LAV III - Rebuild Project 12162810
Yes that is a "full size" spare tire now used as the water cap for the tank portion. I think it looks good.


LAV III - Rebuild Project 12167010
How it looks with the upper hull loosely put into place. RAR!
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Airbrushler
Retired
Airbrushler

Posts : 2571
Join date : 2012-04-27
Age : 58
Location : Windsor, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 12:46 am

Is the steering all set up 
..looking good

_____________________________________________
LAV III - Rebuild Project Soviet10
Back to top Go down
http://mdart8.wix.com/a-custom-rc-tanks  http://www.rcuniverse.c
Jarlath
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 6:30 am

Steering is in concept stage currently. Going to be playing with track rod designs and drag links soon. Trying to get driveline space claiming done first. Need a second motor/gearbox for the rear axles.
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Shoveler74
Sgt-Major
Sgt-Major
Shoveler74

Posts : 496
Join date : 2017-03-23
Age : 47
Location : Java, New York

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 3:49 pm

Glad you can use them! I see a fully printed frame. Are you still using the rails or are they gone?

_____________________________________________
[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
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 9:21 pm

The axles use m2x30 machine screws yo be bolted directly to the rail channel. 3D Floor sitting in upturned C-channel rails and screwed into place from below.
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
dgsselkirk
Field Marshal
Field Marshal
dgsselkirk

Posts : 2740
Join date : 2013-02-12
Age : 62
Location : Kitchener ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeFri Oct 16, 2020 8:04 pm

Looking good Mike!

_____________________________________________
"There are things in Russia which are not as they seem..."
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov

Too many tanks, not enough time....
Back to top Go down
Jarlath
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Nov 05, 2020 7:47 pm

LAV III - Rebuild Project Pb040911
Adding in the 2nd servo for steering.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Pb040912
Rough concept placement for the 2nd drive motor (Mounted one with heat sink drives the front wheels)

LAV III - Rebuild Project Pb040910
Steering linkage under the chassis

LAV III - Rebuild Project Pb040913
Again rough concept of the existing water tank space claiming. It is a VERY tight fit... May need to be modified.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Pb040914
Side shot showing the height. I may also need to use Heng Long rotation units due to possible interference fron the new drive motors.

Showing the conceptual test of steering with a "final linkage solution"


The driveline test! Both motors hooked up to a 6V battery pack (4xAA). You can see the tails of the Z-bends in the steering linkage video above. Forgot to trim them and they fit right into the universal joints of the driveline. (Whoops. Now trimmed down Smile
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
dgsselkirk
Field Marshal
Field Marshal
dgsselkirk

Posts : 2740
Join date : 2013-02-12
Age : 62
Location : Kitchener ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeFri Nov 06, 2020 7:03 pm

Awesome work Mike!

_____________________________________________
"There are things in Russia which are not as they seem..."
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov

Too many tanks, not enough time....
Back to top Go down
Shoveler74
Sgt-Major
Sgt-Major
Shoveler74

Posts : 496
Join date : 2017-03-23
Age : 47
Location : Java, New York

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeMon Nov 09, 2020 7:01 pm

Looking good!  thumbs up

_____________________________________________
[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
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeWed Mar 24, 2021 10:52 am

Been awhile since an update (Been working on Dean PoS Hooben Hetzer and making it a Good Hooben Hetzer…)
I wasn't happy with the original "floor" for mounting components onto (4 sections) So I redesigned the entire mounting system.
Yes I 3D modelled everything I was building... Lower section is now a 6 piece affair with built in motor mounts.

LAV III - Rebuild Project Hull_d10
3D Model of everything below the original toy hull. There are eighteen 2mmx10 screws holding the wheel-wells to the main floor. Another eight 3mm screws securing the frame rails to the base of the floors. Servos install underneath, also screwed in. This is the initial prototype design.

LAV III - Rebuild Project New_hu10
This is the revised front side walls. 2 pieces that took another 13 hours to print. In ABS and tough as nails...

LAV III - Rebuild Project New_hu11
All the lower rails/driveline installed. You can see the screw heads for all the 3D printed ABS. Only one drive axle left to replace with metal version.

LAV III - Rebuild Project New_hu13
Both motors mounted. Friction fit with side retaining screws that are accessible if tires are removed.

LAV III - Rebuild Project New_hu14
How the original hull fits onto the new lower hull components.... There will be a dozen 2mm bolts and nuts securing these together (not sure if I am going to epoxy the old hull to the new ABS parts... At least not yet....

LAV III - Rebuild Project New_hu12
Another angle showing how the 3D interfaces with the old toy hull.
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
Jarlath
General
General
Jarlath

Posts : 2077
Join date : 2016-06-01
Age : 49
Location : Kitchener, ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeWed Mar 24, 2021 11:08 am

Water tank will be made by me and be located completely in the upper hull. Why? Because the original water tank doesn't fit the new lower hull (Nor do I want to compromise the design). The new tank will also distribute water over more road wheels to allow for a better torque distribution...
It still may not move if full of water, but we'll see...
Also likely means a new water pump will be required as the old peristaltic pump is way too large... (Maybe...)

I've also scavenged and installed a HL rotation unit for turret rotation. Anyone have a stubby/short 2S battery pack they want to donate for this project?
Back to top Go down
http://www.tpf-online.com
dgsselkirk
Field Marshal
Field Marshal
dgsselkirk

Posts : 2740
Join date : 2013-02-12
Age : 62
Location : Kitchener ON

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeWed Mar 24, 2021 7:37 pm

I have one for you Mike...

_____________________________________________
"There are things in Russia which are not as they seem..."
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov

Too many tanks, not enough time....
Back to top Go down
Shoveler74
Sgt-Major
Sgt-Major
Shoveler74

Posts : 496
Join date : 2017-03-23
Age : 47
Location : Java, New York

LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitimeThu Mar 25, 2021 6:02 am

Looking awesome!!

_____________________________________________
[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
Sponsored content




LAV III - Rebuild Project Empty
PostSubject: Re: LAV III - Rebuild Project   LAV III - Rebuild Project Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 

LAV III - Rebuild Project

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

 Similar topics

-
» T-34 rebuild
» Panther G, HL. Rebuild Of My 2010 Airsoft To SLU/IR
» The Gearhead Automotive Rebuild Thread
» "Opa " project
» Other project - Not 1/16 though

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Can-Am RC Tank Club :: The Motor Pool (Builder's Section) :: Other Tanks and Vehicles-