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PostSubject: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeWed Mar 20, 2013 11:49 pm

what better way to introduce my self then to show you what i got and building

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picked up the Porsche turret one as a static model kit and since it got all the right hole i'm now making it RC with almost all the parts i need on order but i still need the main brains of the beast and a Turret Rotation Unit but i can deal for now since i have to mount the recoil and thing in the turret. after that i will start on molding the Zimmerit armor with putty

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 4:34 am

Nice tanks mate...... gotta love the ole KT's very tough looking tank.

I have a Henschel and Porsche KT both Tamiya... The Porsche runs Elmod Pro, which is very nice.



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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 5:17 am

Nice .Does Tamiya have the zimmerit moulded in or do you have to put it on?
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 5:24 am

knispel wrote:
Nice .Does Tamiya have the zimmerit moulded in or do you have to put it on?

No you have to stick it on, Tamiya does a zimmerit sheet in there Henschel kit its like a sticker but not worth using to be honest.

I recommend the Atak zimmerit kit, used it on my Henschel KT....
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 8:25 am

this will be my zimmerit

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 10:38 am

I've never worked with that epoxy before. Let me know what you think of it.

I've used White Squadron Putty, which nice to work with, but it dry up in about 20 minutes. So you have to work fast and do small areas at a time.

I recently used Milliput on my Elefant, it's nice to work too. It has a much longer drying time, about 4 hours before it gets hard, so you can do larger areas.

Zimmermitting a tank is not hard, just time consuming and boring. I was getting a like nutty near the end of the Elefant. silly

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 10:49 am

Any one know how to remove White Squadron Putty? I add zimm on my HL tiger.
Now, I am thinking remove it because it seems no early type Tiger had "zimm" in WWII
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 11:18 am

Here is an early Tiger. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 11:39 am

No more photos on that beauty? King Tigers 3178923070
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Mar 21, 2013 12:41 pm

The only one I've came across.

Squadron Putty would be hard too get off. It eats into the plastic to bond, you would have to sand it all the way down.
It would be easier to convert to a mid production Tiger.

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeFri Mar 22, 2013 7:20 pm

Seriously , looks like they used a Kartoffelstampfer`` to add the zimmerite :0
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeMon Mar 25, 2013 3:19 pm

i hope i got the right IRE today so here is what i got. both are made by Knight lites but the people at SAYAL could not tell me anything about them and a web search on my phone led me into dead ends

5mm water clear LED
Radiant intensity - 100 mW/sr
1.6v @ 50 mA

5mm blue clear LED
Radiant intensity - 16.1 mW/sr
1.6v @ 50 mA

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeMon Mar 25, 2013 5:53 pm

The blue will work better than the clear, both will work but the blue will work better.
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i hope i got the right IRE today so here is what i got. both are made by Knight lites but the people at SAYAL could not tell me anything about them and a web search on my phone led me into dead ends

5mm water clear LED
Radiant intensity - 100 mW/sr
1.6v @ 50 mA

5mm blue clear LED
Radiant intensity - 16.1 mW/sr
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeMon Mar 25, 2013 6:58 pm

i can always take back the clear one but would you know what kind of range i will be getting with the blue one?

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeMon Mar 25, 2013 7:35 pm

Negaduck I use both actually depending on what Sayal has in stock but the Blue ones I have tested to the full 30 meter standard. They hit the 950nm wave so they a bit wide farther out, I suggest you bury your IR 11mm inside the tube instead of the standard 9mm. As long as it feeds the correct juice you will be great and should not need to worry about the LED.
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeTue Mar 26, 2013 1:09 pm

i got something welcome in the mail today

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let the building begin.
as far as my other tiger goes the IRE still does not work and that with the new one. I'm starting to think its the MF-01 unit it self but with no way of testing ether the IRE or the MF-01 i dont know what to do No


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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeTue Mar 26, 2013 6:03 pm

you are in pickering? i am in Oshawa. i have lots of tanks. bring yours and I can help you test and locate the problem.
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeWed Mar 27, 2013 12:42 am

sounds like a plan but it will have to wait till the weekend

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeWed Apr 03, 2013 8:56 pm

have you fixed it yet? we had a good timme, did not we?
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeWed Apr 03, 2013 9:44 pm

still gets some prices on the MULTI FUNCTION unit but so far i'm looking at around $120 for one
looks like i need to order some more parts before i start putting in the guts of the turret, for now i've been working on drilling holes to mount the deck, speaker box and fenders in as well as some holes for the gear boxes. more then likely i will use a different mount to hold the body down but for now this will do

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I also started the zimmy on the back of the turret but the tamiya putty is very sticky even when i dip my fingers and tools in water
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Apr 04, 2013 12:07 am

Where did you buy the MFU?

Supposedly Tamiya has a life time warranty, but I believe you have to prove that it was bought in North America.

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Apr 04, 2013 10:56 am

it came with the tank but that hobby shop i got it at i is long gone

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeThu Apr 04, 2013 10:59 am

i can sell you a set at the best price you can find, i will match that. also you can trade in your old one. let me know.
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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeFri Apr 05, 2013 2:13 pm

trade it in how?

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PostSubject: Re: King Tigers   King Tigers Icon_minitimeFri Apr 05, 2013 2:23 pm

i have lots of tanks not for battle. as long as the machine gun shooing is working. i can use the one without battle function.
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