1/6 Dragon Jeep axles

Post all your larger scale RC Tanks here, from 1/12 all the way up to 1/4! all here! You may also post your larger scale figures here.

Postby Ad Lav » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:41 pm

Nicely done :)
User avatar
Ad Lav
Lieutenant
 
Posts: 3324
Joined: Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:44 pm
Location: Kent

Postby Will01Capri » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:23 pm

Cool project.
Where does one buy a 1/6 Jeep body from?
User avatar
Will01Capri
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1300
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:34 pm
Location: South Scotland

Postby Ad Lav » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:30 pm

Dragon make the 1/6 jeep but out of stock. I have one in the loft :)
User avatar
Ad Lav
Lieutenant
 
Posts: 3324
Joined: Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:44 pm
Location: Kent

Postby midlife306 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:54 pm

Search eBay, AliExpress etc, they turn up for £100 now and again

Image

Cheers
Wayne


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby Will01Capri » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:42 pm

That is cool.
Only problem would be I would need to upscale all the other models and would need same scale Sherman haha
User avatar
Will01Capri
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1300
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:34 pm
Location: South Scotland

Postby midlife306 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:51 pm

They do a Sherman for about £400...


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby Max-U52 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:00 pm

Will01Capri wrote:That is cool.
Only problem would be I would need to upscale all the other models and would need same scale Sherman haha


I'm doing both, and it's pretty cool. 1/6 offers a lot of options not available to 1/16, like .50 caliber paintball! @)

Of course, I have way too many projects and not enough time and energy, but I already have the Dragon Kubel kit as well as a 250 halftrack that are just waiting to be RCed. With all the extra space they can be a lot easier to do than 1/16.

Now I'm waiting for Wayne to do a kubel to see if the axles work in that, too. @) @)
User avatar
Max-U52
2nd Lieutenant
 
Posts: 2867
Joined: Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:56 pm
Location: Detroit

Postby midlife306 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:30 pm

No pressure there then...
Oh, I’ve just got my hands on a late holtsgas (sp) wooden cabin Opel Blitz, it’s going to take a fair bit of work but I’ll print it at 1/16 over the next few weeks, once I’m happy with it I’d be glad to share the stl’s
Bet it would look awesome at 1/6 lol
Cheers
Wayne


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby midlife306 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:31 pm

Here’s what the model looks like

Image
Should have the cabin finished tomorrow
Cheers
Wayne


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby Max-U52 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:05 pm

That's definitely different. I think the measurements i gave you last night may not apply because I notice the wood cab has foot rungs hanging straight down where my blitz has a step that sticks out below the door. If I measure across the steps at the back I get 120mm, a lot closer to what you thought.
User avatar
Max-U52
2nd Lieutenant
 
Posts: 2867
Joined: Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:56 pm
Location: Detroit

Postby midlife306 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:11 pm

Cheers Gary, I was getting conflicting info on cab widths due to the plethora of versions, but everywhere I looked was constant on the wheelbase, so that’s what I used to scale the model
Cheers
Wayne


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby Max-U52 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:37 pm

I'll be looking forward to this one. What do you think about printing the cab in actual wood?
User avatar
Max-U52
2nd Lieutenant
 
Posts: 2867
Joined: Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:56 pm
Location: Detroit

Postby midlife306 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:51 pm

Hehe, you’d love that


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
User avatar
midlife306
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1383
Joined: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:34 am

Postby sassgrunt » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:33 pm

I am enjoying your build of the Jeep, and plan to shamelessly copy your efforts on mine!

sassgrunt
Sergeant
 
Posts: 546
Joined: Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:08 am
Location: Hawaii, USA

Postby Will01Capri » Wed May 01, 2019 11:58 am

Max-U52 wrote:
Will01Capri wrote:That is cool.
Only problem would be I would need to upscale all the other models and would need same scale Sherman haha


I'm doing both, and it's pretty cool. 1/6 offers a lot of options not available to 1/16, like .50 caliber paintball! @)

Of course, I have way too many projects and not enough time and energy, but I already have the Dragon Kubel kit as well as a 250 halftrack that are just waiting to be RCed. With all the extra space they can be a lot easier to do than 1/16.

Now I'm waiting for Wayne to do a kubel to see if the axles work in that, too. @) @)




Hehe a .50 cal paintball!!! :haha:
User avatar
Will01Capri
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
 
Posts: 1300
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:34 pm
Location: South Scotland

Previous

Return to Larger Scale Military

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: lady.tigger and 2 guests