1/6 Sherman M4A3E4 project.

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 Biasphere1 » Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:00 am

thumbnail_IMG_20220806_155632 (1).jpg

Fairly well along on this project , I'd messed up my log in and only just now got it right lol.
I'm posting up a few shots mid build because of that .
I sprayed a light thin coat of Olive drab to all the facing surfaces for the photo op , still didn't come out that well if you spray a heavier coat I found the Drab goes a real deep hue and looks fantastic . If you can see between the turret bustle and the can of spray paint you'll see a dark patch, that is not a shadow it's the effect I mentioned .
Attachments
thumbnail_IMG_20220806_155343 (1).jpg
thumbnail_IMG_20220727_233121.jpg
Last edited by Biasphere1 on Sun Aug 07, 2022 3:04 am, edited 2 times in total.

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby Biasphere1 » Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:01 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk_oMvHpLHk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlsnt8mDWBk
The drive is amazingly super quiet .

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/nqooYU4JJOw
I've got to go have a back operation so I won't post up for a little bit ,am posting up a few Q's in the CLark section if anyone can set me straight a little too.
Will have my laptop so can answer any questions too .
Cheers .

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby Biasphere1 » Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:04 pm

p1.jpg
EMuEbo6U4AIocem.jpg
This is what I'm building but in Olive Drab like the line drawing .. I have STL's for the barrel to be made to a 76mm .

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby c.rainford73 » Sat Aug 06, 2022 4:03 pm

What a spectacular sherman!
User avatar
c.rainford73
Major
 
Posts: 6027
Joined: Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:34 pm
Location: Connecticut USA

Postby Biasphere1 » Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:59 am

c.rainford73 wrote:What a spectacular sherman!

Thank you Sir appreciated .
If I'm allowed to say that there is a build log on the Tank section over at RCUniverse you can have a Dory at I will say that . lol
Cheers mate .

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby HERMAN BIX » Sun Aug 07, 2022 3:42 am

Absolutely you can mention other forums mate, it’s the
Hobby we all share that keeps us interested regardless of where it’s shown. :thumbup:
User avatar
HERMAN BIX
Colonel
 
Posts: 8599
Joined: Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:15 am
Location: Gold Coast,Australia

Postby Biasphere1 » Sun Aug 07, 2022 4:10 am

HERMAN BIX wrote:Absolutely you can mention other forums mate, it’s the
Hobby we all share that keeps us interested regardless of where it’s shown. :thumbup:

Cheers mate , you're an Aussie from memory in SEQ(yup just checked) ,I think you and I both missed the ARMORFEST up here because of COVID or I missed it as I was flooded in or something .
I'll be in Brissy for a back op very soon ,but if you like I could look you up IRL before that .PMK me if you like .
Br great to put a name to a face mate.
Cheers and THX.

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby HERMAN BIX » Sun Aug 07, 2022 9:59 am

Biasphere1 wrote:
HERMAN BIX wrote:Absolutely you can mention other forums mate, it’s the
Hobby we all share that keeps us interested regardless of where it’s shown. :thumbup:

Cheers mate , you're an Aussie from memory in SEQ(yup just checked) ,I think you and I both missed the ARMORFEST up here because of COVID or I missed it as I was flooded in or something .
I'll be in Brissy for a back op very soon ,but if you like I could look you up IRL before that .PMK me if you like .
Br great to put a name to a face mate.
Cheers and THX.


Well.................. :think: I'm a Kiwi..................but thats ok, It would be cool to meet you & put a face to the name .
let me make a plan
User avatar
HERMAN BIX
Colonel
 
Posts: 8599
Joined: Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:15 am
Location: Gold Coast,Australia

Postby Biasphere1 » Sun Aug 07, 2022 12:17 pm

Awesome , I'll have my itinerary soon so we can figure out the logistics.
Cheers mate .

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby oddballseattle » Mon Aug 08, 2022 1:58 am

Looking great!! looks like you are using spyker also for the RC conversion. I am building Oddball's tank myself. I am working on the turret with the recoil action but don't know how to program that in my controller. Are you doing the recoil for the barrel?
Attachments
sample.jpg
sample.jpg (32.96 KiB) Viewed 26 times

oddballseattle
Recruit
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Tue Sep 07, 2021 1:04 am

Postby Biasphere1 » Mon Aug 08, 2022 3:14 am

I have a video up here of my barrel recoil check it .
If you are using a Clark board with a servo it's usually J2 and it works straight out of the box, just plug and play but use a quality high torque/speed servo for that recoil hit like in real life a digital servo you can adjust to super fast recoil and set the return speed how you like it . If you're just using a physical thru the RX use the flap servo and same use a good servo. If you're just going thru a RX use a Helo setting as you could get all sorts of pop up effects with the extra channels and probably use the receiver/gyro for the 2 plane system the later Shermans had .

Cheers mate .

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am

Postby BarryC » Mon Aug 08, 2022 1:32 pm

oddballseattle wrote:Looking great!! looks like you are using spyker also for the RC conversion. I am building Oddball's tank myself. I am working on the turret with the recoil action but don't know how to program that in my controller. Are you doing the recoil for the barrel?


Mr. Biasphere,

I see that it looks like you cut in half and spliced back together the lower (pink) hull stiffeners. Would you share your reason? :think: I ask because I have the Spyker sets for my 1/6 Dragon kit.

Barry
User avatar
BarryC
2nd Lieutenant
 
Posts: 2261
Joined: Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:43 pm
Location: Savannah, GA. USA

Postby Biasphere1 » Mon Aug 08, 2022 2:47 pm

BarryC wrote:
oddballseattle wrote:Looking great!! looks like you are using spyker also for the RC conversion. I am building Oddball's tank myself. I am working on the turret with the recoil action but don't know how to program that in my controller. Are you doing the recoil for the barrel?


Mr. Biasphere,

I see that it looks like you cut in half and spliced back together the lower (pink) hull stiffeners. Would you share your reason? :think: I ask because I have the Spyker sets for my 1/6 Dragon kit.

Barry

That's not my tank mate that's Oddballs's I think.
This is mine if it helps ?
Attachments
thumbnail_IMG_20220727_233121.jpg

Biasphere1
Lance Corporal
 
Posts: 112
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:34 am


Return to Larger Scale Military

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: rolling-thunder and 2 guests