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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:38 pm
by Will01Capri
So i have ordered more trucks again!!!!!! Oh dear
I wish i had robbed a bank now as i started to keep track of my spending on models! Whhhoooooopppps! hahahahaha

Unfortunately some orders are taking longer than others!
My Goulash Cannon model kit hasn't arrived and is now on back order with the supplier i bought off. So i cancelling my order. I will purchase from elsewhere unless anyone has one i could borrow until i turn into CAD ;)

Just in case some of you haven't seen yet, there is another new truck for the line up!

https://www.banggood.com/Fayee-FY004A-116-2_4G-6WD-Rc-Car-Proportional-Control-US-Army-Military-Truck-RTR-Model-Toys-p-1463692.html?rmmds=search&cur_warehouse=CN

Here is the new WPL Toyota FJ45
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I am going to try and kerb my spending habit as we have over 100 RC models in the house and i would say 60 of these are these Trucks from HL, JJRC, WPL, MN, Helifar & Subotech hahaahahahahaha

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2019 10:04 pm
by Will01Capri
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rear wheels too wide, but not to worry wehrmacht tyres on their way so new design wheels coming this way
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I also been busy refining some new track units i designed for these trucks
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There is another version coming, but i think they be expensive as they have proper bearings and new drive sprockets etc and i will do 2 options with rubber track and then another better version for henglong plastic tracks. I need some for my up and coming Tucker Sno Cat build

And for attention the Gun Truck is just about there!!!! Videos to come, i love this thing its totally bonkers and completley off subject haha
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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2019 8:11 am
by Will01Capri
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A video to show us playing with the dual 180s in our Hilux

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Now looking for a small compact set of 3s lipo's as i wanting a bit more wheel speed for longer crawls

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2019 8:38 am
by Model Builder 4
Hi Will,

I really like the look of your mad max style truck, it looks fantastic, just the vehicle you would want for rush hour traffic :thumbup:

Cheers, Lee.

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Sat May 25, 2019 10:51 pm
by Will01Capri
GAZ66 Fuel Tanker
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Also working on a few wheel designs
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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 12:55 pm
by Will01Capri
So started on some other projects!!! Yes you guessed correctly haha

MAN Kat1 8x8.
Right these models are not true to scale as we know, but it is close to 1/17. So i will call it that!
I have put one into CAD however and i will print a proper 1/16 version in time. Took ages to CAD haha
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Kept it super simple with leaf spring suspensions, but it will feature one of my dual 180 motor setup sand we will run this on 3s lipo. I will use 2 servos for steering but different length arms to get different steering lock.

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I have also started work on my Zil131 Logging truck. I turning that into a converted 8x8 truck and it will tow a trailer also. This thing is either going to have 4 180 motors one per axle, or i may use it as a test bed for my dual 370 motor setup.
I haven't got the courage to put my dual 540 setup in anything this size, but i think it would rip everything apart anyway.
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Now back to WW2 stuff, i finished my wheels designs for the wehrmacht tyres to run on our roughly looking Ford V3000 with fulda style wheels
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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 1:16 pm
by Model Builder 4
Those wheel rims do look very good Will, much better suited to these ww11 vehicles :thumbup:

Cheers, Lee.

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 8:58 pm
by midlife306
Very nice work Will
Those wheels look stunning!!
Cheers
Wayne


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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:38 pm
by Tiger6
Took some group pictures of the motor pool over the weekend:
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GMC's

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Dodge's

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Workshop Truck

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Kitchen Truck

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 11:29 pm
by Model Builder 4
That's an excellent fleet of trucks you have there tiger6, they look amazing :thumbup:

Cheers, Lee.

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2019 11:49 pm
by Will01Capri
Nicely done. Those trucks look amazing. I am going to have to print one for myself sometime.
They look great

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2019 6:07 pm
by midlife306
Just thought I’d drop this behemoth off here

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Cheers
Wayne


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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2019 6:20 pm
by Model Builder 4
That sure is going to be a beast Wayne 8O nicely done :thumbup:

Cheers, Lee.

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2019 8:34 pm
by Will01Capri
midlife306 wrote:Just thought I’d drop this behemoth off here

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Wayne


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What is that thing?

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:46 am
by midlife306
It’s a 1955 Lancia


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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 7:20 am
by Will01Capri
midlife306 wrote:It’s a 1955 Lancia


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It's huge, can't possibly be same scale?

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 10:25 am
by midlife306
Hehe, your right Will, that’s one is in 1/14, but I do have one in 1/16 kicking around somewhere, now where did I put it????
Cheers
Wayne


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Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2019 7:26 pm
by PainlessWolf
Good afternoon, 'Trucks and All Things Trucks' Gurus,
I am ready to do a detail build on the JJRC Q60 and I need to slow it down to have it easier to control. What would be your recommendation? A Tamiya Torque Tune type motor or?
Thanks in advance!
Painless

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:55 am
by Will01Capri
PainlessWolf wrote:Good afternoon, 'Trucks and All Things Trucks' Gurus,
I am ready to do a detail build on the JJRC Q60 and I need to slow it down to have it easier to control. What would be your recommendation? A Tamiya Torque Tune type motor or?
Thanks in advance!
Painless

How slow you want?
My dual 180s are great, although a little noisy

Re: HL Truck Mods

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:18 pm
by midlife306
I’ll just drop this one off here

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