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Forum: Truck Building Tech Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,547
Posted By jerry56
Re: Axle suggestions?

Based on your findings I wonder if a 23 or 30 rpm 6v would work... I've started ordering more 6v motors.
12v running on 7.2v cuts speed and torque almost in half... but a 6v running 7.2 give you...
Forum: Static Conversions 11-13-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,628
Posted By jerry56
Re: Half baked ideas

Novel idea... the hard part is finding the right car in the right scale....watch Hobby Lobby one might turn up...
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 11-08-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,873
Posted By jerry56
Re: Scania 112

Really starting to come together...
I agree with you order a couple more parts, maybe reprint something, before I would redesign the whole chassis....
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By jerry56
Re: cb antenna

Wow that's a tough one....
it would have to be TINY....is there a piece of plastic tubing small enough that you could cut a slot in the bottom then just slip the antenna in the top and glue it in...
Forum: Boats! 11-01-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,922
Posted By jerry56
Re: RC Benchy

Trail and error.....sounds like you have a plan...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-23-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 52,106
Posted By jerry56
Re: Nylint michigan crane conversion, hopefully

The metal axles and wheels with the narrow tires are 152mm outside to outside edge... the crane is 149 and change inside edge to inside edge.
I have a set of 3d printed wheels that are 137mm wide...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-21-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 52,106
Posted By jerry56
Re: Nylint michigan crane conversion, hopefully

Does this help
https://rctruckandconstruction.com/showthread.php?t=13887
And yes WPL has duals.......
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-11-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 52,106
Posted By jerry56
Re: Nylint michigan crane conversion, hopefully

I was thinking about a cutoff wheel on a dremel as well....it's about the only thing small enough to get in there.... but that is "real" steel in them thar Nylints.. so it might take some time.......
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-10-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 52,106
Posted By jerry56
Re: Nylint michigan crane conversion, hopefully

I have been pondering the same thing....As you have said the structure under the crane is 2 or 3 mm to narrow, and way to high, I've been trying to figure out how to cut those two pieces down to...
Forum: Boats! 10-06-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,922
Posted By jerry56
Re: RC Benchy

This is truly a fun build to watch.....
Forum: Scale Buildings, Warehouses and Structures. 10-03-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By jerry56
Re: Ice Cream Concession trailer

LOL that's a lot of detail....will you be able to really see it...???
Forum: Scale Buildings, Warehouses and Structures. 10-02-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By jerry56
Re: Ice Cream Concession trailer

To funny...great idea... I've seen these in Hobby Lobby now every time I go in I look to see what they have....Just in case.
Forum: Truck Building Tech 09-01-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,547
Posted By jerry56
Re: Axle suggestions?

I use those redcat motors on my WPL motor/transfer case combos they work really well they add just enough speed....You can put a drop of solder on those press on gears to help hold them in place....
Forum: Farm Tractors and Implements 08-31-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,551
Posted By jerry56
Re: Fully 3D printed John Deere 1/10 scratch build

Life sure does take some zigs and zags.....but everybody needs a hobby.... glad to see you back at it...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-30-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

OK, here are some close-ups of the boom servos
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52320700586_15872a4c00_z.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52321123389_426caf0a75_z.jpg

I painted them...
Forum: Announcements from head quarters 08-27-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,065
Posted By jerry56
Forum: Boats! 08-24-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,922
Posted By jerry56
Re: RC Benchy

This is going to be really fun when it's done....do you have a place to try it out...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-21-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Well I didn't get a lot of pictures before I painted it... I went with white and green....Only because I thought it looked good, Years ago in the D.C. area there was a company called "Acacia Crane"...
Forum: Farm Tractors and Implements 08-18-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,696
Posted By jerry56
Re: Cockshutt 70 tractor (1935-48)

Your getting a regular ol green acres thing goin on there.
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-17-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By jerry56
Re: Midwest (Iowa or neighbor states)

I wish I lived closer I would absolutely take you up on that offer....But it would be a pretty long trip for me.... I hope you can get a group together....
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-14-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Ok ...it's time to get rid of these rubber tracks....
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52238782604_804a7a90ce_z.jpg
I'm going to use the metal tracks for the Huina 1580....which by the way are...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-09-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

Time for an update....
The boom for this toy was plastic so it had to go.....I'm using a metal boom for the Huina 1580, it's a little longer but should be fine.... to replace all the plastic gears...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-06-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,643
Posted By jerry56
Re: Metal Hobi MH-245 kit as Hitachi ZX245 excavator

That is such a sweet excavator....You really did it justice....
I like that power distribution board... doing something similar on mine ...well not as neat... or professional but same concept....
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-03-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

I know, Right....It's just another tool and once your used to having it.....
I assume they are still around $200 for a ender3 and mine has paid for itself just in wpl and lego wheels.... I'm just a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-02-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By jerry56
Re: Toprace211/Huina 1550 upgrade

The wire is pretty thin and the description is lacking but similar slip rings are good for 2a per wire...my mileage may very...
They have been doing this mod for a couple of years now and 35kg...
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