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Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 08-08-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,075
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Hand Tools and Tool Box

[QUOTE=armorpax;203217]Hi All,


Those that follow us on FB will have seen the progress on this new set over the last few weeks. For those who don't here is a the new set due for release in a few...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 08-08-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,670
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Bringing Sixty's Dingo back to life

[QUOTE=armorpax;201713]Hi All,


More work on the suspension tonight. I am adding some detail to parts and new bits but I want this model to keep as much of Sixty Drivers original Dingo as...
Forum: General Quarters 02-20-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Armorpax Detail Parts

Yep, I stepped right into the poop on that comment. I just had a great email from Dave. I confused Armorpax with the Mike Stennard comments. I didnt know mike, but the name stuck in my mind for...
Forum: General Quarters 02-19-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By gunfighter
Armorpax Detail Parts

Like most of you, I am dismayed at Mike's passing as he truly had a passion for what we love and his parts were always a great addition to any project.

Is there any information about the company...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-11-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

Bob,
Having a tough time getting the wheels though. The FOA resin cast rims and poured rubber front tires are way too heavy at 1.5 lbs. The back rims are just out of sight including 3D printing in...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-10-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

FOA M3 Halftrack:
I finally have the entire drive train working from an RC Receiver. The motor is a 12Volt Geared 348 RPM Robotic motor through a 2:1 Transfer case to drive both axles. Power is a...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-06-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,578
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Large ECA announcement, New parts, new materials, new vehicles

John,
I looked at all the photos. Really super nice parts. People like you are really an asset top keeping 6th scale alive.
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-06-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

Due to the complexity and detail in this wheel design, 3D Hubs was very expensive.
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 01-22-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

I can send you my CNC Designs in stp format or what ever you want. You would have to post to master Cam or whatever your CNC requires.

I think with some brain stroming we can minimize the amount...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 01-22-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

Thank you and I may be late in responding as I have not been able to focus on the M3 due to work stuff.
I can send you my stp files if you want to look at the CNC designs. I think there is a way to...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 01-16-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

Yes, I have sent my CAD files to a number of online services including Shapeways. The weight of the M3 requires that the rims be metal or laser sintered. The cost of CNC locally and online was out of...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 03-29-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

Drive shafts finally arrived from RC4WD and fit the rear end, transfer case and the front end. Progress. Painfully slow, but now I can at least put power to the axles.

After extensive CAD for...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 12-23-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
Re: FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

I have looked at 3D printing but may make several sets of the wheels and a perfect job for a 5 axis mill out of T6061. I have the CAD Files and streamlined the wheel parts to cut down on the parts...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 12-18-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By gunfighter
FOA M3 Haltrack RC Convers

I am in the process of developing the drive chain for Fields of Armor's M3 Halftrack, Challenging but able to find really robust drive axles and transfer case. The wheels are difficult. I have the...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 10-03-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,578
Posted By gunfighter
Re: 75MM M3 halftrack Tank Destroyer

That is a great re-do of the M3 down to the girly photos on the windscreen. Really well done.
Looks convincing to me.
Forum: General Quarters 06-08-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By gunfighter
Re: M3 Halftrack

I wasn't aware the Armortek M2 front end was not part of a 4WD drive system. I am working on making my FOA M3 4WD. I have found suitable rear and front differentials from a 5th scale off road truck...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 06-04-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 36,769
Posted By gunfighter
Re: M5 from Scratch

Bob,
I had top look at this work again. You are a true craftsman and way above my skill set. I am trying to acomplish this with my FOA M3 project.
Forum: General Quarters 06-04-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By gunfighter
M3 Halftrack

Bob,
I am assembling CAD files for the drive wheels. The main drive wheel will be two machined parts. I imagine lathe work first then into a fixture for CNC. The drive sprocket would be easier cut...
Forum: General Quarters 06-03-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By gunfighter
M3 Halftrack

I am attempting too motorize a Field of Armor M3 Halftrack for RC. I have the front and rear differentials worked out with a transfer case since this technically is a 4WD vehicle. I am looking for a...
Forum: General Quarters 05-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,770
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Photo Gallery thumbnail problems

I had problems loading a PDF and/or photos for modifying a Hasbro Jeep for RC. I looked for a tutorial, but no luck there. I think this is a great site and wish more guys would use it.
Thanks
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 03-12-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,907
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Bicycle 1945 1/6 Dragon

Amazing work. I was able to find two of these bikes and your photos are inspiring. Nicely done.
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,791
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Hasbro WWII 6th Scale Jeep converted to RC

I used the Axial SC 10 front and rear end as well as the motor mount. All the Axial parts are top notch, and they mount the engine in the middle for weight transfer. I moved it under the Jeep hood...
Forum: Armor, Mech and Weapons Division 02-17-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,791
Posted By gunfighter
Hasbro WWII 6th Scale Jeep converted to RC

I have just Radio Controlled a Hasbro GPW Jeep with suspension. I modified the stock wheels to adapt to an Axial 4WD system and it works nicely. The issue is I cant seem to get photos into my post. ...
Forum: General Quarters 01-21-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By gunfighter
Re: WWII Jeep Wheel Parts

Let me know about the other wheels too. I am interested. Hacking up the Hasbro or Dragon wheels is a mess and not very strong because they need to be thin at the axle to adapt to a 4WD stock set up...
Forum: General Quarters 01-19-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By gunfighter
Re: Dragon jeep new wheels

The Wheels are the Hasbro GI Jeep. I am trying to adapt them to a 4WD unit that accepts a pin and nut to lock the drive wheels. I did find adapters from Axial that screw to the hub, but you have to...
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