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by Dave Nadin
Wed May 13, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: DX8 advice for new to RC
Replies: 61
Views: 2290

Re: DX8 advice for new to RC

Well done Andy, glad you got there, It seems a black art to get the red modules to all work correctly, my own conclusion is the plugs not being cleanly seated in the receiver. You elevation problem is with the drive motor twisting in the clamp bracket which puts the long screw out of alinement. Make...
by Dave Nadin
Wed May 06, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: DX8 advice for new to RC
Replies: 61
Views: 2290

Re: DX8 advice for new to RC

Hi Gents, I'm using the DX8 TX/RX system in my chieftain. Had a right carry on with setting up the channel allocation and control system. After many hours of trail & error. which included a run away turret, erratic track control and sound effects.. The solution that worked for me is decided what TX ...
by Dave Nadin
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Chieftain Commanders Cupola Detail set
Replies: 48
Views: 2368

Re: Chieftain Commanders Cupola Detail set

Add me to the list for cupola detail set please. The compo ration set is a treat. keep up with the good work & Ye all stay safe
by Dave Nadin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Chieftain Stuff
Replies: 177
Views: 16865

Re: Chieftain Stuff

Compo 4 man packs, box continents, working from memory, pending on the menu I think it was 4 half sizes tins, Margarine, Jam/ Marmalade, Cheese possessed, Milk powder, 1 Sunders packet, salt bottle. Not sure if the Biscuits AB were issued separately. The box was packed with the centre 2 top half of ...
by Dave Nadin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: Chieftain Stuff
Replies: 177
Views: 16865

Re: Chieftain Stuff

Hi Dave brilliant work, on the compo the date range would be from Mid 1976 through to early 1980s. as the field rations were reviewed in 1985 due to cost restraints, Remember the great Defence Moratorium, (when the MoD ran out of money). I be asking for the slandered 3 day ration supply in as new bo...
by Dave Nadin
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Craftsman's Market
Topic: chieftain bin caches
Replies: 17
Views: 4220

Re: chieftain bin caches

Hi, I would like a set of bin catches as well please

cheers Dave n
by Dave Nadin
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base Discussions
Topic: Cent no power to tracks
Replies: 4
Views: 1595

Re: Cent no power to tracks

Hi, I been driving my cent for some time, and have blown a couple of 40a fuses in the processes. Normally when doing tight turns in long grass with the smoker running. Its the old adage if your running in long grass try to avoid neutral turning & harsh accelerating. There's a lot of weight on the mo...
by Dave Nadin
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: Wire Wheels
Replies: 19
Views: 11286

Re: Wire Wheels

Hi Michael, the fun has begun. A lot of people have had difficulty with building the wire wheels. I have now done my wheel sets, The method I used is shown in a replay post. Please look at Pete's Armoured car forum posts. My method is there reply from Dave Nadin dated 5 May 18. sorry but not able to...
by Dave Nadin
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: TankFest 2018 - Joining Instructions
Replies: 9
Views: 2215

Re: TankFest 2018 - Joining Instructions

I be there on Thursday to give Chris a hand, Cow pat field awaits the unwary, (traders car park) :D
by Dave Nadin
Thu May 31, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: TankFest 2018 - Are you going?
Replies: 7
Views: 3978

Re: TankFest 2018 - Are you going?

Hi, I will be at Tankfest for the 3 days, Update on my model list, bringing Centurion, Quaid 17pdr & 25pdr, Sherman bulldozer, Rolls Royce (work in hand), I will be camping on site (please register 1 plastic tent). My insurance certificate is in the post to you. I am a member of the SAG, we are a ve...
by Dave Nadin
Wed May 02, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Rolls Royce Armoured Car/ Silver Ghost
Topic: Pete's Armoured Car Build
Replies: 27
Views: 6171

Re: Armoured Car/Chassis Build Problems/Errors

Single wheel spoke lacing. Had the same problem. The problem is with the first start point you chose. Try this method it worked for me. 1. Mark a line through the centre of the wheel assembly jig base. 2. Hub EP0102, mount to the jig with any Inside 'A' hole, lined up with the centre line. Now mount...
by Dave Nadin
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Real or fake
Replies: 457
Views: 98856

Re: Real or fake

Hi Phil with reference to the picture of a home built Tiger. It was a running prop made for the Film White Tiger, directed by Karen Shakhnazardv, There is some good T on T action & a must for tank spotters, but the scripts a bit ropey. May you all have a very Merry Christmas & look forward to a good...
by Dave Nadin
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Tank Museum Events 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 4902

Re: The Tank Museum Events 2018

Hello all, ref Tank Fest 2018 Put me on the going list +1 & 4 models. I be there for the 3 days & happy to help with the set up. With the opening of the new workshop facilities, there will be a certain amount of shuffling around the display ground. If Armortek is allocated a larger running area ( yo...
by Dave Nadin
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Armortek Event - TankFest
Replies: 28
Views: 8241

Re: Armortek Event - TankFest

See You all on Friday, I be on site 1500hrs to help set up the stand etc
by Dave Nadin
Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: Armortek Owners
Topic: Centurion Bin Catches
Replies: 4
Views: 1356

Re: Centurion Bin Catches

Hi Steve, Have you had any luck with your quest for bin catches ? As i missed out on Steve Winstone bin catches. I used the bin catches supplyed by Dave Dibbs @ Armorpax, item No AP195-GR. They are made for the german panzer bins, but work OK with a bit of aleration on the centurain turret bins, the...