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by Manny Leung
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: American halftrack
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: American halftrack

Hi David,I'm interested in the half track,please send price.
Regards..Manny
by Manny Leung
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain No. 34
Replies: 27
Views: 1162

Re: Chieftain No. 34

Have not had any problems with my gearbox so far🀞, although I've not pushed it too hard,just running up and down smooth surfaces and going up ramps. When moving off I always apply a little throttle first before I push it to the max.🀞🀞🀞🀞
by Manny Leung
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Manny's Chieftain
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Manny's Chieftain

You're too kind John! Compare to yours and others build mine is pretty mundane, but I put this beast together from 5 boxes of bits and I feel really good about itπŸ‘.

Regards
by Manny Leung
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Manny's Chieftain
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Manny's Chieftain

IMG-20200828-WA0000~2.jpg The basic build of my Chieftain MK5P is now complete (phew!). it's painted in desert sand base colour, now the fun part of the build begins,that is adding details and get it properly painted and weathered(which I haven't a clue ) so it'll be commissioned out to be painted....
by Manny Leung
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Speed of the chieftain
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Speed of the chieftain

Hi have you tried changing to two stick control instead of single stick mixing control? I encountered the same problem when setting up the motors. I only have a basic non computerized transmitter and the motors seems sluggish,so I tried separating the control to two sticks and the motors now runs at...
by Manny Leung
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Armortek Factory Seconds
Replies: 11
Views: 1984

Re: Armortek Factory Seconds

Thanks Simon PM sent
by Manny Leung
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Correct orientation of the tracks?
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: Correct orientation of the tracks?

I was tempted to have the split pins on the inside and the flat head on the outside because it would look slightly more scale. But I kept the split pins on the outside simply because it's easier to inspect for broken or missing pins.
by Manny Leung
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Armortek Factory Seconds
Replies: 11
Views: 1984

Re: Armortek Factory Seconds

Don't happen by any chance have a chieftain hull floor and a hull rear plate knocking about? Thought about doing the v shape correction on the hull but chickened out in case I messed up the original parts.😱
by Manny Leung
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Rivet tool
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: Rivet tool

Thanks for the response πŸ‘
by Manny Leung
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Rivet tool
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Rivet tool

I'm about to rivet the 1mm rivets to the bin lids,could anyone recommends a riveting tool to do the job? All of the rivet gun's minimum rivet size is 3mm.

Cheers in advance 😁
by Manny Leung
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Chieftain
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Chieftain

For whatever reason it may be it's still sad to see you selling the Chieftain 😞.you were doing such a great job in detailing and converting!
by Manny Leung
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Centurion
Topic: Bogie spring maintenance
Replies: 2
Views: 1235

Re: Bogie spring maintenance

It's the same with the Chieftain spring unit, I've given up getting on my hands and knees trying to realign them after a run as the suspension still works fine.
by Manny Leung
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Chieftain Build No.17
Replies: 103
Views: 11478

Re: Chieftain Build No.17

Hi Mark: just been testing the recoil servo and everything seemed to work fine, still have drive on the motors.although the servo is not mounted yet.
by Manny Leung
Thu May 21, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Manny's Chieftain
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Manny's Chieftain

https://youtu.be/9RDFWAJ4VmI

Just a test posting YouTube links.

A privately owned chieftain having fun!
by Manny Leung
Tue May 19, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Chieftain MBT
Topic: Manny's Chieftain
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Manny's Chieftain

Thanks Steve, the tank will be painted in desert sand of the Kuwait army as inspired by the Takom model kit.
Chieftain_MkV_Kuwait_3.jpg
hopefully will look something like this