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Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 05-12-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Grand Hauler Fender Rub?

Thanks for the replies. I did file the 2 screws done to nubs, but still stick up a little. I bought counter sunk screws for this, but can't find them. Have to go to hardware store. I'd like to loose...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 05-11-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By tamiya fan
Unhappy Grand Hauler Fender Rub?

First off, glad the site is back. where the great builders are.

I just built an Optimus Prime - Grand Hauler/Trailer. Paint job a nightmare for me. Not a painter but I make do. A month or more to...
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 03-04-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,371
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: New to rc truck building - planned first builds

The trucks are pretty much the same so go with what you like. With the race truck set aside.

To get the tractor working, you will need:
1)Truck kit
2)MFC ("brains of it" and ESC)
3)Bearings...
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 11-18-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,297
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Tamiya Scania R620 6x4 and a MFC-03

Did you re-push the button again when done with sticks? This will finish set-up and truck should start up and idle/ready to go, flashing lights gone.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 09-09-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,443
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Kenworth K100 Build

Great paint job! Looks really nice... and everything else.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 08-25-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Glue

I'll probably will hear about this, but don't forget about the thin double sided tape that Tamiya provides in kits. I use it in places I'm worried about paint damage. (accessories) Clean surface...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 08-17-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,129
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: My new flatbed trailer

Nice looking trailer.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,085
Posted By tamiya fan
Unhappy Re: Less help now a days

:( I agree, so many knowledgeable people on this site a few years ago.( It was hopping!) Now it's at a slow pace, sorry to say. I don't like F.B. either. Photobucket did cause it on all site.(Evil)...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,983
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Trucks from the movies

Thanks for the response, I'll take a look.
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,983
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Trucks from the movies

bigdogrod - Where did you get the Kenworth front grill? Have been looking for one, but seem not to be made anymore. Would be grateful for any help!

Thanks in advance
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By tamiya fan
Post Kit Prices?

Any one else noticed the price jump on kits and other stuff? Is this do to the new tariffs in the US or something else? It's a pretty steep increase.
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,707
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Tamiya box (freight) trailer

I just noticed the freight trailer being offered on Ebay for "about" regular price. Looked at Tamiya and it doesn't say discontinued any more and has a price. Tower still says discontinued? I bought...
Forum: Electronics tech 05-27-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Sabertooth Motor Controllers?

Have you looked at Dimension Engineering web site? (Hard to tell from post) They are the manufacturer, and have more than one kind. Quality stuff though. That's my go to. Price might of gone up a...
Forum: Electronics tech 03-27-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,181
Posted By tamiya fan
Add BEC to MFC-01

I've searched for this and haven't gotten a definite answer. So I thought I'd ask the experts.

I want to add a BEC to RX do to a lot of servo's.(don't want to over load MFC-01) Will be using 3...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-28-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,879
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: International Lone Star day cab.

Tractor and trailer look great. Both unique one of a kinds.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-24-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 41,094
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: WRECKER

Nicely done!! I've wanted a wrecker for a long time, slowly collecting parts. I enjoyed this build. Keep up the good work.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-10-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 48,201
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Peterbilt 362 double aerodyne king cab

Nice job! It all blends together to make a GREAT looking truck!!
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,707
Posted By tamiya fan
Unhappy Tamiya box (freight) trailer

Has any one else noticed that Tamiya discontinued their Box (Freight) Trailer? I wonder why? It had to be a good seller! Maybe a new and improved one will come out? Both Tamiya and Tower state this....
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 08-31-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,421
Posted By tamiya fan
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 08-29-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 48,201
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Peterbilt 362 double aerodyne king cab

Nice paint job, looks like a lot of work! But it looks really nice, and the extra details.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-26-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,815
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: New build for my daughter

Nice build! I like the color! She's lucky.
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Sources

As far as sources to purchase items, there are so many depending on what you want to do. Here are some:

Tower hobbies = basics and more (kits , etc...)
Pmd (Garden Trucking) = specialty items to...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-05-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,455
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Going Green

Nice looking truck, well done!!
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-05-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,269
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: analog/digital

That's what they say, such as a Futaba 4YF and others. That's how I started out. By the way they are 2 versions of the 4YF, one with a telescoping antenna and one with out. (You get more in the kit...
Forum: Electronics tech 06-08-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By tamiya fan
Re: Chicken Lights

I use 3mm running lights (chicken lights) domed water clear style, in the color you want. 5mm would look funny on the side I think. Use 5mm for tail and headlight, etc... You could use flat but...
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