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Forum: Electronics tech 10-04-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By JamesBC
Re: RadioLink T8FB

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137273478@N05/shares/u975L6

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137273478@N05/shares/ji4562

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137273478@N05/shares/01n7p6

And in the truck...
Forum: Electronics tech 10-03-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By JamesBC
Re: RadioLink T8FB

Wasn't sure if those links would work, they are on Amazon.ca prime,,,
Use to use photobucket but now they want money to let people see the pic's

Will do up a vid of it when I am further along...
Forum: Electronics tech 10-03-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By JamesBC
RadioLink T8FB

Thought I would take a minute to list this radio for trucks. I bought it with the idea of tearing it apart to put in more switches for lights ect ect.

Now since the radio was all of 30 bucks,...
Forum: Mechanical tech 09-10-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By JamesBC
Re: 1/14 Tamiya Gearbox Assembly

Its really is not hard to change it over to drive front and rear axles, a few extra parts from the Tamiya Ford Kit can be used.

Or easier yet is to just add a gear box behind it, such as this box...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-28-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,604
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Just Another Peterbilt......Half Breed.

That is one nice truck, love the grill and light system on it.
Jim
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Working out the gear ratio

So all you have to do is take the RPM and divide 16 into it, that gives you RPM out of the box, then do the same on the axle. You might have to find the ratio on the rear end first by counting gears...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Working out the gear ratio

The one part I can help you with is the motor, higher turns mean slower KV.
I think, big think there, but the highest turns on a brushless is 21.5 which gives you around 1600KV. A 13.5 should turn...
Forum: Sound Systems tech 06-17-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Sense ESS Sound System

Yeah good old BangGood.com, he also has a one speaker system. Same as this only just one speaker.

I get e-mail adds from them all the time, kind of like looking over the JC Whitney catalogue that...
Forum: Sound Systems tech 06-17-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Sense ESS Sound System

Thanks, seems like they are fine for Trucks but not so much with the Semi's. Did find another one that sounds not to bad at least over the internet. Since I won't be using the MFU is the reason...
Forum: Sound Systems tech 06-16-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Sense ESS Sound System

You happen to have the link for the one youtube sound file, I can find a few hundred but none are for semi or wheel loader.

thanks
Forum: Sound Systems tech 06-16-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Sense ESS Sound System

Thanks, sure he might see this question. I know alot of 1/10 truck people are happy with it, just was wondering about using it in a Semi.
Don't know to many Semi's that turn upwards of 6 to 9k rpm....
Forum: Sound Systems tech 06-16-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesBC
Sense ESS Sound System

Has anyone used this system for a semi?

Sense ESS-One + (https://www.asiatees.com/display?Miscellaneous-All-Parts-Hop-Ups-Upgrades&brand=Miscellaneous&model=All&id=101055&pid=1)

Some of the car...
Forum: Electronics tech 06-09-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Chicken Lights

You can get 3mm flat top led's and black bezels for them from Lighthouse (http://lighthouseleds.com/led-component-lighting/clear-top-dip-leds/3mm-led-flat-top.html)

The Bezel...
Forum: Truck Building Tech 05-13-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Question about rear frame member

Yep, lots of drilling and taping to be done. The frame rails are from Ric at PMD, love those as they are a perfect match to Tamiya rails, hence no filing off corners of items to make them fit.
Forum: Truck Building Tech 05-13-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Question about rear frame member

Thank you Berman, that is exactly what I needed to know. Starting with blank frame rails and somewhere down the line will build my own rear bumper for it.

thanks again
Forum: Truck Building Tech 05-12-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By JamesBC
Question about rear frame member

Can someone tell me if this frame member (http://www.ebay.com/itm/ALLOY-REAR-BUMPER-CHASSIS-MOUNT-BL-TAMIYA-TRACTOR-TRUCK-SCANIA-R470-R620-MAN-TGX-/380619175298) will fit the Globe Liner and Grand...
Forum: Body Shop Tech 05-05-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,631
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Day Cab

Thanks Everyone

Jack, I bought the Cab with all items, tanks ect ect. Had an idea what I wanted to build, just need lots more time. Wanted the rig to have all wheel drive so waiting on frame rails...
Forum: Body Shop Tech 05-04-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,631
Posted By JamesBC
Day Cab

I decided to make a day cab and did what most do is cut the sleeper off and fill in with styrene. Then when searching for Air Bag systems came across Exclusive RC...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By JamesBC
Re: MCMaster-Carr

Same for me Supermario, but this place is very good, ship fast and have most of the metric hardware. Never had a problem with it being sent by USPS to Canada.
http://www.microfasteners.com/
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 04-15-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,556
Posted By JamesBC
Re: My first custom king

Nice looking Truck
Forum: Electronics tech 04-14-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,079
Posted By JamesBC
Re: homemade actuator

I don't believe that ESC has reverse in it, which you would need. The use of a servo control board can be done but it needs the pot replaced with correct resistors and even that sometimes is hard to...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 04-06-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,762
Posted By JamesBC
Re: First Truck Build

Great looking truck man.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 03-23-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,567
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Rookie Custom Globe Build

That is super nice.
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 03-21-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,807
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Daycab workhorse Pacific P510 P

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x63/tracksntreadslou/014-3.jpg

Lou
I have a question about this truck, assume it was modelled after a real truck. Was there a reason for the dual air cleaners...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 03-21-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,807
Posted By JamesBC
Re: Daycab workhorse Pacific P510 P

Well might be a queen, but its down right nice build. Looks like it got dirty hauling logs by the one picture.

On another note, is there RC shows on the mainland at any time? Would love to go to...
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