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Forum: Fire and Rescue and Emergency Vehicles Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1972 AMC Matador - Police

Original roof light lens OD is 0.275", the OD on the chrome light housing is 0.430". I'm not sure if i'll just go 3mm or try to punch them up to 5mm leds.

Headlight lenses are also at 0.430",...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-15-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By frizzen
Re: "Prototype" CAT Wheel Dozer

If it doesn't like dozer blade, maybe try out a belly blade like a grader?

http://www.scale4x4rc.org/forums/showthread.php?t=83602

Belly and an extendable wing, should look similar to some...
Forum: Big Boys of the road 4x4/6x6/8x8/10x10 Trucks 10-15-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 54,339
Posted By frizzen
Re: KH Beam Hauler

Thats looking slick. Grill guard is really cool
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-14-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By frizzen
Re: "Prototype" CAT Wheel Dozer

I'd probably treat it like a crawler, start with 1/2 to 1 pound of lead solder wrapped around each rim, and add from there. Losi crawler axles can stand up to a bunch of weight. Ya need weight, your...
Forum: Fire and Rescue and Emergency Vehicles 10-14-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1972 AMC Matador - Police

I'm interested to see how it comes out too! The white paints pretty well shot, so i'm gonna have to rework the roof and back doors, i don't want to touch the front doors much since there are no fresh...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 10-14-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By frizzen
Re: 6x6 Peterbilt 379 tractor build

Is it still post-whoring if i am fixing pics / reposting how to do it, or am i ok?

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4512/37599360026_bafc17ba10_c.jpg
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Forum: Fire and Rescue and Emergency Vehicles 10-14-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By frizzen
1972 AMC Matador - Police

This is a 1972 AMC Matador sedan black & white 'Adam 12'.
Originally built by Cox as a gas powered free run car with interchangable steering cams that made it drive patterns.
...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 10-12-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1985 Peterbilt 359 exhd build

I just posted it like explained here, general rc, sticky at top, how to post pics
http://www.rctruckandconstruction.com/showthread.php?t=4057&page=2 . Post 28

You want one of the 3 med sizes....
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By frizzen
Re: Servo questions?

I wouldn't even bother with metal gear for steering wheel.
Its overkill but I probably would go metal gear for actual steering unless running a servosaver
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 10-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By frizzen
Re: 6x6 Peterbilt 379 tractor build

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4462/37649005381_446c8aa9ce_c.jpg

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4495/37649005961_587daa2bb8_b.jpg
...
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 10-12-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1985 Peterbilt 359 exhd build

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4457/36892821703_09cc884e10_z.jpg

Looks good, i really like that color on it
Forum: Central Plains Mini Truckers Club 10-11-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,725
Posted By frizzen
Re: Lebanon Indiana "Back To The Fifties" festival Sept 15,16

My searching is weak, these are all the other videos i've found.

https://youtu.be/-sQwW3CSgwE

https://youtu.be/Cidee317lhw
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-11-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

Smallhaul ha several dozer or bobcat builds that replaced the standard hs645 with the digital version of it since they have a faster transit time, maybe look into those specs for the size you run?...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-10-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

Nice to see it's pushing gravel already.
I really like nylock nuts or blue locktite for most things once you finalize a design.

Wait until you find your trucks driving along at a meet and...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-08-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

Glad to help. My suggestions are usually just the first site to come up to show what i mean, not an 'order here'.

2/3 AA should work too, they're smaller (DoubleA size girth, put your thumb over...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-07-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

I already run Deans on all my stuff and i like simple, so i'll probably do something like these 'deans panel mount' (once the bobcat conversion eventually starts...)
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Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,814
Posted By frizzen
Re: Looking for Free Truck Blueprints Source

Necro post....

I havent see you around, so not sure if you're still in the hobby, but i was on amazon and just ran across an M35 cab, with a bobtail bed, on a crawler chassis, for about $55.
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-05-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By frizzen
Re: "Prototype" CAT Wheel Dozer

Something like 481.5 : 1 reduction? And 187.25

Already looks cool, this is going to be interesting to watch.
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-05-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

2/3A battery.
https://www.maxamps.com/nimh-1600mah-2-3a-nimh-cell
(2/3 length of an 'A' battery)

You'll either have to pick up some solder and bars or wire to build the pack. Shoegoo or epoxy...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 10-04-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,396
Posted By frizzen
Re: Skeeters contracting services

Yes, you can hook up a charge port to a holder. I'd install a charge/run switch if your charge port doesnt have it built in.

I'd rather use 2/3A or Sub-C batteries instead of the AA that work with...
Forum: Electronics tech 10-03-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By frizzen
Re: RadioLink T8FB

Sounds like it's pretty slick.
but the pics don't work we'd need to be logged in.
Forum: Scale Buildings, Warehouses and Structures. 10-02-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By frizzen
Re: Thirsty? Hungry? Room for the night? 1/14 aussie pub build.

It's a shame the pics are SO darn SMALL, it's hard to see detail...

Looks like it's going to be great, and it doubling a storage case is a great idea. The brick detail is pretty cool.

Who makes...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 10-01-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By frizzen
Re: 4200XL - How to run off a 12v car battery

Dimmers don't tend to like DC.
Diodes work, but the volts sag with discharge.
How about an adjustable power supply? Something that lets you do 6-12v should do.

If you've got an amp clamp, try...
Forum: Big Boys of the road 4x4/6x6/8x8/10x10 Trucks 09-30-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,493
Posted By frizzen
Re: 1/14 TAMIYA King Hauler Dump Truck 6X6 chassis (Russia)

Wow that's really coming along quick.

Are we doing work on the engine, or removing emissions controls?
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 09-25-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By frizzen
Re: Eagle machinery 8x8 truck fault need help

Pull the hot esc off the rx and see if the rest of it works.

Kinda sounds like both esc had its internal bec powering the rx, and new battery had more power and smoked the bec in one / both esc.
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