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Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Large diametre Aluminium Rod

Thanks guys - the prices would suggest we are paying exceptionally good money here in NZ for this stuff......by the time I add freight on, it's still looking quite good to buy from over there - just...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By RCKiwi
Large diametre Aluminium Rod

Hey team, not RC truck related, but I'm looking for a a supplier of larger (10", 12" or greater) diametre aluminium rod (and 4" alloy sheet). The local NZ suppliers are charging a kings ransom. So...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-29-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,004
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Cat 374 Excavator build

Nice use of the thrust bearing in the valve. I was planning to use a shim of Telfon behind the head, but you've given me food for thought here. Perhaps energise a circuit with out a servo connected...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Hand held CNC router

No, it's a free hand router. But uses an optical system (the dotted tape) for scanning/placement. You use it like an ordinary hand router, but it shows you a basic path to take/follow and then uses...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By RCKiwi
Hand held CNC router

Have people seen these??? wow....good implications for our hobby if you dont have access to a CNC mill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8GFpSCK6Jk
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-24-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Tonka bottom dump conversion

Nice conversion - think she needs geared down some.......
Nice work :cool:
(Scouting ebay too now!)
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-30-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,325
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Liebherr R984 1:14

Very nice work so far Adolfo! Is your CNC mill with 4th axis home made? I bet a clever bloke like you could put a bar feed on it and go lights out? Or has it already got one? ;) Your work on...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-26-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 98,888
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: PC1800 Front Shovel (1/12)

It's as I've always said being left handed myself....... Only left handed people are in their right mind......:cool:;)
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 12-05-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,874
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: MERCEDES SPECIAL TRANSPORT

Fantastic detail and skill Berna...... in all your builds. Always love seeing your updates. Thanks for sharing.
Glenn
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 98,888
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: PC1800 Front Shovel (1/12)

All what those guys said...^^^^^^^^^. Cracking work on the swing bearing too...:cool::cool::cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 66,723
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: 90 ton 1/14 metal excavator scratch build w/embedded PC

Looks great! Very precise. :cool: Hasn't printing in 3d changed this hobby? Imagine where we'll be in a few more years!
Keep up the good work and keep posting pic's :)
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Now this is something special.....

gggrrrrr:mad::mad::mad:......the link works for a few hours then crashes....not up with what's wrong...I'll see If I can get the vid another way.......
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Now this is something special.....

I'm no wizz kid on these muppet box computer things.....it was a personal vid being shared amongst my fb mates...... does this work? seems to right now
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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By RCKiwi
Now this is something special.....

We're all taking the easy route with this electrical powered stuff........ just imagine the hours in this....

(I'm not sure if the vid link will work - is a fb video)
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 30,208
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Dragline Crawler Build

Me too! Lookin real good I reckon....:cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-27-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 131,117
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: D11 New Project

Cheers for that, I thought there might be an Australasian source somewhere....I've found a few sellers in Europe now and not toooo badly priced, but the freight is the killer........125 euro for 1kg...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-27-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 131,117
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: D11 New Project

That moves so sweetly with a push on..... a lot to be said for seeing a model dozer working like that. Very nice. Tell me...in our neck of the woods aussie-kiwi wise, where did you source your...
Forum: Welcome New Members 07-22-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,933
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Newbie from UK

Welcome! Nice range of products you have there. I'm interested to see one of your smoker units perform in a truck or excavator! And yes, please post lots of pics on the new excavator!
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 07-18-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,104
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Knight Hauler Longline

Super clean lines - sharp colour too! :cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 30,208
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Dragline Crawler Build

Awesome result on the tracks - simply, very realistic and they work a treat, with great scale operation. The chain drive was a good move - I think the o-ring drive set up would not have been able...
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-29-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 50,655
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Hoarder Special!

Always a big fan of your ally work Reg! I think you've got a great eye for the detail and then using wafer thin ally (and copper!) to catch the look with such a good fettle and finish is very...
Forum: Big Boys of the road 4x4/6x6/8x8/10x10 Trucks 06-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,072
Posted By RCKiwi
Cool Re: 3D Printed 1/5 Scale 77 Ford F350

Lookin' good Jason! Even tho you've got a drink can here and there and gives some sort of scale, I find the best indication is to stand beside it - do you have anyone that could take a pic of it...
Forum: Construction Companies & Worksites 06-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 102,420
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: JBC limited NZ

This is awesome :cool:......keep the pic's coming!
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-07-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,004
Posted By RCKiwi
Re: Cat 374 Excavator build

Looking good! What scale are you building too? It looks huge! Do you have an idea what the finished weight will be? Keep up the good work
Forum: rcbrmin shop 05-27-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,301
Posted By RCKiwi
Thumbs up Re: rcbrmin feedback

In total agreement with the chaps above. I ordered a few goodies from rcbrmin and they arrived safe and sound (with a little bonus!:D). I chose the "slow-boat-to-china" option and they must have...
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