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Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Rimrock
Re: New Scania Build

Pretty interesting. I know Scania did a try at the North American marked with their trucks back in the 80's, sold a few trucks but did put it on hold after short time. Is it a 'demo truck' at your...
Forum: Euro Style Trucks and Trailers 02-18-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Rimrock
Re: New Scania Build

That's right, there is not a single similar panel outside or inside, newest vs older Scania cab;) Just curious, you mean to say there is a new 1:1 Scania in the US?
Forum: Construction General Discussion 02-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Rc4wd 870k wheel loader unboxing and review.

Sometimes helps to cut off a bit of the hose, say 1/8" lenght, press it back on the fitting, hope for a tighter fit. Otherwise, some kind of clue maybe)
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-13-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Rimrock
Re: ScaleArt Oil Cooler

Havn't used oilcooler myself soo far, but it's not a disadvantage if one do. With chineese hydraulics setup's in general , it's often used to reduce the max speed of the pump first of all, to say...
Forum: Sound Systems tech 02-13-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Excavator sound

Would advice Servonaut SM3 (easy 'plugg and play', 3-4 different engine sounds), or Beier (more complicated, but higher number of engine souds to choose from) if you already familiar with that unit. ...
Forum: Construction Equipment Tech 02-11-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Rimrock
Re: internal O-ring grooves?

I use a Iscar Picco tool for internal grooves, paid something like 30 USD. There are many sizes. It has straight corners, function just fine. For a holder I drilled a hole in a square bar, put a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-10-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,929
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Bucyrus Erie 40H Excavator 1:14

just a small note, would advice a bigger turning motor, same as the track motors you've got (another gear ratio) Such size gearmotors are the 'standard', and about got enough power (but could be even...
Forum: Truck News 02-10-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Rimrock
Re: New Truck

Hercules have been on the marked guess 3-4 years now. I did also think that here comes some real competition for Tamiya. But have not happened. Even the lower pricing, they not been a serious...
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-10-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Lesu Liebherr 574 loader kit build

Great looking kit. I've studied the build manual, proffessional step by step drawings, I can see they have but some hours into this.

From what I see, the hydraulic tank is built-in to the rear...
Forum: Truck News 02-08-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Rimrock
Re: New Truck

I think the thing is that to Tamiya, the 1:14 truck range seams to be kind of a 'sideshow'. Their main products are 1:10 RC cars, 1:24 and smalers plastic kits, a much bigger marked than the 1:14....
Forum: Truck News 02-08-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Rimrock
Re: New Tamiya Mercedes Arocs 3348

Keeping in mind this is Tamiya's first try doing a tipper, the tipper body looks quite good, a 'universial' design. Bottom plate is sheet metal and the sides and front is plastic. Looking at the...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 02-07-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,175
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Rc4wd 870k wheel loader unboxing and review.

One can count the tube as the fill line, say the bottom - half way up the tube.
If one need to put the machine on the side, don't forget to temporary seal off the air intake hose next to the filler...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 01-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Rimrock
Re: rc excavator large 50 ton plan 1/16 scale

Just a small tip for avaiable excavator parts as tracks and more;

http://www.rcbrmin.com/excavator-112-c-109.html
Forum: Truck Building Tech 12-01-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,627
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Tamiya 3 Speed..... Love It or Hate It?

I find it a bit wired to explain someone new to the hobby that the 'original motor and transmission in this fine scale model is prepared for truck racing competitions, for unknown reasons, but if...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 11-29-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rimrock
Re: my new toy

I guess 2 of them are the newer version, bought about 2015, not quite sure. The 3'rd one is one of the first models produced, that had some diff problems that later was upgraded. Axles and diffs now...
Forum: Construction General Discussion 11-29-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rimrock
Re: my new toy

Congrats. It's a heavy and strong loader. Don't want to scare you,
actually I got 3 of them sitting on my workbench now) Friends loaders in for a service. So there are some typical issues;

-...
Forum: Construction News 11-20-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,400
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Chinese Liebherr 956 & Volvo EC 210BLC

Can't remember some special trouble with creating an account, which I did last spring. Maybe more info is need now, I do not know.
What machine are you going for?) Guess the Eagle products are the...
Forum: Construction News 11-11-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,400
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Chinese Liebherr 956 & Volvo EC 210BLC

Sorry, yeah, it's the 954. thanks,
Forum: Construction News 11-10-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,400
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Chinese Liebherr 956 & Volvo EC 210BLC

I've ordered 3 off Liebherr 956 from e-model store at alibaba in 2017, on behalf of some customers of mine. Used a Visa card, no problems with payment and shipping, arrived 3 weeks after payment....
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-03-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Mestso crusher plant - Norway

Something has messed up at postimage.org, so pictures is gone from the thread. Will see if get fixed
Forum: Highway Trucks and Trailers 11-02-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,804
Posted By Rimrock
Re: 6x6 Peterbilt 379 tractor build

I personally go for a primer especially developed for plastics, or etch primer, as first coat. The shapeways prints have a corned surface, maybe it helps standard automotive primer to stick better,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-31-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Mestso crusher plant - Norway

Some more pictures from the work done on the machine after purchased from Azonic. the first picture below is how it looked when we got it. The 2 track gear motors are placed in a steel tube.
...
Forum: Soyland Industries 10-31-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Liebherr 954 - Rcbrmin

Thanks David. The structure on these machines are equivalent to 4200Xl, both rigid and well put together I would say. This is made of all steel, spotwelded, while the 4200 is thicker aluminium...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-31-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Mestso crusher plant - Norway

That's the correct thread refered to above here. The original builder is about to start building another machine from what I've understood, but seems not to have been active here for a while and...
Forum: Soyland Industries 10-30-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By Rimrock
Re: Liebherr 954 - Rcbrmin

Thanks, will run great this one) At first we decided to go for x5 valevs, but along the way the owner wanted to ad another valve, so we hooked on that x1 valve I had in stock already. but optimally...
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