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R/C Tank Combat

The Uprising

Battle Photos


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The front of Doug's backpack shows the comfortable harness system used, a large LCD display and the hacked gamepad used for controlling the vehicle through the computer system.
Tyng Track Setback

The battle-tested Sprocketed TTS finally shows a weakness and has to be hauled back to the pits on the patented Tyng Tank Recovery Device (TTRD) after being painted with lots of pink and yellow. Can you see in this photo what went wrong?

Answer in the next photo.


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This photo provides a better angle of the problem. The track was a little too loose and jumped out of the groove in the drive sprocket, leaving it hanging on only one-half the sprocket. As with all tracked systems, proper tension is the key to success (and failure).

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