R/C Tank Combat

Tank #T078

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The four stages of guide tooth forming. only 160 of them.

All the bolts required re shortening. The idea is the bolts will give support to the wedge at the top where it is weakest.
 

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I made a jig to hold a track guide dead center so it can be drilled from the underside.

Two small wooden wedges are tapped into place to hold the guide upside down whilst drilling.
 

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After drilling the pilot center hole a second hole is drilled to take a wood screw to prevent the guide from turning when secured to the track.

The guide hole is extended so that the 6mm bolts can hold the guide firmly in place.
 

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Replacing the track guides starts with removal of each nut and washer.

This is the tricky bit. A small amount of expanding glue is placed on the bolt then the nut is placed inside the guide as it is carefully turned on to the thread of the bolt.
 

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The locking screw hole is drilled in a straight line.

Each guide has at least one locking screw.
 

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