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Hi guys Im Rocket, big brother to Crispy who I understand is a regular villain on here. We are currently building up to our own Tamiya recon force. My Humvees been around for a few years now, Crispy has another humvee and a Lightstrike in build and I managed to pick up a battered original XR311 back end of last year. The Humvee The XR311 Out of the box And under heavy Plasticard attack. Now the final version wont look anythinh like the original tamiya XR311. Ive been digging around in the picture archives and looked at so many test pictures of the beastie I see it in my sleep. Im heading for what i think it would have looked like if it had been accepted into service by the US special forces Thats it for now. More when I get some time.
My brother and I used to fantasise about owning a Tamiya car when we were little, but the pocket money never stretched. This year I got a fantastic birthday present: a well looked after second hand Humvee; the model I had always wanted. At thirty one with an income and the internet to learn lots of new tricks and skills I have spent a lot of time (and money) making many modifications. I am extremely pleased with the result (see photos). Inspiration from Crispy and the Rocketman: http://www.crispyandtherocketman.com/id33.html and Dirt-540: http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=123302&id=23103. Headlight rig from Tugay Alpat (www.rclight.8m.net). Will try to get some field and night pictures soon; she is built to be driven.
I got a very nice already build M1025 Hummer, like brand new shinny look. All boxes, manuel not yellowish. Even got a small cute brown Tamiya Humvee box that Go with it! Pair of spair mirror, many diff gear, an mechanic esc still sealed. Brand new Futaba servo and Mabuchi motor. Couple of decal are still on decal sheet. ABS body have been paint, only 2 thin coat on it, Body never receive putty or filer, have been built and run 5min on asphalt, no dirt, water only little tire wearing. No sing of glue or old electronic tape. Open to trade and offer Truck is located in Montreal, and canadian $ is low! Thanks everybody