In case people are wondering..I really am a "Picky bastard"!So if I like this tank..Im sure you will love yours too!granted that you dont get a lemon!I rated it 4 stars overall because I reserve 5 stars only for the absolute perfect and best products...or could I be too damn picky :)...hmmm?
I took over 5 whole days looking over other tanks and reading reviews and got really intimidated seeing so many negative/mix reviews about other tanks and I end up taking a chance on one that nobody ever bought or did a review on,.. go figure!. I really did appreciate people taking their time to write and give their honest opinion and it really helped me make a decision when I need to buy something so ..like the movie " Pay it Forward" I'd like to make this review and give back to help others!
1st of all,this is my very first tank, but have many other RC toys and I know quality,..I have to say after all the mix reviews I decided on this one(zero reviews) why?..because I like to gamble sometimes!the price was what I was willing to bet on losing if I got a lemon w/ bad seller not refunding my money,considering other unlucky guys paid well over $160.00 and still got bad experiences....sometimes it pays off to roll the dice!
This tank is pretty awesome to be honest.Its an "HQ" or made by "Huan Qi" ...must be Heng Long's younger brother/cousin/uncle or something... but so far so good! Picture is exactly what the product looks like(although I was hoping to get the grey/tan desert camo but instead got the brown/tan eventhough my listing had a pix of the Grey/tan tank(except although the listing did say various colors)--oh well..
I was hoping to see a section for note to seller but ..nope!.**Tank is 10.25"L x 6"W x5"H ( 13.75"L if you count from the Turret/ comes with 9.6V 300mA brick charger + 9.6V 500mAh Nicad battery/just 2hrs charge time/ more than enuff power to weight ratio to climb almost anything except the plastic tracks dont grip as much as rubber, dont think metal track will grip better either, but more durable,...when it does grip--its a beast!The tracks had good tension ( not loose or too tight)cool independent spring suspension on all the guide wheels. I ran it hard over everything!, deep grass, carpet,rocks,mulch etc..and only managed to throw a track twice!but it was rough terrain some sticks/mulch got caught which is expected)EZ to put back(tracks are like watch links, ez snap!)the tank only emits sound when moving,firing machine gun, turret movement(turns 350deg max) and Canon blast w/ a very cool recoil!
Airsoft cannon shoots about 60ft maybe more..cant tell(will dent a soda can)put my hand in front(stings)but not enuff to puncture skin but careful can damage eyes!use glasses/turns on a dime! quick! 3 speed forward, 2 reverse, 2 speed super spin, even 1st speed is fast so I dont even use the faster speeds.Box says comes in 2 models Brown/Tan model is the A1 27Mhz (mine), so im guessing A2 tan/grey is 40mzh. Instructions "Tank" God is in proper english and not perfect but easy to understand. An awesome buy so far ( if it dont crap out on me)and im very happy, its very addictive!, great gift for any age my nephew and I play tank wars with glasses! just some detail stickers, some hobby paint and it will look killer Scale!!
Oh... also my airsoft cannon jammed a couple times but I wouldnt blame the tank,..the BB's it came with was low quality and the bigger/odd size one jammed the turret****I had to take it apart to find that out(maybe my first tank but Im an engineer and can figure/fix anything)it shoots fine now--I recommend buying pro high quality close tolerance 6mm BB's so u dont jam your tank, if youre not handy like me you gonna regret it!DONT USE THE ONES IT COMES WITH!! my best tip here!! I ordered Pro BB's and wont use my Cannon until I get the Pro BB's my gun jammed 3 times from the junk BB's already.
Im gonna modify my Tank tracks for monster Grip!already modified its Turret Angle (can point lower/higher by 10deg) and antenna ( hid the antenna so it looks like a tank not a toy)/gonna put led head/tail lights and laser sight, bigger Lipo battery battery,scale paint and more! look for me soon on youtube "PickyBastard" hope this helps you guys.
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