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Mad Bull


Monster Buggy Model Kit of Tamiya. Scale 1:10, 2WD. Top speed: 30 km/h. Bought ca. 2004.


Modifications / Upgrades

  • Analog Remote Control to digital Remote Control
  • Antenna Tube
  • Steering: problematic point
  • Shock Absorber
  • Motor heat sink
  • Ball bearing
  • Additional set of rims, spike tires, wheel hub
  • Rim variant 1 - Sand
  • Rim variant 2 - Brown
  • Rim variant 3 - Final version - rusty
  • Battery compartment

Various

  • Height adjustable ramp
  • New ramp 2019
  • Mini cam / Gameboy TV module / Year 2005
  • Driving in the snow
  • Skill races 2016 - 2019
  • Dune Fighter, Wild One, Black Foot, ASB1

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Tamiya Mad Bull Tamiya Mad Bull
Tamiya Mad Bull

Tamiya Mad Bull
Tamiya Mad Bull Jump Tamiya Mad Bull Jump

Tamiya Mad Bull Snow Tamiya Mad Bull Snow




Analog Remote Control to digital Remote Control


The analog Technisport Remote Control has been replaced with a digital one.

Reely GT2 EVO Remote Control, 2,4 GHz, 2 Channels, with Receiver
Item no.: 1302221, EAN: 4016138954487



Antenna Tube


CARSON 500908115 Antenna Tube Black 4Pcs.

Cut the Antenna Tube. Replacement if its knicked.

Antenna Tube

Original parts, analog receiver, long antenna -> digital receiver, short antenna, cool antenna tube.

Tamiya Mad Bull original parts Tamiya Mad Bull modified



Steering: problematic point


In the event of a crash, part of the steering sometimes jumps over the edge and locks up. To prevent this, part of the edge was removed with a file.



Shock Absorber


Carson 500405342 - X10EB Shock Absorber

Attention: The screws have a different thread. A new thread is cut with the new screws. The old screws will then no longer fit!

Tamiya Mad Bull - New Shock Absorber Tamiya Mad Bull - New Shock Absorber
Tamiya Mad Bull - New Shock Absorber Tamiya Mad Bull - New Shock Absorber



Motor heat sink


Reely Motor heat sink for 540 series electric motor.
Item no.: 235497, EAN: 4016138510348



Ball bearing


CARSON 500904025 ball bearing.



Additional set of rims, spike tires, wheel hub


Tamiya Wheel Bag (2 front, 2 rear) VW Type-2 (T1) Bus (58512) #19804521TA-19804521
Monster Spike Tires Soft (2 pcs) WR-02/CW-01 #54603TA 54603
Tamiya Wheel Hub 9805337 (for rear wheels)


The sides of the rims were painted differently for testing.


Variant 1 - Sand

Variant 2 - Brown

Variant 3 - Final version - rusty

Tamiya Mad Bull - Spike Wheels



Battery compartment


The battery compartment is a little too small for some batteries. 2 pieces of M2 washers are enough to fit the battery well into the compartment.





Height adjustable ramp ;)





New ramp 2019 - ca. 1,5m x 1,5m x 30cm


Design with Blender, Gimp and 123rf.

The finished ramp.





Mini cam / Gameboy TV module / Year 2005


Gameboy Advance with TV module. The TV module received with an adapter the video signal from the mini cam.


Driving in the snow





Skill races 2016 - 2019


Parkour 2016

Parkour 2017

Parkour 2019





Reely Dune Fighter, scale 1:18, 4WD


Top speed: 30 km/h. Bought 2017.



Original design



New painting





Damage 2019


Repaired





Friends




Florians Tamiya Wild One, scale 1:10, 2WD





Florians Tamiya Black Foot, scale 1:10, 2WD




Josefs/Leos Absima ASB1, scale 1:10, 4WD





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