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Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby ScaniaDaz » Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:34 pm

Hey people hope all are well..

Just come across this kit which im defo considering now in either 4x2 or 6x4. Also priced at a fair cost aswell. Been informed by the person who owns the UK based dealer that there excellent kits and along same lines of Tamiya Kit to build...


4x2 http://www.truescaletrucks.com/rc-scale-model-trucks/1-14-scale-mercedes-actros-4x2-truck-kit

6x4 http://www.truescaletrucks.com/rc-scale-model-trucks/1-14-scale-mercedes-actros-6x4-truck-kit

Whats Peoples views? Anybody built one on here?
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:05 pm

I just bought the 6x4 kit last night. Whilst drunk :DO

But I bought from Hong Kong shop which had it on sale at £133. But £55 shipping :TD plus customs duty FedEx decide to add.

I post the build when I get round to it.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby astecme » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:52 pm

Ouch, Fedex will cost you import duty as well.

I would offer but I am out of stock at present.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:09 pm

astecme wrote:Ouch, Fedex will cost you import duty as well.

I would offer but I am out of stock at present.


I know DHL hit me with a big charge for an order from HobbyKing last month, and it was choice of Fedex or DHL.

Like I said drunken purchase, didn't think it through :oops:

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby ScaniaDaz » Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:45 pm

astecme wrote:Ouch, Fedex will cost you import duty as well.

I would offer but I am out of stock at present.


Do you stock these models?
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby ScaniaDaz » Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:46 pm

Bear wrote:
astecme wrote:Ouch, Fedex will cost you import duty as well.

I would offer but I am out of stock at present.


I know DHL hit me with a big charge for an order from HobbyKing last month, and it was choice of Fedex or DHL.

Like I said drunken purchase, didn't think it through :oops:


What was overall charge for the kit?
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:00 pm

ScaniaDaz wrote:What was overall charge for the kit?


I should know in a few days when fedex bill me. For now just under £190 for kit and shipping.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby ScaniaDaz » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:15 pm

Bear wrote:
ScaniaDaz wrote:What was overall charge for the kit?


I should know in a few days when fedex bill me. For now just under £190 for kit and shipping.


Still good up to now tho.. I defo going for the Actros Kit as currently got to be a high contender for best looking truck.. but im a fan of the Volvo FH16 but not seen a kit for this yet...
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:29 pm

Well truck has been delivered this morning. No mention of customs charges, maybe that comes later?

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby ScaniaDaz » Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:42 pm

Think if no charge form with post then no more charges?
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby will21 » Mon Dec 14, 2015 7:47 pm

Have you order it? I looked at some of the trailers and just wanted to know wot sort of quality they are.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:54 pm

I ordered the truck from asiatees or atees, only just unpacked it so don't know on quality until I start putting it together.

Briefly looked at instructions, looks like all the axles have ball bearings rather than bushes and the battery box is shown square to suit lipo batteries which is good as that's what I use.

Will take instruction to work and scan them so will share, and some pics of the box opening and parts.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:24 pm

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9txx5ib2lew7z ... 4.pdf?dl=0

Hopefully that is accessible to you guys.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby TamiyaKen » Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:50 pm

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It does look very similar to the Tamiya version in the way the drawings are laid out etc. The motor is still 35 turns so might need altering. They do say it can be modified but that isn't easy.

Would love some pictures as you progress. :TU

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:20 pm

Yeah agree but it's a said to be a tamiya copy shame they don't do other models :(

Don't worry I start a separate post with the build.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby astecme » Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:41 am

Yes I normally stock them, I have sold around 20. I wont stock the 4x2 as Tamiya do that.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby Bear » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:31 pm

ScaniaDaz wrote:Think if no charge form with post then no more charges?


Letter from FedEx arrived today £36 I need to pay.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby thestewster » Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:44 pm

Volvo FH16-750 from Verkerk due out in December.

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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby dus » Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:36 pm

Roll on December :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Hercules Kit Mercedes Kit

Postby thestewster » Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:55 pm

Delays permitting!


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