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Taigen Smoke Unit for Heng Long 1:16 Scale RC Tank with pipes
This has improved design, so that you can remove the top of the unit, by means of four screws
This means that if you put too much smoke oil in the unit, you have a chance to be able to dry it out
The unit us as shown in the photo and comes with a pair of smoke pipes. However, it is not a proportional unit
(All units will be tested before posting to ensure they are working)
JT's Mega Steam Smoke Oil – Diesel Power
The bottle comes with a dropper type dispenser for easy application
Suitable for the TARR smokers that we sell on this website
TARR Smoker (MK3) Upgrade for 1:16 Scale Tanks or other RC Vehicles
The MK3 Pro is fully proportional, works with Heng Long, Taigen, Torro, Tamiya tanks and other radio control models with one or two motors
Dimensions (L) x (W) x (H)
MK3 - 55mm x 40mm x 50mm
TARR smokers FAQ
This is not a fault, but because the wick which soaks up the oil has dried out or this is common with new units. Simple put finger on the fan to stop it spinning for 1-2 minutes, in this time the heater will get hot and start to draw the oil up through the wick to the heater to smoke. Reason to stop fan is it allows the heater to get hotter and speed up the process. Once the wick is soaked with oil it is fine and doesn’t need doing again unless the unit runs dry.
What oil and how much
Various oils can be used, but please consider that non-commercial smoke oil maybe toxic and not suitable for use indoors.
The supplier recommends Megasteam, available from us or RCTE for UK customers, which works great in the smokers. With the Megasteam the bottle comes with a pipette lid, half to full a pipette is enough and should last 20-60 minutes, depending on use
Connection of wires for proportional units
Instructions (based on Heng Long installation)
1) Plug the 2 pin plug into the MFU smoke output port
2) First pair of red/black cables connects to one motor (red to red, black to black)
3) Second pair of red/black cables connects to other motor (red to red, black to black)
For tank electronics without switched smoker output (Tamiya). Step 1 above, need to remove the 2 pin plug and connect to the battery supply via a switch (not included