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From: Gordon Rapson <gord.r-at-shaw.ca>
Subject: Re: Tank Kits
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 18:57:34 -0700
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Hi Steve
Yes I do own a ShopBot. I am able to work with .dxf, G-code, hppl and .tif
formats. Dxf seem to be the way to go on something like this.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Tyng" <stevet-at-stcharlesmd.com>
To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
Sent: October 2, 2002 5:40 PM
Subject: RE: Tank Kits

> Gord, do you have a ShopBot?  What kind of cut files do you use with it?
> Steve T.
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com [mailto:tanks-at-rctankcombat.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 6:45 AM
> To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> Cc: stevet-at-stcharlesmd.com
> Subject: Re: Tank Kits
> H i all ,
> Just thought I would post to let you know that I to am considering making
> kit forms of tanks and equipment I build. Whether it be just plans and
> or partial assemblies is yet to be seen.On the club side I hope to have
> photos soon for the group. I have rounded up two others that are
> in RC combat and have formed a club to help promote it. We are
> on our first couple of units to help speed the learning curve.our first
> to try will be an anti- tank gun controlled with a cheap infra-red control
> as the unit is static I think this might be a cheap way in for some and
> cut down on frequencies needed in large battles.Our second project will be
> armored cars, then tanks.
> One comment, the single shot rule for anti tank / artillery guns seems to
> like it will slow the game play tremendously,
> and I'm pretty sure that an experienced anti- tank gun crew could pump out
> rounds as fast as any tank could ( shot of modern auto-loaders). So I
> like to propose a discussion on changing the single round rule on
> and anti-tank guns to allow a 5-10 round mag. No-one takes an anti-tank
> to war with only one round.
> Oh on the tank kit subject I have a CNC router in my shop that should make
> kits from Baltic birch plywood quick and inexpensive once the programming
> done.
> Gord R.
>  ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frank Pittelli" <frank-at-pittelli.com>
> To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
> Sent: October 2, 2002 3:47 PM
> Subject: Re: Tank Kits
> > Happy Dude wrote:
> >  >
> >  > As another side note, what happened to pittelli.com/warship?
> > >
> >
> > I'm not really sure, but I heard that the guy who runs it really doesn't
> > know much about maintaining web sites ;-)
> >
> > Frank P.
> >