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From: ray schwartz <ray.schwartz-at-juno.com>
Subject: Re: Tank Suspension
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 11:15:01 -0500
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

thanks steve , 
i cut out my turrent upper and lower this morning :)
i think my suspension is working now because im using toothed sprockets
front and rear . 
i have slack in my tracks .. of course im still just pusing it around we
will see what happens when 
it runs on its own power. 
if it doesnt work i already have all the holes drilled out to go with
fixed wheels . 

On Fri, 11 Apr 2003 09:19:33 -0600 "Steve Gusikoski"
<sgusikoski-at-global-link.com> writes:
> Hey Ray, Nice work on T015, keep it up.
> Christopher, I don't think you could have a functional suspension 
> system if you used a friction drive wheel.
> For suspension to work effectively you want to run the track as 
> slack as possible.
> Just my 2
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Denis [mailto:cdenis29-at-msn.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 12:41 PM
> To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> Subject: Tank Suspension
> I saw all the types of suspension used on the tanks T014 and T015 if 
> some 
> one put the T014 type suspension on a tank with friction drive 
> wheels would 
> it affect the drive wheel to track tightness? would you need some 
> type of 
> spring idler? Dose the type of suspension that is on T015 really 
> work?
> Thanks
> Chris
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