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"Steve Tyng" <stevet-at-stcharlesmd.com>
RE: we hold these truths to be self evident
4 Jun 2004 13:59:00 +0800
Nick Hoke wrote:
> RC tanks are cool.
This is an undeniable fact!
> Yes, you should build one.
Your not a real man until you've built an R/C tank!
> Your spouse will probably never fully agree.
You mean your spouse will NEVER agree but may put up with it.
> Therefore your tank project will probably always be
> underfunded. Your tank project will go over budget the
> first time you ruin a part that you were sure would
> work fine...
There's a budget for these things? I paid for mine with $150 toilet seats!
> Prepare yourself now for the fact that your shop will
> eventually be littered with rejected parts and pieces, some
> of them painfully expensive.
I can't see the shop floor sometimes.
> Your tank project is destined to fall behind schedule.
Can't help you there, talk to Brian Kraack ;-)
> However much you think it will cost to build it,
> um, think again.
My brains in a loop!
> That part you spent hours correctly installing will
> indeed have to be ripped out and replaced with something
> better sooner or later, sorry.
Frank could elaborate on this. He's on his seventh rebuild.
> But don't let any of this stop you.
Nick, welcome to the list and what are you building?
Steve "Covert Funding Master" Tyng