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From: Frank Pittelli <frank-at-rctankcombat.com>
Subject: Re: Drive Axle Shaft
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 09:11:25 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Jim Neifert wrote:

> I was wondering what most people use for the main drive axle shaft? I 
> have some 5/16 steel shaft I thought would work, just would have to make 
> my own hubs for it since I can't seem to find any for mounting sprokets 
> on it.

5/16 may be a little too small for the drive axle because eventually the 
drive wheels will get whacked hard (e.g. dropping over an obstacle, 
ramming into an immovable object or during transport, etc).  I would 
move up to 1/2" axles to be safe.

        Frank P.