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"Dave McGrath" <blackj2ck-at-hotmail.com>
Re: New Sherman on the way [TANKS]
Wed, 15 Feb 2006 05:34:49 +0000
Yeah i have seen that Sherman in Wainwright, I think but i'm not sure its an
easy eight. It does look nice. I should take a look and about 100 pics of
it, as now it would help greatly to have the access, well maybe in the
summer i can get a look at it.
I have run across some of those auctions on ebay and i always balke on
bidding. I have played with 3 diffrent suspension ideas now and none of them
are gonna work, they all work mechanically but they have that two big for
scale look or they are completely diffrent then historical, don't get me
wrong i'm not that hooked on the historical accuracy - i am the TYNG trak
design, but i would like it to look reasonable. Ah maybe i should just use
one design and make it look historical.
After remeasuring my turret, it won't work, i goofed and its to big, by
about 2 inchs all around, so i'm going to finish this one fibreglass it and
see how the fibreglassing works. Then i'll make another one, i did learn one
thing, i should have used thicker foam, i sanded through or cut through in
alot of places.
Mike what are you using for a speed control? I'm working up a design, when i
get some of the bugs out i'll post it to my site and here. Well have a good