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"chris barthelson" <barthelson88-at-hotmail.com>
RE: Track limits [TANKS]
Tue, 21 Mar 2006 22:36:51 +1030
>At 900rpm your talking about twice the speed of the Cromwell. At full
>that would be close to 90mph.
That's what I was planning!!
>Two other factors to consider
>with high speed are suspension and controllability. At these speeds an
>unsuspended tank will beat itself to death. For control you WILL NEED
>proportional speed control.
For sure. I'm thinking rs80d;-) Another issue is rolling, at speeds like
that catch a rock and your done.
>The closely spaced interlocking road wheels of the German
>designs would be prone to damage if a rock gets wedged in there at speed.
That is exactly my dilemma, I love German armor, but the wheels are hectic.
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