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From: "Pete Curran" <petesboyz-at-Punkass.com>
Subject: Start of new tank [TANKS]
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 16:31:48 +1000
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

It has been awhile since my last post.
I have had to move away from home due to work. The good thing is a mate has
a garage with TRITON, so I have started another tank, (sherman at home) 
There was talk earlier this year about the STRV 103 (S tank), so I have
started my construction of said tank.
Here are some pictures of the construction so far!

I believe the suspension is quite doable, but will not give out trade
secrets till I can prove it

The floor was made in parts, then held in place with zip ties (is there
nothing they cant do!!!!) then glued, will fill gaps with bog (sorry putty)
then fibreglass in and out.

Looking at powering it with 300W 24V (SC300) motors avail from

Engine control is possibly a large electronic speed controller thru a

Will post more pictures later

Peter (wife rolls here eyes and says not another b*^&*^$y tank) Curran
www.angelfire.com/mech/sherman   (no STRV 103 yet)