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"Steve Tyng" <SteveT44-at-comcast.net>
RE: Tread Spacing on the TTS [TANKS]
Fri, 14 Apr 2006 07:18:27 -0400
> I am wondering how to determine the spacing of the treads used on
> the TTS track. Are they 1/2" apart? What is the best way to
> determine this distance. I did a search of the archives, but
> didn't turn up any relevant info. I am building a Tiger I.
Are you building a friction drive system? If so you build the track to fit the
tank. Review the third and fourth pics on this page that shows how to get the
correct belt length.
Once you have the belt length and the width of your track pieces you can determine a
track spacing. I drew a template on the computer for belt shape and track spacing
then printed it out. I could assist you with a template if you desire.
If you are attempting a sprocket drive TTS you assemble the track on the sprocket