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From: "Steve Tyng" <SteveT44-at-comcast.net>
Subject: RE: WiFi HMMWV update + gearing question [TANKS]
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 06:50:25 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Doug wrote:

> So, I'll be replacing my motor. Assuming I have the space for a large
> sprocket, is there any problem with a single-stage reduction
> system of about 7:1 ? I seem to remember someone saying that 3:1 per
> stage is good limit, but I can't find that message. Does anybody know
> of a good reason to avoid a single stage high ratio reduction and go
> with two lower ratio stages ?

Space restraints in the hulls have been the reason for the two stage
reductions to date.  If you have room for a single stage reduction shouldn't
be a problem.

Steve Tyng