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Re: M41 spring test video [TANKS]
Thu, 12 Oct 2006 06:32:01 -0700
Looks great !!! Just make sure to suspend the electronics to help with
landing shock.....When I got to battle with the MAG, I didn't see anyone
abuse their tank like that so I can't comment on the "bounce"...
Kurt (Desert Dog) G
----- Original Message -----
From: "George Mastoras" <idiom-at-optusnet.com.au>
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 5:32 AM
Subject: Re: M41 spring test video [TANKS]
> Nice day in Melbourne today, thought it was time for a test drive so
> some square wooden posts down and drove over them to see how the springs
> Its not really finished and the batteries and stuff where not secured at
> so had to behave a bit but still.
> Running over the posts looks a bit ugly but it was just for a test to
> it a bit, next video will be much better.
> Feeling that there is too much tension in the springs, doubt there even
> hitting the arm bumpers.
> Any comments welcome regarding how a tank would bounce, guessing it needs
> more dampening but will do some more tests soon, that is not its final
> either and also have to think about the weight of the turret.
> And yes I should have cut the grass.