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From: "Derek Engelhaupt" <tankme-at-gmail.com>
Subject: Re: motors [TANKS]
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 23:42:20 -0600
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Not to get nit picky, but I guess my point was that most fans you would find (desk, roof, etc.) that are based in the home or a structure would have little torque and have AC motors.  The EV Warriors were manufactured by Bosch as fan motors so you are correct, but from what I recall they were a custom design.

On 1/11/07, Amir Tahvildaran <adt22-at-drexel.edu> wrote:
I think automotive fans are decent - IIRC, thats the origin of the EV
and EV-X motors


Derek Engelhaupt wrote:
> I seriously doubt it....fans usually have very little torque.
> Derek
> On 1/11/07, *Gregory Pwneror* <sockless67-at-gmail.com
> <mailto:sockless67-at-gmail.com>> wrote:
>     hey guys back again with another idea... would you beable to use
>     mounted roof fans or just normal desk fans?????
>     -greg
>     On 1/6/07, *Amir Tahvildaran* <adt22-at-drexel.edu
>     <mailto:adt22-at-drexel.edu> > wrote:
>         Gregory Pwneror wrote:
>         > hey guys would it be possible to use a vacum cleaner motor
>         or an
>         > electric lawn mower moter(one with a battery on one with a
>         cord?)
>         >
>         > -greg
>         The surplus lawn mower motors we've seen are on the large
>         side.  Check
>         out this thread:
>         http://www.rctankcombat.com/archive/2006-10/msg00320.html
>         I'm still waiting to see how a one motor differential drive
>         solution
>         works out though.
>         -Amir