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From: "Aahz." <ErickKilmer-at-comcast.net>
Subject: Re: Gene's tank[TANKS [TANKS]
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 08:02:53 -0700
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

sasquevaneach-at-aim.com wrote:
> I'd imagine that you could do clutch-and-brake steering relatively 
> easily, which is 1/2 skid only of course. Full-skid gearboxes are 
> fantastically complex. A few tanks have used petrol-electric systems, 
> but generally cr*p ones like the St Chamond and the TOG II- and that 
> Belgian APC someone has just referred to.

    But dual-differential systems aren't THAT complex and they make the 
basis of most real tank drives. A two motor dual-differential drive to 
me seems to be the best of both worlds though a single motor solution is 
possible it's not exactly cheap.