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From: "Derek Engelhaupt" <tankme-at-gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Maus? [TANKS]
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 00:20:51 -0500
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Personally, I like the 1/6 scale.  Plenty of accessories if you wanted
to add more detail to the Maus.  I paid about $2.70/each for the
SturmTiger 5" wheels and bought 16 of them so I guess $1.15 doesn't
sound that unreasonable to me.

Derek (isn't bigger better) Engelhaupt

On 10/3/07, Clark Ward Jr <ki4gyt-at-gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, the FT has been giving me fits.   It's a cool tank, but getting
> the wierd angles to play is wasting a lot of time and effort.  I'd
> been looking at the Maus for the boxy shape and wierdness value.  And
> Aahz's inspirational suffering :)
> Also, Caster Supply has 2" diameter wheels for $0.75 each, which is
> the right size if I do Maus to a 1m size (actual 1/16 size is like
> 1.6m).  If I do it to 1/6 scale, they have 3" wheels which are close
> for $1.15 each.
> What do you guys think?  Two 400W Kollmorgen motors, do it at 1m, or
> at 1/6 scale(1.68m)?
> --
> Clark
> M60A1 "the Beast" under construction
> FT-17 "Frenchy" also U/C
> www.rc-artwerks.com
> --
> Why do tankers call infantry "Crunchies"??? Because they ARE!!!