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Old 11-25-2007, 08:51 PM   #55 (permalink)
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03-22-2006, 07:55 Pm

trying to estimate the traction motor's weight: a quick comparison of the volume of each motor based on their outer dimensions, and the larger one is just under 2 times the volume.

assuming the innards are scaled proportionately, is it reasonable to guess the bigger motor is about 2x heavier?

i'm seriously hoping it's not 400 lbs. 220 would be nice.
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