Man, when you jump in, you do it with both feet don't ya. This is a monumental project but if you have the time, money and manpower to do it, then go for it. Since no one has done this that I know of, its going to be difficult getting tips from others. First part of the puzzle is buy a salvaged ST. Get that far and then you will probably have others volunteering to help you. Good luck!
"If you ain't moving fast enough your costing me money and if your costing me money you ain't moving fast enough." -"The Machine"-