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  • Scarrosaki's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:39
    Another very fun event, well done to everyone :D some great intense fights as well! Hopefully by next time I'll have sorted Bombastic's flipper problems to put up more of a fight for people, after...
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • James Williams's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:42
    Thanks for hosting Lucy, had a great time & definitely happy with another podium finish! Will hopefully be at the next one, but will definitely have to make something new since Please Shut Up's...
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • 5upercrab's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:00
    Seconded, a big thankyou to Lucy. Feeling fired up to make a new ant now! Happy with Gremlin's performance today (especially after the upgrade courtesy of Paul) but definitely need something...
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:35
    Botfest 3 today, and mixed results for Team Pushover... Pullover performed very well, let down only by the nut that was holding the controls :roll:. On out 3rd attempt, we finally scored (lucky)...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:11
    Thanks to you Lucy for running it for all us lot again, once again had a great time and had/saw some wicked fights. Already looking forward to 4!
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:38
    Many thanks to everyone who came to BotFest 3! It is always great to see new and returning faces come to this tiny little event. We had 25 robots enter this time and a whole host of excellent fights....
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 18:02
    They do them https://www.wago.com/global/221, maybe this distributor has what you’re looking for...
    9 replies | 901 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 17:56
    Ooh! Exciting times! Looking forward to it, finally seem to have Pullover at 100% and want to see what it can do except lose embarrassingly :rofl:
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • COAESystems's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 15:43
    The 50A car fuses have been pretty good, what would be handy is replacing the clunky junction terminal with a lighter connector. I've used Wago connectors for my beetle weight and wondered if there...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 14:31
    :D Absolutely! Got the floor painted and the certificates printed off. Now just to load up the car... :P
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • Scarrosaki's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 14:27
    It's almost that time, hype level: building :)
    26 replies | 3595 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 13:28
    uh oh... just taken delivery of 3 paintball tanks for my pneumatic build.... :D 1 more in the post this afternoon!
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  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 13:26
    That fuse may be a weak point being shaken about in battle, this could save you a teeny bit of weight replacing it with the bladed fuses too
    9 replies | 901 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 12:54
    Wow, thanks for your input, all! I brought this up with the boyf and he said it could be possible. I managed to find some rubber filament which should work with his printer - just gotta order some...
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  • adamclark's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 20:49
    I'm using rubber from http://www.mouldcraft.co.uk and it seems to be fairly easy to mould and get them onto the hub. Trick now is of course to make a decent hub and get it onto a motor. I'm waiting...
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  • COAESystems's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 19:47
    It weighs in about 13kg in its current form, and goes pretty fast with the new penny washers!
    9 replies | 901 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 19:05
    Just had a look, and it looks like the one I saw, iirc there’s been a couple of people have tried, I remember some chat about some rubber in a tube and the different shore ratings available, £15 a...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 18:17
    How about 259-B's build diary? I know Adam was experimenting with that.
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 17:57
    I swear I was reading about some fairly recently, now I'm home I'll see if I can find the topic again, bear with... EDIT** All I can find is in the Team Triforce build Diary, page 3, but it's not...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 17:45
    I too love the sticker/scales vibe, looks ace! How fast is it with the 775s? Looks like it’s pretty light.
    9 replies | 901 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 15:23
    Ah yes, that lag was... interesting... i timed it when I got home, from pressing and releasing the stick it was 0.6 secs to move and almost 1.4 to change direction, but now it snappy and...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 12:51
    First thing is that you would need an angle grinder with cutting disks and sanding disks. Drilling, you will need to get some Cobolt drill bits - toolstation have these,...
    1 replies | 75 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 12:33
    Roboteernat replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    Glad you got it sorted :) Perhaps a coffee at an event from the kettle :D
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 11:47
    Hi All! Basically, nothing has been started yet but I'm trying to get my mental knowledge around this topic prepared first haha! After the XR Colchester event, Dad and I both looked at each...
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  • Scarrosaki's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 10:05
    Awesome, looking forwards to fighting them! How's Pullovers weapon working now, iirc last time you were having problems with some horrific lag on it?
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 09:17
    3D Printing, from what I've heard, can be somewhat brittle depending on the material used. I know of a Beetleweight from Team Panoramic on here (the name of which escapes me at the moment) that...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 09:00
    In other news, a small yet big update. Went down the garage yesterday after work to work on Unicorn:AF a bit, mainly focusing on the wedge. This was a big step for me as I have NEVER worked...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 08:55
    Cheers guys!! Hahaha thanks! Yeah, lets be honest those wheels are like the Kate Moss of wheels lol. Could be beefier. I might actually have a chat with my boyfriend as to whether he could 3d...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • COAESystems's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 21:02
    I like the design of the beetle weight, I got into beetles this year after watching Bugglebots season 1 and it performed well! Also, there are more LGBT roboteers around these days :D If you ever...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 20:15
    I see why you'd want to double those wheels up, they are rather *ahem* slim, but as far as wheels go, they are very pretty. That's a good, solid looking beetle you got there! Loving the theme too! ...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 20:10
    So after narrowly averting disaster with the Devo 7e (I wiggled the power switch 8)) we now have 2 fully functional ants again! Pullover weighs in at a hefty 129g ready to fight, I'm thinking of...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 17:04
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    It’s the power switch, give it a wiggle and it lights up like new... :angry: at least it’s a cheap fix, I’ll live with it for now and replace the switch after Botfest. Thanks for the help...
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 16:55
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    I’ve managed to clean everything, what a pita that was! plugged it in, hit the switch... POWAAAAHH!! Then death again, looks like the connection inside is the culprit, with a wiggle I can get it...
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:41
    Thank you so much! I'll get in contact where needs be :)
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:28
    That would be Rory (rapidrory) or Alex (shakey) on here who would be able to help. Rory is the maker of the ESC, Alex is the person who runs the shop.
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:22
    Funny enough, the bind plug is currently plugged in... If I have to wait until event day, I’ll have to manage, it *looks* like it will work, and it’s within size (same body shell as last time) and...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:17
    Oh wow another one! It's so nice to meet you! :) Thank you! I have been looking at a new ESC for AntAcid as this current one is just an old one from our former competing days. The one from...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Scarrosaki's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 14:18
    No worries dude, give me a shout at the event if you need it and we'll see if can get it running. If you've got a bind plug though bring it, as there's a good 70% chance I'll have lost all of mine :p
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 13:31
    Hi Matt, welcome back to the sport and a hello from another LGBT roboteer! You builds look good though there is a better option than the Sabretooth for your AW in the form of a NanoTwo LT from...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • PrideFighter's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 13:13
    Hey everyone! It's been a long time since I've been here haha! For those who may not remember me (if at all lol) my name is Matt Hunt, and a number of years ago I was one half of father-son team,...
    14 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 12:55
    Really need to update the progress of the bot since ER Guildford where i had the pleasure of testing out the new higher powered arena floor flipper. The outcome of which was 2 broken plastic tabs...
    102 replies | 23060 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 12:08
    Awesome stuff Scarrosaki, really appreciate the offer, obviously i’d Like to get my own working because Pullover :eek:is as yet untested, I don’t even know if it works:eek: Feels good to have a...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 12:04
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    Good shout! I’ll see if I can give everything a good clean when I get back from work, cheers for the reply my dude.
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 10:17
    Roboteernat replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    check the terminals if the battery was plugged in, and there may be corrosion on the tabs/pins. See if you can get on them with fine sand paper/ IPA cleaning fluid to make sure the connection isnt...
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 09:33
    Thanks Colin. The last major drive is to EXR Maidstone but that is not for a while yet. Got Marlow for the BW Championship the weekend before as well but thankfully not going solo to that. I'll have...
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  • Scarrosaki's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 08:56
    If no luck on the Devo7e, I'll be bringing a second one with me. If you want to use that one, be my guest
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • PanoramicHarry's Avatar
    10th September 2019, 22:52
    Three identical antweight flipper chassis'. Previously used for demo purposes at the Extreme Robots events, number 3 green previously used in full combat. Internals not included, preferred to...
    0 replies | 185 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    10th September 2019, 19:12
    So, no update for absolute age, sorry. Team Pushover has been at a standstill over the summer, this being a responsible adult keeps getting in the way. Pullover is now on version 4, and I was...
    27 replies | 3017 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    10th September 2019, 18:57
    Retroman started a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    Ok... I'm at a loss atm... Since cooking my NanoTwoV3 a while back my Devo 7e has sat unused, now I have a new receiver and I've come to binding. Im almost sure the battery was unplugged for...
    5 replies | 207 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    9th September 2019, 15:25
    All that driving Lucy-shows dedication, don't you just hate it when you get diverted at night especially and you can't find your bearings and the Sat Nav just wants to take you back to the start of...
    144 replies | 44298 view(s)
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