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    21st March 2017, 23:18
    katch replied to a thread New Heavy in Heavyweights
    Sorted now, got some expert advise and a lot of guidance from a really decent Roboteer !!
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    20th March 2017, 21:10
    katch replied to a thread New Heavy in Heavyweights
    The Weapon is a 500mm solid hardox Z shape thats been stretched slightly, running on 2x 35mm ID bearings. Its currently 19 grams out of balance, but it will be balanced after the sprockets are fitted...
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    20th March 2017, 18:03
    katch started a thread New Heavy in Heavyweights
    Taken the plunge, i know i know, i should probably do a feather first but what the hay its all for fun and if it gets destroyed at least i will find the weak points ! I have been lurking and...
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    13th March 2017, 21:28
    Thank you Ian, The metal is a Tungsten Carbide based product that cannot be welded. The Design Engineer could easily give me a composition if i asked. They use it because at 2200 rpm and...
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    13th March 2017, 20:50
    Hardox it is then ta v much
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    13th March 2017, 18:14
    I quite like using WURTH taps, because they come with 3 tapers, allows you to build a thread in harder metals. Spiral should be fine for plastics and light alloys. Just keep the speed down.
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    13th March 2017, 17:57
    Ok so the rule is a bit Vague. Hit anything hard enough it could break i guess.... Putting "MAY SHATTER" is a grey area.. Is Hardox a no then as a weapon ? What is Carbides spinning bar made...
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