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    Yesterday, 21:35
    Or knows anywhere that still sells that style... Where I got mine from has stopped selling them. The cheap 12v Powerbase drills from Homebase!!? I could do with a few spares as I now have none...
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    20th May 2017, 07:38
    cjsowry replied to a thread Esc Advice in Featherweights
    Several points during this video, you can see the bot turn slightly to the right after I let go of the stick. I don't know why, I'm guessing its the esc's, on the spec sheets it mentions the...
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    20th May 2017, 07:33
    cjsowry replied to a thread Esc Advice in Featherweights
    All three still work, 2 for drive (running two motors each) the third for the Linear Actuator. Held in place by a zip tie and a bit of foam padding between them and the HDPE chassis. After the...
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    19th May 2017, 18:46
    cjsowry replied to a thread Esc Advice in Featherweights
    Luna-tic currently runs on hobbywing quicruns 860, the duel (double output for two motors). Worked fine for 8 fights at Manchester. I say fine and currently, the bot can turn while speeding up or...
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    17th May 2017, 20:07
    Good, thank you. Must have been a Blonde moment!! Seen a few new builds with one motor, driving two or more wheels, thought I may have been missing a trick or something. More motors equals more...
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    17th May 2017, 19:23
    I may have forgotten a bit of physics here. I thought about the extra pushing power, but wouldn't the secondary/slave wheel for use of a better word. Be producing the same force as if it was directly...
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    17th May 2017, 18:27
    Here we go again. Question time. I've been noticing people's drive train more recently, alot have one motor each side. Linked by chain or gearbox directly to one wheel. And this is then chained to a...
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    16th May 2017, 10:36
    This event is in a field, with no access to power. Lol. Got my mini arena built ready.
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    15th May 2017, 22:25
    Was sitting in the back end behind the motor itself. Three wires between the silver thing and the box attached to the trigger.. ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?
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    15th May 2017, 21:57
    The two left screws I had to drill out, had squashed the washer beyond recognition. lol. There's that lad who might make some. Will possibly get better ones from him if he makes them. In the mean...
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    15th May 2017, 20:16
    I ordered two and they arrived today. One had a broken gearbox, literally snapped in half. BUT the reason for ordering was the left thread screw. Its different to the others I have, but do fit. They...
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    15th May 2017, 06:44
    Building the same design for my feather and heavyweight. So I will have a family of Luna-tics...! (4WD lifter with massive lifting wedge or scoop)!! Sort of helps, just to clarify. DON'T use the...
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About cjsowry
Name:
Chris Sowry
Biography:
Dad of three, husband to an understanding wife. Jobs is boring but my hobbies keep me going and with working 4days on/off I do have plenty of free time!!
Location:
Whitchurch, Shropshire
Interests:
Robot Wars, Airsoft, TV and Movies
Occupation:
Forklift truck driver
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Luna-Tic (FW) (active)
Luna-Tic (HW) (began construction)
Luna-Tic (BW) (under construction)

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