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  • Theo's Avatar
    18th April 2019, 21:10
    Great choice!! 350w-500w scooter motors are your best bet, dead cheap and easy to implement. You can get them bare, or with an attached gearbox (I'll be happy to PM you links to cheap ones). I...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    18th April 2019, 08:41
    Hey there! From a Middleweight perspective, if you wanted to have a brushed motor setup, you could use a pair of 500W (or even 350W I should think) scooter motors and a Cytron SmartDriveDuo 60A as...
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    18th April 2019, 00:23
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Editing posts in General Chat
    Does this link not take you there? http://www.fightingrobots.co.uk/profile.php?do=editsignature
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    18th April 2019, 00:12
    As I've mentioned before, I've used the 13.7:1 planetary gearboxes with the 18V 775 motors that Gimson sell as a single unit to great effect on 6S though I'd say that was the upper limits of its...
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    17th April 2019, 23:56
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Editing posts in General Chat
    You can edit your signature by the User CP panel, Settings in the yellow bar > My settings > Edit signature. I've just updated mine.
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  • Theo's Avatar
    17th April 2019, 18:44
    Theo replied to a thread Heavy questions in Heavyweights
    Have a go! Though I'd at least fit it with some wedgelets if you're not wanting to do a full wedge
    4 replies | 131 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    17th April 2019, 09:25
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Editing posts in General Chat
    I've e-mailed the FRA to see if I can get a response.
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  • Theo's Avatar
    17th April 2019, 03:09
    Theo replied to a thread Editing posts in General Chat
    Yeah I had the exact same issue a couple of weeks back, I think they'll sort it soon
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    16th April 2019, 14:53
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Heavy questions in Heavyweights
    Comes down to driving skill in that instance one would think if the brick doesn't have any active weaponry and/or exploitable ground clearance in the case of wedges. Against spinners, depends on how...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    15th April 2019, 11:50
    And here is the diagram. I need to add in the receiver wiring as well.
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    15th April 2019, 11:45
    To try and answer your questions directly... I don't think you need the BEC in this instance but you will need to check the VEXs to see if they have a BEC in them (I think they do). You'd wire...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    13th April 2019, 22:04
    I'd connect it up directly as this cuts down on weight and simplicity to save weight (it is what I did on Ikari) but I do know of at least one belt and pulley system in the AW class, which obviously...
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    13th April 2019, 17:23
    So Ive made a few Ants now, but not ventured into the world of spinners etc so for my next one I wanted to make something along the lines of HyperShock with a sprinkling of Magnetar. So Ive come up...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    10th April 2019, 11:07
    The Honey Badger I mooted a while ago about making The Honey Badger a Beetleweight. Annoyingly, the other Beetleweights I had planned won't be ready in time to go to Shrewsbury so I've decided to go...
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    9th April 2019, 11:27
    Bad Wolf replied to a thread 3D Printing Advice in Antweights
    Thanks Typhoon_Driver! Ill be in touch soon! Bad Wolf
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    8th April 2019, 17:06
    Ocracoke replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    What I do with keyed shafts and grub screws these days is drill an indent into the shaft just wide enough for the grub screw to sit in and then use lockthread to hold it in. Works well enough on my...
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    8th April 2019, 02:18
    Bad Wolf replied to a thread 3D Printing Advice in Antweights
    Cheers! That’s a big help! I’ll sort them out in the morning and get it printed! So once it comes just snap or trim off the supports? Also I was going to ask what sort of size depth for the actual...
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    7th April 2019, 20:04
    Bad Wolf replied to a thread 3D Printing Advice in Antweights
    Thanks Coolspeedbot! When you say supports, what do you mean exactly? How do I go about creating them? Bad Wolf
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    7th April 2019, 17:53
    Glad its kinda of working mate! Fingers crossed its saveable! Im re-thinking my orignal idea of making an Ant weight version of Bronco, but this time Im going to have it printed out instead of...
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    7th April 2019, 17:51
    Bad Wolf started a thread 3D Printing Advice in Antweights
    Ive prevously used Online printing companies to print out some designs from Thingiverse but ive been messing around with some designs myself and before I go and print them out I was just wondering if...
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