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    20th August 2018, 23:10
    https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/4b2E0wSUDfd5QfafX He has a new link because the old inbox was full (events must be doing great I reckon).
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    19th August 2018, 23:00
    Fixed gears for the drive. I've seen the setup on Satanix with speed 900 motors (and I think shakey's got a brushess setup for sale at the moment) and it works really well, nice and robust. Belts...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    18th August 2018, 21:17
    So I've had some free time today to actually get the robot built. Thankfully, the uber simple design means that I am nearly done with the bodywork. Had a slight hiccup with the pillar drill in that...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    18th August 2018, 19:45
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Help needed in General Chat
    Well I would recommend reading through the build diaries on here to see how folks design and build their robots. Personally, I break out a pencil and paper and get scribbling before committing to...
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    18th August 2018, 12:12
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Help needed in General Chat
    Welcome to the forum! As noted, if you have experience with model RC cars, the Beetleweight category is probably a good place to start. The speed controllers and such from RC cars will go in BWs...
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  • Theo's Avatar
    17th August 2018, 21:10
    Theo replied to a thread Spektrum DX6 and BR6000 in For Sale
    He's got an MR2 going as well...
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  • Theo's Avatar
    9th August 2018, 19:36
    Theo replied to a thread Tiberius self righting in Heavyweights
    Nice to see you back dave :) Tiberius was invertible for a time, having drive wheels on its back as well, but that made the claw a bit useless. Somewhere between 2006 and 2009 Sam put a self-righter...
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  • Theo's Avatar
    9th August 2018, 18:22
    Theo replied to a thread Team Kaizen - Kaizen in Build Diaries
    Oh don't remind me. Still have quite a lot to do, mainly sorting out these pesky wheels. The nyloc wasn't put far on enough, so the wheel slips forwards and backwards out of its key. Sadly the nut...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    9th August 2018, 16:53
    It is deliberately simply to build, got one and a bit months to go until Chatham :P I'll be working on the other 2 motor mounts and securing them to the chassis panel. Who knows, I might even have it...
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    9th August 2018, 16:38
    Theo replied to a thread Team Kaizen - Kaizen in Build Diaries
    I'm actually really jealous of how that looks, absolutely love that compact rectangular shape, and it looks nice and simple to make, what with the box-section and polycarb sheets.
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    9th August 2018, 13:45
    So a bit of a sea change. I really did need the time off from building this thing, just having The Honey Badger and Shu! plus all the ants and BotFest has really taken it out of me. I came back to it...
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    9th August 2018, 09:14
    Ocracoke replied to a thread BOB BW Series in Build Diaries
    I use a 3S LiFePO4 battery in my beetleweight and I am fairly sure others do use 3S LiPo batteries in theirs.
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About Ocracoke
Name:
Michael
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A Smart Car obsessed roboteer!
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Somewhere on the Wirral
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Smart Cars, programming etc
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Something computer based
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AW: Osu, Ikari, Ramu / BW: Shu! / FW: The Honey Badger / MW: Kaizen (Building)

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