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    Yesterday, 16:31
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Get Shrekt in Build Diaries
    I second the use of a drill press. I just have one for holding a standard corded drill in, cost about £15 but worth every penny.
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    13th November 2018, 11:40
    I must confess, I have never welded before but yes, it would be useful. I've ordered the 2 new drive motors to make a set of 4 but they are significantly bigger than the original 775s so the...
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    12th November 2018, 22:51
    Well it came back in one piece but a very unwell robot. First fight was between Kaizen, Backflip and Gaston and it did OK but ended up getting beached on Backflip's front flipper and we both ended...
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    12th November 2018, 01:26
    Great to see you as well, glad I was able to help out with your robot during the Euro championship! Hopefully we'll have another match soon with a rebuilt Shu!.
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    7th November 2018, 18:00
    To answer your questions directly: 1. Ish. My axe motor does this on my middleweight I think but not by very much. I would prefer the pinion gear to be wholly on the axe motor itself since I don't...
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    5th November 2018, 17:01
    And here is the end result that is going to Cheltenham. Here's hoping it will come back in one piece. :P
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    4th November 2018, 00:46
    The receiver was the issue - replaced that and now it all works, barring a slight mishap with the transmitter having mixing enabled at the same time as the ESC but it is back together. The axe has...
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    3rd November 2018, 20:32
    Axes are really fun, especially in featherweights. But your plan for the shed is really smart; never test a robot in the same room you're in. We've had a few incidents here and there of people...
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  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    3rd November 2018, 20:01
    To build a axe bot at fw use a 350w scooter they are cheap and simple and fun as all hell to drive
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    2nd November 2018, 18:07
    I can see where you are coming from. Because of the lower weight classes and the smaller overall size, I sometimes get the impression that folks don't take account how dangerous these things can...
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    2nd November 2018, 17:50
    The strange thing about this sport is that the lower weight classes are arguably much more dangerous than the large ones due to how much power they still have at there size. Yes, people have built...
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About Ocracoke

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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!, ??? (planning) / FW: The Honey Badger / MW: Kaizen

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