• Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 22:57
    Looks very neat, well done ;) The Sabretooth is a bit overkill but it works. I'd possibly suggest a polycarbonate top, if only to show off the innards.
    1 replies | 66 view(s)
  • R9000's Avatar
    Yesterday, 00:34
    R9000 replied to a thread Rotating Weapons in Rules and Safety
    If your sawblade will not shatter, it should be fine. Basically anything that's not hardened steel or angle grinder discs shouldn't shatter, though make sure you check before you buy. Tempered steel...
    6 replies | 3895 view(s)
  • James Williams's Avatar
    21st July 2018, 12:19
    Have a look at this as a starting point: https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-battery-4000mah-4s-30c-lipo-pack-xt-60.html?wrh_pdp=1 It's a 14.8v which is similar to your drill motors & should be OK...
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  • Al_'s Avatar
    21st July 2018, 11:32
    Just a note that it you use the melt the nut into the wheel method on HDPE wheels, the wheel will slide off the nut after about 30 seconds of use, the HDPE is just too slippy to hold it. However it...
    8 replies | 236 view(s)
  • James Williams's Avatar
    21st July 2018, 11:24
    Are you planning to use the drill batteries? Neophyte runs on only one drill battery but it is rather slow. To be honest most people would recommend running 1 lipo compared to 2 drill batteries, as...
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  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    20th July 2018, 08:42
    hmm one idea could be to make where the nut/connector goes thicker. i take it you is rounding off ?
    8 replies | 236 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    20th July 2018, 07:19
    On current bot, i am using keyed shaftes and a keyway drill straight into 30mm HDPE wheels. they have worked fine and am yet to see problem. But what types of tools do you have ? if you have a...
    8 replies | 236 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    18th July 2018, 17:12
    Many thanks
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  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    17th July 2018, 09:02
    Hey Giles, 3 quick questions, 1) when casting your wheels, did you use anything to stop the rubber sticking to the mold ? 2) What rubber did you use ? 3) is Mantis returning anytime...
    61 replies | 18188 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    16th July 2018, 20:59
    when it done you a photo of the bot ?
    7 replies | 219 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    16th July 2018, 20:17
    Here is something quick and dirty. will this be enough ?
    7 replies | 219 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    16th July 2018, 19:27
    looks fine might be worth adding to advance one about making individual parts then importing them in. If you want some examples I be happy to send you some and bet Al would as well
    7 replies | 219 view(s)
  • Al_'s Avatar
    16th July 2018, 18:22
    Al_ replied to a thread Guides for using Fusion 360 in Education
    These look great for people starting out with Fusion, nice work! If/when people need to move on to other features of Fusion, I can recommend Lars Christensen's youtube videos. The guy works for...
    7 replies | 219 view(s)
  • Al_'s Avatar
    16th July 2018, 18:16
    No idea whats going on with the different trim values with the same/different Rx's, but you could check something with the resistors. Did you measure their actual values before fitting them? Like all...
    14 replies | 701 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    9th July 2018, 15:37
    On the little wheels I've got, Shu! moves at a relatively steady pace as below (5 minutes, 27 seconds into the video): There are some that are much quicker but for my purposes, the Como motors...
    5 replies | 307 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    9th July 2018, 15:10
    Shu! uses a couple of Como 918D motors (https://www.technobotsonline.com/918d15112-1-re-280-1-4mm-metal-geared-motor-15-1.html) which move it quite happily. However, if I was going to build it again,...
    5 replies | 307 view(s)
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