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  • Theo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    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
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  • 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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  • Retroman's Avatar
    7th April 2019, 20:31
    Retroman replied to a thread 3D Printing Advice in Antweights
    I know nothing about 3d printing or CAD... so I'll keep quiet about that. As for the lifter arm though, this I can do! I think it looks better sitting proud of the rest of the body but having it...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    7th April 2019, 20:28
    Mmm... I think the NanoTwo is toast if I'm honest, I might try and get hold of Rory through the week for a professional opinion. Just been checking out the CAD in your post, looks good, what...
    18 replies | 892 view(s)
  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    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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    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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  • Retroman's Avatar
    7th April 2019, 11:11
    IT LIVES!!!!!! sort of... Reversed the polarity and pit it back how it should be, and everything kind of works, the Vex29 is snappy and responsive, the grabber moves faster than I thought it ever...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 20:38
    In all honesty that's how I got the one I have, it said in stock so I just bought one ha. Cheers for keeping an eye out too! But yeah, that faceache thing is toxic...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 17:41
    Boom! Cheers James, I'm not on Facebook anymore so I hadn't seen That, good to know... and hopefully I don't need one quite yet anyway... valuable to know though. Ang while I'm on, quick teaser...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 15:44
    From a conversation I overheard at Ant Freeze 6, no. The problem is that the receiver used on the NanoTwo is not in stock at the moment. If you contact Rory on here, he might be able to shed some...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 15:22
    Yeah we had no smoke, and the fuse went instantly so no time to get hot, I should have the time spare tomorrow or Monday to find out... I wonder if they're in stock... you know, just in case.
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 14:21
    Ikari So Ikari 2.0 is probably best known for dying due to spinners. At both Ant Freeze 6 and BotFest 2, the robot has come apart in fashion due to horizontal spinners and I've been trying to figure...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 14:01
    If there isn't any smoke or any heat when the NanoTwo is on, I'd say you were OK. I've cooked my NanoTwo by having a servo plugged in the wrong way (Ikari) so bleh. With the fuse, I'd guess you'd be...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 13:31
    Ooh what's the new one Wolf? Excited to see it, and tbf, even though I couldnt grab, we did ok 8) Yeah I think what's happened is I've swapped the fuse/link (luse? Flink?) To the opposite side to...
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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    6th April 2019, 08:05
    Looking good mate! Fingers crossed it’s okay! I have been trying to design a new Ant on CAD to have it 3D printed but every time I say to myself “it’s finished” I think “ohh nooo I need to do this or...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 18:25
    Well... no magic smoke at least, so when I get chance to swap it all about it should hopefully still work. Then all that's left is to take Wej from broken and battered to fully functional...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 17:55
    Oops. I've done that before with a FeatherTwo in the past. Not fun I'll say.
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 17:44
    Well... I, erm... don't know how to say this... I appear to have got the + and - the wrong way round in my soldering frenzy... So I'll swap them back to where they should be and cross everything...
    18 replies | 892 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 17:18
    If it worked I'd be happy... it's a neat paperweight right Now, I need to remove all the heat shrink and go through every connection and double check polarity etc..., probably even need to de-shrink...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 17:11
    That is so neat, much better than mine at the moment, nice work!
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    5th April 2019, 16:28
    So, after almost giving up last year, here we are. I'm going to create just the one build log rather than keep cluttering up the forum. I've just finished up a rebuild of the AW Pullover,...
    18 replies | 892 view(s)
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