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    9th July 2018, 15:39
    Ummmm interesting, maybe I should be waiting till Sunday at the RoboDojo event. Just getting itchy fingers...lol Thanks Michael.
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    9th July 2018, 15:26
    Hey Michael, unfortunately running on 3" wheels that only gives me a theoretical 4mph max speed. Was hoping to achieve at least twice that speed. The tyre configuration should give me the traction so...
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    9th July 2018, 15:05
    Hi all, I have been setting out a Beetle weight robot design and stuck on which drive motors to use for each wheel. The design is a typical two wheel driven robot. Any suggestions or experiences will...
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    9th July 2018, 08:36
    Brilliant, thank you Ian / Keith for the clarification. RoboDojo seems to be exactly what Yorkshire and surrounding counties require. Well done guys, looking forward to meeting up Sunday 15th July. ...
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    7th July 2018, 16:57
    Thanks gents, this is what I suspected, so back to the drawing board for some amendments...lol. I'll stay clear of spinners and look at alternatives.
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    7th July 2018, 13:17
    Hi everyone, I am in the process of designing / building my first featherweight and would like to put a spinner on it. However I am not sure when the spinner can be used. I believe Robot Live events...
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    5th July 2018, 14:54
    Ok, so motor shaft is M12 thread also and screws into flanged shaft? if that is the case then have the end of the flanged shaft castellated like on the end of a car wheel shaft. make sure the...
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    5th July 2018, 13:37
    Hi Michael, have you thought about using roll pins. Welding is quite permanent and not easily removed if need to change anything. Forgot to ask, is the flanged coupling threaded to screw onto motor...
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    3rd July 2018, 17:42
    Are you going to Leeds (Robodojo)? if so bring the parts with you, we can have a look then. Not sure what you are proposing, but need to keep it simple - why grind flat on motor shaft? are you...
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    3rd July 2018, 13:40
    How are you anticipating to fasten the hub to the motor shaft. Looking at the pics the hole in the motor shaft is blind. Are you going to take it through the shaft or going to thread the hub shaft?
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    3rd July 2018, 10:54
    Ok, what about drilling another hole 90 degree to original but in the correct position for the motor shaft? In other words further towards the flange? If you don't have the facility to do this, any...
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    3rd July 2018, 09:23
    How about cutting the length of the hub shaft down so the hole matches the motor shaft location point?
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    3rd July 2018, 07:48
    Hi Michael, can you wait until you get to Leeds (Robodojo event - if you are going that is?), or perhaps post a photo or two of the problem. I maybe able to help.. mechanical engineering is my field....
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