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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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    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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    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...
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    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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  • 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,...
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July 1, 1988 (30)
About Retroman
Name:
Paul H
Biography:
Been interested in Combat Robotics from a very early age, life happened and I've never gotten round to it, so I figured, why not start now?

I can hold my own with basic electronics, and grew up spending free time in a machine shop, and have an ability to fix almost everything, so long as you don't want it pretty.
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Gtr Manchester
Interests:
Motorcycles, Cars, Music, Tools... A scarily stereotype 'Man'...
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Gas Technician
Robots:
Pullover V2 (AW), Leopold (BW) & 1/3 of a Feather (Pushover)

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FW- Pushover (well, half of it...)

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