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    Today, 16:26
    Nyloc? Noooooo! what a pig, difficult to deal with without ruining anything... we'll manage at the social though. Those scooter motors look very hefty, personally I'd go for the power, but I can...
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    Yesterday, 23:25
    Thats why I'm having think so much about it, I like the idea of automatic operation, havebwwn thinking along the lines of a bumper bar, likely a section of wood like the walls, that can move to...
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    Yesterday, 21:13
    Maybe see if someone would be happy to let someone drive their own bot would be better than a house bot, less chance of total carnage, could even have a couple of pushers (or something non spinner)...
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    Yesterday, 21:06
    Ah ok, she's stubborn then? Vice will be thrown in box along with my other stuff. Yeah man, the bodywork is both the fun and the infuriating, it's the cool looking Bit, but making it cool looking...
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    Yesterday, 17:52
    Depending on if you can wait or not I can bring a vice to the social, it's not attached to anything at the moment so it's no trouble? Edit: if you want to get cracked on, I swear by channel-lock...
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    Yesterday, 17:49
    This sounds like an amazing idea, going to be following all this very closely. I l8ke the idea of slapping it on a pickup and just rolling up somewhere, but we'd need plenty of co-operation from...
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    Yesterday, 12:54
    Bare-knuckle fighting robots lmao that would make an epic parody.
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    Yesterday, 11:58
    I've been looking at hook replacement stuff, it's a shame because the wire is only around 2.5g and plenty strong enough, but I think I'm going to have to affix a tail section so I can self right...
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    Yesterday, 11:19
    Bit late with the update, but went for the re bind and it seems to have cured the random circles. Going to replace the arm, because it's pretty poo, but other than that I need to throw it in an arena...
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    24th April 2018, 17:35
    Maybe an odd suggestion and I've never considered the weight, but have you looked at cam belt tensioner and similar for cars, the more modern designs tend to bolt on then you set the tension, I would...
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    24th April 2018, 08:20
    Ooooohh! Sounds like this is all very well planned indeed, excited to try it out already if I'm honest, I've watched lots of events and kind of missed the old gauntlet fairly regularly. And a...
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    23rd April 2018, 21:28
    That table sounds like a decent size, similar to the test area I've got set up atm, and although inexperienced at the moment, I'm more than willing to get stuck in a help out where i can. And the...
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    23rd April 2018, 07:14
    Sorry dude, typed on my phone and didn't see the autocorrect there, that sounded nasty and wasn't supposed to.
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    22nd April 2018, 22:06
    Saw fight 3, was shocking to see such carnage, and I was impressed at how well the Badger held up to some pretty hefty abuse, can't wait to see what you come up with next... also can't wait to join...
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    22nd April 2018, 20:02
    This sounds great, surely more events are better for the sport? Just throwing In, I've gotten a few friends and family interested in the sport with my recent success in building something that...
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    21st April 2018, 21:24
    BOOM! I'll crack on with that on Monday when I get chance to work on it again, see what happens. Thanks for all the help, I don't think I'd have got this far without your help. Thankyouuuuuu. ...
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    21st April 2018, 19:58
    I know I'm mithering a bit now, sorry. I'm having an issue with failsafe state, realised I should test it and it seem that whenever I turn off the TX it spins the right side motor backwards and...
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    21st April 2018, 08:06
    Retroman replied to a thread Servo movement in Antweights
    Well, using the throttle channel I get around 25-30 degrees travel, I mixed with rudder to get almost 90 degrees, but it now returns to the Halfway point instead of either up or down. Looking at...
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    20th April 2018, 22:29
    Retroman replied to a thread First Robot in Beetleweights
    I too have a flysky fsi6, and it work ell with my other toys, I can recommend it as a starter, it even allows you t set your ow failsafe states of required. But then I'm the guy who built a...
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    20th April 2018, 21:52
    Thank you, I'm overly proud, mostly amazed it works... Yep, it's the v3, I figured the extra voltage would affect the duty cycle, although I didn't appreciate by how much, I'm getting around 3...
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    20th April 2018, 21:25
    As promised, here is a video from the initial testing. https://youtu.be/5jydaKgxdBg Let me know what everyone thinks, but be gentle, it's my first one afterall...
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    20th April 2018, 18:59
    Retroman started a thread Servo movement in Antweights
    Hey guys, whats the usual arc of movement on the 9g servos? The ant is finished and all seems to be working (vid will be uploaded into build thread later) but the range of movement is pretty pitiful,...
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    18th April 2018, 22:13
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo: 7 vs 7e in General Chat
    Thread Revival time!!! Stumped for a Devo 7e, its a very nice unit, but... Does anyone have any experience with flashing deviation to these from windows 10? I cant seem to get the software to...
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About Retroman

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Date of Birth
July 1, 1988 (29)
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.
Location:
Gtr Manchester
Interests:
Motorcycles, Cars, Music, Tools... A scarily stereotype 'Man'...
Occupation:
Gas Technician
Robots:
Pullover (AW) & 1/4 of a Featherweight... (Pushover)

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