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    Yesterday, 12:26
    I thought that was how it worked, but I've taken the live feed from just faster the fuse/link and it behaves much better, there's still the occasion 1/2 turn of a wheel here and there, but plugged...
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    18th August 2018, 10:26
    Retroman replied to a thread Help needed in General Chat
    Hey, not a problem! I started in Ants too, currently working my way up through the weight classes. Most Ant events will follow the Robotwars101.org AWS ruleset (found here:...
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    18th August 2018, 10:09
    Retroman replied to a thread Help needed in General Chat
    How small is smallish? Ants are very good for a starter, if a bit fiddly, and fairly inexpensive. I've recently started a Beetle, and that is similarly inexpensive but easier for bigger hands to work...
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    17th August 2018, 14:34
    Yeah, it's plugged straight into the NanoTwo servo/bind port, as the nano is ESC and RX combined I'm not sure whether a separate BEC for the servo would be possible... it would also eat into the...
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    16th August 2018, 18:33
    Hey guys, after some servi reliability issues at Botfest, I've decided to upgrade to High Voltage servos for the weapon, the trouble im having is; With the HV servo connected to the NanoTwo,...
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    16th August 2018, 18:29
    You don't need to use LiPo batteries, they're popular because of their power to weight ratio. I'm also pretty sure there's something called a 'Battle switch' for the heavies, I don't see why you...
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    9th August 2018, 17:32
    Looking forward to more events myself, and meeting some more of the cool people surrounding the spobby, I'm definitely going to try and make at least a couple of them.
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    9th August 2018, 17:25
    Retroman replied to a thread BOB BW Series in Build Diaries
    I've actually just ordered a load of Beetle parts, I've gone for 3s LiPo myself, should be loads of power, although i'm looing at bigger a bigger servo, maybe I'm going overkill?
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Date of Birth
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.
Location:
Gtr Manchester
Interests:
Motorcycles, Cars, Music, Tools... A scarily stereotype 'Man'...
Occupation:
Gas Technician
Robots:
Pullover (AW), Pushup (AW) [RIP], Scrap Special (AW) & 1/4 of a Featherweight... (Pushover)

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