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    Yesterday, 14:18
    Glad you had a good time! I really should have come over and see if I could have helped with the twitchy controls, it reminded me of The Honey Badger 2.x as to how quickly it was going (side note: I...
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    Yesterday, 10:53
    The gearing for the Scythe wasn't meant to be as high as it is. I was originally meant to have a 19T pinion gear but it turned out that the engineers couldn't get one so offered me a 18T or a 20T....
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    Yesterday, 01:03
    So I've had a look at Jibril and I am going to tentatively say yes, it will be at EXR Guildford. The radio receiver is stone dead, killed most likely due to either a overdraw when the radio wire...
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    21st May 2019, 16:30
    ahhahaa, thanks. :D It certainly told me where the weak spots were. Time to go and fix those :P
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    21st May 2019, 15:52
    I wasn't around for the scrap pile. It isn't a big deal, I have one I can rob from another robot, just a pain. TBH, I'll probably treat myself to a new TX later on in the year. Yeah, the damage...
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    21st May 2019, 15:08
    I'll PM you.
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    21st May 2019, 10:43
    I've not used these myself but these might do the job: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/24v-350w-Watt-Electric-Motor-with-gear-for-E-Bike-electric-bike-or-scooter/323806595374. I use a pair of CIM motors...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    20th May 2019, 09:13
    Nice write up and was glad to finally meet you and Ensign Wedgeley Crusher in real life at RoboDojo. Was it my imagination that it seemed to move with a all or nothing affair? It seemed to be wheel...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    19th May 2019, 01:25
    EXR Portsmouth 2019 After getting up at 3am to get down to EXR Portsmouth with Voodoo 2 and Jibril, there was a fair bit to do. The speed controller needed repositioning, the axe mechanism needed...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    17th May 2019, 10:46
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Beetleweight fuses in Beetleweights
    Yes, I believe your calculation to be correct. ;) I always put the fuse on the positive line as the first thing out from the battery. I use a 850mAh 4S battery and use a 30A (amber) automotive...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    17th May 2019, 10:41
    The same thing as the first one. It wasn't so much pop as mechanical interference. Where the Axe ESC is, the motor and mechanism is right above it and it is only 100mm tall. When in place, the "680"...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    16th May 2019, 22:01
    Ah it's fine, you'll see it do its thing from a video at EXR Portsmouth no doubt. Just got to hope the axe motor is strong enough to actually fire this thing.
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    16th May 2019, 17:38
    It's that time again! Jibril The replacement ESC has turned up earlier than expected so I plumbed that in and the Axe worked... briefly. To try and avoid a repeat of the situation at RoboDojo, I...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    13th May 2019, 15:52
    Good good, looking forwards to seeing it at EXR Portsmouth.
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    13th May 2019, 15:51
    Yes, even if I wasn't competing, I am bringing another roboteer and his robot down for the day anyway. The replacement ESC has been shipped anyway so it might get here by Friday. Cue frantic wiring...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    13th May 2019, 13:11
    Jibril So I went to RoboDojo this weekend with Jibril with mixed results. On the plus side, the extra castor at the front does seem to help with driving, Ian commented that it seems to drive...
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Name:
Joe Brown
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Runs Bristol Bot Builders. Passionate about Bristol and crab based robots.
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Elec Engineer
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Crabsolutely Clawful: FW, BW, Ant
team Two-Headed Death Flamingo: HW
Cluster Duck: BW, Ant
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