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  1. Thread: Drive system

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    Found the link ...

    Found the link

    https://www.facebook.com/ellis.ware.9/posts/1678749245527646

    By all reports its physically small for a heavy
  2. Thread: Drive system

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    On Sandstorm its a really small package for a...

    On Sandstorm its a really small package for a heavy
    They are Maytechs either 50 or 63mm cans - one per wheel and a low ratio, something like 4.4 : 1
    There is a write up somewhere, maybe instagram
  3. Thread: Drive system

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    Have a look at what Ellis did with Sandstorm -...

    Have a look at what Ellis did with Sandstorm - good example
    http://king-of-bots.wikia.com/wiki/Sandstorm
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    I've had great results out of propdrives 50-60...

    I've had great results out of propdrives 50-60 270KV on 6:1 using 100mm wheels. You could use a smaller propdrive and still have a great robot. I had 2 50-60 in a 4 wheel drive bot -hilarious to...
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    yes but if you are running drill motors about...

    yes but if you are running drill motors about half that capacity would do you fine
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    I would contact the event organiser directly and...

    I would contact the event organiser directly and see how they are interpreting the rules
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    There is a steel frame core which the HDPE, hubs...

    There is a steel frame core which the HDPE, hubs etc bolt onto
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    http://www.enertionboards.com/electric-skateboard-...

    http://www.enertionboards.com/electric-skateboard-parts/FOCBOX-programmable-brushless-motor-controller/

    or full on Vedder v6...
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    No idea, there is a ESC recommendations thread in...

    No idea, there is a ESC recommendations thread in the heavyweight section
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    The other benefit of 270kv is that it gives...

    The other benefit of 270kv is that it gives better low speed control

    You are not short of power with 4 x 50-60's in a feather but with 380kv motors it was a bit of a straight line missile
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    They were propdrive v2 50-60 380kv but changed...

    They were propdrive v2 50-60 380kv but changed them to 270kv. Gives lower speed but more torque
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    They come fitted ...

    They come fitted

    https://www.banggood.com/Racerstar-6368-BRH6368-280KV-6-12S-Brushless-Motor-For-Balancing-Scooter-p-1117659.html

    They also come unsensored - had one of those sent by mistake....
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    The other thing I have been working on is a...

    The other thing I have been working on is a heavyweight Spur 4

    Made up 4 drive pods using contact wheels, 6368 motors

    They use HTD5 belt and mod 2 gearing. This allows me to get the packaging I...
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    Its been a while Ran Spur 4 at a live event...

    Its been a while

    Ran Spur 4 at a live event with the temporary wheels , they were awful
    It also broke a pinion weld and went down to 3 wheel drive :(

    Rewelded the pinion
    Replaced the wheels...
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    Spinners cannot be full speed in anything but the...

    Spinners cannot be full speed in anything but the RW arena - you won't have Carbide or Nuts at full pelt. Axe bots like Thor and Terrorhurtz will be at max.

    Flippers like Iron Awe are quite common...
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    Just be careful with Chinese Amps, they are more...

    Just be careful with Chinese Amps, they are more powerful than the metric version ;)
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    Have a look at ...

    Have a look at

    https://nutsandbots.co.uk/product/feathertwo-dual-channel/

    https://nutsandbots.co.uk/product/feathertwo-single-channel/

    Should be fine as it looks like you are running on...
  18. There are none except the bigger it gets...

    There are none except the bigger it gets generally the thinner the armour has to be which is always the balance
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    From the nutsandbots website A status LED is...

    From the nutsandbots website

    A status LED is fitted to the board near the motor wires to indicate when the board has power/signal. If the LED is off then there is no power to the board. If the LED...
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    Have a look at Foxic before changing over to...

    Have a look at Foxic before changing over to brushless gear drive
    Craig had a chunky gearbox, to a bevel gear then a final chain drive
  21. Thread: Botbitz TZ85

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    I hope they continue with tz85a else need someone...

    I hope they continue with tz85a else need someone to port SimonK to these pronto !
  22. Need photos of the bike :D

    Need photos of the bike :D
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    Looks just like the old Argos drill They have...

    Looks just like the old Argos drill

    They have changed their design which has affected the mounts and put the price up to an outrageous £20.99
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    Not quite the above Single stage reduction...

    Not quite the above

    Single stage reduction
    100mm contact wheels 60:12 gearing, 50-60 270KV on hacked TZ85A

    Simple and robust


    https://i.imgur.com/tjg8lsj.jpg
  25. I would second Jamie's advice. Combat testing is...

    I would second Jamie's advice. Combat testing is always going to show your where you need to improve things and will add to your credibility.
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