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    Thanks everyone. Will definitely get a few then....

    Thanks everyone. Will definitely get a few then. Thanks.
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    Oki cheers, I though that would be the case. I...

    Oki cheers, I though that would be the case.
    I mentioned charging bags to the man in the shop and she said he doesn’t bother selling them anymore because they are half the problem because they...
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    Lipos and charging advice please.

    Got my 2 lipo batteries delivered from hobbyking a few weeks ago.
    Picked up a charger from local model shop. But the plugs on the end are different. Any harm in putting my own on so it’s comparable?...
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    Okay then. Thanks for the info everyone. Looks...

    Okay then. Thanks for the info everyone. Looks like I got myself a hobbykong shopping list now then. Haha
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    points taken.. :-) what about the Yellow zippy...

    points taken.. :-)

    what about the Yellow zippy lipos then?? They a decent make to use?
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    So Iv been to the model shop, he has a Storm - 5s...

    So Iv been to the model shop, he has a Storm - 5s - 4.2ah - 35c . but it’s £115. I wasnt expecting to pay so much for batteries for a FW.
    hobby king have a Zippy Compact - 5s - 4.5ah 35c for £41...
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    Well as been as I have no experience with lipo...

    Well as been as I have no experience with lipo I’ll definitely take your word for that I just wanted simplicity and to stick to what I know, butf I’m going for the Propdrive 5050 with redbrick setup...
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    It will be the first competitive one that I will...

    It will be the first competitive one that I will enter at an event.. I made a 4wd rambot last year and had it for a while but wanted to go the spinner route now there is more full combat events.
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    Isn’t that quite a big ESC considering it says...

    Isn’t that quite a big ESC considering it says 100amp on the motor specs?

    Weapon will be a shrapnel style disk of ar500 between 2&3 kg ish.. diameter at 230mm one at 300. Depending on opponent.
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    Weapon will be a shrapnel style disk of ar500...

    Weapon will be a shrapnel style disk of ar500 between 2&3 kg ish.. diameter at 230mm one at 300. Depending on opponent.
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    The brushless motors and esc I’m on about is is...

    The brushless motors and esc I’m on about is is for the weapon motor. No way do I want to dive into brushless drive for a first build hahahaha... I already have 4 x 18v 550’s on a hacked turngy85’s....
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    Thanks for the info guys. The rules in that...

    Thanks for the info guys. The rules in that respect shouldn’t be a problem however it’s good to know so thanks.

    Im running 18v motors for drive powered by a
    Makita 18v LI-ON at the moment so...
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    Few questions about Motors, Esc’s, HDPE

    hi all, my prototype build has been going great and coming along well. Until I weighed it tonight. Lol. it’s currently made from 12mm ply wood which will be replaced with HDPE when I make the final...
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    Ohh rite that’s fair enough.. I may look into...

    Ohh rite that’s fair enough.. I may look into doing it that way then myself.
    I priced some up at about £6 per pulley which I didn’t think was too bad.
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    Oh oki. How come you went the custom route like...

    Oh oki. How come you went the custom route like that over the million aluminium versions iv seen? Lol Lighter or something ?
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    Hi Jarvis, I was having a little look back at...

    Hi Jarvis, I was having a little look back at your build diary, wondered if you or anyone could Let me know the type and where you got your drive pulleys from. Iv searched a few sites so far but its...
  17. Thank you both for the info. Iv ordered it and...

    Thank you both for the info. Iv ordered it and it’s on the way. Having read the instructions for it, it seems like a very easy and sensible way of doing things. They should all be like that. Haha
  18. Thanks Craig. This the one?...

    Thanks Craig.
    This the one? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F252708297055

    also? Will this definitely be able to failsafe all channels. My...
  19. DX6i with AR6210 - Failsafe options or change receiver ??

    Hi all, I’m back again seeking some advice haha. Hope you don’t mind.
    So I was doing a bit more last night and decided to setup the Failsafes. After no joy trying YouTube vids, searching this forum...
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    Love the write up.. what a strange way to lose...

    Love the write up.. what a strange way to lose drive!! What caused the short in the esc?
    You were definitely one of my favourites to watch this weekend and that hit on Orpheus was crazy.
  21. Yessss Gary.. you legend., that’s exatly what I...

    Yessss Gary.. you legend., that’s exatly what I wanted cheers man..
    iv ordered something similar that I found on eBay but I much prefer that one for its volt free output. Think the one I found used...
  22. Yeah it’s a feather. My idea was to not use a esc...

    Yeah it’s a feather. My idea was to not use a esc for weapon at all if I could get away with it . I didn’t know if there was a tx controlled on/off switch type thing I could use instead, either to...
  23. Help with contactor and motor suppliers please.

    Hi everyone. Been a while since last posted. But since then, my kids have grown up a bit, I have a little more time available now and the best bit... Iv moved House and now have a workshop so it’s...
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    Ohhhhh yes... more strength because the fixed...

    Ohhhhh yes... more strength because the fixed shaft is acting as a brace between the 2 bulkheads. I get your thinking :-)
    thanks everyone for all the tips. :-)
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    This is good... this is the kind of pointers I...

    This is good... this is the kind of pointers I need :-) thanks lads. Seems I'm thinking a little too big for FW haha.
    i was going to do weight calculations and adjust bulkhead thickness and disk...
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