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    If o remember correctly, brushed motors are 90%...

    If o remember correctly, brushed motors are 90% happy going reverse, and 100% going forwards. So by having a mirrored motor you will usually find that one goes slower causing forward to drift.
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    Just seent he video of F7 at manchester, cor they...

    Just seent he video of F7 at manchester, cor they legged it out with that bot in the end didnt they! need to have a wheeled trolley next to stage to wheel them out lol *takes H&S hat off*
  3. If you have access to some water pipe vice grips...

    If you have access to some water pipe vice grips they will allow you to hold the chuck as you unscrew.
    Go to screw it as if you tighten it then unscrew.
    Give the screwdriver a tap head on .

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    thought i would just paste this here: 8167

    thought i would just paste this here:
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    The imax b6 ac version has built in mains. So...

    The imax b6 ac version has built in mains. So just uses kettle lead.
    I like the seperate PSU as it doesn’t heat up as much the actual controller as PSU is seperate. Plus less heavy if I wanted to...
  6. As a side note, just seen the email from John...

    As a side note, just seen the email from John regarding Guildford. Thank you for including information about the safety briefing time and expanding on no booking desk :) much appreciated :)
  7. There wasnt a safety briefing as far as i was...

    There wasnt a safety briefing as far as i was aware, and i got there before the 10.30 time indicated on the email. The Tshirt was in the car, turned out to use my old series 6 t-shirt in the end. I...
  8. I arrivied following the time from the email, but...

    I arrivied following the time from the email, but regarding fire exits, toilet facilities and signing in i would have thought that needed to be done.
    As for a stranger wandering off the street into...
  9. Continued - max character count reached. Axe...

    Continued - max character count reached.


    Axe chopping, driving OK ish with my lack of experience. i get shunted pushed and meet the lovely Red lobster robot who grapples with me
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    Just as...
  10. Well, as its been a couple of weeks since the...

    Well, as its been a couple of weeks since the last update and of course, Portsmouth Robot extreme, i should really update with what happened!

    Let me start with Friday before the Saturdays shows......
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    You could prob loose 'some' weight by using 2wd...

    You could prob loose 'some' weight by using 2wd and a belt between drives. saves weight on motor gearbox (but gains on belt and pulleys?

    also you wouldn't need those large plates to hold the...
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    Looking good, shame you went able to make it to...

    Looking good, shame you went able to make it to Portsmouth. I took inspiration frim your wiring loom to build mine this morning so was able to compete in the afternoon. Thank you for the inspiration!
  13. The cnc panels I was lucky enough to have bought...

    The cnc panels I was lucky enough to have bought an A4 cutting routing machine when i was at uni, only now has it actually had some proper use!

    The base board was too large to fit on my bed so i...
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    Yopur location 'Somewhere on the wirral' perhaps...

    Yopur location 'Somewhere on the wirral' perhaps you could see if there is \ local makerspace near you - https://forum.hackspace.org.uk/t/chester-north-wales-wirral-hackspace/359 is just something...
  15. I cannot remember off the top of my head, but im...

    I cannot remember off the top of my head, but im uploading a test video i made a couple of nights ago

    https://youtu.be/m8Yqug4WOxw

    I am cutting it fine!
  16. Funny enough I'm on my phone uploading some...

    Funny enough I'm on my phone uploading some pictures :-)

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  17. Further update... (and i feel very silly) I went...

    Further update... (and i feel very silly)
    I went into a room at work which I don't frequent that often, which, however, stores the large postal scales i use to weigh my bot, and...

    HURRAH! on the...
  18. good news! Just checked my battery bag......

    good news!

    Just checked my battery bag... FOUND THE ESCS!

    So as long as i can find my vintage failsafe units, i can run using 40Mhz TX so should be ok~!
  19. I dont know what to say... I seem to have lost...

    I dont know what to say...

    I seem to have lost my controller and my ESC setup and cannot find them anywhere... not home, not work, will be checking the makerspace (Swindon) tonight, but these are...
  20. pictures! pictures to come shortly, as there...

    pictures! pictures to come shortly, as there mostly on my phone in another room...

    So, alot has happened with one busy week and weekend!

    I will just say that it is less than a week to go, sorry...
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    If your not wanting to get apillar drill,...

    If your not wanting to get apillar drill, something like this can cost about £8 - 15 and holds a classic drill.
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tooltime%C2%AE-Bench-Mountable-Power-Plunge/dp/B00DIB300U
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  22. OOOOOOOhhhhhhhhhhhhh shiney :) Well done, its...

    OOOOOOOhhhhhhhhhhhhh shiney :)

    Well done, its been nice to see this from inception through to the first final production board
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    Have I just replied to this same issue on...

    Have I just replied to this same issue on Facebook?
  24. I been meaning to look at that spreadsheet but...

    I been meaning to look at that spreadsheet but sadly it is blocked at work, and by the time i get home i have forgotten.

    Anyways, today has been a buying day.

    have finalised the base plate...
  25. Have been looking at the design and i know i have...

    Have been looking at the design and i know i have about 2 weeks to complete this thing to get some days driving with it before battle, but im looking to build some parts from thicker material in...
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