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    Agree with what the others have said Keep it...

    Agree with what the others have said
    Keep it simple and fail fast - trying different designs and finding your style is important
    Getting something together and driving experience is more important...
  2. Thread: Chain Drive

    by shakesc
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    Chain is a bit heavier but has a bit more...

    Chain is a bit heavier but has a bit more tolerance to misalignment to belts
    ratio is easy - number of teeth sprocket a / number of teeth sprocket b

    You need to calculate the sprocket distances...
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    I run Fusion 360 on my Macbook Pro (2017) Works...

    I run Fusion 360 on my Macbook Pro (2017)
    Works fine
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    That would be silly ;) Working on a heavy...

    That would be silly ;)

    Working on a heavy version
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    and Spur 4 runs with 4 5060's :)

    and Spur 4 runs with 4 5060's :)
  6. Thread: Drive system

    by shakesc
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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
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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
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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...
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    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
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