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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Today, 00:31
    Jibril I finally found the motivation to work on this one again. The chassis has been fiddled with to get the new axe motor ready for installation and as part of that, I've been soldering up a Vex...
    270 replies | 157404 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:54
    Hi Adam-Yes Driller Queen looks a lot like Thunder bug but as Mecha Sombre found out it's slightly more destructive and I intend to run it on 24 volts next time-HDPE robots beware ! .
    39 replies | 7327 view(s)
  • Redirect Left's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:43
    Driller Queen reminds me of that 24 hour (or similar?) beetle we rigged up. Similar frontage and weapon. It's good to see that despite everything going on, Dojo is still going strong. Hopefully I...
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  • team death's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:31
    Another Robodojo event completed and post battle analysis.... Big" Thank you" to Ian/Alex/Keith and all concerned for putting on the event using common sense to keep roboteers safe from covid and...
    39 replies | 7327 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:59
    Oh yes, hello! :D I think it is worth making a prototype of this with some old SLA batteries or something with a load and measure the voltage at each take off to see what happens. You could put in...
    3 replies | 125 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:52
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    cheers thats more helpful than you think it is :D
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:05
    As a pointer to those looking to buy fuses in the future, if your passing a local car scrap yard where you can walk around and take off the bits you want, you can always scavange some fuses from...
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:45
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Effectively, yes. A wire is attached to each end of the fuse holder and the fuse acts as a bridge.
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • PanoramicHarry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 00:00
    Blue and Yellow sold! Red is still available.
    1 replies | 262 view(s)
  • RobK's Avatar
    28th September 2020, 20:21
    Hi Lucy, thanks for the reply. I'm Rob with the yellow Fruitcake robots, I've seen/ spoken to you at many events. Going to try and upload a picture. I'm not sure if it would need some sort of...
    3 replies | 125 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    28th September 2020, 20:13
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    cheers, that is loads of help :D guessing a wire threaded through both tabs and out?
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    28th September 2020, 16:58
    I run my heavier class robots with their batteries in series to up the voltage. These are matching pairs of voltages and capacities so I end up adding in just the one fuse, treating them as a single...
    3 replies | 125 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    28th September 2020, 16:40
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    I get my 80A fuses from Halfords usually. They are wired inline from the battery. Here is one I made for a MW but the same rules apply for a FW. The fuse is in the maxi fuse holder at the top right...
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    28th September 2020, 16:34
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    so the escs have arrived today and plans for last parts on wednesday. for fuses where do people go for theirs and how do you go about wiring them? would be a 60amp fuse
    26 replies | 1997 view(s)
  • RobK's Avatar
    27th September 2020, 13:14
    I'm looking at a robot design that will need 8s for drive and 13s for Weapon. This is on a featherweight What are the do's and don't around multiple batteries? I've had 2 batteries in parallel...
    3 replies | 125 view(s)
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