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  • BCartz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:22
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    awesome, yeah you read correct, just wasn't sure if its 2 pieces of wire soldered at each connection or if it was done differently.
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:44
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    It is soldered through if I am understanding you correctly, at each end. In the photo I posted on page 3, the fuse is before the link, which has always worked for me but I don't think it...
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  • BCartz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:31
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Bought my fuse and maxi holder today, got a 70amp fuse as well to try. with lockdown restrictions possibly easing soon hopefully i can meet my dad and start this project. am i right in guessing the...
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  • RogueTwoRobots's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:17
    Are they older style where the motor mounts to a faceplate and then the faceplate is screwed to the gearbox housing? Looks like it but just want to be sure, as I'm old school and don't like the...
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  • teamshock's Avatar
    22nd November 2020, 21:24
    teamshock started a thread Parts for sale in For Sale
    Been having a clear out in the shed so looking to shift some spare parts if anyone is interested. 2x 160mm dia aluminium wheels with sprockets- ex IA3/ Earthquake v1 3x 100w scooter motors 1x...
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  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    22nd November 2020, 11:44
    Hi all, I’m in the final stages of importing large quantity of drill driver gearboxes and Rs550 12v motors. Im just calculating costs of the units atm, and wondering if people would be interested...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    20th November 2020, 20:21
    Looking good there Chris, can't wait to meet it in the arena!
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  • cjsowry's Avatar
    20th November 2020, 19:49
    Spent wayyyyyy...... Too long getting the drive axles straight and chain nice and not jumping off (like with LT) glad to see lessons have been learnt.
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  • cjsowry's Avatar
    20th November 2020, 19:47
    Progress....
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    15th November 2020, 02:45
    Jibril I picked up a 316 Stainless Steel 20mm shaft to mount the final output gear on as the Titanium shaft needs some machining to make fit the gear (it looks to be 0.5mm too thick) and finally...
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  • cliveb's Avatar
    12th November 2020, 14:36
    RIP Pete
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  • BCartz's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 18:50
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    awesome, thanks. hopefully soon i can provide some build updates
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 17:35
    Oh no, so sorry to hear. Wishing well for his family.
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  • fra's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 15:38
    It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Roboteer Peter Willson-Hughes of Team Wrexham Wreckers. Pete passed away on the morning of October 29th. Pete joined the robot combat community...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 15:06
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    The fuse needs to be rated below the burst current of your LiPo. Stick with the 60amp fuse, you'll probably be OK. In the FW and MW categories, I use XT90 plugs. I did use to use XT60s in my...
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  • voyanuitoa's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 14:04
    voyanuitoa replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    The general rule for what plug to use for your removable link is to go for the same type that is on your LiPo, that way you know it can handle the current.
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  • BCartz's Avatar
    10th November 2020, 13:51
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    time for an update: with my wire on its way im approaching build time, just need to visit multiple diy stores to get the last of my components, so hopefully by December i should have a prototype up...
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