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    24th May 2022, 14:36
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Project Squirrel in Featherweights
    Silver steel is OK. If you needed a upgrade to the silver steel, I sometimes have used tool steel bolts which are harder to bend.
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    23rd May 2022, 11:23
    Extreme Robots Portsmouth 2022 So for this year, I am no longer running solo as I've got a friend, Dan, on board with the wholer roboteering thing. We drove down to Portsmouth and got to the event...
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    23rd May 2022, 10:52
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Project Squirrel in Featherweights
    Jibril 1.6, the final incarnation of that version, used a 12mm steel shaft for the first stage and a 10mm titanium shaft for the second stage. For a MW, the second stage was woefully undersized and...
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    19th May 2022, 16:58
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Project Squirrel in Featherweights
    Each stage is a multiplier. 8:1 x 8:1 = 64:1 so you'd want say a 2:1 on the first stage and then a 4:1 on the second.
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    19th May 2022, 10:22
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Project Squirrel in Featherweights
    To answer your questions based on my experiences with axe robots: Yes, it is feasible. I do exactly this 2 stage reduction with solid gears in my Middleweight. I would aim, in the FW class,...
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    18th May 2022, 09:40
    OK, so I've got a second transmitter which I've managed to bind Azriel to and that works fine. Batteries all charged and is good to go. In typical fashion however, Jibril is being the problem child....
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