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  • Retroman's Avatar
    14th September 2019, 18:35
    Botfest 3 today, and mixed results for Team Pushover... Pullover performed very well, let down only by the nut that was holding the controls :roll:. On out 3rd attempt, we finally scored (lucky)...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    14th September 2019, 18:11
    Thanks to you Lucy for running it for all us lot again, once again had a great time and had/saw some wicked fights. Already looking forward to 4!
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    14th September 2019, 16:38
    Many thanks to everyone who came to BotFest 3! It is always great to see new and returning faces come to this tiny little event. We had 25 robots enter this time and a whole host of excellent fights....
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 18:02
    They do them https://www.wago.com/global/221, maybe this distributor has what you’re looking for...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 17:56
    Ooh! Exciting times! Looking forward to it, finally seem to have Pullover at 100% and want to see what it can do except lose embarrassingly :rofl:
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    13th September 2019, 14:31
    :D Absolutely! Got the floor painted and the certificates printed off. Now just to load up the car... :P
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 19:05
    Just had a look, and it looks like the one I saw, iirc there’s been a couple of people have tried, I remember some chat about some rubber in a tube and the different shore ratings available, £15 a...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 18:17
    How about 259-B's build diary? I know Adam was experimenting with that.
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 17:57
    I swear I was reading about some fairly recently, now I'm home I'll see if I can find the topic again, bear with... EDIT** All I can find is in the Team Triforce build Diary, page 3, but it's not...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 17:45
    I too love the sticker/scales vibe, looks ace! How fast is it with the 775s? Looks like it’s pretty light.
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 15:23
    Ah yes, that lag was... interesting... i timed it when I got home, from pressing and releasing the stick it was 0.6 secs to move and almost 1.4 to change direction, but now it snappy and...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    12th September 2019, 09:17
    3D Printing, from what I've heard, can be somewhat brittle depending on the material used. I know of a Beetleweight from Team Panoramic on here (the name of which escapes me at the moment) that...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 20:15
    I see why you'd want to double those wheels up, they are rather *ahem* slim, but as far as wheels go, they are very pretty. That's a good, solid looking beetle you got there! Loving the theme too! ...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 20:10
    So after narrowly averting disaster with the Devo 7e (I wiggled the power switch 8)) we now have 2 fully functional ants again! Pullover weighs in at a hefty 129g ready to fight, I'm thinking of...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 17:04
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    It’s the power switch, give it a wiggle and it lights up like new... :angry: at least it’s a cheap fix, I’ll live with it for now and replace the switch after Botfest. Thanks for the help...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 16:55
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    I’ve managed to clean everything, what a pita that was! plugged it in, hit the switch... POWAAAAHH!! Then death again, looks like the connection inside is the culprit, with a wiggle I can get it...
    5 replies | 249 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:28
    That would be Rory (rapidrory) or Alex (shakey) on here who would be able to help. Rory is the maker of the ESC, Alex is the person who runs the shop.
    14 replies | 449 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 15:22
    Funny enough, the bind plug is currently plugged in... If I have to wait until event day, I’ll have to manage, it *looks* like it will work, and it’s within size (same body shell as last time) and...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 13:31
    Hi Matt, welcome back to the sport and a hello from another LGBT roboteer! You builds look good though there is a better option than the Sabretooth for your AW in the form of a NanoTwo LT from...
    14 replies | 449 view(s)
  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 12:08
    Awesome stuff Scarrosaki, really appreciate the offer, obviously i’d Like to get my own working because Pullover :eek:is as yet untested, I don’t even know if it works:eek: Feels good to have a...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 12:04
    Retroman replied to a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    Good shout! I’ll see if I can give everything a good clean when I get back from work, cheers for the reply my dude.
    5 replies | 249 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th September 2019, 09:33
    Thanks Colin. The last major drive is to EXR Maidstone but that is not for a while yet. Got Marlow for the BW Championship the weekend before as well but thankfully not going solo to that. I'll have...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    10th September 2019, 19:12
    So, no update for absolute age, sorry. Team Pushover has been at a standstill over the summer, this being a responsible adult keeps getting in the way. Pullover is now on version 4, and I was...
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  • Retroman's Avatar
    10th September 2019, 18:57
    Retroman started a thread Devo 7e no power in General Chat
    Ok... I'm at a loss atm... Since cooking my NanoTwoV3 a while back my Devo 7e has sat unused, now I have a new receiver and I've come to binding. Im almost sure the battery was unplugged for...
    5 replies | 249 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    8th September 2019, 22:13
    Jibril - EXR Colchester Another one of those long drives again. Took 5 hours getting here and as near as makes no difference 10 hours getting home. I got diverted from the A14 onto the M25/M1, then...
    144 replies | 46086 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    8th September 2019, 14:04
    When I say mount it, I mean the angles. Polycarbonate, in my experience, doesn't stand up well when the leading edge is exposed. Spinners tend to cause it to shatter. You are correct that when...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    8th September 2019, 13:35
    I think I'd go for option 1. It would look less like a toaster overall but way more durable. Mounted incorrectly, polycarbonate can be brittle but I disagree that it is not suitable armour...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    5th September 2019, 22:21
    Jibril The robot is back together and on the trolley, the drive looks fine and will run on Saturday. The Scythe is another matter. It runs but the 1st stage output gear is slipping badly. Now what I...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    5th September 2019, 13:17
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Electric Hammer/axe in Heavyweights
    Ampflow F30-150 connected to a MOD 1.25 20T pinion gear, going to a 70T and then a 20T to a 90T final output gear which the Scythe axe is bolted to. This results in a 15.75:1 ratio. This setup isn't...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    3rd September 2019, 23:52
    Jibril So I didn't get a chance to work on the Scythe on Sunday but over the last few evenings, finally the Scythe is back together! The new mount feels way more solid than the original one....
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