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    Yesterday, 23:21
    Following on from the last post, I've been busy. Tada! I'll be running out tomorrow to get some M10x100mm bolts or something to screw the motor mounts down with along with some coarse...
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    Yesterday, 01:24
    Jibril So yeah, this weekend didn't go to plan. Managed to get the drive templates made but in cutting the drive shafts, need to go outside to that really and it has been too wet to do so. Still, I...
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    15th February 2020, 15:00
    We'll see closer to the time. Had a bit of a setback here which means I can't work on it this weekend. It'll happen.
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    13th February 2020, 13:48
    Nope, no deadline really. Signups are open up until the event starts.
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    13th February 2020, 10:06
    Excellent, glad to hear the event is being looking forwards to! With any luck, I will have the arena's floor lifted up a little over the weekend and the pit floor painted.
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    10th February 2020, 22:41
    Hahahaa, true enough! I've got a 10mm spade bit somewhere, will bear that in mind for future use.
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    10th February 2020, 12:14
    It is time for the next BotFest event! Location St. Lukes Church Poulton Wallasey CH44 3BD Date 25th April 2020
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    10th February 2020, 02:41
    Jibril The HDPE base panel has been drilled. Doing 32 holes three times over in 3, 8 and 10mm bits is nuts but there you are. Currently mocking up the motor mount bolt pattern on a 1mm sheet of...
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    9th February 2020, 00:13
    Ocracoke replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    I'd recommend something thicker, like the thread cutting oil that Colin mentioned. WD40 is probably going to be too light for this.
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    4th February 2020, 22:19
    Oh gosh! I was only using the bolt to hold the wheel up, it isn't a permanent fixture! I am going to get some shaft supports and some hardened steel shafts to overcome to the bent drive shaft issue...
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    4th February 2020, 10:16
    Worth trying, I agree. The other issue then is that I don't know if the pinion gear will reach the main gear at all. I guess if it is thin enough, it won't be a problem.
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Runs Bristol Bot Builders. Passionate about Bristol and crab based robots.
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