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    Wheels done and ready to go :) 9113 9114 ...

    Wheels done and ready to go :)

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    EDIT: Anyone know why my images are showing so small untill click on them? Using the build in "insert image" button :uhoh:
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    Yeah, I have plenty EC5's now so going to get...

    Yeah, I have plenty EC5's now so going to get practising soldering more, connectors so much trickier than just wires lol
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    Got a strong and neatish solder on the EC5 now...

    Got a strong and neatish solder on the EC5 now but managed to get solder down the connector so would not slot into the plastic housing :lol:

    So now i have ordered a soldering station and solder...
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    Well it turns out my little iron is only 15W lol,...

    Well it turns out my little iron is only 15W lol, the bigger one is all worn off so no idea so defo need a stronger one
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    Well it looks like the ones I ordered were pre...

    Well it looks like the ones I ordered were pre soldered which meant were useless :roll:

    Im looking to replace my soldering iron as its a bit old, any ideas?

    Spent ages looking on amazon but...
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    Yeah dont mind the looks but it wasnt very strong...

    Yeah dont mind the looks but it wasnt very strong and snapped easily and then made a mess of the connector trying to do it better so ordered more lol

    Turns out the one i got was XT-90 to XT-60...
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    Well stage 1 of my build went badly :talker: ...

    Well stage 1 of my build went badly :talker:

    Ruined the EC5 connector and ordered the wrong battery connector, clearly need to neaten up my soldering again before attempt the connectors!

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    Got lots of stuff but making no progress lol ...

    Got lots of stuff but making no progress lol

    Realising I don’t know what I’m doing :talker:

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    Oh yeah that makes sense, I feel bad asking all...

    Oh yeah that makes sense, I feel bad asking all these questions but as they say its the only way to learn lol

    https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/crimp-ring-terminals/0534216/ &...
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    Got this fuse from RS, not 100% sure its the...

    Got this fuse from RS, not 100% sure its the correct type?

    https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/car-fuses/7874407/

    But figured could wrap the wire around the hole and then solder? For a strong...
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    That looks amazing! I dream of having the skills...

    That looks amazing! I dream of having the skills and creativity to make something like that
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    Yeah that would be wicked :D I have brought a...

    Yeah that would be wicked :D I have brought a Nuts and Bolts Ant Weight axe bot so might see how i get on with that but a cluster bot sounds fun!

    I always knew some events went on but never knew...
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    Yeah that would be amazing, never seen any up...

    Yeah that would be amazing, never seen any up close, been to one Extreme robots last year but booked late so missed out on VIP :(

    Found your thread on that and sounds good :)
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    This sounds really good! Will try and come to...

    This sounds really good! Will try and come to this even if dont have a running robot if thats ok just to see and learn from you guys :)
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    Thanks both Its like a fountain of knowledge...

    Thanks both

    Its like a fountain of knowledge and im trying to absorb as much as i can! :lol:

    I have a LiPo charge bag and a charger so thats all good, will go for an 80A fuse then :)
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    Im sure i remembering reading it on here before...

    Im sure i remembering reading it on here before but looked in many threads and cant find it.

    How do I work out what fuse size I need for this;...
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    Yeah most of it is reusable thankfully! Just...

    Yeah most of it is reusable thankfully! Just gotta price up the HDPE once got the design finalised.

    LiPo and chargers ordered and dispatched from hobby king, so think I have everything I need now...
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    Yeah lol, I managed to get a second hand DX6i for...

    Yeah lol, I managed to get a second hand DX6i for not too much, but between the ESC and everything else plus tools its cost a fair bit and this is just the prototype, got to get the HDPE next :eek:
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    Sorted, cheers This robot building is...

    Sorted, cheers

    This robot building is expensive! :talker:
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    Shipping is actually the same strangely! I will...

    Shipping is actually the same strangely! I will need XT-60 to XT-90 adaptors it seems, would I be right in saying the battery is the female connector?
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    I might go with that as simpler the better for me...

    I might go with that as simpler the better for me :talker:

    I might aswell get a LiPo at the same time then, people have suggested...
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    Cheers for that, is the 80W one worth the extra...

    Cheers for that, is the 80W one worth the extra bit of money over the 50W one? As found a 50W cheaper...
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    No worries, so that adaptor would work with the...

    No worries, so that adaptor would work with the 80w charger you use or do I still need a different one?
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    Looking at this charger now...

    Looking at this charger now...
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