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    So the reigning champion tape won’t be making an...

    So the reigning champion tape won’t be making an appearance?

    5 weeks though, I need to get a shuffle on and finish the rebuild!

    looking forward to it , I might even get one working 100% :oops:
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    I know nothing about 3d printing or CAD... so...

    I know nothing about 3d printing or CAD... so I'll keep quiet about that.

    As for the lifter arm though, this I can do! I think it looks better sitting proud of the rest of the body but having it...
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    Mmm... I think the NanoTwo is toast if I'm...

    Mmm... I think the NanoTwo is toast if I'm honest, I might try and get hold of Rory through the week for a professional opinion.

    Just been checking out the CAD in your post, looks good, what...
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    IT LIVES!!!!!! sort of... Reversed the...

    IT LIVES!!!!!! sort of...

    Reversed the polarity and pit it back how it should be, and everything kind of works, the Vex29 is snappy and responsive, the grabber moves faster than I thought it ever...
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    In all honesty that's how I got the one I have,...

    In all honesty that's how I got the one I have, it said in stock so I just bought one ha. Cheers for keeping an eye out too!

    But yeah, that faceache thing is toxic...
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    Boom! Cheers James, I'm not on Facebook anymore...

    Boom! Cheers James, I'm not on Facebook anymore so I hadn't seen That, good to know... and hopefully I don't need one quite yet anyway... valuable to know though.

    Ang while I'm on, quick teaser...
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    Yeah we had no smoke, and the fuse went instantly...

    Yeah we had no smoke, and the fuse went instantly so no time to get hot, I should have the time spare tomorrow or Monday to find out... I wonder if they're in stock... you know, just in case.
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    Ooh what's the new one Wolf? Excited to see it,...

    Ooh what's the new one Wolf? Excited to see it, and tbf, even though I couldnt grab, we did ok 8)

    Yeah I think what's happened is I've swapped the fuse/link (luse? Flink?) To the opposite side to...
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    Well... no magic smoke at least, so when I get...

    Well... no magic smoke at least, so when I get chance to swap it all about it should hopefully still work.

    Then all that's left is to take Wej from broken and battered to fully functional...
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    Well... I, erm... don't know how to say this... I...

    Well... I, erm... don't know how to say this... I appear to have got the + and - the wrong way round in my soldering frenzy...

    So I'll swap them back to where they should be and cross everything...
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    If it worked I'd be happy... it's a neat...

    If it worked I'd be happy... it's a neat paperweight right Now, I need to remove all the heat shrink and go through every connection and double check polarity etc..., probably even need to de-shrink...
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    Team Pushover: Build Log

    So, after almost giving up last year, here we are. I'm going to create just the one build log rather than keep cluttering up the forum.

    I've just finished up a rebuild of the AW Pullover,...
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    Pullover does indeed have an acetate lip at the...

    Pullover does indeed have an acetate lip at the front, I was 50:50 getting underneath others, but add that with a huuuuge delay on the weapon rev and it was about as effective as a halibut, but my...
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    Yeah the front 1/3 of the body is hollow, it's...

    Yeah the front 1/3 of the body is hollow, it's supposed to be spinner fodder, the weight so far back mean I have lots of traction but can struggle to actually get under something... as we all saw......
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    Was Death in the Afternoon the overhead bar? I...

    Was Death in the Afternoon the overhead bar? I didn't face that (thankfully), I think that would have pulled the top mounted weapon of either of mine pretty quickly.

    And I'm genuinely shocked that...
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    Jibril did look impressively fast... despite the...

    Jibril did look impressively fast... despite the obvious wheel spin, that's quite the machine you have there, and the axe mechanism looks beefy as all hell.

    And I believe it was Stolen Concept...
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    Excellent event, great turnout and some really...

    Excellent event, great turnout and some really good fights!

    Fermented Melon v Bodacious thingy was a standout for me.

    Theo's valiant effort deserves a mention too!

    And we can't forget the...
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    Are you a bit lighter this time Bad Wolf? ;) ...

    Are you a bit lighter this time Bad Wolf? ;)

    As for soldering (again, Sorry!) If anyone needs to go outside, I'll have a gas iron with me that they can use.
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    The wedge looks very nice! Good looking angle,...

    The wedge looks very nice! Good looking angle, I'll be keeping an eye out for the results.

    Good look!
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    Seems you had a run of real bad luck, but I think...

    Seems you had a run of real bad luck, but I think Strix is a fine looking machine, and if the linac behaved it would have been a different story...

    On the plus side, no damage!! Have you looked at...
  21. Thread: Leopold (BW)

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    Leopold (BW)

    I tried to teach myself CAD... never again... anyway!

    After much trial and error (mostly error) I gave up and grabbed a cereal box and some scissors, and went all primary school to finalise the...
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    120!? I've got this image of prepping for a...

    120!? I've got this image of prepping for a fight, 'I'll just nip these bolts up' :uhoh:…

    You've come in well under weight then? That's a bonus for future development at least.
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    That is some number of bolts, sir... I'm...

    That is some number of bolts, sir...

    I'm liking the general shape though, are you putting something on those forward edges to make mini wedges? Can't wait to see the drive video!
  24. Thread: Team MedBots

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    Can't comment in the drum drive, but I've used...

    Can't comment in the drum drive, but I've used split fan belts on cars before now, but only ever as a roadside repair, that said I don't see why they wouldn't work so long as you can tension it...
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    Aw thanks dude! been looking on and off for these...

    Aw thanks dude! been looking on and off for these all weekend, I need to improve my google-fu I think.

    It makes it better that I'm building the arm Inspired by Hummus and not the same as... in...
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