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    Don't give up Adam, -simply solder or get a...

    Don't give up Adam, -simply solder or get a friend to solder -A red wire 20 cm long from the removable XT link to your fuse and at the other end of the fuse solder a 20 cm length of red wire then...
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    Thank's Mark and Lucy-I feel if I added a dust...

    Thank's Mark and Lucy-I feel if I added a dust pan it would only help with sweeping up my own Robot bits as they were broken off
    -those flippers are so powerful that the 3 mm steel teeth were bent...
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    The Mean Machine Revamp

    Following Robots Live Grantham 2019 I have decided that The Mean Machine needs a more effective
    weapon system.
    Originally The Mean Machine was built to take part in Robot Wars and hence the...
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    I'm looking forward to seeing what speed the...

    I'm looking forward to seeing what speed the scythe operates at with that 15.7 ratio.
    Those cim motors are not renowned for their speed but you could always over volt them
    for a bit more speed and...
  5. Thank's James Yes it's just arrived and your'e...

    Thank's James

    Yes it's just arrived and your'e right 3 pm and 10 am respectively.
  6. Grantham Tech check and arrival times ?

    Anyone know the arrival time and tech check time for Grantham? I registered a while ago

    but haven't heard anything, I know the show starts at 6 pm and finishes at ten which seems

    a little later...
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    I don't have a axe weapon but I do have some...

    I don't have a axe weapon but I do have some knowledge of cim motors and ratios.

    You would never be able to self right with such a ratio of 3:1, I would use a minimum

    of 8:1 and you will be...
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    If your wheels are plastic you will have to bolt...

    If your wheels are plastic you will have to bolt the sprocket on and you will need to be very accurate because any

    up and down movement due to misalignment or side ways wobble will cause the...
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    Where possible you should use a single axle for...

    Where possible you should use a single axle for strength and even on my feathers I don't go less a 25mm

    axle for the simple reason if you get flipped 6 feet in the air-your wheels and thus the...
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    In that case you are probably correct, I had two...

    In that case you are probably correct, I had two of those blow on my featherweight drive

    they seemed fine when not under load but they are poor performers compared to the 60 ESC.

    You might be...
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    I use the same ESC in my Heavyweight so I would...

    I use the same ESC in my Heavyweight so I would disagree that it's not suitable for a middleweight.

    Your probably not even 60 kg compared to my 110 so it must be something else.

    I would look...
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    Hi Lucy I think the 10 mm driveshaft are far too...

    Hi Lucy
    I think the 10 mm driveshaft are far too lightweight in a middleweight especially when your in the arena
    against heavyweights, I use 22 mm over 6 inch length in Mean Machine and seriously...
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    Hi Will You might want to check to see if Tony...

    Hi Will
    You might want to check to see if Tony smith still has Rusty for sale, it was formally known as ceros and
    appeared in series 7 of Robot Wars-it has a awesome flipper and great history....
  14. These Featherweight events have been very...

    These Featherweight events have been very popular, I think it's because of the one on one battles
    rather than all in the Arena at once.
    I'm sure Ian and Alex are on the ball but just to be sure I...
  15. I give this Robot the thumbs up for using...

    I give this Robot the thumbs up for using wheelbarrow wheels -

    quite surprised its a feather though-what does it weigh?
  16. Thread: Rex Garrod

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    This is really sad news, Rex and his recycops was...

    This is really sad news, Rex and his recycops was the inspiration for me to get into
    Robot Wars and Robots.
    I met Reg for the filming of series two of Robot Wars and jokingly told him to get his...
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    The missing chapter-Mean Machine Following the...

    The missing chapter-Mean Machine
    Following the re boot of Robot wars in 2016, Team Death set about building
    yet another robot to take part in the show, Ref :Team Death New Heavyweight.

    Speaking...
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    You would do better to invest in an small angle...

    You would do better to invest in an small angle grinder if you are cutting

    metal out and a variety of blades for slitting/grinding.

    The thing about alluminium is that because its so soft , five...
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    It's back after 20 years! PIECE DE RESISTANCE...

    It's back after 20 years! PIECE DE RESISTANCE
    Well in spirit anyway-I have made a homage to my original creation in the
    Form of a featherweight with bulging eyes and a robot driver in the cockpit...
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    Team Death gets its first round win since 1998...

    Team Death gets its first round win since 1998 and its first Overall
    Win since Ever ! :D

    Thankyou to Ian,Alex and the team for great end to Robotic year.
    We played football and mainly Alex...
  21. Thank you for putting on a great local event Ian...

    Thank you for putting on a great local event Ian and the team, it was a very popular
    and we ended up sharing our 6ft table with five more robots.
    Can't wait for the next featherweight or sportsman...
  22. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Chains and sprockets can be quite forgiving as...

    Chains and sprockets can be quite forgiving as long as they are not miles out
    I did most of my allignment by eye and a simple set square.
    A great source of chains and sprockets to keep costs down...
  23. Thread: Chain Drive

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    Hi Dave You might also want to look at our build...

    Hi Dave
    You might also want to look at our build diary entitled Team Death-New Heavyweight
    we cover the pros and cons of sprockets and chains including reducer units for different
    ratios.
    Your...
  24. Thread: Phycosprout

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    I'm not 100% certain but I believe they were...

    I'm not 100% certain but I believe they were somehow connected to one
    of the crew members for series one-sort of making up the numbers and
    the same goes for the mouse with boxing gloves.

    I...
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    Titanium-drilling

    A short video about working Titanium-this is not my video but of interest
    to some Roboteers.
    There are some other videos about cutting Titanium-not all of them conventional :eek:...
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