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  1. I want to build 1 but wat do i need and were do i start

    True. I showed Jonno my design plans at Preston and made a lot of progress. And he made it sound a lot simpler than I thought it was :)

    btw Josh: check out my threads in this forum, theyre...
  2. Thread: Mechanics

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    Mechanics

    One thing that puzzles me about the gear ratios: if a 7:1 ratio needs 1 sprocket to be 7x bigger than the other, how do they fit inside a feather thats 10-12cm tall? (taking that height as an example)
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    Mechanics

    Ill start this thread up too, it concerns gearing. I know that putting different-sized sprockets on the drive train alters the gear ratios, but Im a bit less clear on the issue of gearboxes. So:...
  4. Thread: Electronics

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    Electronics

    Okay, so what are the failsafes and where do they go?
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    Electronics

    But isnt there all kinds of little things like resistors etc. in there too?

    (therell be no active weapon btw)
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    Electronics

    I figure this is where to start, as its the innermost part (ie. what makes it run). So: what else goes on the circuit apart from receiver, batteries, motors, speedo, LED and the link?
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    Finally... (new builder)

    Hooray, after a year of saying I want to build a feather, Ive finally decided to get things started (thanks to finding employment, hence the money to do it. Of course I want to be fully sure of...
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    18/19th June, Roaming Robots, Nr. Preston

    It doesnt matter quite as much now, as Ive managed to snag a place to stay thats pretty near it. All I need now is something to do on Saturday night...
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    18/19th June, Roaming Robots, Nr. Preston

    So what time does battle commence? (so I know what time to come for)
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    18/19th June, Roaming Robots, Nr. Preston

    So its basically Newark, but in a different location :)

    /me writes another forget-me-not to sort out his trip....
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    1st bot

    Well Ceri, Ive been saying since Newark (my first live event) that I wanted to build one but I didnt have the money to do it. Now that I have (thanks to employment) Im free to do so if I want to. :)...
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    1st bot

    Im watching this thread with interest ;)
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    26th/27th March 2005 Debenham Robot Rumble

    Even though I couldnt have gone anyway, im sorry to hear about that :sad:
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    26th/27th March 2005 Debenham Robot Rumble

    I dont think Ill be able to come due to the lack of public transport to and from the place :sad: :sad:

    (unless someone who lives locally can contradict my findings on the web...anyone?)
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    18/19th June, Roaming Robots, Nr. Preston

    quoteFrom what i have herd, Newark loss alot of money last year and the whole Newark event will either not go ahead, or they are cutting back on alot of attractions - including Robots. So this is why...
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    18/19th June, Roaming Robots, Nr. Preston

    Heh, I know that place.

    But this is the weekend that Newark is normally on...does that mean its not happening this year?
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    26th/27th March 2005 Debenham Robot Rumble

    So lemme get this straight...heavyweight spinners are allowed to fight in this?
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    26th/27th March 2005 Debenham Robot Rumble

    Any updates on this event?

    (as Im thinking of coming to it. Its even at the end of my birthday week, too)
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    Roaming Robots, Winter Tour

    Whee, a cracking event that was. Lots of robots, lots of action and the continuity throughout was great. Terrorhurtz definitely stole the show with its awesome displays, and that 8-bot flipper fest...
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    Roaming Robots, Winter Tour

    Im staying at the Lyntone and I had no problems setting it up.

    quote(With Heavy Weights its going to get nasty)/quote

    What does that mean exactly? (heh)

    Also, if the footy (cool!) is...
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    Roaming Robots, Winter Tour

    Nice, another thing to see while Im there. Will this be going on during the breaks, too?
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    Something to think about.

    What limit do the Dutch and Belgian roboteers use? (as they seem to be the main source of foreign robots fighting over here)

    Regarding the issue of raising the limit or not, I think the 12.5kg...
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    Robots on Neighbours!!!

    The first rule of Robot Club is....you dont talk about Robot Club

    The second rule of Robot Club is....you do not talk about Robot Club
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    Roaming Robots, Winter Tour

    Just got back from Edinburgh and it was rather good. I must admit I partially felt like it was going to be the 7th war all over again after the first fight (OOTA fest) but I was pleasantly surprised...
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    Roaming Robots, Winter Tour

    Do you put the list of signed-up teams on the webpage anymore? (as I cant find it, and as Im coming to Edinburgh, naturally Id like to see whos going)
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