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    Got the first tooth on now, I forgot how hard it...

    Got the first tooth on now, I forgot how hard it was to make the holes properly.
    Have to clamp the tooth in place then drill a half hole in the aluminium using the hardox as a guide.

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    The aluminium centre weighs almost exactly the...

    The aluminium centre weighs almost exactly the same, the bigger bearings are about twice as heavy as the small ones which adds about 500g, the titanium shaft is also heavier but that's not spinning....
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    Finally finished machining the aluminium core of...

    Finally finished machining the aluminium core of the drum on the lathe and got the bearings fitting.

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    Now I need to put the teeth on and that bit is finished. Then make some new end...
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    The taper rollers are probably overkill, but they...

    The taper rollers are probably overkill, but they are much longer so less likely to bend shafts.
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    New drum will be slightly wider 90039004

    New drum will be slightly wider

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    I think it had about 10-15mm before I am changing...

    I think it had about 10-15mm before I am changing the size of the wheels, should have about 30mm after.

    So this is why the drum broke:
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    I am replacing the tiny 10mm aluminium shaft...
  7. Are there still any spots left? I registered...

    Are there still any spots left? I registered Elevate yesterday morning but haven't heard anything back? Thanks.
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    Just took apart the drum, the motor looks a bit...

    Just took apart the drum, the motor looks a bit burned lol. I think when it got hit the drum moved slightly and the magnets hit the stator.
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    Been doing some reading on continuous current of...

    Been doing some reading on continuous current of the focbox, looks like they are almost certainly overheating with the 60A motor current. So I will need to add a chunk of aluminium to the bottom of...
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    Back from Bolton now. Was a lot of fun :D The...

    Back from Bolton now. Was a lot of fun :D The drum seems to be working great, although after the last rumble it's not spinning freely anymore so might have damaged a bearing on the huge hit it got. ...
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    Antweights for sale

    Selling 2 antweights built by Alex Shakespeare, got a pusher and an axe. They have battery and lipo bag. You will need a DSM2 compatible tx.

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    Pusher £65
    Axe £95 (SOLD)
    including...
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    That was fast! Will ship it tomorrow :D

    That was fast! Will ship it tomorrow :D
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    Spektrum DX6i for sale

    Selling one of my DX6i transmitters.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254290112338?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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    Just make sure to get silicone wire, the normal...

    Just make sure to get silicone wire, the normal stuff tends to melt and short.
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    Wow I really haven't updated this in a year......

    Wow I really haven't updated this in a year... oops.

    We are hopefully going to be attending XR Bolton in a few weeks time. So its all hands on deck to get everything working to the best of our...
  16. Is there a date set for the event in July?

    Is there a date set for the event in July?
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    Got the wheel shafts a bit shorter so they now...

    Got the wheel shafts a bit shorter so they now fit. Checked everything fits. The drum mounts nicely, although I forgot a bit to put the locking bar so will need to cut up the old frame and bolt...
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    Haha yeah the top panel welds are pretty awful,...

    Haha yeah the top panel welds are pretty awful, but its just extra bits added on to clear the motors. I can clean it up later on.
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    The interior welds are much better and more just to...
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    Finished welding the frame, everything else is...

    Finished welding the frame, everything else is staying the same so should be quick to finish!
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  20. Doing some shock testing this weekend. Will be...

    Doing some shock testing this weekend. Will be throwing a unit as high as I can into the air and landing on concrete. I heard of some inductors and capacitors coming off other escs so want to do...
  21. That's a nice comment :P

    That's a nice comment :P
  22. If you want to solder the pcbs yourself you can...

    If you want to solder the pcbs yourself you can get them here:
    http://teamtriforceuk.com/a200s-v2-pcb-kit/

    I have also added options to select the maximum voltage you need, if you select a lower...
  23. So I finally got round to redesigning the A200S...

    So I finally got round to redesigning the A200S for a V2 version with a different layout. It is now comically small and performs really well.

    The power stage layout is based on the 75/300, so it...
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    They can only do straight cuts. Which also means...

    They can only do straight cuts. Which also means all parts have curf on them. If you get a 3d waterjet, or one that compensates for curf you can get perfectly straight cuts or any angle you want.
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    Been working on a new design to solve our drive...

    Been working on a new design to solve our drive problems. When we got back we tried driving around again after fixing the front wheels and snapped both drive belts! So new plan is for 2 wheel drive...
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