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    "couple" as in "2"? With 4 i would be very...

    "couple" as in "2"?
    With 4 i would be very interested...
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    It was not just the sliding off, but also the...

    It was not just the sliding off, but also the torque involved just made the wheel stay still while the nut slipped through inside.
    That's why i'm looking for real hubs, and luckily get some made on...
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    Yeah, that's the method i tried on the last...

    Yeah, that's the method i tried on the last version of the bot.
    Sadly doesn't seem to work as good with HDPE instead of nylon and with wheels thrice the diameter as that ;)
    (Well, or i didn't do it...
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    what do you mean with rounding off? basically,...

    what do you mean with rounding off?

    basically, the wheels are made like this: drill a 5mm hole into a 10mm thick piece of hdpe.
    attach jigsaw to the table, screw the sheet into the table through...
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    10mm wheels (theyre kinda big, gabriel inspired,...

    10mm wheels (theyre kinda big, gabriel inspired, so making them thicker would greatly increase weight), and no common welder (or knowledge how to use it).

    I do have a Laser we use for welding at...
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    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    So, i'm searching for a good way to mount HDPE-Wheels to a Drill shaft (Actually, to the Neptune Gearbox from Ranglebox, but the shaft seems to be the same 3/8 UNF outer thread and reverse M5 inner...
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    It's the same Chrome Moly as in dental...

    It's the same Chrome Moly as in dental prosthesis, not sure how similar that is to the bike frame ones... would think not very, since bike frames usually should be less springy.

    I hope many...
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    Slowly comes my night... or whatever. ...

    Slowly comes my night... or whatever.

    "building" goes on, mostly in disassembling Hammerschwanz 1 to salvage the electronics and anything moving.
    chassis is planned and materials are ordered, and...
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    Nor sure if that was the one I remember, but...

    Nor sure if that was the one I remember, but there was one in battlebots operating completely on co2 I think, only a very small battery for receiver and controlling the valves. Thing with such...
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    There are already solutions for Motors powred by...

    There are already solutions for Motors powred by compressed air... Long time since i looked into things like that, but still... Anyway, the real benefit of using compressed air would be to use it for...
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    Not much happened to it... that's the problem...

    Not much happened to it... that's the problem with too many hobbies and a job likely having 15 overhours per week or such. That's why we won't be in Dortmund this year, but hopefully can make it to...
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    Hammerschwanz 2.0 (6kg Raptor Thwackbot)

    So, about one year after my first bot (oh, and what a funny but glorious failure that one was^^) i finally found some time to at least planning a second, much improved version of it.

    Who want to...
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    Well... i had about the same ideas about half a...

    Well...
    i had about the same ideas about half a year ago, just wanted (for simplicity) to make a thwackbot, not a flipper.
    And it was only for the raptor class, so just 6kg and limited to 12V....
  14. Thread: Esc Advice

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    The thing as well for the ESCs from Rory as the...

    The thing as well for the ESCs from Rory as the IBF ones is, both can also do repairs on them.
    And... well, the IBF one at least got a fuse itself, so to actually damage it, you'd need physical...
  15. Instead of melting, you can just drill a hole...

    Instead of melting, you can just drill a hole smaller than the diameter of that weird imperial nut and hammer it in. I found that's working better and looking nicer.

    But you still have to look...
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    Possible solution: Make the wedge from HDPE....

    Possible solution:
    Make the wedge from HDPE.
    Take a sheet of steel , and screw it on the HDPE in a way it is a bit longer where the tip will be. now if you want, you can try to sharpen it (from the...
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    wedge all around... now i'm thinking of a design...

    wedge all around... now i'm thinking of a design many full body spinners have.
    Sure good to deflect blows, and sacrificial HDPE is.. well... that stuff is, compared to anything else useable in that...
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    Feather spinners can be... well... i don't think...

    Feather spinners can be... well... i don't think there is any material left nowadays that is strong and light enough to take a good hit from one of the really good spinners and still don't take...
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    For the Budget and Tool question: I've just...

    For the Budget and Tool question:

    I've just finished my first Bot, a somewhat Gabriel-style thwackbot in the 6kg Raptor class (don't know if that is popular in the UK or just a german thing)....
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    Depending on your design, powering the back...

    Depending on your design, powering the back wheels could be more effective.
    If someone gets under you (absolutely possibly, even if you try to stay low to the ground) front wheels are off the ground...
  21. Thread: Clearance

    by Runsler
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    Would be interested in the Spectrum with receivers

    Would be interested in the Spectrum with receivers
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    So, got a bit more time on hands now: Another...

    So, got a bit more time on hands now:
    Another idea for an esc would be the ones most german roboteers use for brushed drives:
    http://www.ib-fink.de/
    Either the 4_5 for drive only, or the 4_3 if...
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    Can't post a lot (have to go to work soon), but...

    Can't post a lot (have to go to work soon), but others are better qualified anyway.

    Do go to an event.
    Make sure to put your electronics really safe, since you'll want to reuse them in your...
  24. Since my teammate doesn't show any signs of...

    Since my teammate doesn't show any signs of communication (or life at all) for the last two weeks, we'll have one bot less (Franzbrötchen).


    Also, i've got a free space in a hotel room, Friday to...
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    So... some wheels and holes were made. 6580 ...

    So... some wheels and holes were made.

    6580

    perspective isn't right here, it actually is about 31.5cm diameter.
    you can also see how i made them:
    Roughly sawn out the wheels (took a big...
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