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    Yes , mobility scooter moters with gearbox and...

    Yes , mobility scooter moters with gearbox and wheels are a very easy way to start. Just build a chassis round them. The cytron or ragebridge are good options for esc. Or go brushless with scateboard...
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    Regulator

    Hi all,



    After an only semi successful weekend at Burgess Hill with Backflip (thanks for all the votes), I have realised that one of the worst points was the regulator. I have a paintball tank...
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    Simple look in gumtree or e-bay for an old spin...

    Simple look in gumtree or e-bay for an old spin bike. Will already have a chain or belt + bearings. Got one with broken peddles on gumtree for £10 before.
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    Hi I Just thought I would give a quick update. I...

    Hi I Just thought I would give a quick update. I recently bought a mixer to test something on another bit but thought I would try i on this old tanks stear bot. It cost about £4. Just plugged it in...
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    Good luck, definately time to make stronger side...

    Good luck, definately time to make stronger side pannels. If I were you I would invest in a welder!!!
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    If you are confident and safe fine. But remember...

    If you are confident and safe fine. But remember there is a good chance that you will be going home in a bin bag!! Test it for every eventually you can think of.
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    Ok looks like Cheltenham is the one to go for so...

    Ok looks like Cheltenham is the one to go for so we will do that.
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    Yes my mistake I just copied them from the...

    Yes my mistake I just copied them from the website!!! But last time I checked they were the last 2 dates on page but I did not notice they had released the 2019 dates. Sorry about that you are...
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    Hi Middleweight people.... There are 2 more...

    Hi Middleweight people.... There are 2 more events this year, and assuming we are allowed to fight them, I was wondering who is coming to which event!

    Due to a busy family life I cannot do all of...
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    If you want 8s use 2 4s in series

    If you want 8s use 2 4s in series
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    Just wish i could have got a flip in. Next time.

    Just wish i could have got a flip in. Next time.
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    Yes nice to meet all of you as well. If all you...

    Yes nice to meet all of you as well. If all you need is grip, then buy a knobbly bike tire and fix it to your existing wheels using screws. You could use Box section on the sides or (although I...
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    I origionally planned for vertical and still can...

    I origionally planned for vertical and still can do it, so although not as easy as horizontal i think with time constraints and no time to fiddle vertical wins.
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    No not full pressure it is up to 10bar

    No not full pressure it is up to 10bar
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    C02 bottle mounting

    Hi all,

    I have a question for you all. Is there any advantage or dissadvantage of mounting a paintball co2 cylinder vertically or horizontally? Will a horizontal mount freeze up more or over...
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    My middle is using mobility scooter motors and...

    My middle is using mobility scooter motors and gearboxes, although not finished yet, from early tests i have concluded the following.
    1) very easy to do
    2) can be picked up on e-bay from about £20...
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    Yes Cytron dual 60A seemed like a good choice,...

    Yes Cytron dual 60A seemed like a good choice, will probaby do that.
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    Thanks, I do have already 2 x 300w wheel chair...

    Thanks, I do have already 2 x 300w wheel chair motors which i assumed would be ok for a middleweight, just hoping people had experience of current draw required during a fight so i could get a...
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    Hi all, this sounds interesting, but for costings...

    Hi all, this sounds interesting, but for costings what recomendations do people have for brushed ESCs for middle weights??
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    Wedge / wedge lets etc

    Hi all,

    Just trying to redesign the front of my flipper to actually get under other robots and was wondering if anyone had thoughts on what is considered the best way to make the front wedge....
  21. Hi all, just a quick mesage to all the staff,...

    Hi all, just a quick mesage to all the staff, organisers and roboteers who made my first ever weekend of fights so fun. I may not have quite performed as well as i planned but it did not matter as it...
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    Controller deadspot.

    Hi all,

    My robot is now generally running well, and does just about everything i ask. But there is one thing that is a minor issue that i am sure has been fixed before by one of you. I have two...
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    Simple Metal cutting

    Fusion 360 is easy to learn, free and simple. I just made simple DXF files and sent them to http://www.lasered.co.uk/ for a quote in 1 week bits were back with me. Parts were perfect.
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    Thanks also

    Thanks also
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    Thanks for that

    Thanks for that
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