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    that drum made a beast of a sound, but I think...

    that drum made a beast of a sound, but I think the real winner was the table for not collapsing :p

    was great to see Elevate and Triforce!
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    Looking forwards to it :)

    Looking forwards to it :)
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    yep, we usually use those fittings, and heat...

    yep, we usually use those fittings, and heat press them into nylon wheels using a drill press (or you can bodge a rig with a couple of G-clamps). Then just cut and screw a bicycle tyre to the outside...
  4. Wheelchair motors/other middleweight drive solution

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for Wheelchair motor and Gearbox combos to go into a planned Middleweight build. If anyone has anything for sale, please PM me.
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    If you're using the Argos drill batteries and...

    If you're using the Argos drill batteries and motors, would recommend just running a single battery to start with until you're happy with the wiring before thinking about adding a second battery in...
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    Feathertwo is very simple setup, it basically...

    Feathertwo is very simple setup, it basically goes:

    Battery -> link -> Feathertwo battery inputs (the single pair of red and black wires at one end) -> red pair to one motor, black pair to second...
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    BristolBotBuilders put a nice little guide up, go...

    BristolBotBuilders put a nice little guide up, go to the 'Drive Circuit' section on https://bristolbotbuilders.com/guides.html

    Would recommend reading through the entire guide as well though.
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    Sounds good, hopefully Jibril will soon be...

    Sounds good, hopefully Jibril will soon be fighting fit and gremlin-free.

    if you need any help with publicising the next BotFest event on the various social medias etc let me know btw, would be...
  9. I mean it should already be in the ruleset that...

    I mean it should already be in the ruleset that googley eyes are mandatory on all combat robots ;)
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    If Jibril can happily go into the arena with...

    If Jibril can happily go into the arena with Heavyweights and take the kids of punishment they dish out, well, nicely done :D
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    that looks amazing!

    that looks amazing!
  12. Update: Extra front armour/counterweighing is...

    Update:

    Extra front armour/counterweighing is being added in the form of a big sheet of steel in time for Bolton in July. Unfortunately, with being unable to make it to Robodojo, it's gonna have...
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    Looking good, been nice reading back through the...

    Looking good, been nice reading back through the diary of Jibril coming along after seeing it at BotFest!

    Hopefully get to fight it some day :)
  14. Even if the ESC's can handle the 6s Voltage, how...

    Even if the ESC's can handle the 6s Voltage, how about the Ampage draw of 2 motors at stall torque? This figure should be listed in the motor's datasheet, doubled (2 motors per esc) and compare to...
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    direct drive has the advantage of simplicity,...

    direct drive has the advantage of simplicity, less to go wrong, but the potential for fragility when the drum stalls out.

    using an o-ring and a pulley for a simple belt system has the advantage of...
  16. somewhere around the 11Kg mark so far, so still...

    somewhere around the 11Kg mark so far, so still got a little bit of weight to play with
  17. It can stand for many things... Reaction Control...

    It can stand for many things... Reaction Control System, Remote Controlled Sledgehammer, Really Clumsy Segway...

    but mainly it's Bodacious Fyraan-Gaaris' bigger, angrier cousin... Radical...
  18. once it gets going it feels pretty speedy, even...

    once it gets going it feels pretty speedy, even at around 40% throttle (I dont have the space to get it going full throttle safely right now). turning is very twitchy though, going to have to do some...
  19. Assuming I can actually get it to events (it's...

    Assuming I can actually get it to events (it's quite big), I'm looking at Bolton for definite and a few others
  20. R.C.S. (Team Percussive Maintenance) - a build diary

    So I've wanted to make a Featherweight thwackbot for a while, and the long Easter bank holiday weekend seemed a perfect opportunity.

    Day 1:

    Design... sort of didn't happen. I went out and...
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    great to see those fights again, love the Rocky...

    great to see those fights again, love the Rocky theme on Theo's valiant effort :D

    watching my fight against Fermented Melon again was great as well, such a close, intense and downright fun fight...
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    Just to add my 2 cents a bit late, Great event...

    Just to add my 2 cents a bit late,

    Great event and well done to Oracoke for keeping it running so smooth with so many fights to do :)

    Was a great fun day all round and awesome to meet everyone,...
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