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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamST180 View Post
    Yeah the book tells me how to do the link so hopefully thats easily enough, and LED's are simple to, the FeatherTwo are out of stock at the moment but will keep an eye on them, as im only running drill motors hopefully will be reliable
    I have spoken to Rory a feathertwo duel can run 2 12v 550 (standard drill motors) overvolted per channel so they are plenty. Also they should be back in stock very soon

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    Team Kaizen

    Certainly is.
    Team Kaizen - Build Diary for all the robots

    AW: Amai, Ikari, Osu, Ramu
    BW: Shu!, The Honey Badger
    FW: Azriel
    MW: Jibril, Kaizen

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    Antweights are a bit fiddly to build (well, I find them anyway, I have all the delicacy of a concrete breeze block) but they are properly good fun. Feathers are a bit of a different beast in how the drive purely because of the size/power difference but the principal is the same
    Team Kaizen - Build Diary for all the robots

    AW: Amai, Ikari, Osu, Ramu
    BW: Shu!, The Honey Badger
    FW: Azriel
    MW: Jibril, Kaizen

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    Thanks for all the feedback Theo & Michael. Since I already have the FeatherTwo I may as well try that with the old receiver & if that doesn't work I'll know what's wrong & what to do about it.

    Adam I have one (or two) of those Shakey antweights & I cannot recommend them enough. Not only are they fun but they also can teach you a lot without you even realising it. For instance since they run on Lipo batteries I learned how to handle them properly.

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    Yep, you need a specialist charger for LiPos. A Turnigy Accucell 6 is the charger I use, never let me down yet. You'll also want to invest in a LiPo bag to charge them in, which are dirt cheap anyway.
    Team Kaizen - Build Diary for all the robots

    AW: Amai, Ikari, Osu, Ramu
    BW: Shu!, The Honey Badger
    FW: Azriel
    MW: Jibril, Kaizen

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