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by bigsi111
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Antweight World Series 51 - Peasedown St. John, 29th October 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 7924

Re: Antweight World Series 51 - Peasedown St. John, 29th October 2016

Team DieSexy saadly can't make this as I'm a Rugby Ref and I have a match to officiate that day.

Best of luck to eveyone!
by bigsi111
Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Antweight open 12th November 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 13382

Re: AWS/Antweight open 12th November 2016

Basingstoke will be nice, hopefully won't lock my keys in my car again...
by bigsi111
Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: ESC and Micro Motor Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

Re: ESC and Micro Motor Question

EpicentrE wrote:What are those ESCs, if you don't mind me asking?
These are the ones, I have others ordered which I hope will be smaller and will report on this thread when they arrive

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/191904374955? ... EBIDX%3AIT
by bigsi111
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: ESC and Micro Motor Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

Re: ESC and Micro Motor Question

For some perverse reason it amuses me that you have a power switch as well as each ESC having its own little power switch. My robots go the other way and have no switches at all...I like systems like this though, I think as good as Rory's kits are (and I'm going to be getting more soon!), it's not ...
by bigsi111
Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: ESC and Micro Motor Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

Re: ESC and Micro Motor Question

Okay, I've now got duel ESC's working with a programmable break, but because I haven't got a mixer I'm have to use the right and left sticks. Here's a a few photos of what I've done. Now in no way am I recommending this route. With the kit Rory has you can do this so much better, lighter and smaller...
by bigsi111
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Bot Building Questions!
Replies: 35
Views: 5896

Re: Bot Building Questions!

Hogi wrote:I too would quite like to know the answer to the ti cutting question. I thought it was one of those things that required specialist equipment but I would be interested to know if there was a cheaper tool that would be up to the job.
Tin snips can cut through 1mm titanium without any difficulty
by bigsi111
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: ESC and Micro Motor Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

Re: ESC and Micro Motor Question

Shakey wrote:That is indeed the 'brake' on the ESC.
Thanks. I love trial and error. Off to buy some new ESC without brakes!!!

Once I'm done doing all this, I will write am idiots guide - should be easy given I'm a ... ;-)
by bigsi111
Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: ESC and Micro Motor Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

ESC and Micro Motor Question

Hi Everyone Despite having one of Rory's brilliant t kits I'm also trying to figure things out for myself and have hit a snag. I have a brushed micro motor and brushed ESC with a brake through a Lemon RX I've bound to a Blade Heli Controller Spektrum MLP4DSM DSMX. My problem is that if I want to rev...
by bigsi111
Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Knappster's monstrosities!
Replies: 14
Views: 2510

Re: Knappster's monstrosities!

Lovely bot, you've obviously really thought out the chassis...
by bigsi111
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Build Diary for a new antweight
Replies: 56
Views: 11414

Re: Build Diary for a new antweight

Looking very good!
by bigsi111
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!
Replies: 16
Views: 2741

Re: Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!

Thanks Gary.

When I start, I will document everything so people can learrnfrommy mistakes!
by bigsi111
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!
Replies: 16
Views: 2741

Re: Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!

Thanks everyone.

I've ordered various bits and bobs and will report back when they arrive.

Am I right in assuming that you solder the power leads together for each ESC to connect to the battery?

Cheers

Simon
by bigsi111
Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!
Replies: 16
Views: 2741

Idiots Guide Needed - ESC, RX & Motors!

Hi Everyone Bit of a newbs question I'm afraid. I have Rory's Kit which is fab and I want another. I also want to understand how this all works and how to build one myself. So is there a basic guide out there on how to put together such as system. I've seen so mant parts on ebay etc., and me and my ...
by bigsi111
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 5153

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Just watched the show... Loved what you did Rory, looked great fun!
by bigsi111
Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Hi New Member and Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2403

Re: Hi New Member and Team

We loved the AWS today, just fantasic...thanks everyone for making Xander and me so welcome.

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