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by petec
Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton
Replies: 57
Views: 1865

Re: Antweight World Series 53 - University of Southampton

I've signed a couple up, but not certain I'm able to get there yet. Will confirm later.
by petec
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Welcome back!!
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Welcome back!!

As you can see, the forum is back online following a particularly nasty cyber attack on another site on these servers. Sorry it took a few days - I know people were concerned - but it had to be forensically cleaned. Accordingly the website has been almost entirely removed and I will rebuild it over ...
by petec
Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: For sale: servo casings
Replies: 0
Views: 1454

For sale: servo casings

Folks A by-product of the antweight kits I sell is that I end up with a lot of servo casings. These are basically complete standard servos just missing the control board. Everything else is there - motor, pot, gears, servo arms - just no boards. Current crop are all S3003 servos - not necessarily Fu...
by petec
Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Das Mikro - £12 dual channel speed controller with mixing
Replies: 32
Views: 3887

Re: Das Mikro - £12 dual channel speed controller with mixing

Good review....thanks for taking the time. I was interested as the price is about the same as buying two standard servos and robbing the boards (if anyone wants some remains of servos let me know) which one do for the starter kits on here. It would be interesting to compare the options. I would gues...
by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 3090

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

although I think Nuts have lowered the bar considerably for ridiculous teamwear...

Hmm - thankfully you were all spared the outfits that we wore for Thunderpants as Mentorn decided not to show us....Nuts were conservative in comparison. :)
by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 3090

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Did enjoy the first episode although was struck by how very different it is from Battlebots both in presentation and intensity. Well done all those that took part - I know all too well it's not as easy as it appears on telly.

Makes me tempted to by some lipos for Thunderpants :lol:
by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Engineering as a career
Replies: 4
Views: 1347

Re: Engineering as a career

Not sure if I really qualify for this as I trained as an electronics engineer but ended up in software development and am now an Enterprise Architect. I think in this country now the options in engineering (what discipline?) are more limited. Part of the reason I found myself in IT was that my final...
by petec
Tue Jul 19, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke
Replies: 124
Views: 9181

Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Unfortunately I've got to miss this one as my younger daughter is having surgery. In my place please cheer on the underdog (whomever that may be) :-)
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 5811

Re: Planned downtime

Also new extension that allows nicer handling of pictures...click on a pic to see if you are on a larger screen.
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 5811

Re: Planned downtime

The old style wasn't supported any more so I've given you a few options instead.
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 5811

Re: Planned downtime

The forum has been upgraded to the latest version. Apologies for the downtime but a problem elsewhere forced me to reinstall everything. Should find this version works better on mobiles though. :D
by petec
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Heavyweights
Topic: ThunderPants reborn
Replies: 0
Views: 2561

ThunderPants reborn

Don't know if anyone has come across this before, but I just found it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3Tc3fBUHYs

Victory is mine! :D
by petec
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015
Replies: 167
Views: 16449

Re: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015

Remote-Controlled Dave wrote:Digby Chicken Ceasar for the win.


Well, a nice salad at least!

Spinners be warned - Titanic is vaguely charged and will have some new sticky tape on it by Saturday...be afraid!
by petec
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Ant Shop - temporarily suspended
Replies: 0
Views: 3146

Ant Shop - temporarily suspended

Please note - due to a particularly annoying repeated hacking attack, I have had to disable the online ordering for the time being. I apologise for this but I don't want to risk the site being compromised. If you wish to order something, please email me at robotwars101 (a) lineone.net or PM me here ...
by petec
Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015
Replies: 167
Views: 16449

Re: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015

I've just been fixing an issue with the event creation scripts (which has only been broken since 2011! - nice that no one noticed until now :D ). In doing so I've updated the event page for this event and included Gary's postcode, as the display event page now shows a proper map rather than linking ...

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