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by shakesc
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Low cost DIY esc
Replies: 3
Views: 1992

Re: Low cost DIY esc

I have used Baby Orangutan B-328 Controller before with a driver chip

Alternative is modified servo boards
by shakesc
Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 7106

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

I think Mentorn are going through a big learning curve on putting this together but did a great job considering the timescales
Thanks to the Coopers for the work they put in as well
by shakesc
Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke
Replies: 124
Views: 21470

Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

I think performance wise this was my best AWS including a never to be forgotten pit entry :D
by shakesc
Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke
Replies: 124
Views: 21470

Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Joey squeezed that lemon until the pips came out
by shakesc
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke
Replies: 124
Views: 21470

Re: AWS 50- Date TBC- Camberley, Surrey

sounds good and just up the road

Prefer not the 9th

Be aware the Farnborough airshow is 16/17th
by shakesc
Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 46- University of Reading- 28th March 2015
Replies: 230
Views: 34950

Re: AWS 46- University of Reading- 28th March 2015

Great day out at reading , some excellent battles and final
by shakesc
Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakey Build Diary
Replies: 313
Views: 112797

Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Have you thought about a split mould for the tyres.?
That way it should be alot easier to remove them
by shakesc
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Cheap DC Motor Controller?
Replies: 26
Views: 5986

Re: Cheap DC Motor Controller?

I have a Baby orangutan in a bot. Its ok but ended up fitting a voltage regulator as well for the servo so not so ideal
I used a similar programmer for mine
Prefer using Rory's board
by shakesc
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakesc
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Re: Team Shakesc

I'd never really seen them up close till now.. They're so neatly built! Interested to see how the 4WD EDF setup works out; how close is it on weight? At present its 143g but the chassis is oversized in places (deliberately). So time now to cut bits off and turn into side armour and scopes for the f...
by shakesc
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakesc
Replies: 5
Views: 1629

Re: Team Shakesc

I usually don't last long enough to confuse