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by shakesc
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Low cost DIY esc
Replies: 3
Views: 1228

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: 3943

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: 11799

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: 11799

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: 11799

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: 23923

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: 292
Views: 45552

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: 3795

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: 1058

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: 1058

Re: Team Shakesc

I usually don't last long enough to confuse
by shakesc
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakesc
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Team Shakesc

Its been a while since I posted so thought I would start a thread of for my builds to encourage me! Flint Its been around a while. Its a rugged bot but never 100% happy driving it http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z325/shakesc/Robots/Antweights/flint_zps686ff781.jpg Formic (a reincarnation a few t...
by shakesc
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 450
Views: 47973

Re: Another New Antweight..

Just been caught by import duty (VAT) Had a HobbyKing order with a back order item Removed that item after a couple of weeks and order a day later moved to dispatched About 3 weeks after that a card through the door telling me I owed VAT and there was an 8 pound admin fee :( Looks like the dispatch ...
by shakesc
Sat Apr 12, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet Another Antweight Speed Controller
Replies: 13
Views: 2949

Re: Yet Another Antweight Speed Controller

I've just used the standard USBAsp programmers and a processor clip - works a treat
by shakesc
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Resource Websites
Topic: Speed Controller Software
Replies: 5
Views: 1580

Re: Speed Controller Software

I know the thread is a bit old but programmed up and tested an Orangutan. All working, now need to build a new chassis
by shakesc
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: 2014 AWS Rules Debate
Topic: Rule 3c - Arena Drop-off
Replies: 50
Views: 5572

Re: Rule 3c - Arena Drop-off

Realised I have just written basically what Stuart said :)