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by faceplant
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July
Replies: 112
Views: 25862

Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Sorry for the stupid question, but Im arriving by train. Am i right in thinking that the uni is the big building to the right of the station on google maps ? Also, I went there for part of my DT gcse years ago, and I seem to remember it had lots of entrances. If we go in the main entrance at the fro...
by faceplant
Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July
Replies: 112
Views: 25862

Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Ive booked the day of work so im definitely there !! Will anyone have fleas there? I built a flea just for the hell of it :roll: .

See you all there !! I cant wait :).
by faceplant
Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: New Robots- Continued
Replies: 665
Views: 82838

Re: New Robots- Continued

Looking very nice that, dude. You've come along an awful lot since the original Pingu (even if I don't agree with your "no tape" philosophy! :P). Have you tested self righting? Looks like it can. Hehe thanks. Although tape has been ommitted, theres plenty of hot glue :roll: . Although it looks very...
by faceplant
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: New Robots- Continued
Replies: 665
Views: 82838

Re: New Robots- Continued

The new pingu is almost done !! Got my petew controller in the post today so its been driving around for the first time. This is a bit of a step up from my previous tape and hot glue robots, the frame is carbon and the flipper is titanium. Got a 120 mah 2s lipo, petew controller and 2 ebay gear moto...
by faceplant
Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Cutting titanium
Replies: 5
Views: 1519

Re: Cutting titanium

The tin snips do the job but the edges cet curled up quite badly, and its relaly hard to get a nice edge on it again. I might have to invest in a smaller hacksaw, or try with the big one. :evil:
by faceplant
Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Cutting titanium
Replies: 5
Views: 1519

Re: Cutting titanium

Im not sure I have a hacksaw small enough for this sort of thing, but i think I might have some tin snips, Ill give those a go. Thanks for the suggestions :)
by faceplant
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Cutting titanium
Replies: 5
Views: 1519

Cutting titanium

Ive been building the latest re encarnation of pingu (previously muchalucha on this forum). And I decided to go with fancy pants materials this time, In a hope that I might for once have a vaguely competitive antweight. I Ordered some 0.5 mm titanium off ebay, and its arrived, but I cant seem to cut...
by faceplant
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July
Replies: 112
Views: 25862

Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Dave26 wrote:I remember you Tom, looking forward to seeing what you come up with. I liked Pingu a lot.

Pingu, with more tape, proper motors and more tape. :) !
by faceplant
Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July
Replies: 112
Views: 25862

Re: AWS 38 - Brighton 7th July

Hi all. Its been over a year since i did any combat robot stuff, but Im picking it all back up again. I was on the forum under the username muchalucha previously. AWS 38 will be my frist AWS in quite a while so I really look forward to seeing you all again :). If anyone remembers me I had the FW tha...