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by Paulmchurd
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Brushless motors
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Brushless motors

Hello, I’ve found with the brushless motor I use that if I put the motor from zero to full throttle it will stall. Then I have to bring the throttle back to zero which will allow the motor to start again. However if I raise the throttle slowly it will get to full power but it will take anywhere up t...
by Paulmchurd
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: AgoBros team, new member on the platform
Replies: 12
Views: 949

Re: AgoBros team, new member on the platform

I asked this question in another thread. The sporting thing to do is fix it best you can. Replacing a full chassis is like using a brand new robot. If you’ve been smashed to pieces. You’ve most likely lost! I like to think of it like an F1 race. You can replace wheels, wings and front end but if you...
by Paulmchurd
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Newbie Antweight build Miniflea
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: Newbie Antweight build Miniflea

Welcome! Quiet often Chinese sellers have no idea what rpm\gear ratio these motors are and just lie. I have bought many advertised as 500rpm, some have been as low as 10rpm! Annoying... This is my trusted source of n20s. The seller also has other listings or RPM. They have always been correct and ch...
by Paulmchurd
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Botfest 2 (23rd March 2019)
Replies: 15
Views: 2407

Re: Botfest 2 (23rd March 2019)

Train tickets booked! Please don’t cancel 😏.
by Paulmchurd
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - * Updated * Details & Signup
Replies: 30
Views: 4391

Re: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - * Updated * Details & Signup

First time attending... What is nuts, annilater and civil war?
by Paulmchurd
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: a quote
Replies: 3
Views: 355

Re: a quote

I have some designs already set up, all I have to do is alter 3 dimensions. I only print in PLA though I’m afraid. As long as they don’t get hit by a spinner they work great 😅.I will PM you later tonight. With these wheel you have to make your own silicone tyres. I can either show you how to do it. ...
by Paulmchurd
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: "Flip-it” new build/project
Replies: 80
Views: 10648

Re: "Flip-it” new build/project

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4 days until AntFreeze... Nothing but mess...
by Paulmchurd
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - * Updated * Details & Signup
Replies: 30
Views: 4391

Re: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - Details & Signup

I’ll be driving from Sheffield. If anyone wants a lift give me a PM.
by Paulmchurd
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Repairs
Replies: 4
Views: 750

Re: Repairs

Ah ok, I suppose a full new chassis is a brand new robot. Not a repaired robot.

I’ll bring wheels, glue, batteries, motors and a spare flipper panel. I hope I don’t go out in the first round 😂.

Thanks guys.

Paul
by Paulmchurd
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Repairs
Replies: 4
Views: 750

Repairs

I am hopefully attending my first antweight competition soon. I am on unsure on many things 😂, however the main question I have is about repairs. Can I replace any part of the robot between battles? For example my flimsy PLA chassis gets completely buckled by a spinner but I still won the battle. Co...
by Paulmchurd
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - * Updated * Details & Signup
Replies: 30
Views: 4391

Re: Ant Freeze 6 - 2/2/19 - Details & Signup

My first event! Looking forward to it and meeting all the forum members for the first time 😊
by Paulmchurd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Pi and voltage regulator fail - overheat?
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: Pi and voltage regulator fail - overheat?

Under load regulation it says VIN-VOUT =3V. I don’t really know what “load” is but if it is this then your load if is 3.4 volts which is a little too high and could be the reason? I feel like load is all about current though and maybe is connected. Also have you put the recommended capicitors on tha...
by Paulmchurd
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bugglebots
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Bugglebots

Surprised it hasn’t been advertised here.

Excellent beetle weight competition web series. Really well produced and well worth a watch...it makes me long for a return of Robot Wars. Hopefully these guys are the start of its recovery...


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrinqR ... EIzEDdJxqg
by Paulmchurd
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: "Flip-it” new build/project
Replies: 80
Views: 10648

Re: "Flip-it” new build/project

Thanks. How does that size feel to drive on? I wanted to make a size that wasn’t too small and make it too easy to drive off the edge and not to big there would be no battling. I am also going to print some more clips to close off more edges. Depending on the age of the roboteers to make it easier f...
by Paulmchurd
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: "Flip-it” new build/project
Replies: 80
Views: 10648

Re: "Flip-it” new build/project

Arena finished... I’ll leave the polycarbonate shell/protective cover for a rainy day. Dimensions: Arena - 100cm by 82cm by 12.5cm Battle arena - 72cm by 82cm https://i.ibb.co/WzNDnrf/81-D99367-89-C8-4-E64-BD95-B32-AA20-B00-C2.jpg https://i.ibb.co/89V5NYL/6989-B6-D4-4458-4-CE3-946-F-B58-C2-D9-C4010....