first ant build diary!!!

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Thu May 05, 2016 10:48 pm

The Oxford games hopefully #backfromextinction lol.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sat May 07, 2016 6:17 pm

God I'm nervous there's so many delays in building and testing I know it's only an ant but I'm a total moron with no experience I'm also scared cause the charger hasn't arrived and I haven't even ordered the transmitter.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Mon May 09, 2016 11:17 pm

Well ok a bit of a controversial move but Totanomyrma might now be a 2 wheel block that's 1 cm tall armed with 2 screws as spikes it won't exactly be amazing but I might change it after a few test runs and competitions what do you think?
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by joey_picus » Tue May 10, 2016 12:02 am

Just build something, it'll be a lot easier to do things once you're over the initial hurdle :)
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Tue May 10, 2016 12:30 am

Yeah it should be easier after this first one is done.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun May 15, 2016 3:43 pm

Im not sure I should beusing scissors to cut polycarbonate out its really tough (for me). I still strongly believe this is not going to look nice when finished :wink: .
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by haz » Sun May 15, 2016 4:08 pm

Use better scissors or ask a nearby responsible adult for help.

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun May 15, 2016 4:24 pm

Well these are the best scissors in the house and im starting to get the hang of it (thought it is bloomin slow) and if worst comes to worst theres always a hack saw :wink: which I doubt will be used.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun May 15, 2016 6:11 pm

Its really looking like im not going to be able to attend the oxford games as A. I have a medical thing B.No relatives are willing to travel to see me compete and finally C. I might not be able to order the needed parts anytime soon. im really sad about this but its ok no need to worry about me.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun May 15, 2016 6:17 pm

The second one does not matter
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Tue May 17, 2016 8:05 pm

Well the reason why there has been some delays in the building and designing is exam revision and stuff but now its all over and im back to building :D Well Titanomyrma (stupid name unless you known what its about) is definitely still a boring old block but I suppose its a first of hopefully many robots too come I already planned up a sequel once I entered a few events :) but anyways why am I speaking of that when the first one isn't even built yet :P .
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Wed May 18, 2016 8:16 pm

If I was to put a servo on it for a weapon where would I put it (bearing in mind it's a nano 2 kit).
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Shakey » Wed May 18, 2016 10:29 pm

Take a look through other build diaries, should give you an idea of whereabouts to put servos for different weapons.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Thu May 19, 2016 5:30 pm

I really could have worded it better I meant wire wise where would I plug/solder it in?
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Occashokka » Thu May 19, 2016 6:04 pm

The board has 3 pins coming out which should go strait onto the servo plug
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