first ant build diary!!!

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Rapidrory » Thu May 19, 2016 6:07 pm

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^Like that.

Note which way round the wires go; white/ yellow one at the top.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Thu May 19, 2016 6:13 pm

Cool many thanks
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:13 pm

Well I haven't done much at all I had too much revision to do and I was on holiday this half term. Im thinking of adding a flipper but chances are I wont as im not sure which ones are good or how to attach the mechanism to the arm (I have heard people supergluing them on before) but anyways I did have thoughts on just selling it but no I wanted to build it but so far nothing really has happened other that I started to cut the polycarbonate and then just left it cause of revision. There is nothing interesting about it anyways its going to literally be a block :P .
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Elysium 1.4: Antweight Undercutter, built by Team Riptide, Brummie glass cannon edition!
Barracuda: Beetleweight Vert... hates working...

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Hogi » Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:43 pm

For my flipper robot, I just super glued the flipper arm to the servo horn and installed the servo on top of the robot. simple to do and it usually means you get a good ark of movement, just don't let a spinner hit the flipper at any point. :)
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:28 pm

What servo is best?
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:12 pm

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Current Robots: Sprat Bait: The worst 150g Wedge ever built...
Elysium 1.4: Antweight Undercutter, built by Team Riptide, Brummie glass cannon edition!
Barracuda: Beetleweight Vert... hates working...

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by BeligerAnt » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:14 pm

Yes a 9g metal-geared servo faster than 0.1sec/60deg will be fine for an antweight weapon. For £4 it's just about ideal!
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Roboteernat » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:18 pm

Just bouht one of these to replace my tower pro servo, and the price dropped to £3.69 or something like that, thank you to HK price drop offers!
Some projects done: Wirelessly controlled mechanical hand/arm
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Antweight robot : in production
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:24 pm

I honestly think this will never get finished and the fact I find the whole crystal discussion and radio guff WAAY to complicated.
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Elysium 1.4: Antweight Undercutter, built by Team Riptide, Brummie glass cannon edition!
Barracuda: Beetleweight Vert... hates working...

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by haz » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:41 pm

Its really not complicated. What are you having trouble with. Also what crystals are you on about? I thought pretty much everyone was running 2.4ghz now

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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Shakey » Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:08 pm

You're on 2.4GHz. Worrying about crystals ended when that came about.

The only thing stopping this build is you, ants are simple. You're just continually overthinking it. Grab some cardboard and just make, stop trying to make it be perfect or exact. Just make. Then when you think it's kinda alright, make it out of polycarb. Hot glue and cable ties are valid methods of construction here.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:53 pm

Yeah for the foreseeable future this is not being built maybe next year or two I may even sell it or gift it to a relative.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Shakey » Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:02 pm

You know you could build this in a couple of hours right?....
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by botomatic1000 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:52 pm

Yes I do.
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Re: first ant build diary!!!

Post by Shakey » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:59 pm

Then do it.
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