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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by Jonny » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:41 pm

even tartan? :lol: would be nice to have a robot painted with the family tartan :)
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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by haz » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:58 am

white hdpe is more brittle i think

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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:45 am

Nothing wrong with white HDPE, it's what my heavys have mostly been made from.
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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by haz » Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:01 pm

the guy who built explosion told me that it was more brittle

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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by Jonny » Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:02 pm

black hdpe is just white hdpe that dye has been added to before it has been moulded
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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:24 pm

Jonny's right. the white stuff is just how it looks naturally, and then black (and all other colours) are dyed in the process. There's no real difference in composition. The white stuff certainly isn't "brittle", it held up fine when Tiberious bit Anger (though my motors and mountings didnt)
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Post by haz » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:30 pm

just out of interest, how much did the 60mm stuff cost you?

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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:08 pm

Was about £80 a slab when I got it, though its now more like £100.
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Re: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK

Post by terminaldamage » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:43 pm

Damn VAT increase/general price increases!

The slab of 500mm x 500mm x 20mm Nylon that I bought back in the day (Oct 2007) for Drumroll's chassis cost £51 including packing and handling. Now it costs £78.85 without packing and handling!! :o
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