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by Kyro
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Starting Positions
Replies: 2
Views: 1203

Re: Starting Positions

opposite is what i have always done...
that can be either axis... its good practise to be the first in the arena anyway as events generally have hundreds of fights and the shorter the down time between fights, the better
by Kyro
Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: TeamScrewUps poopoo bots
Replies: 56
Views: 44054

Re: TeamScrewUps poopoo bots

the orientation of your teeth, and that little arrow on the can bugs me...
by Kyro
Sat Aug 28, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: After lurking on here for almost a decade, I've finally built something
Replies: 8
Views: 3627

Re: After lurking on here for almost a decade, I've finally built something

nice work... whats it printed in? also do you have spares?

the flipper arm looks a bit thin if i had to nitpick, but everyone loves a 4bar
by Kyro
Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 62 - Summer/Autumn 2021
Replies: 24
Views: 14034

Re: AWS 62 - Summer/Autumn 2021

while im happy theres hope of an event on the horizon, i have a few comments regarding some of your changes. the groups of 4 battles firstly: changing the format like this changes a lot... fights go from who's going to win using driver skill and/or weapon power to who's going to not get ganged up on...
by Kyro
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Crusher, why not?
Replies: 35
Views: 18667

Re: Crusher, why not?

i use foam to make my wheels... then use fantastic elastic for grip... use more foam than you need and sand it down to size... i put my wheels in a drill and use my powerfile to shape them... I'd suggest either a jig, or make many at once to keep them uniform... foam floor tiles (for kids to play on...
by Kyro
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Astro Build Log (Cheese bots)
Replies: 31
Views: 18469

Re: Team Astro Build Log (Cheese bots)

looks great... cant wait to see it in action...
by Kyro
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Thinking about a one off competition.
Replies: 29
Views: 16306

Re: Thinking about a one off competition.

the balance connector? has 3 wires going to it if its a 2s? usually the best way to replace any connector is to crimp them... otherwise have pre crimped ones and solder them in place of the original wires at the lipo... this obviously has many more risks, and unless you feel comfortable doing this, ...
by Kyro
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: lets do this!
Replies: 0
Views: 3420

lets do this!

there is a petition to bring battlebots to uk tv... the people over at battlebots have confirmed that 20,000 signatures would definitely get them in talks with uk broadcasting companies... so for anyone that hasn't already seen this doing the rounds, here it is... it will t...
by Kyro
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Left and Right Turning is reversed?
Replies: 5
Views: 3337

Re: Left and Right Turning is reversed?

what esc are you using? does it have built in mixing or are you using your own mix via the tx?
it could just be a simple case of swapping over the 2 signal wires from the esc to the receiver
by Kyro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: What to do with old and leftover parts
Replies: 5
Views: 4276

Re: What to do with old and leftover parts

I understand wanting to just use parts you already have for a build. the servo suggestion was just for a future upgrade option... best of luck with your build, i look forward to seeing what you come up with as what i am picturing from your description is probably a bit different to the actual finish...