first ant build diary!!!

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

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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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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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The second one does not matter
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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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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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Take a look through other build diaries, should give you an idea of whereabouts to put servos for different weapons.
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I really could have worded it better I meant wire wise where would I plug/solder it in?
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The board has 3 pins coming out which should go strait onto the servo plug
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