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by Smillard
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS55 - 30th June 2018 - Dunchurch Village Hall
Replies: 105
Views: 43692

Re: AWS55 - 30th June 2018 - Dunchurch Village Hall

Great event, well organised and the venue was spot on.

Thanks to everyone involved. Looking forward to the next event
by Smillard
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

Hi all,

Im well into my second build and a rebuild of my first and i am now looking at electronics.

With Nanotwos being out of stock and the "fire risk" of the dasmikro, whats my next best option?!
by Smillard
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: NanoTwo Kits
Replies: 61
Views: 25707

Re: NanoTwo Kits

Thanks Rory,

Ill hold out as long as i can as they would be my preferance but will bear in mind i need a back up option!
by Smillard
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: NanoTwo Kits
Replies: 61
Views: 25707

Re: NanoTwo Kits

Hi Alex and Rory,

Do you think the next batch will be ready before the next event? Im builing a second and need to work out my shopping list!

If they will come available again, it one less thing for me to worry about!
by Smillard
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

Thanks! Yes, i cut the servo wires to shorten them (to save weight). At the same time i wired the red wire into switch rather than through the nanotwo servo plug. That way you get the full power from the battery and not the 5v from the nanotwo. Im talking like i know what im talking about but what i...
by Smillard
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Antweight World Series 54 - Bath City FC
Replies: 28
Views: 17922

Re: Antweight World Series 54 - Bath City FC

Does the draw take place on the day or will the first round be known before tomorrow?

This is my first event so not sure how it all works!
by Smillard
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

So im all build ready for you guys to destroy on Saturday. very crude but does the job. it drives, flips and self rights. made some spares so hopefully i last they day then back home to start of REPPILF MKII. i have already designed out most of the "faults" i came across in the build so i guess ive ...
by Smillard
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

So we are 5 days away from the bots seeing some action. Only 1 thing left before im done ready for you guys to tear it to pieces.... ... I want to attach a rubber band to the flipper to help it close. How do you attach it? Hot glue? Tape? Super glue? I dont know what will be strong enough to hold bu...
by Smillard
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

thanks GeorgeR!

it made sense in my head but always good to check these things when your new to it before you start cutting away!
by Smillard
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Yet another new guy!
Replies: 20
Views: 3066

Re: Yet another new guy!

so time for my second round of questioning! im now about 75% through my build. i have actually made something that drives (the driver needs more practice!), flips and self rights the next thing im looking at is the speed of my flipper. i have the 306g-HV servo (link further down) and the Nano2 the s...