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by EddieJ
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Is this right?
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Is this right?

Looks fine to me. Im also using the Dasmikro.

How did you fry it?
by EddieJ
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG

Thanks Shakey :D Really great fun these events, will certainly be back with some more shiny creations for you to draw on :P Making some improvements to DisinfectANT now. So there is no more of this problem with the tyres... https://i.makeagif.com/media/12-04-2018/HpAovI.gif Redesigned the tyres now....
by EddieJ
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Cleaning gear motors
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Cleaning gear motors

From how i understand it, it blasts ultrasonics at the part through the liquid. This agitates the liquid against the surfaces and causes micro bubbles to form on the surface and lift away the grease, dirt or particles attached to it. Depending on strength of the cleaner it can remove corrosion or i ...
by EddieJ
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Cleaning gear motors
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Cleaning gear motors

Im using an ultrasonic cleaner to remove grease dust and .. shavings of brass, where i shaved the motor down, from the gears :P You can pick a small low power one for £30, good for jewelry, watches or DLP 3D prints :D https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/1-3l-Ultrasonic-Cleaner-Timer-Tank-Heated-Bath-Jewellery-...
by EddieJ
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

We came back from the Dorset Robot Championship on saturday. Was a great event, loved seeing all the other designs and a massive thanks to everyone who helped me with a receiver issue :D Inspired to keep building, and will be making some improvements to DisinfectANT in the next few weeks. Here it is...
by EddieJ
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Dorset Robot Championship - 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: Dorset Robot Championship - 24th November 2018

Yea, echo that! Really great fun and very inspiring to see all the other designs. Lots of new ideas for new bots now :D
Thanks again, such a great community!
Will the rumble fights have the videos made public? Id love to rewatch those xD
by EddieJ
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

25g of downward force from the tail, drive wheels acting as a fulcrum = should push the front plate down against the floor, at the loss of a little traction (well, it's not a pusher to start with) Hopefully with some acetate being pushed against the floor with that effective extra weight, it's going...
by EddieJ
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Little size mod on the motors. Now im going to have to put them in the ultrasonic cleaner to get rid of the metal dust in the gears :roll: 0.7mm removed from the top side https://image.ibb.co/fmZBxq/IMG-20181112-180432.jpg And Nylon frame is surprisingly tough for something so thin. So that's all ma...
by EddieJ
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dorset Robot Championship - 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: Dorset Robot Championship - 24th November 2018

Bringing DisinfectANT for it's debut if I can finish it in time :lol:
Really looking forward to it, thanks for putting on this event Chris!
by EddieJ
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Ahh fate doesn't want to to finish this ant this month :( Drilling out the sheared screws to 1.6mm. Have to use the edge finder to make a x0 y0 point to reference from. https://image.ibb.co/jCoA5A/faceu-20181111140853.jpg Turns out that buying a cheap edge finder is not a good idea, since it whips i...
by EddieJ
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Yea i dunno what i was thinking with M1... the model maker in me is showing through... Im making things too delicate. I am going to try and open up to 1.6 and find some better screws! Even if they stick out the top a little, i think the teeth will be the first things to make contact anyway. Learning...
by EddieJ
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Thanks George, its a softer alloy alu. Going to be a problem yea. I have the nylon frame supporting the wings, but that's going to need a redesign on v2. Along with a lot of other things i am noticing now. Cheers TY! It will be coming together more next week :D Today has been a little frustrating. F...
by EddieJ
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Had some help with this bit 0:D There is no way for me to make precise bends on metal in my workshop :-? .. i should probably have not been lazy, and 3D printed a jig for these to do it myself. :roll: https://image.ibb.co/eBqEHf/P801089-5-1.jpg 1.5mm alu ... i think i should have gone with 2.5mm or ...
by EddieJ
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Thanks Shakey! Again, that's high praise from you sir :D I got a good deal on it, all in with PC. Same guy is selling a Sherline CNC Mill with PC for £850, can do alu, (with coolant upgrade >)mild steel and titanium on it. I'll hook you up if you are tempted ;) Im still faffing with it really, so di...
by EddieJ
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Fishy Electronics - DisinfectANT , Cilit BANG
Replies: 44
Views: 2886

Re: DisinfectANT - Antweight First Build Log

Hah thanks George, that means a lot coming from you! :D I run a model making / 3d printing company for the day job, so making intricate and pretty stuff is no problem. But making something which will hold together and work in combat ... well.. we shall see :lol: Hope to have some assembly and tests ...