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by Rapidrory
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 453
Views: 67562

Re: Another New Antweight..

That'd be great, i only need 2.. What sort are they?
by Rapidrory
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 453
Views: 67562

Re: Another New Antweight..

Hehe, would save me writing the name on it at least :P

Had a thought on wheel mountings; gonna try drilling a 3mm hole in a slightly larger steel bolt, then slide it onto a 3mm D bar and hammer it to get the D shape and tight fit... might work, just have to make sure I can get it off again :roll:
by Rapidrory
Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 453
Views: 67562

Re: Another New Antweight..

Haha, that's quite possible :P Btw, has anyone got any ideas about wheels I could use for Tinny? Need to be about 20mm in diameter and fit a 3mm D shaft... The motors I'm using are from RS and so only have a 5mm long shaft, but otherwise they're much the same as the ones from Polou. I've looked at u...
by Rapidrory
Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 453
Views: 67562

Re: Another New Antweight..

Yeah, the chassis is all hand cut and folded... by folded I mean beaten with a hammer a lot in an attempt to get it looking roughly like it was supposed too.. No CAD used in the design either; spent many hours sat on my floor with a geometry set, a calculator, and lots of paper :P Fitted the polycar...
by Rapidrory
Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Another New Antweight..
Replies: 453
Views: 67562

Another New Antweight..

Hi guys, Rory here.. I'm just joining the Antweight scene, (having been talked into it by Alex (Haywire)) and as such have started work on a robot to play with :P The robot I'm building is an Alu/Polycarbonate flipper.. I've ordered all the relevant parts (most are from the US branch of Hobbyking th...