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by MichaelG92
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2621

Re: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?

Ok, I’ll do that Derek!

Thanks for the advice everyone! I’ll post pictures and updates once I start building in June!
by MichaelG92
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2621

Re: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?

Making my own brackets out of 1mm polycarbonate looks like the better option for me, for a first build I’d rather have separate panels stuck together rather than trying to bend it all from one piece. Might do the same for the flipper.

How easy is 1mm polycarbonate to bend? What tools do I need?
by MichaelG92
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2621

Re: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?

Thanks for the advice all, it has been reassuring! I had the chance over lunch to look at shipping times for the places I want to buy from and I'll certainly look to order towards the end of May, maybe sooner. Some I can get away with putting off until after exams. With regards to the battery I've m...
by MichaelG92
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: First time builder question - is a three week build possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2621

First time builder question - is a three week build possible?

Hi everyone, now that the TV show has sadly been cancelled I've decided to bite the bullet and build an antweight for AWS55 at the end of June, conveniently scheduled for after my final exams! My idea is a four wheel flipper robot, in a similar shape to Atomic but with sloped sides. The parts that I...