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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:33 am

I didn't forget Inertiant Chris, I just wasn't sure if you were coming or not. Glad you are!
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Post by haz » Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:12 am

Dave26 wrote: I just wasn't sure if you were coming or not. Glad you are!
I'm not. It means the return of my arch nemisis, Angry bird :P

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Post by malivoirec » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:51 am

I was trying to decide this entire week whether to go or not but a university exam on Friday announced last night and an 8 hour one way trip has scuppered my plans. So yeh unfortunately I can't, so Haz you can a sigh of releif for another day (*insert evil laugh here*)
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Post by josh » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:03 pm

Several issues... I think the receiver is duff so I need to swap that out. I have fixed the leaks as best I can, the air escapes in about 5 minutes. when it reaches as low as 10 psi the shuttles move and fire which looks like this...
http://s22.beta.photobucket.com/user/jo ... 9.mp4.html
It is also now 5g over weight, I have no idea how I will sort that by tomorrow.
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Post by josh » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:58 am

For anybody who uses or intends to use my scalextric wheels there is a new design available in packs of 4 here:
http://www.shapeways.com/model/782372/4 ... 12f40e2411
and the tire is here:
http://www.topslotsntrains.com/topslots ... 27&id=5024
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Re: Pop!

Post by Rhys » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:01 am

Just wondering... how much does each tyre and wheel weigh, and what is the overall diameter? Also, the link is dead for the tyres, which ones are they?
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Post by josh » Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:34 am

Sorry, didn't check that. corrected with the url now.
The wheels are 20.5 x 11.5 and weigh about 2.5g each I think. The new hub design may have changed that but I don't have an accurate set of scales here to confirm.
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Post by josh » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:20 pm

Hi All!

I've been busy, but I have been building in my spare time. I've made my simplest, yet most frustratingly compact pneumatic system to date. It works, and it works reliably. Now I need to build a robot around it.

Teaser below. I hope to get something together over the summer.

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Post by earthwormjim » Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:24 pm

That looks beautiful, Josh.
Loving the simplicity, and those linkages.
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