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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Shakey » Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:11 pm

Just a little something to help my future efforts out. :)

A nice Reprap Prusa i3!

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Just got to finish wiring this guy and then calibrate and he is good to go. I should also be able to upgrade him to print Polycarbonate, Nylon and Carbon fibre very easily :D

Also... STANLEY IS BACK! Kinda... Not really....
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This made me cry inside when I saw Rorys handiwork on Stanley at the open day :P Though don't worry the parts to fix him are on order!

Also inertias self destruct of the day:
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Rapidrory » Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:16 pm

Shakey wrote:Also... STANLEY IS BACK! Kinda... Not really....
Hehehe... :P

Printer's looking nice! I see what you mean about the cable management; very neat...
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Shakey » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:18 pm

A few new things in team shakey! :)

First up is 'Horizontal Spinner Of Doom' aka HSOD:

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A nice undercutting horizontal spinner, it can still be controlled at full throttle as well. :) I thought it was about time I got in on the spinner business, can't leave all the fun to everyone else.

And a Nano weight, which is unamed right now (Naming a nano is hard).
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With a heavily armoured receiver underneath:
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Really the tape is there as without it I shorted the robot driving over an allen key. >.< It has a nice flipper that can just lift an ant and a 60mah Single Cell LiPo to keep it going. here it is with Stanley for scale:
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Also in the works is a nice Nano spinner, though I may be pushing the weight a bit on this one :S.
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Parts to repair my ducted fan robot:
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And a quick test into cheaper wheels since I am rapidly running out of Pololu tyres.
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As you can probably tell the 3D printer is working, and working nicely. I have it all setup ready to print:
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Finally the team so far for the next AWS. The front left robot is a flea called Herbert which I may or may not be entering. For the main AWS the Nano will be clustered with the spinner and a fourth ant entered aswell.
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Rapidrory » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:25 pm

Some test runs of a slightly earlier version of HSOD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMZcQGp ... e=youtu.be

Needless to say, I'm a little concerned about it...
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:28 pm

"The nano will be clustered with the spinner".
I know what I'll be aiming to do!
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Shakey » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:34 pm

Remote-Controlled Dave wrote:"The nano will be clustered with the spinner".
I know what I'll be aiming to do!
The nanos job is not getting hit :P
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Hogi » Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:24 pm

i think horrizontal spinners are becoming more popular because of anticyclone.

nice team shakey, sure you'll do well! where did you get that fan from and what motor/ESC do you use to make it spin?
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Super antweights: territorial.

Fleaweights: fleadom fighter, gaztons.

Featherweights: hectic (under construction)

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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Shakey » Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:41 am

The Fan is from hobbykings EDF section with a generic Turnigy 20A ESC. This fan is definitely overkill for an ant and a power draw to match :P But it is fun!

I built a horizontal as I like undercutters :D And it was easier to get into 125g as a vertical needs armour. Horizontals present a much bigger disc area so can get away with a lot less armour. Plus there are loads of verticals!

And finally don't mind me, just messing about. ¬.¬ Going to be building an ant from these tests to fill my final team slot, 2 motors and more wheels than that!
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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by peterwaller » Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:29 am

Looks like you are getting some good results with your 3D printer.

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Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

Post by Max » Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:22 am

3d printed parts looks great! out of interest where did you get your 3d printer from? Did you have to assemble it yourself?

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