General questions for first robot

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Re: General questions for first robot

Post by peterwaller » Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:12 pm

As I have mentioned before because I cannot afford the required approval testing I am unable to offer my controllers for open sale but do make them as one off prototypes for fellow amtweight people I know. Unfortunately I am not able to export them so that rules out the Waller controller.

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Re: General questions for first robot

Post by Gizz » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:13 pm

Hijacking this for a quickie; what do you guys use to attach that thin plastic to your flippers and what type of plastic is that?
I've tried to epoxy plastic to alu / Ti without much of a success, what type of glue would be more apropriate?
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Re: General questions for first robot

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:20 pm

Do you mean the plastic that is used to get under the opponent? It is usually acetate, the same stuff that is used for sheets for an overhead projector. I usually attach it just with tape or double sided sticky foam pads. As it often needs replacing, to keep it flat enough, it is not advised to make it too permanant a fixture.
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Re: General questions for first robot

Post by Gizz » Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:12 pm

That was exactly what I was meaning, thanks for the help. tape it is then!
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Re: General questions for first robot

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:50 pm

No problemo! :D
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