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Post by Robotic Ants » Sun Sep 01, 2002 5:34 pm

http://www.overlander.co.uk - Are a good sorce for antweight battery packs.

http://www.hobbystores.co.uk - There have very good stocks of Transmitters, Servo's, Recivers and much more bits and peices for building antweights.

http://www.lego.com - Sell a great pneumatic kit to get you started on antweight pneumatics.

http://www.dycem.com - The non-slip mat from Dycem is the best stuff for antweight wheel grip/tread.

http://www.farnell.com - For NiMH batteries and electronics stuff.

http://rswww.com - RS components. Much the same as Farnell, but you have to pay for postage.

http://www.maplin.co.uk - Much like Farnell and RS comp they also sell NiMH batteries and electronics stuff.


This post has been throught about because of all the new people joining the forum and I think this is the right place to put it without swamping the antweight thread.

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Post by BeligerAnt » Sun Sep 01, 2002 8:01 pm

A very useful thread! Let's see if we can all keep it on-topic for a change :wink:

Dycem - you can get it from your local disability aids shop.

http://www.farnell.com - For NiMH batteries and electronics stuff. Minimum order ?10, post free, usually next day delivery. TIP use the search to find each component, then it tells you if it's in stock. Otherwise you have to go all thru the buying screens before you find it's all out of stock!

http://rswww.com - RS components. Much the same as Farnell, but you have to pay for postage.

http://www.sussex-model-centre.co.uk - Good range of R/C stuff
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Post by TEAMDBR » Mon Sep 02, 2002 2:09 pm

maplin.co.uk ::: electronics
ripmax.com ::: RC stuff

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Post by christopherirlam » Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:08 am

<a href="http://www.technobots.co.uk">http://www.technobots.co.uk</a>

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Post by BeligerAnt » Thu Oct 17, 2002 7:20 pm

Not really parts, but a useful tools supplier:

http://www.squirestools.com

Squires Model & Craft Tools, Bognor Regis, W Sussex

They have a big catalogue full of all sorts of tools and useful bits & pieces.

Minimum order is &7.50, but postage is free. They also attend many model exhibitions and you can order stuff to collect at an exhibition.
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Post by Andrew » Sat Jan 11, 2003 6:04 pm

This site looks great for antweight-sized electronics kits:

http://www.members.aol.com/actionkit

There's some nice ECS's, mixers and RC switches on there.

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Post by BeligerAnt » Tue Jan 21, 2003 9:43 pm

Today I received my first order from Action Kits and was about to post their address here - then I saw Andrew had beaten me to it!

Anyway, apart from kits, they also sell 40MHz Hitec Feather Rx's @ ?18 ea.
What's more, they have them in stock, which is more than can be said for SMC!
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Post by RCX » Tue Jan 21, 2003 10:15 pm

http://www.hobbyshoplewes.co.uk opening soon! With online shopping fascility.

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Post by Boris » Thu Mar 06, 2003 6:04 pm

Does anyone know the best way for a push-bot eg fast, wide wheels, or lots of torque thin wheels ???

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Post by hades » Thu Mar 06, 2003 6:15 pm

im creating System One Robotics at the moment that will sell parts for ants. From wheeles to servos, amour to erm...

Well ill keep you posted.

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Post by TEAMDBR » Thu Mar 06, 2003 6:52 pm

On 2003-03-06 18:04, Boris wrote:
Does anyone know the best way for a push-bot eg fast, wide wheels, or lots of torque thin wheels ???
Wide wheels... Most ant's wheels slip before the servos stall...
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Post by Andrew » Fri Mar 07, 2003 2:00 pm

Don't make them too wide though. Ant-lion has 25mm wide, dycem-covered wheels, driven by Naro HP's, and it struggles to turn on anything other than full speed.

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Post by hades » Sat Mar 08, 2003 8:50 pm

Its coming on slowly but System One will be open within a few weeks. You can have a small taste of the site at: http://www10.brinkster.com/systemone/home.htm

You can also submit an item.

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Post by Marco Roberts » Sun Mar 09, 2003 9:05 pm

Nice idea Dave i have alwase wanted to get window mech. Just remember to put as much detail as u can no the different parts.

Im sure ur going to do that any way.

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