New Featherweights

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Postby daliad100 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:40 am

I've known some speedos to be able to take a bit of overvolting if you want more power for when you put smaller wheels on it.

The BEC will typically be the first thing to go if you do it as it is only really designed to take about 0.5A so by disconnecting the red wire on the servo lead to the reciever and having a reciever battery or a bigger regulator to power the reciever.

It is nice to know that the cheap chinese speedos will run a drill without melting on sudden acceleration and reversal. If they don't melt when driving into a wall for ~30s then they're a bargin.
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Postby haz » Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:55 am

yep the escs are a bargin at ?20 for a pair ive stalled the motors for 10secs and nothing blew up.

i may fight it at the o2 but im paying for my fra membership on the day so it may be a little tricky

that and the fact that i have to take it on a train :D

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Postby Remote-Controlled Dave » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:02 pm

None of that will matter. Kane has stated you can pay on the day without trouble. And we once took Monolith on the train from Bradford to Burgess Hill! That was a bit silly, lol. I'm thinking of going in the garage and knocking up a featherweight for the O2 now.
You will need a name though, has it got one yet?
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Postby haz » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:21 pm

no, cant think of anything, what do you think i should call it?

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Postby kickboxer » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:37 pm

haz wrote:no, cant think of anything, what do you think i should call it?


call it D.L.A.M.W.T.T.O.V
dont look at me with that tone of voice.
quite clever eh.
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Postby haz » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:40 pm

and what pray, does that mean?

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Postby kickboxer » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:43 pm

haz wrote:and what pray, does that mean?


what pray?

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Postby haz » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:44 pm

dont worry i got it now

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Postby Remote-Controlled Dave » Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:10 pm

Fat Ant?
Lol.
I'd call it Murphy's Law. As in everything that could go wrong, will go wrong.
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Postby haz » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:09 am

lol, i will call it that then

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Postby haz » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:00 pm

can anyone lend me a pair of robochalange wheels? 100mm preferbly but 75mm would work
thanks, harry 8)

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Postby haz » Sat May 14, 2011 11:07 am

murphys law vs the recycling bin!!
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Postby daliad100 » Sat May 14, 2011 2:50 pm

I see you haven't blown up the cheap chinese speedos yet :D

Wonder if I can salvage the low power side from mine...
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Postby haz » Sat May 14, 2011 3:04 pm

they didn't blow when i tried pushing cylon at aylesbury :D

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Postby daliad100 » Sat May 14, 2011 4:34 pm

Nice to know that if you're not being deliberately stupid with them they will survive.

At least I might be able to use them to build a speedo with a heatsink.
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