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by daliad100
Tue May 18, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What garden visitors do you have
Replies: 10
Views: 4021

Plenty of frogs even though we have no pond. They keep geting squashed on the driveway :(
by daliad100
Mon May 17, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Imperial build diary
Replies: 48
Views: 12927

Team Imperial build diary

Stack Error 2 has had most of its parts ordered.

http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/lh/photo/ ... directlink

Any one have any idea where I can get some m1.6 and m2 screws?
by daliad100
Mon May 17, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: New Robots
Replies: 1516
Views: 409008

by daliad100
Mon May 17, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: New Robots
Replies: 1516
Views: 409008

Stack Error was the failure of a machine that lost the majority of its fights.

Ordering parts for a second stack error that should be able to self right and right itself without the screw sticking out the front of it.
by daliad100
Wed May 12, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Reading Robot Club 21 - Saturday 22nd May 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 13373

Signed up and have a new Stack Error designed, lets hope that I can borrow the school's lathe and CNC router to build it :D
by daliad100
Wed May 12, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Would this be a good antweight?
Replies: 23
Views: 7573

Unfortunately, solenoids produce less force towards the end of their stroke as the air gap increases (or at the begining for a pull solenoid.) It could work if you have a powerful enough short stroke solenoid and use a lever to increase the distance traveled. However, most solenoids that are powerfu...
by daliad100
Tue May 11, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Wiring A controller
Replies: 76
Views: 18351

A mixer on one stick control if you have a bit of weight left or even using one stick diagonally can work.

Will have a look at the national rail site, I've always used the trainline for rail tickets.
by daliad100
Mon May 10, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Wiring A controller
Replies: 76
Views: 18351

Meh, I should have read the rest of the thread.

If I can find a better route to reading than via London I will be turning up with (hopefully) an improved robot.
by daliad100
Mon May 10, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Wiring A controller
Replies: 76
Views: 18351

It's probably a bit late for this but you could buy a controller in the other mode which puts the throttle on the other stick.