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by tweedermeister
Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: AWS Rules Debate
Topic: Rule 2b: Robot size limits
Replies: 18
Views: 29257

Re: Rule 2b: Robot size limits

I just think that too avoid arguments and the such robots that are over 4 inches should be put in a seperate class to the robots that are under 4 inches but the ones that are over 4 inches must be able to fit off of the edge of the arena so there would'nt be any anti-pit type antweights and there sh...
by tweedermeister
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: featherweight shells

just did a quick 2 minute mockup of the featherweight shape i'm going for, the holes in the top are for the wheels
by tweedermeister
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: featherweight shells

I also forgot to ask, will m4 screws and bolts be strong enough to hold a shell together ?
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

Ok I'll rename it now and just look around the fra forums
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

i'll register now
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

nah just use a jigsaw I have a bad history with jigsaws... I have a bad history with beltsanders after one fatal open evening at my school when I was asked to go in to take part in a dt lesson to show the type of stuff that we do and sanded off the top of my index finger when I tried to sand a piec...
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

i probably won't use the cutting service because I find it easy to use a jigsaw and i'll use the rest of the plastic for various other projects, and next week I should have some pictures of a robot i've been building to pick up cotton reels for a school project, its largely based on the design of bi...
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

thanks I'll order some of that before christmas just to make a rough design of the shell, will 1000 x 500 x 12mm be enough ?
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

got it off rob, i think. if you go down to b&q you can buy drilbits and bolts, all you need for about a tenner. if you have a small local shop, its gonna be cheaper. i dont really use bolts on my feathers, and then only m4 so pretty small. they are mostly held together with woodscrews. wrong place ...
by tweedermeister
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Featherweights
Topic: featherweight shells
Replies: 51
Views: 62710

Re: any shells for sale

haz wrote:your school doesnt have a drill, saw or a screwdriver?

change schools :P
it does but we dont have any thick bolts, decent drills, and its mainly used for woodwork so theresnot much in the way of facilities for metalwork or thick plastics work
and where did you get the shell for E=MC hammer ?