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by Kyro
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: The Hotel Lima, for Ants: A Build Diary
Replies: 109
Views: 90851

Re: A Hotel, constructed of Limas, for Ants: A Build Diary

a bit of bent paperclip also works... if you can find one that fits the holes snugly, its as good as any plug plus allows for handsfree operation as you can "plug" it in and leave it there until finished... you may even find a paper clip thats correct guage and perfectly sized to be able t...
by Kyro
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Phyte Antweight Builds & Event Reports
Replies: 28
Views: 32073

Re: Team Phyte Antweight Builds & Event Reports

i wouldnt assume that about the wires, i purchased a bldc and esc kit and on mine, i assumed it was like that. could not get it to work until i hooked the right esc wire to centre bldc wire... very odd i thought, but it could be the same with yours... my newer smaller esc and bldc i had to guess str...
by Kyro
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Water Bots - Floaters
Replies: 8
Views: 4208

Re: Water Bots - Floaters

are tiny cannons allowed? and can i have nano bots swing from the masts armed to the teeth and board my opponent's vessel?

there are no rules at sea... ;)
by Kyro
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team BLEEP build diary
Replies: 123
Views: 106684

Re: Team BLEEP build diary

i had an rc car that used the Ballance lead to power it... so i used the same idea on a rock crawler i built... never had any issues with it
by Kyro
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team BLEEP build diary
Replies: 123
Views: 106684

Re: Team BLEEP build diary

something like this might help you https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/THREADED-INSERTS-FOR-PLASTIC-ALLOY-AND-WOOD-SELF-TAPPING-INSERT-NUTS-BRASS-/362470558325?varId=631640702671&txnId=998235571023 just drill a hole then use soldering iron to sink it into the polycarb... hole is just to stop excess melte...
by Kyro
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team BLEEP build diary
Replies: 123
Views: 106684

Re: Team BLEEP build diary

i would have cut either the top or bottom polycarb with tabs that would be bent up (or down) that i could then cut to size and make space for the wheels to fit... cut it like a net with enough extra to fill the gap... but if you decide to do this, bend first and cut to shape after as trying to bend ...
by Kyro
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Rocket, Updates and Reports
Replies: 62
Views: 69797

Re: Lukes ramblings

has she been to an event? it worked for my mrs... might work for you... really, it all started when she saw a spinner turn another bot to dust at antfreeze... but be warned, it'll mean more building of extra bots... so i have 3 teams of bots to build... my own, hers and my son's... thats up to 12 bo...
by Kyro
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Rocket, Updates and Reports
Replies: 62
Views: 69797

Re: Lukes ramblings

so the battle report from AWS... well my son had a scouts event so luckily my mrs was able to take over his team for the event so i will start with her. after no more than 10 minutes practise with the 2 bots she was piloting on the day, i didnt have high hopes... first fight was with dusty, unfortun...
by Kyro
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 57 (February 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 63105

Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

thanks for hosting a great event...
both me and my mrs had a great time...
looking forward to the next event
by Kyro
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: The Hotel Lima, for Ants: A Build Diary
Replies: 109
Views: 90851

Re: A Hotel, constructed of Limas, for Ants: A Build Diary

glad i could help with end points... i will see you tomorrow... setting off at around 6:30 myself... best of luck tomorrow... may i suggest (if you see this in time) trimming down your power switch to the point where its hard (but not impossible) to switch off by hand... this may save a gram but mai...