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Thank you so much! I hadn't thought of it that way, I was putting the mount in first! Very clever to design it like that. Thanks so much. All we have to do now is make it!

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Shakey
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Felt it was time for something a little on the weirder side for a robot:

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A chainsaw wielding ant! Using a bosch nanoblade connected to an 1806 motor, at the moment just static in the chassis. This version is very much a simply get something working one rather than what I'd aim for for serious competition. My next step will be to turn this into a walker to gain the weight to actuate the saw.

I'll do a test video once the proper batteries for it turn up.
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This looks awesome!! Funnily enough, I was wondering the other day how effective power tool wielding ants could be, considering they would be up against mostly plastic. Any ideas for a name yet?

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Pfeh, chainsaw? Ha! Any of the cool kids could tell you that Jigsaw Blades is where it's at. *cough*
I kid, that looks amazing! I wanna fight it! AWS60? Not losing a fight against you is one of my life's success criteria!
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Shakey
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It's Only A Drill!
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2mm Drill bit shaft swapped into an 1806 all run off of 2S.
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EddieJ
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Very awesome! I wonder if there are flames if that weapon drills through a lipo :twisted:
You beat me to making a drill ant :lol: started CADding something roughly a few weeks back - I think you're a few months ahead there :P
https://i.ibb.co/Ybb2ZNR/image.png lol!

Hows the drill at getting through armour? Spur point bits tore into plastic the best with the little testing i started.
https://images.mytoolshed.co.uk/catalog ... 4503qz.jpg

One day we can have a drill-off! :lol: if i ever manage to finish my version.
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I had plans for a drill bot for a long time but talking with Carl on Wednesday/Thursday kinda pushed me to actually start. tested out how to get the drill and motor together on Thursday, CADed Saturday and built today.

Forgot to link a test video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5I-DcsneXg

I think that might be a good style of drill to try, I just selected drills by buying a small range from screwfix on my way home and seeing which started a hole best.
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I can only dream to be that efficient and speedy making new bots :shock: :P
That's just terrifying how fast it gets through plastic! Free bot ventilation service
Going to be great to see it compete! (Y)
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What plastic do you use for your Armour, and how do you cut it out?

is it a case of a sharpie and careful use of a coping saw?

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It's all polycarbonate of normally 1.5mm thick. For cutting I have a small CNC router, so I simply design the plates in CAD with the rest of the bot, program up the machine and it'll cut them out.
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