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Post by josh »

i did mine with a pillar drill and tap set by drilling a tight hole to fit the end of my brushless motor which was already a tight fit wen done and then i put a bolt thro the drum and into the bit on my motor that holds the shaft in place

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Post by BeligerAnt »

Robotcombat.com sell hubs for 3mm motor shafts for $8.49 a pair. I haven't tried them, but they look pretty good if you don't have access to all the proper toys. :(

(Had to make a V-block when I was at college - at last I've found a use for it!)
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Post by olivers »

Was it UK robotics that ceased trading recently, presumably due to lack or sales.

What other questions would be asked? Could ask about coreless, brushless, speed controllers and stuff but now come of the outrunner motors have combo deals with speed controllers.

I need to update my servo list, try and do a FAQ and make a spinner document.

Perhaps a series of beginners guides would be the best way to go. As in starter ant, spinner, lifter, mixers and so-on.

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave »

if you don't have access to all the proper toys.
I have a pair of scissors, pliers and a screwdriver...and thats about it. lol.
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Simon Windisch
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Post by Simon Windisch »

Don't forget the gaffa tape Dave.

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave »

Havn't used any gaffa in ages Si, its just been normal cellotape. I don't know why you lot go to such great hassel with screws and the like, when I rarely get any damage using just tape. lol. :D
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Post by Adam Hargreaves »

plus you get the satisfaction of watching Hib and Tim picking bits of tape out of their discs...
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That's....not....funny!

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Post by razerdave »

Its supposed to give you hassle, thats what its there for. As you were saying about specialised tools, I have very basic tools, screwdriver, hacksaw, soldering iron (to bend plastic) and a Dremel, and lots of tape and cement putty. The only thing specially made on my robots were the wheels on Baby Hell and FIN's naro speed mods (CNC'd polycarb parts, contact Anthony Pritchard for more details), and it saved me farting around with the glue

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Post by Rhys »

Is he still doing those?

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