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although there is no gear to adjust the pot i would put a bit of glue into it as it could move from vibrations and its a pain to get inside the servo at an event to re-adjust the pot.
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Yep,that does sound like good advice. :)

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I finished modding Bruces new drive servos today.:)
I have trimmed down the wheels too,from the lego original,on the left,to the trimmed finished article on the right.

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20 mins with a stanley knife and a small file.

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nicey nicey zoo zoo :D hmm smaler wheels less speed eh?

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Cleaned up bruces chassis and glued the new servos in place.Waiting for the rx to come into stock at model shop website. Will order 6v nimh battery today from Roaming Robots.
Need to get to Sussex model centre and see if they have stocked up on 1.5mm fibreglass board too.


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Slow progress.
To be honest,I have been unwell for a while now,but hopefully I am getting better now.
Anyway,I found enough scrap 1.5mm fibreglass board to make new lifting arms for Bruce. They are lower profile than the old ones,so Bruce will be a little lower,and with less of an arc to the body shape...

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Like I said,slow progress,but hopefully some more fibreglass board is on the way,with the help of the great people and info available on the forum here! :)
Cheers for now,Jim

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lookin' good

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haz wrote:lookin' good
Cheers Haz.
The lifting arms are twice as thick as the old ones,so should be more robust. The 6v battery I got from the RR shop is much bigger than I thought,and definately wont fit.So I will try and source another 4.5v 120mah one from somewhere.I am going to use some 4mm polycarb to brace the lifting arms,so weight may become an issue with the rebuild soon!!

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Looks brilliantly made :) is the servo one that has outputs on either side or is there a makeshift axle on the other side?
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