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  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:59 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
And here is the finished bot. In this shot you can see the polycarb covers which I CNC cut and the 3d printed spring loaded link hatch and 3d printed encoder mount.
https://i.imgur.com/MjsuwLPl.jpg
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  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:53 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
I 3D printed some holders for the ESCs (3 VESCs), batteries etc:
https://i.imgur.com/7Zmj6jLl.jpg
and started assembling everything:
https://i.imgur.com/J7oC8vcl.jpg
Here it is with everything ass ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:41 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
Once I was pretty sure everything was going to fit, I sent it out for laser cutting in 3mm Hardox 450 (8mm for the snail cam) at Action Laser Cutting in Perth. It cost about $230 for the cutting and t ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:31 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
Here is a prototype of the snail cam which I cut from plywood:
https://i.imgur.com/9c5bHZHl.jpg
The real one was cut from 8mm hardox. The cam was welded to a hub which Nick turned and keyed for me f ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

Replies: 77
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:25 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
I cut a custom P80 gearbox backplate from 12mm 6061 on my CNC machine. You can see my big CNC router's not really rigid enough for doing aluminium, but if you go slow you can almost get away with it: ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

Replies: 77
Views: 24085

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:08 pm   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
I started out doing a lot of CAD work in Fusion 360:
https://i.imgur.com/cCGaCCKl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/WYIkUjHl.jpg

Before I got the metalwork laser cut I cut two prototypes from 3mm MDF using ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 12:02 pm   Subject: Total Recoil 2
Total Recoil 1 showed a spring flipper could kinda be effective so I set out to make a second version learning from the mistakes of the first version. The key differences:
- Proper planetary gearboxe ...
  Topic: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
chunkulator

Replies: 77
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: Total Recoil - Chunkulator - NSW
Thanks for the prompt Philip. Here it comes...
  Topic: Sportsman Thoughts
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PostForum: Rules, Safety, Administration   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:42 am   Subject: Sportsman Thoughts
Don had a shuffler too at the 2016 nats. I am considering doing a full 8DOF four legged spider walker at some point, but despite being cool it would be unlikely to be nimble enough to win anything. It ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:47 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Can you show us a pic of the whole rig? Any maybe a diagram of what's connected to what?
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:00 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
What I have been doing for power LEDs recently is buying self-adhesive LED strips from HobbyKing. These are only a few bucks. You can cut them to length and they have built-in resistors so you can run ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:53 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
"8.6. All Robots must have a light easily visible from the outside of the robot that shows its main power is activated."

Main power is usually interpreted to mean the battery voltage after any swit ...
  Topic: Warbros - Andre NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:38 am   Subject: Warbros - Andre NSW
also, once you start doing bigger holes you can do holesaws if you don't need high precision.
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:29 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
The banebots wheels come in a variety of hardnesses, so if you have one of the harder ones you might be able to shave it down. The softer ones are unlikely to file down well. The black banebots wheels ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
chunkulator

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:29 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Check the luggage rules of the particular airline you're flying on in detail. When I last flew with qantas the rules where that one LiPo can be in the equipment (which you will need to check given tha ...
 
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