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  Topic: AntWeight Controller
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PostForum: Technical Chat   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: AntWeight Controller
Yep built in V tail works

Seems to go to 100% in all directions - which makes steering a bit touchy
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:57 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
These guys do precision ground linear shaft:

http://www.linearbearings.com.au


Glen or I can probably dig you up some 20mm shaft but possibly not quite 230mm long.
  Topic: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
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PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:55 am   Subject: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
I have a 12kva generator and a couple of smaller ones Smile
  Topic: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
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PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:19 pm   Subject: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
it's ok, they are over the weight limit.
  Topic: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
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PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:17 pm   Subject: [TBC] Rumble in the Jungle - November 2017 - Heavyweight
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  Topic: Sportsman Summary
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PostForum: Rules, Safety, Administration   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:32 am   Subject: Sportsman Summary
A cheap and quick alternative for electromagnets (maybe less powerful though) are trailer brake magnets:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2-X-10-ELECTRIC-TRAILER-BRAKE-MAGNETS-OVAL-SHAPE-CARAVAN-CAMPER-/ ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:50 am   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
I've always found tying a knot in the cord also works well Razz
  Topic: New Builder from Victoria.
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PostForum: New Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:02 am   Subject: New Builder from Victoria.
these white ones are not the ones you're thinking of / used in Inspector General.

They're much lighter and narrower than a red wheel, and very flexible.

I used them in Stealth, and the wheel fle ...
  Topic: New Builder from Victoria.
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PostForum: New Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:06 am   Subject: New Builder from Victoria.
https://www.bunnings.com.au/ambassador-100mm-white-plastic-centre-wheel-and-rubber-tyre_p3942885

They look similar to the red wheels but have a slightly larger diameter.



I've used these whe ...
  Topic: New builder from Gladstone Qld
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PostForum: New Builders   Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:35 pm   Subject: New builder from Gladstone Qld
I've had surprising success using a step drill to make bearing holes Smile


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/322132126148

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/322132238113
  Topic: New builder from Gladstone Qld
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PostForum: New Builders   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:53 pm   Subject: New builder from Gladstone Qld
You might find the 6" wheels are too big for drill motors - which will increase the chance of burning out the motors, breaking the gearboxes, or loosening the wheels from the shafts.

The red wheel ...
  Topic: Flamethrowers - reliable ignition
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PostForum: Technical Chat   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:40 am   Subject: Flamethrowers - reliable ignition
for the pilot nozzle I re-used parts from a BBQ lighter
  Topic: Flamethrowers - reliable ignition
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PostForum: Technical Chat   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:47 am   Subject: Flamethrowers - reliable ignition
I find a pilot flame system works well - have one nozzle setup for a small flame with good ignition, and use that to ignite the main nozzle.
  Topic: Robowars Sportsman Cup 2016 - 10/11 Dec - QLD
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PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:26 am   Subject: Robowars Sportsman Cup 2016 - 10/11 Dec - QLD
drive fine when I ran it at Vivid Razz
  Topic: Robowars Sportsman Cup 2016 - 10/11 Dec - QLD
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PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:44 pm   Subject: Robowars Sportsman Cup 2016 - 10/11 Dec - QLD
hey that's my crusher Razz
 
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