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  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:36 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
I have a pair of Propdrive 35-42 motors fitted onto P60 gearboxes - the motor diameter is definitely less than the P60.

The colson width is measured at the tread and most wheels have wider hubs. I ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

Replies: 446
Views: 15611

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:22 am   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
What What exact wheel do you want to use and what axles do you have - the standard Banebots 1/2" with a key way? Nobody apart from Banebots sells Colson hubs Depending on what you need, I can probably ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:34 pm   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Robowars day one report:

It was as very quiet day For Mr Mangle on day one; I had a bye for round 1 and then in round 2 had was matched up with Weasel, driven by Miles. Weasel is a 2WD full body li ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

Replies: 446
Views: 15611

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:13 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Bring all the spare parts you can - its surprising how much can be made to work with everyone working on it.
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:01 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Good to hear things are progressing - does that mean you are definitely coming to the event?
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:48 am   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
You will need to buy a smaller pair of pliers.
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:19 pm   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Almost ready:

Mr Mangle is fully running and just needs some Loktite & tape to be ready. Mr Mangle 2 still has a few things to finish off but its all minor stuff. The wiring loom is ready for t ...
  Topic: Warbros - Andre NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:51 am   Subject: Warbros - Andre NSW
I would go even further with the gearing. Assuming a 22v battery, the no-load motor speed is around 14K rpm, way too high for a spinner with that diameter. I would gear it down by 4 or 5 to 1 for a 3K ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:38 pm   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
The new electronics is all assembled and fitted. I was worried that the weapon motor wiring wouldn't fit under electronics but there is just enough space - that's a major to-do item ticked off the lis ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:17 pm   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Update:

Pretty sure that bearing damage happened at around 30 second mark:

  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:07 pm   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Mr Mangle:

While I was setting up for the new weapon pulley, I found some damage from last year:

http://www.nswrfc.org/Nick/P8131462.JPG

Shocked That probably happened late at the last Roboc ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:38 am   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Probably the original Mr Mangle, with a couple of upgrades.
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

Replies: 446
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:06 am   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
I don't know how much room is available so its hard to recommend anything. Two brands that other people have had issues with are Dlux and YEP - best to steer clear of them at HK.
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:48 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Another cause for the ESC and Rx to smoke like they did is if the battery + line somehow got shorted to the +5V BEC line. I don't see how that could have happened from your photo of the wiring but it ...
  Topic: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
Nick

Replies: 446
Views: 15611

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:39 pm   Subject: Micro Magnum, Team Magnum, NSW
There seems to be stock in the local NSW warehouse - that usually arrives in 2 days if you choose the courier delivery option (which is cheaper anyway)
 
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