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  Topic: New Builder from Victoria.
Spockie-Tech

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PostForum: New Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:54 am   Subject: New Builder from Victoria.
Ive written a couple of times on these wheels as well.
They are what Inspector General used to use..
Definitely not recommended for new builders.

They are *heavy.. so much so you have to drill ...
  Topic: Super Cheap 3D printer for Sale - Sydney - Jan 2017
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 2
Views: 1845

PostForum: The Marketplace   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:00 pm   Subject: Super Cheap 3D printer for Sale - Sydney - Jan 2017
Anybody feel like heading down the hobby 3d printing Rabbit hole ?

I bought one of these "Anet A8" kits a few weeks ago, and been having a lot of fun with it.. it took about 6 hours to build, and ...
  Topic: Robot videos
Spockie-Tech

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Views: 187453

PostForum: General Chatter   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:31 pm   Subject: Robot videos
Not directly robot related, but I bet all spinner owners dream like this at night Smile

The
Will it Mow ?
Channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2P0YjTt7oE
  Topic: My ip address to this forum as been blocked
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 7
Views: 2442

PostForum: Off-Topic   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:40 am   Subject: My ip address to this forum as been blocked
Jake contacted me and I logged into the Admin area and removed the IP Block.

Visiting ipchicken.com (or one of about a million similair sites) will tell you if your router picked up a new address ...
  Topic: Team RCC's Heavyweight Bullfrog.
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 34
Views: 15931

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:47 pm   Subject: Team RCC's Heavyweight Bullfrog.
Mm, fluoronert or similair ?

You could immerse the whole ESC if you made the case fluid tight.. wirexs would be a pain though. And for intermittent duty equip like robot ESC's you dont need th ...
  Topic: Team RCC's Heavyweight Bullfrog.
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 34
Views: 15931

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:33 pm   Subject: Team RCC's Heavyweight Bullfrog.
Waters heat capacity is huge, which is why we use it for cooling/heat *transport situations to move heat around from car radiators to nuclear reactors, so *theoretically it should make a great heatsin ...
  Topic: Robowars Nationals - 19th-21st August - Canberra
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 97
Views: 25147

PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:53 pm   Subject: Robowars Nationals - 19th-21st August - Canberra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkIXgUR66PA
Team Rotwang pre event demonstration for running capabilities one week before event. Only a few fails!

As usual, Gary and crew could run an event all by ...
  Topic: Bane~Rotwang~Vic
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 59
Views: 27846

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:31 pm   Subject: Bane~Rotwang~Vic
I want to try those spark suppressing XT90 connectors, except they are always out of stock! Mad

That's probably my fault. I bought a bunch (well, 10) of them for the 44v E-Trikes I built a month or ...
  Topic: Warbros - Andre NSW
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 96
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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:24 pm   Subject: Warbros - Andre NSW
So I taught myself how to weld on the weekend, I had a few people tell me 'you can't just teach yourself how to weld in a weekend' - well apparently they haven't used youtube.

Youtube-University i ...
  Topic: Reboot from Rotwang - Vic
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 52
Views: 28737

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:58 pm   Subject: Reboot from Rotwang - Vic
If you can afford to feed it Argon, with a decent size bottle of argon gas, then you can grab one of the small inverter Arc welders and a scratch-start TIG add on kit for it for under $200

or for u ...
  Topic: Rusty Venture - Slightly Evil Robotics - SA
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 28
Views: 7292

PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:59 pm   Subject: Rusty Venture - Slightly Evil Robotics - SA
I *like the "Recycled/Wasteland" look Bots. Reminds me of something from a MadMax movie.

The CNC'd Ti/Bisalloy bots all look the same.. Where's the ever controversial style points when you need t ...
  Topic: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Spockie-Tech

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PostForum: Builders Reports   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:47 am   Subject: Jolt & friends - Team Overkill - NSW
Couldnt you collect the swarf and make Fireworks with it or something ?

$200 worth of Titanium shavings should make some nice sparks if you can get it to ignite. Smile
  Topic: Bargain Buys and Interesting Products
Spockie-Tech

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Views: 169465

PostForum: The Marketplace   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:53 am   Subject: Bargain Buys and Interesting Products
That BangGood site sure has some odd "professional tools" - any of those lock picks could get you arrested in Australia.

Hm, I hope not Smile I ordered one.

Occasionally I watch the "LockTube" y ...
  Topic: Robowars Nationals - 19th-21st August - Canberra
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 97
Views: 25147

PostForum: State Specific Information   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:34 pm   Subject: Robowars Nationals - 19th-21st August - Canberra
Ditto what Steve said.

Im an Electronic Engineer, ESC designer (as is Steve), and been doing Robots for 10 years. I know a bit about making electronics survive in the field instead of on the bench ...
  Topic: Bargain Buys and Interesting Products
Spockie-Tech

Replies: 610
Views: 169465

PostForum: The Marketplace   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:35 am   Subject: Bargain Buys and Interesting Products
I have my own domain, so I create separate email addresses for any shopping sites I have to register for, and they automatically go into a catch-all folder..

That way if they start pissing me of ...
 
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