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Re: pic: Another Beetleweight Update

Whatís it made of?? You got a cad/bom? Seems really cool.
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Whatís it made of?? You got a cad/bom? Seems really cool.
Why thank you! The body is majority nylon, the weapon shell is 6061 Aluminum, and the teeth are S7 tool steel. I may put up a BOM when its done
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Re: pic: Another Beetleweight Update

Initial impressions:
I might go with larger bevels on the cutouts of your spinning dish. Those inside corners are going to be huge stress risers when it hits things.

I might consider 4 spokes rather than 3, so that the hitting blades are directly supported. You might get some wierd twisting during contact with the one that isn't on a spoke.

Paper Plate of Pain seems like a potential name as well.
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Also (less important) changed the name to The Star Spangled Slayer.
I think you mean "most important"
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Re: pic: Another Beetleweight Update

Captain Shrederator v2 = "The Star Spangled Shredder"
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Captain Shrederator v2 = "The Star Spangled Shredder"
Itís entirely possible the new shell (not the one pictured) is a scaled down copy...
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Re: pic: Another Beetleweight Update

Welp, since this thing is hopelessly overweight for a beetleweight I have decided to make a 12lb multibot called Team USA.
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