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    4 Weeks Ago  Jun 25, 2017, 12:11 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #76

    How will you do the rubber tread? rest is looking good though. I imagine you have a lot of drilling ahead of you to lighten the sprockets...
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    4 Weeks Ago  Jun 25, 2017, 12:48 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #77

    Apotheosis said: View Post
    How will you do the rubber tread? rest is looking good though. I imagine you have a lot of drilling ahead of you to lighten the sprockets...
    Rubber tread will be attached to the steel trad plate using 2 screws from the back. Yeah lots of drilling, Total of 8 sprockets and a total of 88 holes.

    This is how Mike Senna mounted the rubber treads. 2 screws one on each side.
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    Idle arm draw.
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    3 Weeks Ago  Jun 29, 2017, 1:18 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #78

    1/2 shaft collar done.
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    1/2" axle.
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    Got my key steel today.
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    3 Weeks Ago  Jul 1, 2017, 2:49 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #79

    Made the 2 bars for the idle arm.
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    Got my steel for the lower roller wheels. and made some test wheels. Final wheels will be rubber.
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    3 Weeks Ago  Jul 1, 2017, 3:32 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #80

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/0..._3rdparty_pgs/

    Nice one. Looks like I will be deleting my photobucket account.

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    3 Weeks Ago  Jul 2, 2017, 3:42 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #81

    Working out the width of the lower roller wheels.
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 3, 2017, 3:45 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #82

    Love your work man. You wouldn't know where to buy some 5160 or 1095 steel billets for knife making in Christchurch would you?
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 3, 2017, 4:23 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #83

    Apotheosis said: View Post
    Love your work man. You wouldn't know where to buy some 5160 or 1095 steel billets for knife making in Christchurch would you?
    No idea sorry. I just email company's to find the steel I need if I cannot get it from local shop. Maybe Easy steel?


    Working on getting the photos back up at the moment.
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 3, 2017, 4:31 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #84

    Thanks I'll give easy steel a go. If you upload the pics to your blog, can't you link to them with HTML from there?
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 3, 2017, 4:37 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #85

    Apotheosis said: View Post
    Thanks I'll give easy steel a go. If you upload the pics to your blog, can't you link to them with HTML from there?
    Maybe. I just adding them to this site as images. Working ok so far.
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 4, 2017, 1:53 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #86

    Looks like I have the photos fix.

    1 upgrade on the lathe. quick change tool post.
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 4, 2017, 2:31 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #87

    Mm attachment is broken?
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 4, 2017, 2:54 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #88

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    Mm attachment is broken?
    What post # number is that? Thanks
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 4, 2017, 3:14 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #89

    It was the lathe one but it's working now...who knows
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 4, 2017, 4:33 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #90

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    It was the lathe one but it's working now...who knows
    Sweet.
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    2 Weeks Ago  Jul 5, 2017, 4:40 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #91

    #35 - 30 tooth sprocket.
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    #35 - 30 tooth sprocket.
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    #60 - 12 tooth sprocket.
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    #60 - 20 lightened tooth sprocket.
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    #60 - 28 lightened tooth sprocket.
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    1 Week Ago  Jul 10, 2017, 4:44 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #92

    Bit more done.
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    And it rolls, Just watch out where you put your fingers if you want to keep them.
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    Motor mount and lower rollers.
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    1 Week Ago  Jul 15, 2017, 9:00 PM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #93

    Started making the parts for the track tensioner.
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    1st push test of the track drive.
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    Video of the track drive test.
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    6 Days Ago  Jul 17, 2017, 4:28 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #94

    Monster track madness. That's going to be huge when it's done. Looks pretty smooth action too.
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    6 Days Ago  Jul 17, 2017, 4:32 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #95

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    Monster track madness. That's going to be huge when it's done. Looks pretty smooth action too.
    Its heavy as a monster truck

    Just a small update:
    I ordered a new drill press and drill bits and some hole saws. When I get that up and running I will spend a weekend lightening the sprockets.
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    4 Days Ago  Jul 18, 2017, 7:55 PM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #96

    Yep, you're right: those are lethal for fingers for sure...and small animals standing in the way of that track
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    3 Days Ago  Jul 20, 2017, 5:41 AM - Re: My Wall-E Build Log #97

    Drive sprocket hub.
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