plugged into the RX and powered by
the BEC (Battery Eliminator Circuit) in
the ESCs. The new connectors have
not arrived yet, but if they don’t
get here in time I'll just use a set
of 3. 5 mm gold plated bullet
A trial assembly of the chassis
(Figure 9) showed it to be very
strong and with plenty of space for
the battery and speed controllers.
I had reduced the aluminum
panel thickness from 1/8" to 1/10"
to save weight, but the panels are
still very stiff so I think they will be
In Part 4, I'll definitely get to
completing the P60 drive motors and
finishing the bot. I have to as it
enters its first competition
(Motorama) in just four weeks! SV
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FIGURE 9. Trial assembly of chassis.