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where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« on: January 16, 2008, 11:07:29 PM »
yes i have googled it, gone to every electronics store in my area. and searched online. i couldnt find anything had had good shipping to aus...are they essential? if so does anyone know where i can get them in australia?
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2008, 11:26:07 PM »
do what i do. get a long screw and aquarium tubing cut to length and use it as a spacer
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2008, 12:34:02 AM »
yea but can anyone tell me if its essential?
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2008, 05:24:50 AM »
The one inch stand offs are available at hobbyengineering.com for 2.99$. Their website says that they handle international shipments.
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2008, 11:05:29 AM »
Just go to your local hardware store and check the fasteners aisle. I got a ton of diff sized hex and round standoffs for under $5.

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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2008, 11:46:20 AM »
you can get them at www.pololu.com
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2008, 02:47:30 PM »
wait those are the things that make the upper and lower level right? i might just alter the design a bit
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2008, 02:50:38 PM »
dude.
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2008, 02:53:06 PM »
lol.... I DID!
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2008, 02:54:10 PM »
there are many ways to make levels of pcb's. standoff arent the only way
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2008, 03:02:26 PM »
yea i know
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2008, 04:35:19 PM »
long screws with peices of breakline did it for me, but im a redneck

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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2008, 06:08:53 PM »
yea i decided to use, i dont know what they're called. but the things you put under concrete...just cut those poles to size...although it got me chased by an angry builder.. ;D


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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2008, 06:35:59 PM »
rebar?
google if you dont know what it is
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2008, 07:21:07 PM »
" the things you put under concrete" could proboblyy get some weired results if you dont have safe search... lol

the problem with google is it isnt a good dicionary, as the computer cant thing that... oh, the things put under concreat are rebar that is put IN concreat, the only like words are that is and concrete

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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2008, 07:23:08 PM »
lol one of the results for rebar was a guy getting hit in the nuts with a rebar ... ouch
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Re: where can i get the 1 inch standoff for the $40 robot?
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2008, 07:34:29 PM »
all the guys who read that now are gonna cringe ;D lol thanks anyway
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