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    The Fighting Robots Association is the governing body for robotic combat and competition. Featuring robots that have competed in Robot Wars, Battlebots, Technogames and others our members make up a strong community of roboteers dedicated to the sport.
    As a professional organisation established in 2003 we oversee the safety of the sport. In addition to maintaining rules for building, fighting and judging competition robotics we provide a community for our members including an online forum and website.
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    Runsler

    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    what do you mean with rounding off?

    basically, the wheels are made like this: drill a 5mm hole into a 10mm thick piece of hdpe.
    attach

    Runsler Today, 00:20 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    hmm one idea could be to make where the nut/connector goes thicker. i take it you is rounding off ?

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 08:42 Go to last post
    Runsler

    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    10mm wheels (theyre kinda big, gabriel inspired, so making them thicker would greatly increase weight), and no common welder (or knowledge how to use

    Runsler Yesterday, 07:44 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    On current bot, i am using keyed shaftes and a keyway drill straight into 30mm HDPE wheels. they have worked fine and am yet to see problem.

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 07:19 Go to last post
    Runsler

    Drill shaft hub -> HDPE Wheels?

    So, i'm searching for a good way to mount HDPE-Wheels to a Drill shaft (Actually, to the Neptune Gearbox from Ranglebox, but the shaft seems to be the

    Runsler Yesterday, 05:46 Go to last post
    Redirect Left

    Featherweight arena

    Cheers for the insight. I'll try to adventure around, if i can find a cheap source of polycarb, used or not, it'd be a great help to projects. Scratched

    Redirect Left Yesterday, 00:03 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    Featherweight arena

    Hi Adam, it was a bit of luck to be honest. Clive Brown from Team Toon worked at a company that was located next to the bus stop refurb shop and had obtained

    RogueTwoRobots 19th July 2018, 22:20 Go to last post
    RobotExtreme

    Featherweight arena

    At this moment im finishing the first stage of my FW arena with 3x3m (and expand to 4.5x4.5m after the first event).



    RobotExtreme 19th July 2018, 21:20 Go to last post