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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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    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    The front prongs were made next, these are from 20mm hdpe with 3mm aluminium on top. A lot of trail and error was needed in making sure they stayed flush

    Draper Yesterday, 23:08 Go to last post
    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    The front wedge was created, this was made from thick 20mm hdpe. It made the frame a lot more rigid.

    Draper Yesterday, 23:05 Go to last post
    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    The actuator was next mounted into the from, this was tricky as a hole had to be accurately drilled through four different parts in order to create the

    Draper Yesterday, 23:03 Go to last post
    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    The actuator has an attachment that allows it to bolt onto the claw, I am having this made for me at a local machining workshop. Before sending the drawings

    Draper Yesterday, 22:51 Go to last post
    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    Then wheels where also cut from hdpe using the same dremel attachment and had bike tyre screwed into them. Since the wheel had to be a certain height

    Draper Yesterday, 22:45 Go to last post
    Draper

    FW electric crusher build

    The central weapon mounts were finished with the new plastic and work was done on the motor mounts. These were cut using a dremel with a circle cutting

    Draper Yesterday, 22:37 Go to last post
    MattLampitt

    Few questions about Motors, Esc’s, HDPE

    Well as been as I have no experience with lipo I’ll definitely take your word for that I just wanted simplicity and to stick to what I know, butf I’m

    MattLampitt Yesterday, 18:30 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Extreme robots

    Extreme Robots usually post the list on their Facebook group on the Wednesday/Thursday before the event, as well as sending out emails with details to

    James Williams Yesterday, 11:11 Go to last post