• FRA

    About 


    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.

    Aims 


    Promotion and education of all things to do with robots, of all weights, shapes and sizes.
    To provide consistency with regard to open event safety, arenas and robot build rules.
    To centralise communications, in effect be a library of contacts and to promote the sport.
    To encourage the set up of regional meeting clubs, that are either part of the FRA or affiliated to the FRA.
    To endeavour to work with other countries associations for the betterment of our sport.
    To represent roboteer interests in negotiations with other bodies.
    To generally make the roboteers lot a better one.

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    Danny B

    Team Shadow: Ferrovore

    Well, Manchester was one heck of a weekend, sadly cut short for Ferrovore. Weight allowance meant I couldn't fully cover the wheels, and one of them took

    Danny B Today, 18:45 Go to last post
    team death

    4 Drill motors 12 volt

    4 Drill motors complete with chucks and two with speed control triggers.
    I bought these with the idea of making a couple of middleweight robots

    team death Today, 16:54 Go to last post
    Andy

    Luna-Tic improvments

    For the base, id say if it is a structural member of the chassis stick with thickish hdpe, if it is only really holding the internals in then 5mm hdpe

    Andy Today, 16:48 Go to last post
    typhoon_driver

    Luna-Tic improvments

    No idea what aftershock used.

    To be honest, 4mm ali base for the most part should be fine against the majority of spinners. Top and bottom

    typhoon_driver Today, 09:46 Go to last post
    lowndsy

    Quicruns

    Really sorry I couldn't make Saturday. Absolutely gutted, but the weddig reception I got dragged to was pretty good as well.
    How did Luna-tic do?

    lowndsy Today, 09:45 Go to last post
    cjsowry

    Luna-Tic improvments

    Gary, a friend of yours said to use hot glue around the receiver plugs.... but duck tape also might be worth a bash. If its good enough for Will and Aftershock!!

    cjsowry Today, 08:20 Go to last post
    Redirect Left

    Team Death - New Heavyweight

    Interesting start point already just from those 4 objects. Looking forward to seeing this!

    Redirect Left Today, 08:19 Go to last post
    cjsowry

    Luna-Tic improvments

    Yh, I looked back at the nut we buy and there was two imperial measurements in the description. Thanks... lol

    cjsowry Today, 08:09 Go to last post