• Rules and Safety

    The FRA publishes a comprehensive set of documents for Roboteers and Event organisers to ensure safe, fair and enjoyable competition for everyone.

    Documents for Roboteers

    Build Rules - The cardinal rules for building Fighting Robots.
    Code of Conduct - The professional standards required by the FRA as a condition of membership.
    Competition Regulations - Rules for running and judging FRA competition.
    EMI Guidelines - Electro-Magnetic Interference in Robots and how to deal with it

    Documents for Event Organisers

    Technical Check Sheet - Technical Safety Checks required for competitors at all events.

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    Merseyside/Chester/North Wales social?

    There is a Starbucks just off Junction 5 of the M53 which we can do a pre-meet at. I can be there at 3.30pm, noting that I would need to shoot off at

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 20:17 Go to last post

    Project Squirrel

    I do, I plan on using it as the piece to hold the rotating HDPE piece to move the rest of the linkages.

    Outlaw Yesterday, 20:14 Go to last post

    Project Squirrel

    Are you planning to use the pulley itself? If not, I'd cut a slot into it down to the motor shaft with a Dremel or similar and then slide it off.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 20:04 Go to last post

    Project Squirrel

    So thanks to you guys, I figured out how to get the circlip off, or e-ring, or whatever it's called haha. But I'm still stumped on how to remove the

    Outlaw Yesterday, 19:20 Go to last post

    Ratatoskr Build Diary. (Featherweight)

    Unfortunately, I don't have access to a blowtorch, so that method's out of the question.

    I mean, if I can't get it off, I'll just do the

    Outlaw Yesterday, 12:58 Go to last post

    Ratatoskr Build Diary. (Featherweight)

    not sure how effective the would be but if you have a blow torch try heating it up, if there is any glue it will break that and if you do it right expand

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 10:17 Go to last post

    Ratatoskr Build Diary. (Featherweight)

    No no, I can remove the e-clip without any problem, it's taking the pulley sprocket off the axle itself, but it refuses to budge.

    Outlaw 16th February 2018, 23:45 Go to last post

    Ratatoskr Build Diary. (Featherweight)

    i just tried to make a video to post on getting this off, but just get a small flat head screw driver and place it in the gap of the 'e-clip' and twist

    Roboteernat 16th February 2018, 23:17 Go to last post