• Banana R Armour


    Statistics
    Weight: 80kg
    Height: 42cm
    Length: 125cm
    Width: 65cm
    Speed: Unknown
    Year built: 2000
    Status: Retired
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Location: Arnold, Nottingham, England


    Armour
    Plastic
    Power
    2 x Wheelchair motors powering its 2-wheel drive.
    Weapons
    Front wedge for shunting and rear Spinning disc.
    Strengths
    The Teams spirit.
    Weaknesses
    Is made of plastic and has no self-righting mechanism.
    Team Ripper
    John Findlay and David Findlay
    Information
    Banana-R-Armour is a heavyweight robot that was built in Nottingham in 2000. It was the first ever robot built by John Findlay of Roaming Robots and was built for Robot Wars Series 4. However, Banana-R-Armour lost in the qualifiers against Big Brother where it broke down after 4 seconds. After Series 4, Banana-R-Armour was scrapped and parts of it were salvaged for John Findlay's creation T-Bone which managed to qualify for the Fifth Wars.
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    Anttazz

    Rusty (Robot Wars HW)

    I haven't been to an event in over a year so I'm considering selling off my larger machines.

    First on the list would be Rusty (or Ceros

    Anttazz Today, 14:04 Go to last post
    scott

    Attitude Adjuster (Beetleweight)

    Likewise Greg! Your diary was one of my most read bookmarks. The interlocking method definitely adds strength and rigidity.

    At UWE bot

    scott 16th March 2019, 21:53 Go to last post
    scott

    Team Health & Safety - First Time Builder

    Great write-up Greg, very thorough and detailed. The new WeeWoo looked amazing! It was great fun to fight in the crazy axebots vs clusterbots whiteboard

    scott 16th March 2019, 21:01 Go to last post
    McMullet

    Removable link rule clarification

    In a car, negative and positive are very different from a practical point of view. The battery negative is grounded to the chassis, so it's not insulated.

    McMullet 14th March 2019, 20:15 Go to last post
    dotDominic

    Editing posts

    Yeah I've just tried editing a post and I'm also having this problem.
    Also I can't upload pictures using "insert image" button - the screen

    dotDominic 14th March 2019, 13:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Editing posts

    Has anyone else noticed that when you try to edit a post that the spinner icon just sits there spinning away without doing anything? Tried to do this

    Ocracoke 14th March 2019, 12:52 Go to last post
    Redirect Left

    Removable link rule clarification

    I am not sure if this is why specific to this hobby, however in my experience doing lots of electrics, odd things can happen if you sever a connection

    Redirect Left 13th March 2019, 22:38 Go to last post
    TheNutcracker

    Removable link rule clarification

    Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but if there any reason why the interlink can't be on the negative terminal? Cars and heavy machinery are isolated on

    TheNutcracker 13th March 2019, 19:20 Go to last post