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    Robots Rule is a fan site created in the heyday of the Robot Wars TV series and was kindly passed to the Fighting Robots Association to be kept as an archive.

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    Coolspeedbot

    Team Coolspeedbot: first feather weight robot

    So I have had to make a dramatic change to Wolf-E. The design I started back in June 2016 has been scrapped as it was proving too much of a pain and reflecting

    Coolspeedbot Today, 02:03 Go to last post
    Sam_DRT

    Team Death - New Heavyweight

    Just curious, was that the same chimera that has since competed in robot wars?

    New creation sounds interesting, have you got a plan or are

    Sam_DRT Today, 01:25 Go to last post
    TechAUmNu

    Power rails

    I would take those charts with a pinch of salt for our applications, since we are normally using silicone cables and only running for very short lengths

    TechAUmNu Yesterday, 23:09 Go to last post
    Will

    Power rails

    For a more general rule on fuses, it's not just the source of power you're protecting, it's preventing the destruction of everything downstream to the

    Will Yesterday, 21:59 Go to last post
    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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 09:46 Go to last post