• Fighting Robots Association 2012 Featherweight Awards

    Results of the FRA Featherweight Awards 2012 as voted by members of the community


    Best Design

    Nominees

    Carcinus
    Explosion
    540
    Murphies Law

    Winner

    540

    Best Engineered

    Nominees

    Venom
    Cobalt
    NST

    Winner

    Cobalt

    Best Newcomer

    Nominees

    Cobalt
    Galactus
    Flow!
    TS2

    Winner

    Galactus

    Best Driver

    Nominees

    Grant Cooper
    John Findlay
    Trevor Wright
    Will Thomas

    Winners

    Grant Cooper and Trevor Wright

    Most Innovative

    Nominees

    LF3 (First electric flipper)
    Flow! (Most powerful featherweight flipper)
    Tormenta (Innovative use of materials)

    Winner

    LF3

    Outstanding Achievement

    Nominees

    Team Big Nipper (Always pushing the boundaries of what is possible to build)
    Team Tiberius (Incredible engineering and reliability)
    Team Beast (Unrivalled achievement record)

    Winner

    Team Big Nipper
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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