• Fighting Robots Association 2013 Featherweight Awards

    Fighting Robots Association 2013 Featherweight Awards
    Results of the FRA Featherweight Awards 2013 as voted by members of the community.

    Best Design
    Tormenta 2 - A unique and effective lifter design built with minimal resources
    Rabid - Effective yet simple electric pincer
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    720 - Very solid and reliable drum spinner
    Winner - Predator

    Best Engineered Robot
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    TS3 - Compact and eye catching spinner
    Galactus - Extremely well put together drum spinner
    LH3 - Very effective and tenacious axe
    Winner - Predator

    Best Driver

    Ellis Wares - Relentless attacking style
    Dave Moulds - Gyro dancing & excellent pit evader
    Michael Oates - Always very controlled and precise execution
    Guilherme Ferreira - Tenacious driving style
    Winner - Dave Moulds

    Best Newcomer
    No Toy - All round well designed electric axe
    Binky - Super sleek spinning disk
    Scruffy - An edgy and compact electric lifter
    Winner - Binky

    Most Innovative Machine
    Rabid - Effective yet simple electric pincer
    Bitzawood Revo - Robots on a budget
    Tormenta 2 - A uniquely effective lifter design built with minimal resources
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    Winner - Tormenta 2

    Outstanding Achievement
    Team Beast - Repeatedly successful in every competition
    Team Toon - All 3 robots ranked in top 10 last year, Relentless and great achieving competitors
    Team Invade - Finalists for a record 3 years in a row & current champions
    Winner - Team Invade
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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