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    Yesterday, 07:55
    Brilliant news and many thanks Swan for taking the lead. Look forward to meeting up with all.
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    Yesterday, 07:53
    Hi Swan, great news, is the application form for robot entry available yet? if so where can I find it please?
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    15th January 2018, 17:02
    Definitely interested, I live near Grimsby but travel is not a problem.
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    13th January 2018, 16:08
    Thanks Theo, lets hope it does as well as it looks.... Yes looking forward to the Manchester event, just waiting for the applications to become available. See you there :D
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    12th January 2018, 18:18
    Hi Colin, Here is an early photo. You will see that there are no active weapons, just the robot as a whole.
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    12th January 2018, 15:49
    From what I can see is the FRA insist on a fuse and light after the link. But will check again. Thanks.
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    12th January 2018, 15:36
    I've stuck rigidly to Robot wars build rules, especially with the electrical side, so all should be good :D. Grantham will be one of my choice venues if all goes well, so hopefully we'll meet up...
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    12th January 2018, 15:19
    Hi Michael, once again you've come up trumps for me (not president...) thank you very much for the info. I didn't realise there were other websites too. My robot is not spinner, it's a ramming robot...
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    12th January 2018, 15:14
    Hi, I've done similar on my robot, although no kart wheels. I had a collar machined up. Then the sprocket was bored out to fit the collar and welded to it. The collar was then welded to a back plate...
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    12th January 2018, 14:57
    Hi everyone, I have just completed my first heavy weight robot and anxious to use it. It looks like Robot Wars series 11 is taking a bit of a back burner this year. So was wondering if anyone is...
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    11th January 2018, 17:51
    Hi everyone, I have just completed my first heavyweight robot, and was wondering if there are any social events / meets around Lincolnshire or Yorkshire?
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    8th January 2018, 18:17
    Thanks for your reply Jamie. That is disappointing, I thought the application was for the next series (11). Hopefully I can use the robot in other events highlighted on here and any other which...
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    7th January 2018, 17:44
    Once again, many thanks Michael, just subscribed. Looking forward to meeting up with you at one of the meets in the future.
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    7th January 2018, 17:28
    Hi James, I'm in a similar position to yourself, just finished building my robot and looking to use it. I have applied to robot wars (Tv series) and still waiting for a reply of acceptance...
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    6th January 2018, 18:17
    Hi Gary, thanks for replying. I have decided to buy a new transmitter and receiver - Considering a Flysky 2.4G FS-i6 AFHDS 2A 6 Channel Transmitter & Receiver. If you have an alternative in mind or...
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    5th January 2018, 10:03
    Hi Danny, I am very new to robot wars myself, presently building a heavy weight for the next series (fingers crossed). Over the last 20yrs I have studied the robots and types of materials used. From...
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    4th January 2018, 09:50
    The encoder is an add on, as Michael suggested it is for feed back to a control system. The encoder is useful if you wish to keep both motors running at the same speed etc or control the speeds of...
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    3rd January 2018, 12:35
    Hi Gary, Probably use my existing Ares 4channel. I only require 3 channels so should be ok. Why do you ask?
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    3rd January 2018, 11:56
    Hi Michael, Thanks for the prompt reply, I was hoping they would satisfy the requirements. I have looked at sprung open limit switches etc but things start to get very complicated and becomes...
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    3rd January 2018, 11:25
    Hi, new to this world... I am in the process of completing my robot. Reading the rules it states that a failsafe is required with loss or weak signal to stop rogue movement. I am thinking of...
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