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    Hello Adam, I live just outside Grimsby, and...

    Hello Adam, I live just outside Grimsby, and about to take early retirement. I would love to sit down with you and discuss further. Private message me if you wish (I'm not sure how to start a PM -...
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    Hi Colin, thought you made some great points in...

    Hi Colin, thought you made some great points in your post. As you have mentioned there are many live events, some of which I shall be attending as a competitor (see ya there). As for an arena, I am...
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    Hi, was thinking if this could be done also, I am...

    Hi, was thinking if this could be done also, I am about to take a 1yr out of work so really up for it. Please keep me posted. I have also signed up to the group.
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    OK, I now see the difference between mine and...

    OK, I now see the difference between mine and yours - you've gone for a planetary gearbox. Interesting thought, mine are 500w MY1020 without gearbox, they are rated at 28.5amps, the spec on yours...
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    Hi Michael, what wattage are the motors? the...

    Hi Michael, what wattage are the motors? the MY1020 is normally fitted with a 25h sprocket (although can be found with a timing belt pulley) which has a 'D' central hole to suit the shaft. The...
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    Thanks for the update Michael. The robot is now...

    Thanks for the update Michael. The robot is now built, had it running at the weekend, slight design fault with the chain drive. Need to add two tensioners/guides. At full rev the chain oscillates and...
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    Hi all, anyone know if the applications have been...

    Hi all, anyone know if the applications have been announced for Robot Live (Grantham & Stevenage)? I know spectator tickets are on sale. Thanks
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    Looking forward to the next series, this time as...

    Looking forward to the next series, this time as a competitor... Does anyone have any information or details for the next series?
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    Many thanks Michael, just completed form -...

    Many thanks Michael, just completed form - Manchester and Colchester. See you there hopefully.
  10. Thanks Gary, fingers crossed then. 1st test...

    Thanks Gary, fingers crossed then. 1st test hopefully this coming weekend.
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    Hi all, things have gone quiet, any more info...

    Hi all, things have gone quiet, any more info about a social evening? Happy to help if required.
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    Hi everyone, just checking if there has been...

    Hi everyone, just checking if there has been postings for any HW robot entry applications to events for this year yet. If there are, could someone send me details please.
    Look forward to meeting up....
  13. Thanks Gary for your reply. I had similar ideas...

    Thanks Gary for your reply. I had similar ideas myself to carry out tests, wasn't sure of distance though. What about the Ariel's? do they need to be exposed?
  14. Flip Over Robot Ariel Location / Advice

    Hi all, thanks for reading this new post. I am just about there now with the finished build of my heavy weight flip over robot. The only part left is the location of the receiver and the two Ariel's...
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    Hi Tom, my robot is a flip over type, I have...

    Hi Tom, my robot is a flip over type, I have positioned my removable link in the rear which means it is accessible which ever way up it is. As for access I have used a 2" nominal bore sched 40 pipe...
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    Brilliant news and many thanks Swan for taking...

    Brilliant news and many thanks Swan for taking the lead. Look forward to meeting up with all.
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    Hi Swan, great news, is the application form for...

    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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    Definitely interested, I live near Grimsby but...

    Definitely interested, I live near Grimsby but travel is not a problem.
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    Thanks Theo, lets hope it does as well as it...

    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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    Hi Colin, Here is an early photo. You will see...

    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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    From what I can see is the FRA insist on a fuse ...

    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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    I've stuck rigidly to Robot wars build rules,...

    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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    Hi Michael, once again you've come up trumps for...

    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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    Hi, I've done similar on my robot, although no...

    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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    Any 2018 Heavy Weight Events

    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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