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  • chompalot's Avatar
    1st December 2021, 19:08
    chompalot replied to a thread Beetle Chompalt in Beetleweights
    Cheers McMullet, Robot Wars was fun. I was thnking of little nibbles or 8 bit, something as I dont think it's going to be doing much chomping. How about 2 nibbles? as 2 nibbles makes a byte. I've not...
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  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    1st December 2021, 14:08
    agree, let the front edge scrape along the floor. You may even want to try determin the angle to cut the side wedges too so they run as close as to the floor as you can calculate - i tried tat but...
    15 replies | 630 view(s)
  • cjsowry's Avatar
    1st December 2021, 11:10
    I will add, i don't check in regularly with the FRA forums, So best and easiest way is via Facebook. Team page or Personal.
    1 replies | 319 view(s)
  • cjsowry's Avatar
    1st December 2021, 10:56
    SOLD.! I have too many robots and need room and cash for more robots. Lazerbeam is fully working and would be ideal for a new roboteer or someone looking to get their foot in the door with...
    1 replies | 319 view(s)
  • RogueTwoRobots's Avatar
    30th November 2021, 20:20
    Just let the front scrape. Not only will it make it easier to get under opponents and save weight, but it will also help dampen the steering/control slightly, as sometimes having a really...
    15 replies | 630 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    30th November 2021, 10:35
    I used to use ball castors in The Honey Badger and they never lasted. I find that off the shelf things like that tend not to in the arena.
    15 replies | 630 view(s)
  • Supermotolew's Avatar
    30th November 2021, 09:49
    Hi Sam and Lucy, ok great makes sense mines also in 125mm wheels, raked with the front scraping i toyed with the idea of running a ball castor but they seme heavy, might put a nylon pad or simmiler,...
    15 replies | 630 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    29th November 2021, 23:07
    Azriel is sightly bigger all around than your design and is raked with the front scraping along the floor and the rear raised. Sam is right in that there are some FWs that run really close to the...
    15 replies | 630 view(s)
  • McMullet's Avatar
    29th November 2021, 18:33
    I think we have 10-15mm of clearance on Ensign Wedgeley Crusher (125mm wheels with 100mm of chassis). There are some extra bits that stick out underneath that can get him beached, but 18mm is way...
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  • McMullet's Avatar
    29th November 2021, 18:28
    McMullet replied to a thread Beetle Chompalt in Beetleweights
    I really enjoyed big Chompalot on RW. Look forward to seeing the mini version, the CAD looks great. Should it be called Chompalittle?
    6 replies | 290 view(s)
  • Supermotolew's Avatar
    28th November 2021, 18:38
    I think its back to the drawing board! I need to reduce the height by 5-10 mm to let it drive inverted doh! Thats with about 18mm ground clearance on the bottom. If i can reduce that by half it might...
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  • Supermotolew's Avatar
    28th November 2021, 10:30
    Cheers Sam! Its been a learning curve! Today i test fitted a front armour peice, it could do with being 2 mm or so higher, i also 3d prinded a motor mount these go top and botom normally but ive...
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