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  • Bad Wolf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 22:05
    Ill be there as usual :) Can't wait! Bad Wolf
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:21
    Yes, you should be able to update your response to the form with the extra name(s) if you need to.
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • Mr Manuva27's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:20
    Signed up! I've only listed Crumbs as my robot for the event on the form. If I manage to build another one before the event, am I ok to re-register that one too?
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • voyanuitoa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09
    I’ve submitted my entry, look forward to seeing everyone there.
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:53
    Here we go: Location St. Lukes Church Poulton Wallasey CH44 3BD Date 26th September 2020
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:25
    Ocracoke replied to a thread Competition in Live Events
    Robodojo is always based in Leeds so I wouldn't worry as much about a location not being lised for that.
    3 replies | 65 view(s)
  • voyanuitoa's Avatar
    11th August 2020, 22:36
    voyanuitoa replied to a thread Competition in Live Events
    According to the Bristol Bot Builders UK calendar, https://bristolbotbuilders.com/calendar.html there may be a RoboDojo FW Sportsman event at the end of September, but considering no location is...
    3 replies | 65 view(s)
  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    11th August 2020, 22:01
    Roboteernat replied to a thread Competition in Live Events
    I dont think there is a scheduled event in the UK yet that is for Feathers. However, the additon of the BBB sportsman arena for feathers should add some closer fights for next year. I think main...
    3 replies | 65 view(s)
  • Team Gremlin's Avatar
    11th August 2020, 20:23
    Team Gremlin started a thread Competition in Live Events
    Evening all, does any one know of any up coming featherweight comps happening anytime soon? Cheers lukas.
    3 replies | 65 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    11th August 2020, 10:14
    OK, so I've heard back from the church and they are OK with this. Details to follow shortly.
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    10th August 2020, 11:52
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Something like neophyte, that kind of box two wheel lifter, but plan to make it out of hdpe but try to make it compact for Armour. still need to get the speed controller, relay, lipo then wires...
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  • Shooty's Avatar
    10th August 2020, 09:59
    Shooty replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Hi there! You sound like you're in a very similar position to the one I was in back in 2017. When I started out, I only really had a drill and some basic saws, and wanted to make a linear actuator...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    10th August 2020, 08:21
    threaded inserts work fine for lids just nothing that will be taking spinner hits, so main frame, Armour panels etc another method is using threaded aluminum blocks (like pulsar/magnetar), it is a...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    10th August 2020, 00:05
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Personally, I use threaded inserts for the lid of my FW these days but you could use barrel nuts I am sure.
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    10th August 2020, 00:01
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    so would you recommend to use l brackets and barrel nuts to hold the chassis and then different one for the top panels as they are going to be coming on and off or just continue with barrel nuts?
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 23:27
    Ocracoke replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Hey there, welcome to the forum! In addition to the aforementioned threaded inserts and barrel nuts, L shaped brackets I find also work on the internal structure of the robot if only to offer...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 18:44
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    its a linear actuator lifter bot, tools will probably be bog standard tools like power drills and saws as have no electrical or mechanical history. it will probably end up going against spinners at...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 18:10
    hi and welcome, i got 2 questions and 2 suggestions and some advice , 1 what type of robot are you planning to make? 2 What tools do you have access to? i would highly suggest reading as many...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 17:30
    BCartz replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    cheers, would i need nuts for these or are the just more secure screws? robodojo whilst i plan to do in the future is a bit of a travel as from kent
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • sean retro's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 17:14
    sean retro replied to a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    Welcome, these insert nuts works well with HDPE. https://www.screwfix.com/p/insert-nuts-type-d-m6-x-20mm-50-pack/61859 Also depending on where you live, Robodojo will be a good place to test it...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • BCartz's Avatar
    9th August 2020, 10:07
    BCartz started a thread FW- Crash Course in Featherweights
    So after years of watching robot wars and live events, and a global pandemic, ive decided to build my first ever bot using the hayes manual as a guide. ive got some parts and hope to build a wooden...
    10 replies | 257 view(s)
  • THomas weatherley's Avatar
    8th August 2020, 16:24
    I was there for robodojo antweight and beetleweight minimeet and honestly it was really well done only one person opening and closing the doors for the arena and cleaning the area doors and top area...
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    7th August 2020, 17:31
    Hi Lucy In my view Robodojo was very professional regarding social distancing and the competitors were sensible-the only close encounters were a metre apart which you might get at any...
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  • voyanuitoa's Avatar
    7th August 2020, 17:08
    I'm currently looking through the rules on Grassroots sports, to see if that could apply....
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • James Williams's Avatar
    7th August 2020, 17:02
    At Dojo we all except 1 of the pit tables were indoors, but everyone kept 2m apart. Also we brought our own toiletries etc & took our rubbish home with us. If you want I can forward you the...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    7th August 2020, 16:47
    I've asked the church and they seem to be OK with it but I am struggling to get my head around the laws in effect at the moment. The law states that upto 30 people may meet indoors with no specific...
    30 replies | 2939 view(s)
  • Coolspeedbot's Avatar
    6th August 2020, 19:19
    That's true.
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  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    6th August 2020, 18:21
    protects them more, if you have another neon style event you be able to keep driving tho without one set of wheels
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  • Coolspeedbot's Avatar
    6th August 2020, 17:00
    It's doable, but why?
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