• Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championship 2013

    Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championship 2013


    Competitors
    Beast
    Behemoth
    Big Nipper
    Bonk
    DTK
    Dystopia
    Eruption
    IA5
    IA7
    Kronic
    Leveller Mk2
    Maelstrom
    Manta
    MeggaMouse
    Noisy Cricket
    Ripper
    Tanto
    Thor
    Tilly Ewe 3
    Titan
    Toon Raider
    Toxic 2
    TR2
    Turbulence

    Seeds

    The 2013 Heavyweight championships had 8 seeds based on results from the 2012 Heavyweight Championship and previous performance.

    1. Big Nipper
    2. Maelstrom
    3. Toxic 2
    4. Kronic
    5. IA5
    6. Ripper
    7. Titan
    8. Air

    Competition Format

    Round 1

    Robots Compete is three way melees with the winner from each heat going through to the first round.

    Heat A

    Big Nipper Vs Thor Vs Behemoth

    Heat B

    Beast Vs DTK Vs IA7

    Heat C

    Toxic 2 Vs Toon Raider Vs Manta

    Heat D

    Ripper Vs Tilly Ewe 3 Vs Noisy Cricket

    Heat E

    Maelstrom Vs Leveller Mk2 Vs Eruption

    Heat F

    Titan Vs Turbulence Vs Dystopia

    Heat G

    Kronic Vs TR2 Vs MeggaMouse

    Heat H

    IA5 Vs Tanto Vs Bonk

    Finals

    Robots compete one-on-one to battle through to the final.

    Results

    Round 1 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Finals
    Big Nipper
    Thor
    Behemoth
    Behemoth

    Vs
    Beast

    Vs

    Manta
    Grand Final
    Beast
    DTK
    IA7
    Beast
    Toxic 2
    Toon Raider
    Manta
    Manta

    Vs
    Eruption

    Vs

    Manta
    Ripper
    Tilly Ewe 3
    Noisy Cricket
    Ripper Eruption

    Vs
    Maelstrom
    Leveller Mk2
    Eruption
    Eruption

    Vs
    IA5
    Titan
    Turbulence
    Dystopia
    Titan
    Kronic
    TR2
    MeggaMouse
    TR2

    Vs
    3rd Place Playoff
    IA5
    Tanto
    Bonk
    IA5 IA5

    Vs

    Beast

    2013 Heavyweight Championship Winner: Eruption
    Second Place: Manta
    Third Place: IA5
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    RogueTwoRobots

    FW- Crash Course

    The motor wires aren't polarity sensitive, there's no positive or negative motor wire. Just hook them up to the motor and if it spins the wrong way, flip

    RogueTwoRobots Today, 18:27 Go to last post
    McMullet

    FW- Crash Course

    I think the general deal with ESCs is the labelled + and - are for the battery to plug in (as they have to be in the right polarity - i.e., if you wire

    McMullet Today, 18:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    I would say the M1 and M2 wires are the motor wires then. It is logical to say that blue, in that arrangement, is positive.

    Ocracoke Today, 18:17 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    yeah the m1 m2 is where the black and blue wire is, the escs never came with instructions or diagram.



    hope to have the chassis

    BCartz Today, 17:56 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    You are correct about the grey wires being the aerials for the receiver. The blue wire on the ESC I think is the motor + wire, though worth checking a

    Ocracoke Today, 16:59 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    just because the receiver has 2 grey wires on the top but plastic tops so guessing they are Ariel, also guessing on the escs the blue wire is the positive

    BCartz Today, 15:13 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Usually yes. There are some that don't supply voltage to the receiver but they are relatively few and far between in my experience.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 22:50 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    Drill driver gearbox assemblies for sale soon.

    Oh yeah, never rely on it being solid in the past as the screw mounts can crack/split/shear etc but it's nice just to be able to sit a motor/gearbox down

    RogueTwoRobots Yesterday, 13:25 Go to last post