• Axe-Awe


    Statistics
    � Weight: 99kg
    � Height: 112cm
    � Length: 90cm
    � Width: 67cm
    � Speed: 8mph
    � Year built: 2001
    � Status: Retired
    � Weight class: Heavyweight
    � Location: Norwich, Norfolk, England


    Armour
    Fibreglass bodyshell with polycarbonate rear panel and base panel.
    Power
    2 x 24v Electric Motors
    Weapons
    CO2 Powered axe which can act as a srimech. Axe is supplemented by a front flipper.
    Strengths
    It's dual weaponry is an advantage, the axe is also very powerful.
    Weaknesses
    Bodyshell is very light and CO2 supply is also limited.
    Team Iron-Awe
    Rob Grimm & Gillbert Grimm
    Information
    Axe Awe is Team Iron-Awes second entry into Robot Wars and was built for the year 2001 where it was involved one of the most famous battles against Wheely Big Cheese as it was thrown 15 feet in the air and out the arena after getting flipped from the centre of the arena. The axe was capable of going through most materials and could self-right the robot in style. Nowadays Axe-Awe is retired but it can be seen on display at live events.
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    Ocracoke

    BotFest 4 (25th April 2020)

    OK, so I've heard back from the church and they are OK with this. Details to follow shortly.

    Ocracoke Today, 10:14 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    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

    BCartz Yesterday, 11:52 Go to last post
    Shooty

    FW- Crash Course

    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

    Shooty Yesterday, 09:59 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    FW- Crash Course

    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

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 08:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Personally, I use threaded inserts for the lid of my FW these days but you could use barrel nuts I am sure.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 00:05 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    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

    BCartz Yesterday, 00:01 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Hey there, welcome to the forum!



    In addition to the aforementioned threaded inserts and barrel nuts, L shaped brackets I find

    Ocracoke 9th August 2020, 23:27 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    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

    BCartz 9th August 2020, 18:44 Go to last post