• FRA

    About 


    The Fighting Robots Association is the governing body for robotic combat and competition. Featuring robots that have competed in Robot Wars, Battlebots, Technogames and others our members make up a strong community of roboteers dedicated to the sport.
    As a professional organisation established in 2003 we oversee the safety of the sport. In addition to maintaining rules for building, fighting and judging competition robotics we provide a community for our members including an online forum and website.

    Aims 


    Promotion and education of all things to do with robots, of all weights, shapes and sizes.
    To provide consistency with regard to open event safety, arenas and robot build rules.
    To centralise communications, in effect be a library of contacts and to promote the sport.
    To encourage the set up of regional meeting clubs, that are either part of the FRA or affiliated to the FRA.
    To endeavour to work with other countries associations for the betterment of our sport.
    To represent roboteer interests in negotiations with other bodies.
    To generally make the roboteers lot a better one.

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    Roboteernat

    BOB FW Series

    ive not had a chain break nor split in Wanna choppa, and thats had some forces on it. Although not as powerful as some axe bots, its been ok on 06b. but

    Roboteernat Yesterday, 16:14 Go to last post
    Mr Manuva27

    New build: Scarab

    Looks great so far! Excited to see how it develops! The "semi autonomous control" sounds interesting, is that for the weapon to automatically

    Mr Manuva27 Yesterday, 12:52 Go to last post
    McMullet

    New build: Scarab

    Looks brilliant, and yeah it's great to see a clampbot! What's the rest of the machine going to look like? I'm imagining Dead Metal but less spiky...

    McMullet Yesterday, 11:41 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    New build: Scarab

    Hey there, welcome!

    Specs and picture look pretty neat to me though not sure how effective a spring might be (though it'd be a quick clamp

    Ocracoke 15th January 2020, 23:39 Go to last post
    TheNutcracker

    New build: Scarab

    Hello all! So I'm coming out the wooodwork and starting a build diary for Scarab! Ive been designing for over 2 years, taking advice from a lot of generous

    TheNutcracker 15th January 2020, 20:57 Go to last post
    sean retro

    BOB FW Series

    Well, there's no overkill like overkill. I was looking at 06b as well but I went with the 08b just to be sure the chain doesn't keep break, plus I never

    sean retro 15th January 2020, 09:41 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    BOB FW Series

    wooh, that some over kill chain there, fm2 using 06b which is used in HW drive, i mean if you already got it then ok but i would look at either t8f chain

    Maxamuslead 14th January 2020, 19:51 Go to last post
    sean retro

    BOB FW Series

    The new vice and Dad's olds socket I saved has done the trick, with a bit of force as well.
    As for the chain I got this to use
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRANDED-B...72.m2749.l2649

    sean retro 12th January 2020, 12:55 Go to last post