• Ansgar


      Statistics
      * Weight: 100kg
      * Height: 24cm
      * Length: 120cm
      * Width: 87cm
      * Speed: 16mph
      * Year built: 2003
      * Status: Retired
      * Weight class: Heavyweight
      * Location: Ahrienviol, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


      Armour
      Steel and Aluminium
      Power
      2 x Electric motors
      Weapons
      4 x long ramming spikes, 2 at each end.
      Strengths
      Is invertable.
      Weaknesses
      Has large exposed wheels and has a high ground clearance.
      Team Thomsen
      Joachim Thomsen, Sascha Thomsen & Sunje Thomsen
      Information
      Ansgar 3 is a German heavyweight robot that was built in 2003 by the Thomsen family from Ahrienviol. The first versions of the machine fought in the International competitions of Robot Wars as did the 3rd. The first Ansgar took part in the Second World Championships where it was beaten by Manta. It was rebuilt again for the German Robot Wars as Ansgar's Revenge where it was eliminated in the first round of its heat. Ansgar 3 qualified for the 3rd World Championships held at the end of the UK Seventh series of Robot Wars where it lost in the first round to Storm 2. Ansgar 3 was originally built as a walker and had a spinning blade weighing 10kg, but for the live events (which the majority of which don't cater for those weapons), it was rebuilt to being wheeled and having ramming spikes.
    • Forum Posts

      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      Right, I get it now, thank you so much. I'll get to adding everything up and go from there. Many thanks!

      Outlaw 19th May 2022, 17:19 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Project Squirrel

      Each stage is a multiplier. 8:1 x 8:1 = 64:1 so you'd want say a 2:1 on the first stage and then a 4:1 on the second.

      Ocracoke 19th May 2022, 16:58 Go to last post
      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      I apologize for all the questions, my math is absolutely atrocious, but would this mean that in order for me to get an 8:1 ratio, it'd basically be a

      Outlaw 19th May 2022, 16:49 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Project Squirrel

      To answer your questions based on my experiences with axe robots:



      Yes, it is feasible. I do exactly this 2 stage reduction

      Ocracoke 19th May 2022, 10:22 Go to last post
      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      So, with the redesign of the weapon system, I wish to put out a few questions to... well, anyone that does axe weapons done with a chain drive system.

      Outlaw 18th May 2022, 22:15 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      OK, so I've got a second transmitter which I've managed to bind Azriel to and that works fine. Batteries all charged and is good to go. In typical fashion

      Ocracoke 18th May 2022, 09:40 Go to last post
      teamidris

      West Midlands

      Bought a huge old lathe MFL seems so long go. I should try new batteries in TwoTooDoo

      teamidris 8th May 2022, 15:53 Go to last post