• Armardrillo


    Statistics
    * Weight: 95kg
    * Height: 20cm
    * Length: 106cm
    * Width: 86cm
    * Speed: 5mph
    * Year built: 2002
    * Status: Retired
    * Weight class: Heavyweight
    * Location: Sheerness, Kent, England

    Armour
    Checker-plate Aluminium
    Power
    24v Electric motor powering its 2-wheel drive.
    Weapons
    Twin front cutting blades and rear 12' ramming spike.
    Strengths
    Is durable, strong and has multiple weaponry.
    Weaknesses
    Armour isn't resilient to heavy blows and can also be flipped to easily.
    Team Armadrillo
    Mick Stock, Glen Doherty & Keith Jackson
    Information
    Armadrillo is a heavyweight robot that was built in 2002. It was built by Mick Stock from Sheerness. It competed in the Sixth Robot Wars UK Championships but was eliminated in the first round of its heat to S3. Armadrillo has a nice set of meaty blades at the front and a ramming spike at the rear giving Armadrillo a lot of taste for mayhem.
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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