• 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.
  • Facebook

  • Forum Posts

    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 Today, 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 Today, 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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 18:44 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    FW- Crash Course

    hi and welcome, i got 2 questions and 2 suggestions and some advice ,

    1 what type of robot are you planning to make? 2 What tools do you

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 18:10 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    cheers, would i need nuts for these or are the just more secure screws? robodojo whilst i plan to do in the future is a bit of a travel as from kent

    BCartz Yesterday, 17:30 Go to last post
    sean retro

    FW- Crash Course

    Welcome, these insert nuts works well with HDPE.
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/insert-nu...-50-pack/61859
    Also depending on

    sean retro Yesterday, 17:14 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    So after years of watching robot wars and live events, and a global pandemic, ive decided to build my first ever bot using the hayes manual as a guide.

    BCartz Yesterday, 10:07 Go to last post