• University of West England - Bristol Bot Brawl 2019

    Beetle Bot Brawl 2019 - Hosted at the University of West England

    Competition Format:

    First round melee from which 1 robot goes through. Losers go into a redemption 1v1 to meet the melee winners in a straight knockout tournament.

    First Round Melees:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 (Winner) vs Dreadbin vs End Boss
    WeeWoo (Winner) vs Sosig vs Drizzle
    W I D 3 B O I (Winner) vs Maximum Ogredrive vs Nemo
    Futamishi vs ApexBW2 vs Ion (Winner)
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs Attitude Adjuster vs Koffin
    Crabsolutely Clawful vs Swag Demon (Winner) vs Phoenix
    Slap ‘n’ Dash vs Bourbon vs R.P.M (Winner)
    Let’s Dance! (Winner) vs Gear Down For What?? vs Suijin
    Puns & Roses vs S.C.I. vs K2 (Winner)
    Catalyst (Winner) vs Concrete Donkey vs Procrastination
    Incomplete Control (Winner) vs Bar-K-O vs Let The Good Times Roll
    8bit Castle (SUBOT) vs Rev 3 vs Tempus (Winner)
    Dwayne Nibley vs Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry vs Centrifuge (Winner)
    Hard Knox vs Nat20 vs Daedalus (Winner)
    Rest in Pieces (Winner) vs Saw Loser vs Bunny
    Pushy McPushface vs Zero (Winner) vs 2 Berg 2 Furious

    Redemption Rounds:

    Dreadbin (Winner) vs Drizzle
    Sosig (Winner) vs End Boss
    Maximum Ogredrive (Winner) vs Futamishi
    Nemo (Winner) vs ApexBW2
    Attitude Adjuster vs Crabsoloutely Clawful
    Koffin vs Phoenix (Winner)
    Slap ‘n’ Dash vs Gear down for what? (Winner)
    Bourbon (Winner) vs Puns & Roses
    Suijin vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    Concrete Donkey vs Bar-K-O (Winner)
    Procrastination vs Let the good times roll (Winner)
    8BIT Castle (Winner) vs Rev 3
    Dwayne Nibley (Winner) vs Hard Knox
    Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry (Winner) vs Nat20
    Saw Loser (Winner) vs Pushy McPushface
    Bunny (Winner) vs 2 Berg 2 Furious

    Round of 32:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 (Winner) vs Bunny
    WeeWoo vs Saw Loser (Winner)
    W I D 3 B O I (Winner) vs Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry
    Ion (Winner) vs Dwayne Nibley
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs 8bit Castle
    Swag Demon (Winner) vs Let The Good Times Roll
    R.P.M vs Bar-K-O (Winner)
    Let’s Dance! vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 (Winner) vs Bourbon
    Catalyst (Winner) vs Gear Down For What??
    Incomplete Control vs Phoenix
    Tempus (Winner) vs Crabsolutely Clawful
    Centrifuge (Winner) vs Nemo
    Daedlus (Winner) vs Maximum Ogredrive
    Rest in Pieces vs SOSIG (Winner)
    Zero (Winner) vs Dreadbin

    Round of 16:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 vs Saw Loser (Winner)
    W I D 3 B O I vs Ion (Winner)
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs Swag Demon
    Bar-K-O vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 (Winner) vs Catalyst
    Phoenix (Winner) vs Tempus
    Centrifuge vs Daedalus (Winner)
    SOSIG (Winner) vs Zero

    Round of 8:

    Saw Loser (Winner) vs Ion
    Sir Lance-A-Frog vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 vs Phoenix (Winner)
    Daedalus (Winner) vs Sosig

    Semi Finals:

    Saw Loser (Winner) vs S.C.I.
    Phoenix vs Daedalus (Winner)

    Final:

    Saw Loser vs Daedalus (Winner)

    Full tournament video available at https://youtu.be/PSieLl18hog
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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