• Bugglebots 2018

      Bugglebots 2018 - Hosted at the University of West England.
      Competition format:

      5 heats of 6 robots. Initial 3 1v1s from which the winner goes through whilst losers have to fight a redemption melee to qualify. Straight knockout till Heat winner is declared, with 2nd place going into a redemption melee.

      In the final, all 2nd place robots fight for the final position, and then format repeats with the 6 robots in the final.



      -Heat 1-

      Serious Business vs Captain Doom (Winner)
      Good Boi vs Nightingale (Winner)
      Drizzle vs Futamishi (Winner)

      Serious Business vs Good Boi vs Drizzle (Winner)

      Captain Doom (Winner) vs Futamishi
      Nightingale vs Drizzle (Winner)

      Captain Doom (Winner) vs Drizzle

      Event video: https://youtu.be/EyLI9RBkhUQ

      -Heat 2-

      Snappy (Winner) vs Mini Spinny
      OMG! vs Bourbon (Winner)
      Limpet (Winner) vs Hard Knox

      Mini Spinny (Winner) vs OMG! vs Hard Knox

      Snappy (Winner) vs Bourbon
      Limpet (Winner) vs Mini Spinny

      Limpet (Winner) vs Snappy

      Event video: https://youtu.be/GPmFViItaEg

      -Heat 3-

      WeeWoo (Winner) vs Dr. Thwackenstein
      Maximum Ogredrive (Winner) vs Rev 2
      Snippers Mcgee vs Flick (Winner)

      Dr. Thwackenstein vs Rev 2 (Winner) vs Snippers Mcgee

      WeeWoo vs Maximum Ogredrive (Winner)
      Flick vs Rev 2 (Winner)

      Maximum Ogredrive vs Rev 2 (Winner)

      Event video: https://youtu.be/t9JMivLHSYk

      -Heat 4-

      SCD (Winner) vs Apex BW
      The Berg vs Big Wedge Energy (Winner)
      Claws 2 (Winner) vs Léim

      Apex BW (Winner) vs The Berg vs Léim

      SCD (Winner) vs Big Wedge Energy
      Claws 2 (Winner) vs Apex BW

      SCD (Winner) vs Claws 2

      Event video: https://youtu.be/EzJvcrFoddw

      -Heat 5-

      Saw Loser (Winner) vs Sir Lance-a-Frog
      Zero Gravitas (Winner) vs Anxt
      K2 (Winner) vs Pinwheel

      Sir Lance-a-Frog vs Anxt (Winner) vs Pinwheel

      Saw Loser (Winner) vs Zero Gravitas
      K2 (Winner) vs Anxt

      Saw Loser vs K2 (Winner)

      Event video: https://youtu.be/CV2_5cUmX0Q

      Redemption melee

      Drizzle vs Snappy (Winner) vs Maximum Ogredrive vs Claws 2 vs Saw Loser

      -Final-

      Captain Doom (Winner) vs K2
      SCD vs Limpet (Winner)
      Rev 2 vs Snappy (Winner)

      K2 (Winner) vs SCD vs Rev 2

      Captain Doom vs Limpet (Winner)
      Snappy vs K2 (Winner)

      Limpet vs K2 (Winner)

      Event video: https://youtu.be/GmgL0IBFb-YQ



      Awards:

      Bugglebots 2018 Champion: K2
      Dung Beetle: Sir Lance-a-Frog
      Best Newcomer: Claws 2
      Best Driver: Maximum Ogredrive
      Best Design: Saw Loser
      Sportsmanship: Flick
    • Forum Posts

      Supermotolew

      First ever real build lews featherweight

      I think its back to the drawing board! I need to reduce the height by 5-10 mm to let it drive inverted doh! Thats with about 18mm ground clearance on

      Supermotolew Yesterday, 18:38 Go to last post
      Supermotolew

      First ever real build lews featherweight

      Cheers Sam! Its been a learning curve!
      Today i test fitted a front armour peice, it could do with being 2 mm or so higher, i also 3d prinded a

      Supermotolew Yesterday, 10:30 Go to last post
      chompalot

      Beetle Chompalt

      After watching a few Bugglebots episodes on You Tube I think I may have to rethink my initial idea with somthing a bit more robust to able to stand up

      chompalot 27th November 2021, 22:53 Go to last post
      McMullet

      First ever real build lews featherweight

      Looks great Lew, really neat idea to prototype in MDF! Look forward to seeing how it shapes up.

      You just need a SRiMech for your camera!

      McMullet 27th November 2021, 16:22 Go to last post
      chompalot

      Beetle Chompalt

      I've spent a little time on the CAD system in between work, just to try and get a concept and here's what I have so far. A bit light on actual details

      chompalot 26th November 2021, 22:31 Go to last post
      chompalot

      Beetle Chompalt

      Thanks for the reply, but I don't fancy the fingertech wheels, so I'll continue my search. I did 3D print some wheels a few years ago and then cast some

      chompalot 26th November 2021, 21:09 Go to last post
      Supermotolew

      First ever real build lews featherweight

      Hey Lucy! Ive never actually seen a featherweight before so im kind of making it up as i go but its ablout 380mm wide 110mm high 400mm long. The wooden

      Supermotolew 26th November 2021, 19:30 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      First ever real build lews featherweight

      Looks very compact, neat loooking (and upside down :P ) What is the overall dimensions of this going to be in the end do you reckon?

      Ocracoke 26th November 2021, 17:21 Go to last post