• Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championship 2012

    Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championship 2012


    Competitors
    Air
    Beast
    Behemoth
    Big Nipper
    Bulldog Breed
    Dantomkia
    Eruption
    Iron-Awe 5
    Iron-Awe 6
    Kan Opener G Spec
    Kan Opener H Spec
    Kronic
    Maelstrom
    Meggamouse
    Ripper Evo
    Saint
    Thor
    Tiberious
    Titan
    Toon Raider
    Toxic 2
    Turbulence

    Seeds

    The 2012 Heavyweight championships had 8 seeds based on results from the 2011 Heavyweight Championship and previous performance.

    1. Ripper Evo
    2. Air
    3. Iron Awe 5
    4. Thor
    5. Kronic
    6. Big Nipper
    7. Maelstrom
    8. Toxic 2

    Competition Format

    Round 1

    Robots Compete is three way melees with the winner from each heat going through to the first round.

    Heat A

    Ripper Evo Vs Bulldog Bread

    Heat B

    Toxic 2 Vs Kan Opener H Spec Vs Beast

    Heat C

    Iron-Awe 5 Vs Toon Raider Vs Tiberious

    Heat D

    Big Nipper Vs Behemoth Vs Iron-Awe 6

    Heat E

    Air Vs Dantomkia

    Heat F

    Maelstom Vs Eruption Vs Kan Opener G Spec

    Heat G

    Thor Vs Titan Vs Meggamouse

    Heat H

    Kronic Vs Turbulence Vs Saint

    Finals

    Robots compete one-on-one to battle through to the final.

    Results

    Round 1 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Finals
    Ripper Evo Toxic 2

    Vs
    Toxic 2

    Vs

    Big Nipper
    Grand Final
    Bulldog Breed Ripper Evo
    Big Nipper

    Vs

    Maelstrom
    Toxic 2
    Kan Opener H Spec
    Beast
    Iron-Awe 5
    Toon Raider Iron-Awe 5

    Vs

    Big Nipper
    Tiberious
    Big Nipper
    Behemoth
    Iron-Awe 6
    Air Air

    Vs
    Maelstrom

    Vs
    3rd Place Playoff
    Dantomkia
    Maelstrom Kronic Toxic 2

    Vs

    Kronic
    Maelstrom
    Eruption
    Kan Opener G Spec
    Thor
    Titan Titan

    Vs

    Kronic
    Meggamouse
    Kronic
    Turbulence
    Saint

    2012 Heavyweight Championship Winner: Big Nipper
    Second Place: Maelstrom
    Third Place: Toxic 2
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    RogueTwoRobots

    FW- Crash Course

    The motor wires aren't polarity sensitive, there's no positive or negative motor wire. Just hook them up to the motor and if it spins the wrong way, flip

    RogueTwoRobots Today, 18:27 Go to last post
    McMullet

    FW- Crash Course

    I think the general deal with ESCs is the labelled + and - are for the battery to plug in (as they have to be in the right polarity - i.e., if you wire

    McMullet Today, 18:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    I would say the M1 and M2 wires are the motor wires then. It is logical to say that blue, in that arrangement, is positive.

    Ocracoke Today, 18:17 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    yeah the m1 m2 is where the black and blue wire is, the escs never came with instructions or diagram.



    hope to have the chassis

    BCartz Today, 17:56 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    You are correct about the grey wires being the aerials for the receiver. The blue wire on the ESC I think is the motor + wire, though worth checking a

    Ocracoke Today, 16:59 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    just because the receiver has 2 grey wires on the top but plastic tops so guessing they are Ariel, also guessing on the escs the blue wire is the positive

    BCartz Today, 15:13 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Usually yes. There are some that don't supply voltage to the receiver but they are relatively few and far between in my experience.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 22:50 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    Drill driver gearbox assemblies for sale soon.

    Oh yeah, never rely on it being solid in the past as the screw mounts can crack/split/shear etc but it's nice just to be able to sit a motor/gearbox down

    RogueTwoRobots Yesterday, 13:25 Go to last post