• Fighting Robots Association 2012 Heavyweight Awards

    Results of the FRA Heavyweight Awards 2012 as voted by members of the community


    Best Design

    Nominees

    Big Nipper
    Thor
    Iron-Awe 5

    Winner

    Big Nipper

    Best Engineered

    Nominees

    Big Nipper
    Behemoth
    Tiberius
    Megga Mouse

    Winner

    Big Nipper

    Best Newcomer

    Nominees

    Eruption
    Beast
    Titan
    Air

    Winner

    Eruption

    Best Driver

    Nominees

    Will Thomas
    Alan Young
    Graeme Dawson
    John Findlay

    Winner

    John Findlay

    Most Innovative

    Nominees

    Saint
    Maelstrom
    Big Nipper

    Winner

    Big Nipper

    Outstanding Achievement

    Nominees

    Big Nipper (Double UK Champion)
    Behemoth (Veterans and still competitive)
    Iron-Awe 5 (Double UK Champion)
    Ripper (2011 UK Champion and continually improving)

    Winner

    Behemoth
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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