• Fighting Robots Association 2013 Featherweight Awards

    Fighting Robots Association 2013 Featherweight Awards
    Results of the FRA Featherweight Awards 2013 as voted by members of the community.

    Best Design
    Tormenta 2 - A unique and effective lifter design built with minimal resources
    Rabid - Effective yet simple electric pincer
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    720 - Very solid and reliable drum spinner
    Winner - Predator

    Best Engineered Robot
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    TS3 - Compact and eye catching spinner
    Galactus - Extremely well put together drum spinner
    LH3 - Very effective and tenacious axe
    Winner - Predator

    Best Driver

    Ellis Wares - Relentless attacking style
    Dave Moulds - Gyro dancing & excellent pit evader
    Michael Oates - Always very controlled and precise execution
    Guilherme Ferreira - Tenacious driving style
    Winner - Dave Moulds

    Best Newcomer
    No Toy - All round well designed electric axe
    Binky - Super sleek spinning disk
    Scruffy - An edgy and compact electric lifter
    Winner - Binky

    Most Innovative Machine
    Rabid - Effective yet simple electric pincer
    Bitzawood Revo - Robots on a budget
    Tormenta 2 - A uniquely effective lifter design built with minimal resources
    Predator - Stunning and beautiful creation based on the heavyweight Warhead
    Winner - Tormenta 2

    Outstanding Achievement
    Team Beast - Repeatedly successful in every competition
    Team Toon - All 3 robots ranked in top 10 last year, Relentless and great achieving competitors
    Team Invade - Finalists for a record 3 years in a row & current champions
    Winner - Team Invade
  • Facebook

  • Forum Posts

    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