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    19th November 2019, 18:53
    That’s... wow... sounds like damage was minimal at least, good trophy though! And you’re more than welcome to use it, with any luck I’ll be happy enough with it to post a pic or 2 at weekend... ...
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    18th November 2019, 22:14
    Given that the universe is infinite, and God is also infinite... Would you like a toasted teacake? Talkie would be a brilliant personality for this machine, red paint and an led panel would make a...
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    18th November 2019, 13:37
    Ok... had a couple of hours on the arena over the weekend, aaaaaand disaster... well, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, this quarter pipe is a PITA, but I have a workaround! The problem we have is...
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    18th November 2019, 13:23
    A minor fire? It’s admirable how you simply take it all in your stride, but that is some immense mileage :uhoh: If it helps the workload, you are more than welcome to use my arena for BotFest once...
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    15th November 2019, 10:23
    Nessie; so far so terrible, the unusual design is making it difficult to balance, and it vibrates like mad. On a separate note, the walking test bed almost works, we may have it in one piece by...
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    15th November 2019, 10:00
    Retroman replied to a thread Melty Brain in Heavyweights
    I'm not sure if it counts but http://www.fightingrobots.co.uk/threads/12049-the-figure-8-rule-for-melty-brain-spinners knightrous mentions a 2 wheel melty being capable of 100rpm translation, a...
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    15th November 2019, 09:51
    It is stunning... looks fantastic, and the theme is clever too. I can appreciate the level of detail, the illuminated exit sign is genius. If it drives as good as it looks you should have a good...
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    8th November 2019, 17:27
    Retroman replied to a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    Noted, I had a look at some older series of Robot Wars and there were some (s3 springs to mind?) that were horrendously lit, I just want everyone to be able to see clearly.
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    8th November 2019, 10:38
    Retroman replied to a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    I thought I’d read that somewhere, thanks for clearing that up Alex. Final question (probably:uhoh:) would it be better to use white lighting or colours? Already planning on a red glow for the pit...
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    7th November 2019, 20:22
    Retroman replied to a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    For some reason I can’t change the orientation on my phone... So apologies about the quality of the artwork, I’ll spare you all the concept work and present the ‘finished’ design! I still can’t...
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    7th November 2019, 20:04
    Retroman replied to a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    I’m literally re-sketching the floor plan now, we’ll, once I’ve made coffee... Good to know it’s only for AWS events though, I’ll leave it as is :mrgreen: Now, coffee is made, I’ll get this...
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    7th November 2019, 17:40
    Retroman replied to a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    This will be for AW, walking before I start to run and all that... although the idea of a BW arena hasn't been discounted yet...
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    7th November 2019, 14:28
    Retroman started a thread Arena hazards? in Antweights
    What’s everyone’s feelings about arena hazards? Backstory; I was planning to build a battle box for testing purposes, then realised for an extra few quid in materials I could build a full arena,...
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About Retroman

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Date of Birth
July 1, 1988 (31)
About Retroman
Name:
Paul H
Biography:
Been interested in Combat Robotics from a very early age, life happened and I've never gotten round to it, so I figured, why not start now?

I can hold my own with basic electronics, and grew up spending free time in a machine shop, and have an ability to fix almost everything, so long as you don't want it pretty.
Location:
Gtr Manchester
Interests:
Motorcycles, Cars, Music, Tools... A scarily stereotype 'Man'...
Occupation:
Gas Technician
Robots:
Pullover V2, Wej, Ridic-U-Loch-Ness Monster (AW)
PushOver (FW) (sort of...)

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Team Pushover - Definitely worse at this than you are!
AW - Pullover (Grabber), Wej (er, wedge), Ridic-U-Loch-Ness Monster (Secret)
BW- Leopold (On Hold)
FW- Pushover (well, half of it...)

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