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  1. Having a full spinner safe arena - the cost & amount of work

    How much would it cost and how much work would it be to create a full HW spinner arena for events?
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    Re: Are shows the same?

    It's not scripted like Top Gear :rofl:
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    Re: Questions from Robot Wars Wiki

    Who were the people who were in the 'accidents' behind the scenes?
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    I thought he meant, you got the idea in one go.
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    Does the self right mechanism involve hope?[/quote]

    Got it in 1![/quote]

    Be nice, no need to talk down to others.
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    Does the self right mechanism involve hope?
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    So a short one is better I take it.

    By the way, has Venom had any relative success in competitions at all?[/quote]

    Doesn't matter if its short or long , it as the same power, if you take...
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    So a short one is better I take it.

    By the way, has Venom had any relative success in competitions at all?
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    How powerful are they relatively?
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    Re: Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    Is there a good actuator to use? (like Venom's).
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    Using pneumatics in a crusher?

    This might be a stupid question but would it make sense to use pneumatics to power a crusher? I guess if it did make sense then other people would have thought of it by now.
  12. Thread: YouTube

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    Re: YouTube

    [quote=Relentless][quote=maddox10]Simple. There are some misunderstandings, some missing details most of the old guard roboteers know of/ But all in all, a good report.

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  13. Things to see in England related to Robot Wars and spinoffs?

    Besides actually going to a Roaming Robots event and such, what are things that a tourist would go see in England that's related to Robot Wars, Roaming Robots, and other things related to fighting...
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    Re: FW flipper chassis

    Did it ever sell?
  15. Thread: ebay links

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    Re: ebay links

    I remember seeing the old X-Terminator been sold on Ebay once.
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    The prodigal son returns to say hello.

    Okay, maybe I'm not the prodigal son of FRA but I wanted to stop by and saying hello to the Roboteers that congregate here. I think that some of you may remember me (Kevin Smith) from being here...
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    Re: You know you're a roboteer when.....

    In Astronomy class, instead of writing Big Dipper/Little Dipper, you write Big Nipper and Little Nipper.
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    If robots were like people...

    Firestorm = Stirling Moss (UK F1 driver who came 2nd in F1 title four titles): always a great competitor, on the verge of winning a title, but can never get that far, perennial All-Star in every...
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    Looking back at the Robot Wars of old...

    Some of those robot designs were awful! Did some of these people actually think they would win battles or do well? I'm not trying to be a put down, but look at Granny's Revenge as an example...
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    Re: It's been a while.

    Yes, why? Am I infamous?
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    It's been a while.

    I just wanted to give a shout out to everyone here. For those who don't know who I am, I'm a big Robot Wars fan, Firestorm especially. Building a robot of my own has always been on my mind, but I...
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    FRA Facebook Group

    Im surprised I havent gotten in trouble yet with the FRA.
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    Forward hinged flipper feather.

    Stu and I had a discussion on this. He said that the forward hinged flippers are ineffective, but I countered that there have been successful forward hinged heavy weight robots, such as Firestorm,...
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    FRA Facebook Group

    I created it for you guys.

    Join!

    http://brocku.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5563916996http://brocku.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5563916996
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    Combat Robot Hall of Fame - Nominations open

    Firestorm

    -perfecting the forward hinge flipper
    -very consistent success in Robot Wars UK (although never won outright)
    -it flipped Mr Psycho, and much fan appeal.
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