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Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:23 pm

The title says it all :P
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:28 pm

24/02/15 UPDATE

RDR is finally done. I've sorted out the controller, battery and it's finally done. It'll take part in the Iron Games on 28/02/15. It's speed is 1.6mph and weighs in at 92g with everything in. Time to move onto the next project! Find photos over on Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialteamcrash
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Shakey » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:40 pm

You should really try and get it as close to 150g as possible. More weight gives more traction and makes you harder to flip/throw!
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:42 pm

Yeah, stick a weight in it over the wheels. Looks like you have plenty of room.
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:52 pm

I'm going to try and put some aluminum on it so it gets heavier. :D
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Hogi » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:04 pm

i stick 1 and 2 pence pieces on top of the motor mounts to weight my robots up if need be.
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Occashokka » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:44 pm

I've got the same weight lack too as alu isn't as heavy as you think.I got my whole chassis into your spare weight and that was 100% alu so metal may not weigh it up as much as you think...
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Rapidrory » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:59 pm

Yeah, get some pennies or screws or something steel in there towards the back; will give you loads more pushing power.
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Occashokka » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:07 pm

What about seeing if you could shed the (I think)17g you would need to shed to make it a flea or would it not fit in the 3" cube
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Rapidrory » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:15 pm

I checked that when I had it to fit the electronics; doesn't fit in a 3" cube.
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:42 am

RDR was never planned to a flea or nano, and never will be one Joel. :P
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by Occashokka » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:48 am

You said you were moving straight on to the next project before-how on earth can you afford that if you haven't got a job!
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:58 am

I've saved up a lot- RDR wasn't too much money. My next plan is something similar to Baby Metal :)
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Sat Feb 28, 2015 5:41 pm

28/02/15 UPDATE

Crash did well at The Iron Games with Jaguar as our main opponent. RDR also got a bit of the action and managed a couple of fights. Overall, it was a brilliant event :D
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Re: Team Crash Build Diary

Post by TeamCrash » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:50 am

PRE-AWS Work to do:

For crash I need to put some new acetate on, charge it and make sure the ties are in. Also I need to put its name on.

For RDR I need to put some tape on because tape is epic, charge batteries and then it should be done.
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RDR (Antweight)
The Not So Grim Reaper (Fleaweight, retired during construction)
Crash XL (Beetleweight, construction phase)

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