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Post by Marco Roberts » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:34 am

Ah cheers Will, I will take that grudge match!

1998 aye!? I guess we are using wheel chair motors (though slightly huge ones) but we are constructed very solidly compared to robots back then. Our main goal is to build this as solid as possible and just keep it with little maintenance.

From the last online msn meeting we did decide the name and also decided that we will scrap the stinger, saint hammer weapon for now.
We are going for prongs/ ramp weapon for our first event. Ideally I would like some sort of weapon, no matter how rubbish it will be. I remember kenny showing me an eleectric crusher a while ago, might ask him more about it.

We also have Cabraken's daddy weapon planned for Craigs event. A spinning weapon at the front. Around 3,000 rpm 3.2kw weapon power. We just need to see what weight we have left for disk.

Dave W is coming over this weekend so we get to continue building!
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Post by Craig_Anto3 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:31 pm

which one of Craig's events?
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Post by Marco Roberts » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:09 pm

not the rebel robots coming up.
When you hold your first heavy weight full combat event. Wont be for a while I am guessing.
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Post by Craig_Anto3 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:31 pm

may i think
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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:15 pm

Well, we haven't updated for a while, but the machine is so simple its pretty much getting there. We will definately be active at the Barnsley event on Feb 14th and 15th.
I'll leave Marco to update in more details if he gets the time.
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Post by Marco Roberts » Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:21 pm

Yeah as Dave said, busy, v busy.
Sorry its probably gona be one of those......we started cutting the first peice of wood and then the next entry its finished!

We have started constructing the chassis. At the moment current issues is the amount of grinder disks I am going though. I barely did any metal work and I went though 3 disks instantly. The only place where I can get disks locally is wicks and they charge 5 quid for 3! So over the weekend I will pop into town and grab some more in bulk from a cheaper supplier. If they are rubbish then I have to put up with wicks and buy the dam disks.

Also realized that my next event is approaching. Robots live 7th of Feb is a few weeks away and Trojan needs a bit of work. New front scoop.
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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:23 pm

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:39 pm

Well, Cabrakan goes to war for the first time on Saturday. Its been a very problem free build. Thanks to Dave and Marco...lets go to war!
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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:52 pm

Well, well, well, how well did we do at Barnsley? Answer - Extremely well :D
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Post by Craig_Anto3 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 5:23 pm

well done guys
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Post by petec » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:04 pm

Just watched the video - top work chaps! :lol:
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Post by leo-rcc » Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:13 am

After a failure of the hydraulic pump back in 2008 Mantis was put aside to be repaired on a later date. Now Mantis wil return to the arena in Fairford. It has lost some weight in batteries and gained some in armour, but if our scale is correct we should still be under the 100kg mark.

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It's ready to go. Rick has put the finishing touches on it last night. Click on the thumbnail for the full photo album.

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:22 pm

Digging up an old thread.

Wilhelm's Scream came to life for the first time today! It's a rickety, pretty badly made little thing, but it has a charm of its own (like all my robots, I guess!)

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Post by haz » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:24 pm

dare i ask for pictures????

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:05 pm

I dunno, dare you? :lol:
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