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by retropunk
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

so... given recent events, i might be back doing robots much sooner than i expected, which is... nice.
by retropunk
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

hey, just a quick life update: it's 2 or 3 months until my GCSEs begin and revision has taken over most of my life, so i'll probably be going dark and not touching my bots for a while. i might do some tweaks, repairs or odd jobs if i have spare time but i don't think i'll be posting much here or any...
by retropunk
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

i'll look into custom escs for solderburn, because i was previously looking at the endbots DESC which is around 30 pounds not including shipping, and i've had some bad experiences with the AWESC not working in the original solderburn - is anyone making any already, or are they future projects? i'm g...
by retropunk
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

just remembered i have to do this, so here we go! event report!! i had an amazing time at ant freeze, despite going 0-2, i think those were the longest fights i've had and overall i'm pretty happy with my performance! 1st fight was Villanelle, which was pretty scary to go up against although i tried...
by retropunk
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Ant Freeze 7 - 1st Feb 2020 - Hinckley, Leicestershire
Replies: 30
Views: 4050

Re: Ant Freeze 7 - 1st Feb 2020 - Hinckley, Leicestershire - Sign up now!

thanks so much for running a pretty incredible event, and the automated fight system was really cool and saved a lot of shouting!
by retropunk
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

alright! schools about to start again and i've only just got myself out of the coma of christmas holidays, so time for ant freeze prep. solderburn v2 - resolder some things and replace a panel, mostly, but my orangerx in solderburn has stopped working - the voltage regulator heats up a lot, and the ...
by retropunk
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Ant Freeze 7 - 1st Feb 2020 - Hinckley, Leicestershire
Replies: 30
Views: 4050

Re: Ant Freeze 7 - 1st Feb 2020 - Hinckley, Leicestershire

when will signups be open, and will they be done through antlog? this looks like a great event, super excited
by retropunk
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!
Replies: 32
Views: 4049

Re: Ellis's (Team BANANAPHONE/A12) build log!

so that was AWS60! got a bye in round one, which is technically the only win solderburn v2 has. then first fight against wait for it, i was pretty nervous and also solderburn v2's controls were incredibly weird and i had some issues with the bot itself - led to me forgetting my controls on top of th...
by retropunk
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: The Hotel Lima, for Ants: A Build Diary
Replies: 106
Views: 74983

Re: The Hotel Lima, for Ants: A Build Diary

you did incredible, and it was so great to see you there, even though i don't agree with your... dubious build and battery safety practices
by retropunk
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 60 - Headington, Oxford - 30th Nov 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 27404

Re: AWS 60 - Headington, Oxford - 30th Nov 2019

thanks so much to dave, sarah and all the other EOs, you did an amazing job! even though i didn't do as well as i hoped, you guys created a great environment and an incredible event :)