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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave »

Antagonize looking good!

Pete, I'm quite fond of that flipper bot too. Its different and innovative.
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Having another look at the new flipper I decided many of the problems were caused by having too much of the weight high and rearward making the robot unstable and difficult to self right. By removing part of the servo mount I was able to move the wheels further back and make the whole robot lower. I then placed the controller board/receiver under the flipper on one side and the batteries the other side further lowing the CofG and moving more weight forward. The result is a far more stable machine that should be a lot more competitive. Here are some shots.
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n66/ ... MG0447.jpg
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n66/ ... MG0448.jpg
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n66/ ... MG0450.jpg
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Here are some new pics with the top on. On the back of antagonize there's a long mark that looks like a crack. It's acually a rubber band to help the back stay together. The armour is two pieces, the most permanent thing holding it together is the tape. On each side the walls overlap so they fit into one another really snug, and the rubber band is there just to make sure it doesn't fall apart. Good thing I'm not doing full combat.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/D ... G_1523.jpg
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/D ... G_1524.jpg
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y237/D ... G_1525.jpg
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Thats really coming on well Nathan look forward to seeing it in action.

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Post by Remote-Controlled Dave »

Well done on Antagonize, looks really well built and competitive.

Pete, is this flipper bot going to be in action at the AWS in November then?
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Looks real good there Nathan.
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Depending on how it goes at the Reading event it is looking likely.

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Post by Critters »

Hey pete did you use the same flipper system as your old prototype?

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Dave, those are well up (down?) to your usual standard!

But "Strategy: Egg - easily beaten" is groan-worthy, even for you :D

Look forward to seeing them all at Reading...
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