Search found 759 matches

by bitternboy
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Questions (and answers)
Topic: Harpoon as weapon?
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: Harpoon as weapon?

Hi there, welcome to the forum. To my knowledge, there has never been an effective antweight with a tethered projectile weapon. That doesn't mean you shouldn't try if you feel inclined but it definitely wouldn't be the easiest weapon to make effective. You might have more luck with that concept in a...
by bitternboy
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: New Scientist Live 2018 London
Replies: 7
Views: 7587

Re: New Scientist Live 2018 London

Would there be scope to claim back travel costs etc. from New Scientist Live?
by bitternboy
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: New Scientist Live 2018 London
Replies: 7
Views: 7587

Re: New Scientist Live 2018 London

It's a fair way off but if the dates work out then I'd happily volunteer, it sounds like a good venture. Were you looking for resources as well (arena, demo bots etc.) or just the man hours?
by bitternboy
Wed May 10, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS abroad
Replies: 6
Views: 2074

Re: AWS abroad

How much did it typically cost to get the plane over to the Netherlands when people went last time?
by bitternboy
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Invertible, expandable, double bar spinner, wheeless brushbot called Vibrant.
Replies: 13
Views: 3558

Re: Invertible, expandable, double bar spinner, wheeless brushbot called Vibrant.

That's one of the most original robots I've ever seen :P How much does it weigh?
by bitternboy
Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakey Build Diary
Replies: 310
Views: 89038

Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

That was pretty obvious now I think about it.
Cheers
by bitternboy
Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Team Shakey Build Diary
Replies: 310
Views: 89038

Re: Team Shakey Build Diary

I notice a bunch of the vertical spinners you've done have extra long motor shafts which you use for support. Can't work out where you would have got them from save machining them yourself. Care to spill the beans? :)
by bitternboy
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: RW filming
Replies: 3
Views: 1469

Re: RW filming

I never said Robot wars :P. I was at the filming of Railway Watch, new BBC 4 program with Gryff Rhys Jones.
by bitternboy
Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: RW filming
Replies: 3
Views: 1469

RW filming

Really long shot but don't suppose anyone else is currently in the audience at RW filming in Glasgow, it's been a while, might be nice to say hello :P
by bitternboy
Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: A question about the sabertooth esc
Replies: 3
Views: 1240

Re: A question about the sabertooth esc

Great, thanks for your help, I am a bit cautious as I already fried my orange RX reciever by not plugging the cables in correctly ( it wasn't labelled :evil: ) Good strategy for avoiding that is to keep note of which pins are connected together on the PCB. The pins for the red and black wires for p...