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Derek Dudge
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by Derek Dudge » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:05 pm

I assume this is the walker you have been teasing? Look forward to seeing it. Does it use spinner forces to walk?
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by GeorgeR » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:15 pm

Yeah, something like that. I'm still far from sure it's going to work, I've not done any calculations beyond rough estimates in my head, but I'll guess we'll see soon enough.
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by GeorgeR » Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:52 pm

It's starting to take shape...

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Rather more bodged than normal, but it's more of a prototype/proof of concept than a finished design right now.
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by Kyro » Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:14 am

looks good... saw a simmilar idea with the dual spinners and using the gyro to steer... glad to see more of this idea as i think its a pretty cool bot to have in your team...

so far it definitely has the same look/style of your other bots so it fits the team well... cant wait to see more progress
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by GeorgeR » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:51 am

Cheers Kyro, It does currently look very similar to a couple of vibration driven bristlebots that I've seen, but the mechanism is very different (and I think unique). If it works as expected this one should move by waddling in a rather penguin like fashion.
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by Kyro » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:43 pm

interesting... i hope you get it up and running successfully because i would love to see a waddlebot
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by TeamScrewUp » Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:35 pm

GeorgeR wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:52 pm
It's starting to take shape...

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Rather more bodged than normal, but it's more of a prototype/proof of concept than a finished design right now.
Is this like Vibrant?
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by GeorgeR » Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:38 pm

Not really. Vibrant's a bristlebot, the walking mechanism on this is very different. If you're trying to picture how this works Wrecks from battlebots is probably the closest approximation.
It's going to look a bit different when it's finished, I've got two more spinners to bolt on yet!
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by GeorgeR » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:37 pm

Made some more progress on the new one...

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I quickly bodged the cardboard top on so I could do a bit of testing, and I'm very relieved to report it actually works!
It's almost impossible to control right now, and my lack of a decent sized testing arena is making the task of tuning it in rather difficult, but overall I couldn't be happier, it's not every day you invent an entirely new method of robot propulsion!
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Re: GeorgeR's robots

Post by Derek Dudge » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:56 am

Oh myyyy.

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