December 13, 2017, 12:30:37 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Author Topic: Team Brain Damage  (Read 26297 times)

mman1506

  • Roboteer
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #285 on: September 29, 2017, 08:35:23 pm »
If you don't mind me asking what material do you use to make the L bracket on the end of the flipper?

zacodonnell

  • Roboteer
  • ****
  • Posts: 449
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #286 on: September 29, 2017, 10:42:04 pm »
It is .25 inch titanium. I was bending the .25 6061 aluminum angle I used on the much less powerful first version. It was formed by whyachi. A well braced .25 aluminum could work I think.

Zac

rcjunky

  • Roboteer
  • **
  • Posts: 81
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #287 on: October 29, 2017, 10:54:38 pm »
How'd Franklin go? I think I seen you had a beetle?

I also seen ya didn't get in on the first round of Moto spots, was this intentional or did someone not fill you in since it appears to only been posted on Facebook? It won't be the same without you and your cool bots ;)
Andrew Burghgraef
Canadian Carnage Robotics

Great Hobbies- Canada's leading retailer of radio controlled models and related hobby supplies

zacodonnell

  • Roboteer
  • ****
  • Posts: 449
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #288 on: October 30, 2017, 06:13:52 am »
I only had Magneato at Franklin. It went about as well as I expected. At the last minute I had to pull out the microcontroller and run everything manually right off of the transmitter. This meant that after flipping the weapon motor didn't have any of the ramp-up time or built in pause to let the clutch disengage so it was pounding the motor pretty hard. In my third fight the shaft press fit / grub screws failed and in the fourth fight the hasty repair job gave up about half way through.  The rest of it worked decently well and many flips were had for a final 2-2 record.
Magneato vs Bot-a-rang
https://youtu.be/5GXj-AV_Ihg

Magneato vs Dorno
https://youtu.be/aYujS5Y573k

Magneato vs True Grit (should have won, got stuck upside down at the end because of the motor)
https://youtu.be/Ff4rUt550Yo

Magneato vs Uberclocker
https://youtu.be/0uv3AAgV4fo

I also got to help kyle with Congo, the chair-swinging sportsman bot. He helped me keep Magneato working so I figured I'd pitch in as a guest driver. I forgot to hit record on one of the Congo fights, and on another one there was no videographer, just a tripod and my camera, so the footage is pretty weak.

Congo vs Uberclocker (note the extra chair in the arena for Uberclocker to use)
https://youtu.be/VQwOQtN1LZQ

Congo vs Iron Golem (old fashioned slug fest)
https://youtu.be/9tKcuEv80Gc

As for motorama - I totally didn't realize the registration was already up. Life's been pretty busy lately and I just spaced out. I put a reminder on my calendar for round 2, so I'm still hoping I can get the sportsman in. Triggo is trashed after last year so I probably won't have a full combat 30. Thanks for the interest :)

-Zac

rcjunky

  • Roboteer
  • **
  • Posts: 81
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #289 on: October 30, 2017, 11:35:54 am »
Send in paperwork to get on the wait list now to help your odds of getting in :)
Andrew Burghgraef
Canadian Carnage Robotics

Great Hobbies- Canada's leading retailer of radio controlled models and related hobby supplies

rcjunky

  • Roboteer
  • **
  • Posts: 81
    • View Profile
Re: Team Brain Damage
« Reply #290 on: November 29, 2017, 06:53:20 pm »
1 hour to go till moto reg ;)
Andrew Burghgraef
Canadian Carnage Robotics

Great Hobbies- Canada's leading retailer of radio controlled models and related hobby supplies