It’s been a while since I (Rob) posted – and as it’s Robot Wars application time, and that means making sure that Dave drives around and looks fast! We’ve got a lot more than these few clips, and we’ve even been practicing to the Robot Wars 3…2…1…Activate! Soon to come – weaponry! But for now, […]

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Should’ve done this 2 weeks ago but sometimes life gets in the way… My microphone has bust so this is going to be a text blog. Our build weekend, which started so promisingly, didn’t quite go as planned. To start with we didn’t have all of the bits we wanted (again!), so we’re looking at […]

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With any luck, we’ll be competing in Robot Wars this year! Merry everything, happy etc. Now – onto the update. We spent the weekend of Jan 7/8 putting some more bits on Big Dave and breaking a few more. Whilst we didn’t make the progress that we thought we were going to make, we made […]

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First up, a quick disclaimer: Building and battling fighting robots is dangerous and should not be attempted without great care! But hopefully you knew that anyway. Lithium Polymer batteries are where it’s at now, and while they’re relatively tough…. they’re not combat robot tough…. far from it. Lithium Polymer Batteries have a very, very peculiar discharge […]

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