Hello, here is my blog on the progress of my Rampaging Chariot Robot until the Scottish Robotic Games 2011. Follow my blog to see all the improvement and modifications I make to the robot and also the problems I encounter while making it! Thanks for looking!

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Robotic Games 2001, Football Won!

Posted by sebastian smith on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : Robot 
I havenkot updated this blg for quite a long time now as I have been so busy at the moment. Last saturaday I went to the robotic games with the Robot. Since the last poast, I have made the motors slightlye better, added a sealed lead acid batteru, painted the angle metal on the sides black, made a cover and put some brighty green led's in it. At the Robotic games, The first event was sumo. I got into the semi-finals, but lost becuase on one of the rounds there was smoke coming from one of the...
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Motor Driver Boards!

Posted by sebastian smith on Saturday, February 5, 2011, In : Robot 
I brought home 7 motor driver boards, of which 2 already worked. The other 5 were completely dead, after a few hours I de soldered the mosfets and tested them with a multimeter. I found out the same 2 mosfets were dead on each motherboard, so I was only able to repair 3 of the 5 boards I had because I didn't have enough mosfets for all the boards. After the mosfets were replaced, the boards worked perfectly, some needed a little bit of tweaking but they worked!
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Spray Painting finished

Posted by sebastian smith on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : Robot 
I finished the monster energy spray painting and brought it into school. I have ordered some 120mm scooter wheels for it which should come this week! Here are some pictures of it finished:
 
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Spray Painting Started!

Posted by sebastian smith on Sunday, January 16, 2011, In : Robot 
Over the weekend, i removed the old stickers, applied a coat of white emulsion on to the mdf. I then printed out the monster energy logos and pictures ans started masking them. I also used liquid masking tape which is pretty much latex for the sides and back. It looks really good so far, but the paint is a bit jagged and flackey. In a few days I will get the black spray paint!
  
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Start of work for 2011 Scottish Robotic Games!

Posted by sebastian smith on Friday, January 14, 2011, In : Robot 
Here is my old robot, I plan to respray it this weekend and then make some upgrades and Improvements to it soon! Stay tuned for all the latest news on my Robot!


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