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rjw
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PostSubject: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:01 pm

Josh Raichel from team RadaRada has joined our team and wil be driving 1 or 2 of our bots at Motorama in February!! bounce

We may bring 2 12 pounders, and if so, look for Josh to be driving Sting and possibly a 12 pound version of Sting'Em..... affraid

I will be driving Son of Thump and The Spin stops here.....if it gets built!!!

Welcome to the team Josh... cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:10 pm

OH GOD THE PRESSURe. I MAY FACE SS. AHHHHH *collapses*


Good to be on the team! I need my battlebot fix soon. cyclops
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:34 pm

I'd like to tell you that all you have to do is hit them hard enough ONE time and it'll be over, but you might have your hands full...it looks like a world class line up, with a lot of proven bots....

On the other hand...2 things

1) Your fights should not last all that long, win or lose affraid

2) Driving the wedge bots will be a LONG uphill battle Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:50 pm

Gonna have to dial them both in, no matter what. From the videos i saw they look very very fast. perhaps too fast...
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:04 pm

Just run them on low rates ...unless you need to push hard....and like you say, dial in the expo, etc.

They are very fast. the speed might come in handly in such a big arena....

I plan on running the wedges wide open and hit anything as hard as I can....they might throw me out if all I hit is the walls and end up damaging them... lol!

We'll see if those plastic and aluminum bots can take the hit

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:49 am

hit ss with one huge hit from the begining, a problem he has is the top tube warping from his weapon power. With such a weapon almost on the ground it wouldnt take alot to tweak to where it doesnt work
Although he pretty much switches to a new frame after every fight i've heard
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:53 am

Cody Harris wrote:
hit ss with one huge hit from the begining, a problem he has is the top tube warping from his weapon power. With such a weapon almost on the ground it wouldnt take alot to tweak to where it doesnt work
Although he pretty much switches to a new frame after every fight i've heard

His frame looks very simple, i wouldn't see why not.


I must beat SS, if rj gets the 12 pounders that is...
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:46 am

Josh Raichel wrote:
Cody Harris wrote:
hit ss with one huge hit from the begining, a problem he has is the top tube warping from his weapon power. With such a weapon almost on the ground it wouldnt take alot to tweak to where it doesnt work
Although he pretty much switches to a new frame after every fight i've heard

His frame looks very simple, i wouldn't see why not.


I must beat SS, if rj gets the 12 pounders that is...

Why? Do you have a problem wih pete???? Just curious

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:07 am

No, absolutely not.


I just want to dethrone a king. Smile And prove a point to my former teacher...
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:32 am

he has it out for undercutters lol
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:33 pm

Josh Raichel wrote:
No, absolutely not.


I just want to dethrone a king. Smile And prove a point to my former teacher...

What's your point...curious???

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:36 pm

Cody Harris wrote:
he has it out for undercutters lol

If I had it out for undercutters, I would go with the wedge and fork attachment..If it works, it will be very embarrassing especially if the undercutter never gets to touch your bot with his blade.. affraid

Cody..do you have a link to a video where some bot with a long floppy fork totally neutralizes megabyte by hooking onto the pipe on top and taking it to the wall??

That would have been a good strategy for a Biohazard/Megabyte rematch....after bio got totally trashed.....

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:44 pm

i cant say that ive ever even heard about that!
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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:54 pm

Cody Harris wrote:
i cant say that ive ever even heard about that!

I saw it somewhere on youtube....It was pretty cool....we're going underground with the fork thing for a bit...could be a good surprise for the moto crowd....but some of it might be installed and tested on Son of Thump in January , if it has the weight to spare.....

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PostSubject: Re: Ready to Rumble combat robots has a NEW team member!!!   Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:06 am

maybe?
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