Subject: Re: Reducing contact resistance for low volt use?
Summary: What do you think of these ping times eh?
Reply-To: You can't see me, and I pass right through planets...
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Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 14:42:18 GMT
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On Wed, 08 Jan 2003 08:39:26 GMT, jmuchow@SPAMMENOTcamlight.com (John
Muchow) Gave us:
>Go for it! But, I can't even begin to describe the destructive
>potential of the bots competing nowadays. The big boys can easily rip
>through 1/2" of 6-4 titanium. with a good hit. Any aluminum doesn't
>have a chance. What's much worse are the g-forces involved. What
>good is our armor if the insides get scrambled. The great majorit of
>combat robots lose due to internal damage, not because another 'bot
>spread it across the arena.
>Part of my stress testing consisted of dropping my 59lb bot out of a
>second story window, several times. Then launching it full speed
>(15MPH) against a stone wall, dozens of times. Add a few trips down
>four flights of stone stairs at full speed, and I considered the
>Of course, this all took 4 months as I had to keep repairing/replacing
>components. And all those tests were only warmups compared to what my
>bot can see in a fight. :-)
You have just met the CE spec for drop test! :-]
Wow. Seriously... I had no idea it was that drastic.