Specs: Frame redesign, much slimmer profile Switch from 60:1 Copal Gearmotors to Banebots gearmotors, resulting in a much faster drivetrain Reduced gear ratio on weapon for more RPM Folded Titanium armor on front so that it was harder to remove. Probably most successful version of the bot; a really good run of tournaments
Specs: Drive: 60:1 Copal gearmotors with Dave’s Hubs Drive ESCs: Banebots 3-9 Battery: Maxamps 11.1v LiPo Receiver: Microbotparts 4 Channel.. Remember those? Weapon Motor: Esskay Brushless Motor geared 2:1? Weapon ESC: Castle Creations budget brushless.. forget the proper name! Weapon Disk (can’t recall the batch of disks this came from..) Notables: Carbon Fiber Rod frame, […]
Specs: Year: 2005 Drive: 60:1 Copal Gearmotors Frame, Battery, and ESC remained unchanged Weapon Motor: VDD Gearbox (Graupner prop gearbox, 280 motor, single stage (5:1?)) Notables: Reused rear casters from Battlebots toys, single titanium scoop replaced with front titanium shield/wedge. Lasted several competitions, successful design, but a little slow drive-wise.
The specs for Version 1 of Absolutely Naut-VDD
Lots of lessons learned, fight videos included! Read on to see it all.