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by saladtossser
Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: april fools pranks
Replies: 46
Views: 2939

ok, sneak into your friend's car, hook up a switch to the ignition and hide the switch somewhere, make it so that you can stop and start the engine with that switch when you are riding fast on a highway, stop the engine, wait 2 seconds, then start it again boom! his muffler just exploded from the un...
by saladtossser
Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: april fools pranks
Replies: 46
Views: 2939

when your friend is using your bathroom, start burning your door knob from the outside with a propane torch burn a quarter for a while and throw it into a busy hall way clog a toilet, take a shit in it, add enough water to fill the bowl to the top, and leave it stick a laminated picture of your enem...
by saladtossser
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

jrrdw how am i supposed to turn? having another steering wheel is just not an option cool idea about the claw, if i make the ram stronger maybe i'll try that can i use a nitro engine? according to the rules, yes but i really think it's more effort than it's worth rules also say i need a switch on th...
by saladtossser
Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

what i was thinking, was actually not a saw or disk at all, i want a heavy bar (as heavy as possible while keeping the robot under 3 pounds) that spins to flip other robots, or even better, use a system that lets me change between the two options (EDIT check out omega force 2 here and see why http:/...
by saladtossser
Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: teacher
Replies: 39
Views: 1266

Dom wrote:My theatre teacher is cooler.
She brings us to eat beavertails (oh its true, you are americans/australians.. so you dont know what it is)
wait what? beaver tails????? i'm canadian and i don't even know those were edible
by saladtossser
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

slash is gone, good, so is the code beside your rank picture. I was looking at "the source" (canadian radio shack) and each 9.6v battery is like $30, but another friend of mine has a 9.6v pack from a old rc tank that he blew up years ago so i'll go with that, and probably get another one. lol i thin...
by saladtossser
Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: Plans, have you seen these?
Replies: 9
Views: 525

wow that guy lost a lot of customers because of just one of those pictures
anyone think they can pull it off? the person who makes it gets all the g-strings in my inventory
by saladtossser
Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

I like the spike idea, but it needs modification. As far as room goes, i think you will need at least 2 inch around all componets with styrofoam cushion for protection. If you go with the spike weapon -- Concentrate on building a good strong bumper, mainly to protect yourself from collisions. Direc...
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

yea you guys get to work on that... problem: gear box not enough reduction ratio solution: lego gears? retrofit another gearbox? try it out with small wheels and see? problem: batteries too expensive, big, and heavy solution: extend frame? use lithium button cells? lower voltage down to 12? triple 9v?
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

maybe we will, think they will give money to a canadian school?

oh and 7.2 isnt enough, the motors needs 12 to 26, and i really really want 26 to compete against those pro hobby motors others use.
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

awe the bending looks hard to make and mount... but i guess i need something to stop somebody to simply ride over me... i can have 2 flat sections at increasing angles, then a short vertical section, thx

i'll make another model and see how it compares
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

Have you seen Grant from mythbusters robot? He had a really good idea of using that pneumatic ram with a spike on the end,it crashed down with huge amounts of force about every 2 seconds, that would be a good weapon. ooooh yea, Grant is my fav, Jamie have that kickass mountain dew shooting vending ...
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

haha our school wish we could enter FIRST, we got $2000 from TD bank but we just can't get anymore money weapon... i want a vertical spinning blade right in the middle of the ramp i would cut a slot there and then re-enforce the edge with 2 stripes of aluminum, and see if i can put a small blade, ab...
by saladtossser
Mon Jan 22, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: starting a battle robot
Replies: 29
Views: 2329

starting a battle robot

I just did a sumobot for a school computer engineering project. But i want to go farther the plan is to make a R/C combat robot under 3 pounds for beetle weight fights, and if we have too much weight and have powerful motors, then maybe go for the next weight class. me and maybe one or two friends w...
by saladtossser
Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: CPVC Piston Valve
Replies: 15
Views: 9507

oh that, i updated my first post after i added that one

boy this is old