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 ==== Totally Offensive 2006 Build Report (Robots) ==== ==== Totally Offensive 2006 Build Report (Robots) ====
  
-// This report (and the robot) evolved considerably over several months; you can skip down to the Version 6.0 (04/​21/​2006) redesign, Version 6.1 (04/22/2 // 
  
  
  
-=== Design & Build Report for Totally Offensive 2006 ===+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-001.jpg"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-001.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-002.jpg"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-002.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
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- +After the impressive debut of Dick Stuplich'​s F-Bomb, it was
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-This report (and the robot) evolved considerably over several months; you can skip down +
-to the <A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6">​Version 6.0 (04/​21/​2006)</​A>​ redesign, +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1">​Version 6.1 (04/​22/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1a">​Version 6.1a (04/​23/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1b">​Version 6.1b (04/​24/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1c">​Version 6.1c (04/​25/​2006)</​A>​ tweaks, +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1vr">​Visible Robot (05/​27/​2006)</​A>​ build, followed by +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1d">​Version 6.1e (05/​30/​2006)</​A>​ and +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​6p1f">​Version 6.1f (06/​05/​2006)</​A>​ tweaks. ​ Then +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​BUILD1">​Fitting & Filing (06/​18/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​BBOX">​Battery Box Mods (06/​23/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​FRAME">​Frame Arrival (07/​10/​2006)</​A>,​ and +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​FRAME2">​Frame Assembly Day 2 (07/​11/​2006)</​A>,​ +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​FRAME3">​We Have a Robot (07/​20/​2006)</​A>,​ and +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​FRAME4">​Final Weekend Tweaking (07/​23/​2006)</​A>​. ​ Then we had +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​NATS">​Teething Pains at Nationals (08/​12/​2006)</​A>,​ which lead to +
-<A HREF="​to2006.t.html#​V7">​Version 7 Initial Thoughts (8/​16/​2006)</​A>​. +
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​the impressive debut of Dick Stuplich'​s F-Bomb, it was+
 obvious that Team Mad Overlord could not rest on its laurels; Totally Offensive would have to be obvious that Team Mad Overlord could not rest on its laurels; Totally Offensive would have to be
 Totally Redesigned if it was not to be Totally Outdated. Totally Redesigned if it was not to be Totally Outdated.
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-Reflecting upon the &ldquo;metagame&rdquo;, it was clear to me that Dick beat TO at Motorama before he+Reflecting upon the metagame, it was clear to me that Dick beat TO at Motorama before he
 even got into the box, by designing F-Bomb so it could adjust its blade height. ​ So in order to beat him at his even got into the box, by designing F-Bomb so it could adjust its blade height. ​ So in order to beat him at his
 own game, TO2006 had to be able to do the same, but even better. ​ I came up with the idea of having the rear own game, TO2006 had to be able to do the same, but even better. ​ I came up with the idea of having the rear
-spar be invertable, so that I could rotate it 180&deg; at the last minute, and run with the blade on top, adjusting+spar be invertable, so that I could rotate it 180-degrees; at the last minute, and run with the blade on top, adjusting
 the blade height with a UHMW slip plate on the new underside of the robot. ​ At this point, I was still planning the blade height with a UHMW slip plate on the new underside of the robot. ​ At this point, I was still planning
 on using one of TO's signature UHMW self-righting hoops. on using one of TO's signature UHMW self-righting hoops.
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 It also played well with my decision to move from the Whyachi T-Boxes (now out of production, and with my stock running out It also played well with my decision to move from the Whyachi T-Boxes (now out of production, and with my stock running out
 due to combat losses) to the TWR-15 gearbox (which is also a lot cheaper). ​ And even better, it suddenly struck me due to combat losses) to the TWR-15 gearbox (which is also a lot cheaper). ​ And even better, it suddenly struck me
-that this provided a third driving configuration,​ which I'm calling ​&ldquo;Dutch Divine Wind&rdquo; mode (&​ldquo;​Divine Wind&​rdquo;​ +that this provided a third driving configuration,​ which I'm calling ​Dutch Divine Wind; mode.  It may be possible to start the bot standing straight upright, spin up carefully,
-in Japanese is &​ldquo;​Kamikaze&​rdquo;​).  It may be possible to start the bot standing straight upright, spin up carefully,+
 and then tip it over on top of the other bot!  That'​ll put a hurt on that Victor on the top of F-Bomb! and then tip it over on top of the other bot!  That'​ll put a hurt on that Victor on the top of F-Bomb!
  
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-<A NAME="​6">​**4/21/06: Version 6 Design**</A>+**4/21/06: Version 6 Design**
  
  
  
  
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 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-007.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-007.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-003.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-003.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-004.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-004.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +The to Battle Beach 3 was very useful. ​ Discussions
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 with several builders lead me to make significant changes to the TO2006 design. with several builders lead me to make significant changes to the TO2006 design.
  
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-<A NAME="​6p1">​**4/22/06: Version 6.1 Revisions**</A>+**4/22/06: Version 6.1 Revisions**
  
  
  
  
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 +<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-011.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-011.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-012.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-012.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-011.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-011.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-012.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-012.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​ +Based on feedback from Nick and Peter, I made the following revisions:
-on feedback from Nick and Peter, I made the following revisions:+
  
  
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-<A NAME="​6p1a">​**4/23/06: Version 6.1a Tweaks**</A>+**4/23/06: Version 6.1a Tweaks**
  
  
  
  
-Just<​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP>​<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-013.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-013.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-014.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-014.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-013.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-013.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-014.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-014.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​a couple+Just a couple
 of minor tweaks today. ​ On the rear plate, I added a third bolt; the real purpose here of minor tweaks today. ​ On the rear plate, I added a third bolt; the real purpose here
 is to either run 2 bolts and use the third hole for the wires, or run one and use one is to either run 2 bolts and use the third hole for the wires, or run one and use one
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​on suggestions from Nick, I beefed+Based on suggestions from Nick, I beefed
 up the mounting points for the front skid plate, made provision for adding some UHMW backup skids to it, up the mounting points for the front skid plate, made provision for adding some UHMW backup skids to it,
 and created a smaller version of the plate for use with lower elevations to bring the forward contact point and created a smaller version of the plate for use with lower elevations to bring the forward contact point
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-<A NAME="​6p1c">​**4/25/06: Version 6.1c Tweaks**</A>+**4/25/06: Version 6.1c Tweaks**
  
  
  
  
-Continued<​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP>​<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-017.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-017.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-018.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-018.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-017.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-017.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-018.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-018.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​dissatisfaction with the design of+Continued ​dissatisfaction with the design of
 the front skid plate lead to a rethink and radical simplification. ​ Now it's just a flat plate with a lot the front skid plate lead to a rethink and radical simplification. ​ Now it's just a flat plate with a lot
 of mounting holes. ​ The minimum height available is 1.33", and just about any height can be created by of mounting holes. ​ The minimum height available is 1.33", and just about any height can be created by
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-<A NAME="​6p1vr">​**5/27/06: The Visible Robot**</A>+**5/27/06: The Visible Robot**
  
  
  
  
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-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03732.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03732.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03734.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03734.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03735.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03735.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +With the 
- +design finalized, I turned to [[http://​metfab.biz/​|Metfab]] to jetcut
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​the +
-design finalized, I turned to <A HREF="http://​metfab.biz/​" TARGET="​_blank">​Metfab</​A> ​to jetcut+
 the acrylic for the test-fit version of the bot (aka "The Visible Robot"​). ​ There are many great the acrylic for the test-fit version of the bot (aka "The Visible Robot"​). ​ There are many great
 places to get robot parts cut by waterjet, but at BattleBeach,​ the Team O-Town boys sang the places to get robot parts cut by waterjet, but at BattleBeach,​ the Team O-Town boys sang the
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- +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03744.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03744.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03745.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03745.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03746.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03746.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03747.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03747.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
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- +<​html><​a href="http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03777.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03777.jpg"></​a></​html>​
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- +
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03769.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03769.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03770.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03770.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03771.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03771.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03772.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03772.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +
- +
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03773.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03773.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03774.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03774.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03775.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03775.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03776.jpg" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03776.jpg"></​a></​html>​+
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03777.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03777.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​the+When the
 parts arrived, I got to work assembling them, starting with the garolite battery box.  I found parts arrived, I got to work assembling them, starting with the garolite battery box.  I found
 the tolerances to be quite good, though a little filing was needed in order to get things to fit; the tolerances to be quite good, though a little filing was needed in order to get things to fit;
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-<​UL>​ +  * The beautiful fan cover outlines I'd laid out were for the wrong size fan (I grabbed the wrong part in Solidworks!
-<LI>The beautiful fan cover outlines I'd laid out were for the wrong size fan (I grabbed the wrong +
-part in Solidworks!+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The tub that the motor and gearbox fits into was sized exactly to fit.  However, the actual Magmotor +  * The tub that the motor and gearbox fits into was sized exactly to fit.  However, the actual Magmotor is 0.07" longer than the technical drawings say!  So it didn't fit.  Whether or not I just have a slightly stretched Magmotor, it's clear that sizing the tub to exactly fit the length is a bad idea,so I'm going to extend the tub by 0.200.
-is 0.07" longer than the technical drawings say!  So it didn't fit.  Whether or not I just have a +
-slightly stretched Magmotor, it's clear that sizing the tub to exactly fit the length is a bad idea, +
-so I'm going to extend the tub by 0.200.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The vertical tabs in the front chassis plate that help secure the vertical height adjustment plate +  * The vertical tabs in the front chassis plate that help secure the vertical height adjustment plate do not provide sufficient clearance for the 5/16-18 bolts that lock down the top plate to the gearbox,so they will have to be redesigned.
-do not provide sufficient clearance for the 5/16-18 bolts that lock down the top plate to the gearbox, +
-so they will have to be redesigned.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The slots in one of the side plates into which the rear top plate (that gives access to battery and electronics) tabs +  * The slots in one of the side plates into which the rear top plate (that gives access to battery and electronics) tabs are inserted are a little tight and need to be made bigger.
-are inserted are a little tight and need to be made bigger.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The rings into which the rear spar fits are currently exactly sized to fit the spar; this required a fair amount +  * The rings into which the rear spar fits are currently exactly sized to fit the spar; this required a fair amount of filing to make them fit, so I will probably oversize them slightly.
-of filing to make them fit, so I will probably oversize them slightly.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The two holes in one of the small support plates in the drive wheel assemblies that match the motor +  * The two holes in one of the small support plates in the drive wheel assemblies that match the motor mount screw access holes (which are tapped 5/16-18 on my T-boxes) were not in the right place, due to an error in the model.
-mount screw access holes (which are tapped 5/16-18 on my T-boxes) were not in the right place, due to an +
-error in the model.+
  
  
  
  
-</UL> 
 An interesting problem that came up during the build was the issue of how to drill the holes in the tubular An interesting problem that came up during the build was the issue of how to drill the holes in the tubular
 rear spar.  All the holes have to be precisely aligned, so that the T-Boxes aren't tilted forwards or backwards. rear spar.  All the holes have to be precisely aligned, so that the T-Boxes aren't tilted forwards or backwards.
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 of the mill (using some dowel pins) and the whole contraption is clamped down.  I actually had to extend the slots of the mill (using some dowel pins) and the whole contraption is clamped down.  I actually had to extend the slots
 in the clamps in order to get a good grip.  Once that was done, it was easy to use a in the clamps in order to get a good grip.  Once that was done, it was easy to use a
-<A HREF="http://​www.mcmaster.com/​">Center Finder (part number 22025A11)</​A> ​to line up and drill away.+[[http://​www.mcmaster.com/​|Center Finder (part number 22025A11)]] to line up and drill away.
  
  
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-A final<​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP>​<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03743.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03743.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03742.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03742.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03743.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03743.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC037/​DSC03742.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC037/​DSC03742.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​design change that I am considering is the position of the weapon speed controller. ​ In the original design,+A final design change that I am considering is the position of the weapon speed controller. ​ In the original design,
 it is flat on the floor of the chassis, and uses a fan to draw air down over the FETs, which then passes over it is flat on the floor of the chassis, and uses a fan to draw air down over the FETs, which then passes over
 the other two speed controllers and is eventually exhausted by the two fans above the MagMotor. ​ However, the other two speed controllers and is eventually exhausted by the two fans above the MagMotor. ​ However,
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-<A NAME="​6p1d">​**5/30/06: Version 6.1e Tweaks**</A>+**5/30/06: Version 6.1e Tweaks**
  
  
  
  
-Based<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-019.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-019.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-020.jpg" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-020.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-019.jpg"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-019.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-020.jpg"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-020.jpg"​></a></html> 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-021.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-021.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-022.jpg"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-022.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-023.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-023.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-021.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-021.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-022.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-022.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +Based on feedback from Nick and Peter, as well
- +
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-023.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-023.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​on feedback from Nick and Peter, as well+
 as a few semi-bright ideas of my own, the following &​ldquo;​improvements&​rdquo;​ have been made to the design: as a few semi-bright ideas of my own, the following &​ldquo;​improvements&​rdquo;​ have been made to the design:
  
  
-<​UL>​ +  * The vertical height adjustment plate has been redesigned to use slots and a locking tab instead of extra bolts to lock it in place and prevent front/back movement.
-<LI>The vertical height adjustment plate has been redesigned to use slots and a locking tab instead of extra +
-bolts to lock it in place and prevent front/back movement.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>Careful consideration of structural issues indicates that the front top plate (the top plates were +  * Careful consideration of structural issues indicates that the front top plate (the top plates were the ones that were removable) is not adding much to the rigidity of the final assembly, given the presence of the big honking gearbox. ​ So while I'm still going to make it (now with the cute Team Mad Overlord logo stencilled in), it probably won't be used in the final robot.
-the ones that were removable) is not adding much to the rigidity of the final assembly, given the presence +
-of the big honking gearbox. ​ So while I'm still going to make it (now with the cute Team Mad Overlord +
-logo stencilled in), it probably won't be used in the final robot.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The top middle plate (the one on an angle) has been split up into two plates. ​ The smaller one is removable +  * The top middle plate (the one on an angle) has been split up into two plates. ​ The smaller one is removable and will probably be made out of garolite (I'll make a Ti one as well). ​ The larger one (that mounts the fans, resized to handle 40mm fans) will be welded into plate for extra rigidity. ​ With the smaller plate removed and the battery/​electronics bay out of the robot, the entire MagMotor/​Gearbox unit can be slipped in and out of the robot. ​ Since the battery/​electronics bay comes out as a single unit, this isn't a big deal.
-and will probably be made out of garolite (I'll make a Ti one as well). ​ The larger one (that mounts the fans, resized to handle 40mm fans) +
-will be welded into plate for extra rigidity. ​ With the smaller plate removed and the battery/​electronics +
-bay out of the robot, the entire MagMotor/​Gearbox unit can be slipped in and out of the robot. ​ Since the battery/​electronics +
-bay comes out as a single unit, this isn't a big deal.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The rear top plate has been redesigned with some cutouts to eliminate some weight. ​ Under it is a new sheet of +  * The rear top plate has been redesigned with some cutouts to eliminate some weight. ​ Under it is a new sheet of garolite that forms a top plate to the battery/​electronics bay.  The combination of the eliminate of the front top plate and the modifications to the middle and rear top plates saves about 1/3 of a pound.
-garolite that forms a top plate to the battery/​electronics bay.  The combination of the eliminate of the front top +
-plate and the modifications to the middle and rear top plates saves about 1/3 of a pound.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The weapon Victor has been repositioned to mount (using a spacer plate) to the rear of the chassis. ​ The battery/​electronics +  * The weapon Victor has been repositioned to mount (using a spacer plate) to the rear of the chassis. ​ The battery/​electronics bay has been reconfigured to mount two 30mm fans that blow on the weapon victor. ​ The idea is that the pairs of 30mm and 40mm fans give some redundancy, since they both push air through a plenum that contains the Magmotor and all the Victors.
-bay has been reconfigured to mount two 30mm fans that blow on the weapon victor. ​ The idea is that the pairs of 30mm and 40mm +
-fans give some redundancy, since they both push air through a plenum that contains the Magmotor and all the Victors.+
  
  
  
  
-<LI>The &ldquo;step&​rdquo; ​in the chassis has been increased in size, giving more blade flex clearance.+  * The step in the chassis has been increased in size, giving more blade flex clearance.
  
  
  
  
-<LI>Some of the nutstrip has been reconfigured to make it smaller; every gram counts! +  * Some of the nutstrip has been reconfigured to make it smaller; every gram counts!
-</UL>+
  
 +**6/05/06: Version 6.1f Tweaks**
  
  
  
-<A NAME="​6p1f">​**6/​05/​06:​ Version 6.1f Tweaks**</​A>​ 
  
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- +In final preparation for cutting the parts,
- +
-In final<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-024.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-024.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-6-027.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-6-027.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +
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- +
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​preparation for cutting the parts,+
 I tweaked the vertical height adjustment plate locking mechanism based on some observations by Nick, I tweaked the vertical height adjustment plate locking mechanism based on some observations by Nick,
 and finalized the battery box design with a pressure plate that sits right on top of the battery, and and finalized the battery box design with a pressure plate that sits right on top of the battery, and
 the top plate that sits right under to Ti top plate (covering the cutouts). ​ The area between the pressure the top plate that sits right under to Ti top plate (covering the cutouts). ​ The area between the pressure
 plate and the top plate will be filled with foam (I may also have one underneath the battery to try and plate and the top plate will be filled with foam (I may also have one underneath the battery to try and
-&ldquo;float&​rdquo; ​it a bit.  The electronics area will also be padded with foam.  Another tiny tweak is+float it a bit.  The electronics area will also be padded with foam.  Another tiny tweak is
 that the weapon Victor now has a shock isolation plate modelled for it that connects it to the rear of that the weapon Victor now has a shock isolation plate modelled for it that connects it to the rear of
 the chassis. the chassis.
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-Based on advice from Jack Price at <A HREF="http://​www.duraliteflightsystems.com/​">Duralite</A>, I am having my+Based on advice from Jack Price at [[http://​www.duraliteflightsystems.com/​|Duralite]], I am having my
 LiMn battery built as a 4- and 3- cell pair of packs. ​ That way, each pack can be balanced individually (balancers LiMn battery built as a 4- and 3- cell pair of packs. ​ That way, each pack can be balanced individually (balancers
 only handle 2-6 cells), and if I decide to run at a higher voltage, I can just buy a 5-cell pack and either run only handle 2-6 cells), and if I decide to run at a higher voltage, I can just buy a 5-cell pack and either run
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-<A NAME="​BUILD1">​**6/18/06: Fitting and Filing**</​A>​ +**6/18/06: Fitting and Filing**
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 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03836.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03836.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03837.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03837.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03838.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03838.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03836.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03836.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03837.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03837.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03838.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03838.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​the design finally set, I sent off the cutting plan+With the design finally set, I sent off the cutting plan
 to MetFab, and within a week, I'd gotten the jetcut parts back.  When the UPS Guy gave me the flat package, to MetFab, and within a week, I'd gotten the jetcut parts back.  When the UPS Guy gave me the flat package,
-with all the loose parts tinkling around, he told me &ldquo;I think your mirror is broken...&​rdquo; ​ I+with all the loose parts tinkling around, he told me I think your mirror is broken...”  I
 bade him fear not, and hustled up to the workshop to start the assembly process. bade him fear not, and hustled up to the workshop to start the assembly process.
  
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-<A NAME="​BBOX">​**6/23/06: Battery Box Mods**</A>+**6/23/06: Battery Box Mods**
  
  
  
  
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-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​LiMn packs arrived, I did a test fit using the existing battery box design. ​ While it fits OK,+When the LiMn packs arrived, I did a test fit using the existing battery box design. ​ While it fits OK,
 it's a little tight due to the routing of the wiring inside the packs. ​ To deal with this issue, it's a little tight due to the routing of the wiring inside the packs. ​ To deal with this issue,
 and also make it easier to reconfigure to use the old NiMh packs, I redesigned the electronics bay and also make it easier to reconfigure to use the old NiMh packs, I redesigned the electronics bay
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-<A NAME="​FRAME">​**7/10/06: The Frame Arrives**</A>+**7/10/06: The Frame Arrives**
  
  
  
  
-Today <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03863.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03863.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03864.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03864.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03865.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03865.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03866.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03866.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03863.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03863.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03864.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03864.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03865.JPG"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03865.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03866.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03866.jpg"​></a></html> 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03868.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03868.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03871.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03871.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03872.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03872.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03875.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03875.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03868.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03868.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03871.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03871.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03872.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03872.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03875.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03875.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +Today
- +
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​+
 the frame arrived from Team Whyachi. ​ As you can see, Terry did a great job welding it up.  The only the frame arrived from Team Whyachi. ​ As you can see, Terry did a great job welding it up.  The only
 issues that came up in the initial assembly were that I had to do some minor dremelling to clean issues that came up in the initial assembly were that I had to do some minor dremelling to clean
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-<A NAME="​FRAME2">​**7/11/06: Frame Assembly, Day 2**</A>+**7/11/06: Frame Assembly, Day 2**
  
  
  
  
-Lots <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03876.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03876.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03877.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03877.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03878.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03878.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03879.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03879.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03876.JPG"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03876.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03877.JPG"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03877.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03878.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03878.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03879.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03879.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03880.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03880.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03881.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03881.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03882.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03882.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03880.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03880.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03881.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03881.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03882.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03882.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE>​ +Lots of little tweaks today. ​ I modified the TWM-3RS gearboxes so they had extra tapped holes needed for the
-of little tweaks today. ​ I modified the TWM-3RS gearboxes so they had extra tapped holes needed for the+
 vertical height adjuster plates, and tweaked those plates so that everything fit.  Also did some filing vertical height adjuster plates, and tweaked those plates so that everything fit.  Also did some filing
 and fitting to get some of the other plates to fit (the welding caused the fit to change by a few thousandths and fitting to get some of the other plates to fit (the welding caused the fit to change by a few thousandths
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-<A NAME="​FRAME3">​**7/20/06: We have a Robot**</​A>​ +**7/20/06: We have a Robot**
  
  
  
-Well, <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03896.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03896.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03897.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03897.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03898.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03898.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03899.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03899.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/DSC03900.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03900.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03901.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03901.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03902.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03902.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03903.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03903.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/DSC03896.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03896.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03897.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03897.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03898.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03898.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC038/​DSC03899.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC038/​DSC03899.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03900.JPG"><​img src="​http:/​/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03900.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03901.JPG"​><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03901.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03902.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03902.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03903.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03903.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03904.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03904.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03905.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03905.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03906.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03906.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03904.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03904.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03905.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03905.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03906.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03906.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​it took a lot of work, but the robot is finally+Well, it took a lot of work, but the robot is finally
 mostly together. ​ I faced a number of time-consuming problems along the way. mostly together. ​ I faced a number of time-consuming problems along the way.
  
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-I hereby coin **&ldquo;Robert'​s Robotic Rule&rdquo;**, as follows: +I hereby coin **Robert'​s Robotic Rule**, as follows: 
-<​BLOCKQUOTE>​//Wiring takes up 3 times as much space as you think it will.// +//Wiring takes up 3 times as much space as you think it will.// 
-</​BLOCKQUOTE>​+
 Still, it drives, and the blade spins up (but chicken that I am, I only spun it up about 25%).  On the Still, it drives, and the blade spins up (but chicken that I am, I only spun it up about 25%).  On the
 to-do list, installing the main chassis fans, installing the antenna mount, making to-do list, installing the main chassis fans, installing the antenna mount, making
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-<A NAME="​FRAME4">​**7/23/06: Final Weekend Tweaking**<​/A> +**7/23/06: Final Weekend Tweaking**<​
- +
  
  
-Spent <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><​TR><​TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03907.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03907.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03908.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03908.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03909.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03909.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03910.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03910.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03911.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03911.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03912.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03912.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03913.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03913.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03914.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03914.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03915.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03915.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03916.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03916.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03917.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03917.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03918.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03918.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03907.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03907.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03908.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03908.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03909.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03909.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03910.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03910.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03911.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03911.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03912.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03912.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03913.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03913.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03914.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03914.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03915.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03915.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03916.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03916.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03917.JPG"><​img src="​http:/​/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03917.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03918.JPG"​><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03918.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03919.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03919.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03920.JPG"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03920.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03919.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03919.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03920.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03920.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​the weekend doing a lot of finishing touches; I built the TO self-righting hoop and tested+Spent the weekend doing a lot of finishing touches; I built the TO self-righting hoop and tested
 out a new front roll point for it (older versions of the bot had a tab that extended forward, out a new front roll point for it (older versions of the bot had a tab that extended forward,
 but this one uses a disc to create, with the rear hoop, the conical section that the bot rotates but this one uses a disc to create, with the rear hoop, the conical section that the bot rotates
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-<A NAME="​NATS">​**8/12/06: Teething Pains at Nationals**</A>+**8/12/06: Teething Pains at Nationals**
  
  
  
  
-We <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03923.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03923.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03928.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03928.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03929.JPG" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03929.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03930.JPG" ​target="_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03930.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03923.JPG"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03923.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03928.JPG"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03928.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03929.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03929.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03930.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03930.jpg"></​a></​html>​ 
 +<html><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03931.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03931.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03932.JPG"><img src="http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03932.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03933.JPG"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03933.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03931.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03931.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03932.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03932.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​DSC039/​DSC03933.JPG"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​DSC039/​DSC03933.jpg"></​a></​html></​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​went to Nationals expecting to work out some kinks in the robot, but as usual, they were+We went to Nationals expecting to work out some kinks in the robot, but as usual, they were
 in unexpected places (which make sense, since if we expected them, we'd fix them before we went in unexpected places (which make sense, since if we expected them, we'd fix them before we went
 to the event!). to the event!).
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-In addition to the fighting, we got to test out the <A HREF="BrightSaber.t.html">​BrightSaber</​A>​+In addition to the fighting, we got to test out the [[madoverlord:​robots-brightsaber|BrightSaber]]
 lighted blade, which worked quite well. lighted blade, which worked quite well.
  
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-<A NAME="​V7">​**8/16/06: Version 7 Initial Thoughts**</A>+**8/16/06: Version 7 Initial Thoughts**
  
  
  
  
-Here are <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=6 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=0 CELLSPACING=0 ALIGN=RIGHT><TR><TD VALIGN=TOP><​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-01.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-01.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-02.jpg" target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-02.jpg"></​a></​html>​+<html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-01.jpg"><​img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-01.jpg"​></a><a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-02.jpg"​><img src="​http://​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-02.jpg"​></a></html> 
 +<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-03.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-03.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-04.jpg"><​img src="​http:​//​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-04.jpg"></​a></​html>​
  
-<​html><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-03.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-03.jpg"></​a><​a href="​http://​media.madoverlord.com/​Lg/​to2006/​to2006-7-04.jpg"​ target="​_blank"><​img src="​http:/​wiki.animeigo.com/​MO/​Sm/​to2006/​to2006-7-04.jpg"></​a></​html>​ +Here are my initial thoughts on how to improve the robot and correct the issues that
- +
-</​TD></​TR></​TABLE></​TD></​TR></​TABLE> ​my initial thoughts on how to improve the robot and correct the issues that+
 came to light at Nationals. came to light at Nationals.
  
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-As always, your +As always, your [[[email protected]|comments and suggestions]] are most appreciated.
-<A HREF="​mailto:​[email protected]?​subject=TO2006-v7">​comments and suggestions</​A> ​are most appreciated. +