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ROBOT WARS, SAN FRANCISCO [AUG 96]


Carrying Rampage out for its 1st battle [photo: Wanda Putman]


Trading blows in the arena


The Learning Channel getting my thoughts on the battle

 

CONSTRUCTION [FALL 95-SUMMER 96]


The insides: drivetrain from an old R/C kit car, batteries from 14.4V power drills, car-style steering up front, all riveted to a stiff steel plate

Original version had an old mechanical speed control and drive motor was powered by small 7.2V battery pack

Closeup of motor, gearbox, axles, and mounting system (sheet aluminum and rivets)

14.4V p ower drill motor with custom circular saw attachment

The finished product: double wedge shape with 2 spring-loaded saw arms
     
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