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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #260 on: January 06, 2019, 04:07:40 AM »
Nice.
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #261 on: January 06, 2019, 10:09:26 PM »
Spinny boi.

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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #262 on: January 07, 2019, 01:48:04 AM »
*Clears throat* (in the tune of Chocolate Rain)
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #263 on: January 07, 2019, 11:23:36 AM »
"You've been thunderstruck!"
 

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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #264 on: January 07, 2019, 11:57:45 AM »
no need for armored wheels when they're inside your chassis. Use those High-traction DSL wheels.


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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #265 on: January 07, 2019, 03:55:39 PM »
"You've been thunderstruck!"
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You have at least 70 kgs of weight left. Use it to stop the robot from dying in three hits.
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #266 on: January 07, 2019, 04:07:28 PM »
"You've been thunderstruck!"
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You have at least 70 kgs of weight left. Use it to stop the robot from dying in three hits.

He has a point. weight rules for DSL are the same as those in Stock.


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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #267 on: January 07, 2019, 04:33:32 PM »
Rebuilt why not DS
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I agree with the consensus. You can make it a bit more compact, and you can definitely do better with the skin. Not sure you need two DSL discs on the wheels, just one should do fine. As for batteries, I think two Battlepacks is actually just enough for four motors, so you're fine there.

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Are the extenders in the middle just to support the weapon and/or hold the eyes on? You could probably optimise those to save some weight (not to mention the empty space at the sides), and then try and put some more armour on the front.

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That's a pretty nifty chassis design, but as others have pointed out, it looks quite exposed and vulnerable to horizontal spinners. As much as I love Colsons, I actually agree with Redalert on this one: swap the wheels for something lighter and grippier, like the DSL wheels. You also have the space and weight to upgrade to the Storm front-hinge bursts for even more power. I have to say, though, this is possibly your best-looking bot so far. It just needs bulking up to meet the weight limit and not get massacred by HSes.
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #268 on: January 07, 2019, 04:41:34 PM »
Rebuilt why not DS
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I agree with the consensus. You can make it a bit more compact, and you can definitely do better with the skin. Not sure you need two DSL discs on the wheels, just one should do fine. As for batteries, I think two Battlepacks is actually just enough for four motors, so you're fine there.

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Are the extenders in the middle just to support the weapon and/or hold the eyes on? You could probably optimise those to save some weight (not to mention the empty space at the sides), and then try and put some more armour on the front.

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That's a pretty nifty chassis design, but as others have pointed out, it looks quite exposed and vulnerable to horizontal spinners. As much as I love Colsons, I actually agree with Redalert on this one: swap the wheels for something lighter and grippier, like the DSL wheels. You also have the space and weight to upgrade to the Storm front-hinge bursts for even more power. I have to say, though, this is possibly your best-looking bot so far. It just needs bulking up to meet the weight limit and not get massacred by HSes.

The extenders in the middle hold the eyes on.
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #269 on: January 07, 2019, 04:43:01 PM »
The extenders in the middle hold the eyes on.

You don't need all that for eyes
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #270 on: January 09, 2019, 07:24:03 PM »
Red demon IV.
 
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #271 on: January 09, 2019, 11:37:47 PM »
First thing, Titanium 5 > Plastic 10. Always.
Second thing, the bot looks rather tall, (I can't quite tell from the angle of the photos).  Tall is usually never a good thing.
Third thing, you have a lot of empty space in the robot.  Either shrink the circle or don't use it at all.

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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #272 on: January 10, 2019, 06:09:24 AM »
Wou have weight left over for drive.


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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #273 on: January 10, 2019, 05:53:36 PM »
Blue bolt.
 
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #274 on: January 10, 2019, 09:20:46 PM »
Ngl those wheelguards are super messy and there is quite a bit of that beloved "empty space" You're showing improvement, though.
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #275 on: January 11, 2019, 01:10:56 AM »
With Superbot, yeah I agree. I also think you can at least swap the two back TWMR2's drives with two NPC Fasts by rearranging the internals on the back slightly with the space you have. And also definitely increase your armor with the weight you have. Steel 1 is weak

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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #276 on: January 11, 2019, 02:46:21 AM »
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #277 on: January 11, 2019, 12:15:04 PM »
With Superbot, yeah I agree...
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #278 on: January 11, 2019, 04:20:43 PM »
With Superbot, yeah I agree...
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Re: Sickle robotics DSL showcase.
« Reply #279 on: January 12, 2019, 06:51:21 AM »
Blue bolt.
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You have weight left over...