Re: [robotrobot] FYI

From: Thomas M.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 8:02 PM
Not our robots!



Thomas

Like robots?

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On Oct 30, 2012, at 7:40 PM, Richard Sisk <[address removed]> wrote:

That's pretty awesome.... especially the couple of pictures of FIRST robots!

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 7:20 PM, Thomas M. <[address removed]> wrote:
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Robot Invasion in Riverside

Is there life on Mars? When robots invade, will it be an invasion of good robots or bad robots? Are there such things as bad robots, or is that Science Fiction?

By Trish Tsoi-A-Sue | 4:08 pm
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Mom, scouts, LEGO, crafting, sewing, creative reuse, Pepsi Refresh, felting, Maker, ETextiles

ROBOT INVASION IN RIVERSIDE

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 4:08 pm
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The L.A. regional competition of FIRST Robotics commences in Long Beach March 15, 2012. Winners of this event advance to Nationals.
2-color 3D printer with large platen
Proud team member and a fabulous robot
NAME: GIANT ROBOT (small version) CONSTRUCTION:All handmade, 95% recycled foam, wood & metal building materials, 5% hardware (nuts & bolts) HEIGHT: 8.0 ft, WEIGHT: 110 lbs ACCESSORIES Working claw & gun
NAME: GIANT ROBOT (small version with Spacegirl Warriors GOLD & SILVER; rear view)
NAME: GIANT ROBOT (medium size version) HEIGHT: 9.0 ft WEIGHT: 120 lbs ACCESSORIES: Working claw, gun, & lighting effects

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SOME STATS ON  MY HANDMADE GIANT ROBOT COSTUME
CONSTRUCTION TIME: approx 250 hours
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS: 95% recycled styrofoam, wood/metal, Hvac sys parts. 5% hardware
Max Height: 2.75 meters (~9 feet) (driver height 1.82 meters/~6 ft)
Max Reachspan (arm to arm): 3.00 meters (~10 ft)
Max Reachheight: 3.50 meters (~11.5 ft)
Shoulder Measurement:1.5 meters (~5 ft)
Foot Measurement: 0.60 meters (~2 ft each)
Total Max Weight (without driver): 55 kg (~120 pounds)
Total Max Weight (with driver): 145 kg (~320 pounds)
Right Arm: Working Claw (grasp range: .30 meters or ~1 ft)
Left Arm: Working Gun (pyrotechnics firing range 2-4 meters, 6-12 ft)
Mobility: fully jointed at elbows, shoulders, knees, ankles, waist
Accessories: chem & LED lighting, sound effects systems

This weekend is shaping up to be a whopper of activities for the Los Angeles area!

On November 3, from 12 Noon to 4 PM robots will invade the Woodcrest Library in Riverside.

Today I saw the awesome costume that Kristof Erkiletian entered in the Patch costume contest.  For the record, he gets my vote!

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