Servo Magazine ( March 2017 )

New Year’s Resolution — Part 1

By Pete Smith    View In Digital Edition  

My 12 lb (Hobbyweight) combat bot, Isotelus Rex did not fare well at the Motorama event last year. Its lightweight titanium wedge was torn up in a fight with Minor Threat . It was now clear it was no longer a match for the new generation of vertical spinners.

It had plenty of speed and power, and the chassis had proven itself to be tough enough, but there was not enough weight allowance for a really effective wedge. Isotelus had to go on a weight loss program!


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