Servo Magazine ( August 2017 )

A 3 lb Full-Body Spinner

By Dylan McCarthy    View In Digital Edition  

Spinjitsu is my second attempt at a Beetleweight robot with a horizontally-spinning weapon. After the failure of my previous three pound robot, Nocturne, I decided to start from scratch and design a brand new Beetleweight for Motorama this year. After looking at several designs and weapons, I chose to design a full-body “shell” spinner. There are very few full-body spinners in the 3 lb class, which is part of the reason I made it.


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