Servo Magazine ( May 2017 )

Kinetic Combat Art: Building for Beauty

By Aaron Nielsen    View In Digital Edition  

I wanted a Beta (the 250 pound hammer robot built by Jon Reid, which appeared in season 2 of BattleBots) of my own. Specifically, I wanted one 1/250th the size, or just large enough to fight in the one pound (Antweight) class. Could it be done? I had to find out, and as a consequence, focused on something of a peculiar method of designing and building a robot: one that is centered around aesthetics.


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