What you re thinking of can t be any worse than the guys who build and fight the model war ships. I m sure some places even those are tecnically illegal. IfMessage 1 of 33 , Jan 1, 2006View SourceWhat you're thinking of can't be any worse than the guys who build and
fight the model war ships. I'm sure some places even those are tecnically
illegal. If you run into an issue it's more likely to be a local city law
than a federal law.
BTW what is the reason for doing this any way? Sonds like fun actually.
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From: "johnhen" <johnhen@...>
Subject: [SeattleRobotics] Death Robots
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 20:45:17 -0000
Are there any laws about mounting firearms on robots? I am toying
with making a paintball robot but I want to make sure that I don't
build something that lands me in the Fedral Clink.
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... Your setup looked great. Perhaps the Robomagellan rule makers would consider a cone touch satisfied by a paintball splat. Certainly would make thatMessage 33 of 33 , Jan 4, 2006View SourceOn Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 07:46:47PM -0000, stephane641 wrote:
> Well, I wouldn't consider ours as dangerous as they had an enclosingYour setup looked great. Perhaps the Robomagellan rule makers would
> arena and a max firing rate (once every 5 seconds max) and a max of
> 5-6 shots.
> we had pretty good rules defined too.
consider a cone "touch" satisfied by a paintball splat. Certainly
would make that contest more exciting and solve that pesky spectator
problem of people getting in the way :-) BYOG - bring your own
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