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Art of the Build

May 5, 2020

Robert Cowan builds combat robots. He is part of the Copperhead team on the BattleBots TV show, and he also builds a lot of smaller "insect weight" bots that he competes with regularly.

In this episode Robert discusses Psychotic Break V2, a beautiful carbon fiber and S7 tool steel bot that weighs only 3lbs and packs a scary amount of kinetic energy.

We geek out on choices of materials, the unique properties of carbon fiber, and the crazy destruction that these bots can pack.

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