• Armardrillo


    Statistics
    * Weight: 95kg
    * Height: 20cm
    * Length: 106cm
    * Width: 86cm
    * Speed: 5mph
    * Year built: 2002
    * Status: Retired
    * Weight class: Heavyweight
    * Location: Sheerness, Kent, England

    Armour
    Checker-plate Aluminium
    Power
    24v Electric motor powering its 2-wheel drive.
    Weapons
    Twin front cutting blades and rear 12' ramming spike.
    Strengths
    Is durable, strong and has multiple weaponry.
    Weaknesses
    Armour isn't resilient to heavy blows and can also be flipped to easily.
    Team Armadrillo
    Mick Stock, Glen Doherty & Keith Jackson
    Information
    Armadrillo is a heavyweight robot that was built in 2002. It was built by Mick Stock from Sheerness. It competed in the Sixth Robot Wars UK Championships but was eliminated in the first round of its heat to S3. Armadrillo has a nice set of meaty blades at the front and a ramming spike at the rear giving Armadrillo a lot of taste for mayhem.
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