• Bamm Bamm


    Statistics
    Weight: 100kg
    Height: 85cm
    Length: 78cm
    Width: 78cm
    Speed: 9mph
    Year built: 2001
    Status: Retired
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Location: Haarlem, The Netherlands


    Armour
    Aluminium and Polycarbonate.
    Power
    2 x Bosch motors powering its 4-wheel drive. One powering each side.
    Weapons
    Pneumatically powered axe mounted on a 360 degree rotating turret so it can strike opponents in all directions.
    Strengths
    Has a powerful axe weapon.
    Weaknesses
    Is a bit sluggish and vulnerable to flippers.
    Team Bamm Bamm
    Erik Cornelissen, Rien Groenenwegen and Con Taal
    Information
    Bamm Bamm is a Dutch heavyweight robot that was built in 2001 by Erik Cornelissen, Rien Groenenwegen and Con Taal. It was first entered into robot combat in the Dutch Series of Robot Wars where in Series 1 it beat Lizzard in its Heat final before losing to them after meeting again in the Grand-final. In Series 2, it came back where despite losing the first round was given a Wild card into the Grand-final where it lost to Philipper 2. It also entered the UK Seventh Wars where it was beaten in the first round of its heat by Firestorm 5. Bamm Bamm was named after the cartoon character from the Flintstones and had the destructive nature of it to match with its axe which could attack in any direction.

    Achievements
    • Robot Wars - Dutch Series 1 Semi-Finalist (2001)
    • Robot Wars - Dutch Series 2 Semi-Finalist (2002)