• 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)
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    Anttazz

    Rusty (Robot Wars HW)

    I haven't been to an event in over a year so I'm considering selling off my larger machines.

    First on the list would be Rusty (or Ceros

    Anttazz Today, 14:04 Go to last post
    scott

    Attitude Adjuster (Beetleweight)

    Likewise Greg! Your diary was one of my most read bookmarks. The interlocking method definitely adds strength and rigidity.

    At UWE bot

    scott 16th March 2019, 21:53 Go to last post
    scott

    Team Health & Safety - First Time Builder

    Great write-up Greg, very thorough and detailed. The new WeeWoo looked amazing! It was great fun to fight in the crazy axebots vs clusterbots whiteboard

    scott 16th March 2019, 21:01 Go to last post
    McMullet

    Removable link rule clarification

    In a car, negative and positive are very different from a practical point of view. The battery negative is grounded to the chassis, so it's not insulated.

    McMullet 14th March 2019, 20:15 Go to last post
    dotDominic

    Editing posts

    Yeah I've just tried editing a post and I'm also having this problem.
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    dotDominic 14th March 2019, 13:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Editing posts

    Has anyone else noticed that when you try to edit a post that the spinner icon just sits there spinning away without doing anything? Tried to do this

    Ocracoke 14th March 2019, 12:52 Go to last post
    Redirect Left

    Removable link rule clarification

    I am not sure if this is why specific to this hobby, however in my experience doing lots of electrics, odd things can happen if you sever a connection

    Redirect Left 13th March 2019, 22:38 Go to last post
    TheNutcracker

    Removable link rule clarification

    Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but if there any reason why the interlink can't be on the negative terminal? Cars and heavy machinery are isolated on

    TheNutcracker 13th March 2019, 19:20 Go to last post