• Apex


    Statistics
    * Weight: 100kg
    * Height: 25cm
    * Length: 70cm
    * Width: 60cm
    * Speed: 12mph
    * Year built: 2014
    * Status: Active
    * Weight class: Heavyweight
    * Location: Bristol, England
    Armour
    Titanium
    Power
    2 x Electric motors powering its 4-wheel drive, one powering each wheel.
    Weapons
    Wedge-shaped for shunting with a Hydraulic crushing spike.
    Strengths
    Very compact and strong.
    Weaknesses
    No self-righter.
    Team Danby
    Craig Danby and Chris Danby
    Information
    Apex is a heavyweight robot built by Team Danby from Bristol. It was built in 2014 as the successor to the teams previous robot TX-108 originally as TX-109. It first debuted in the Robot Wars live events in 2014. The robot has a more powerful crushing jaw than its predecessor and in late 2014 had its drive configuration changed from 2-wheel drive to 4-wheel drive for added traction, in 2015 its name was changed to Apex.
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    Wkdintent

    Update 4 - Cheltenham

    Two weeks ago, I thought I only had a few minor things left to do, and I'd be good to go.
    Fast forward to the evening of the final Friday, and

    Wkdintent Today, 10:43 Go to last post
    ACE Robotics

    Team ACE - Motor Clear out

    We are having a bit of a clear out, the following items are up for sale :

    1. LEM 200-127 Qty 1

    We don't know the history on

    ACE Robotics Yesterday, 19:35 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen - Kaizen

    I must confess, I have never welded before but yes, it would be useful.

    I've ordered the 2 new drive motors to make a set of 4 but they

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 11:40 Go to last post
    Team Helix

    Team Kaizen - Kaizen

    Good luck, definately time to make stronger side pannels. If I were you I would invest in a welder!!!

    Team Helix Yesterday, 07:22 Go to last post
    Vulcan-UK

    New bot builder

    Hi,

    I can confirm that the Hobbywing esc mentioned only has one channel for the receiver. It might be better looking at the FeatherTwo esc

    Vulcan-UK Yesterday, 00:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen - Kaizen

    Well it came back in one piece but a very unwell robot.

    First fight was between Kaizen, Backflip and Gaston and it did OK but ended up getting

    Ocracoke 12th November 2018, 22:51 Go to last post
    Garfie489

    New bot builder

    I only see one channel wire with which to control the ESC, so you will need two as far as i can tell.

    Ive never used these however so cant

    Garfie489 12th November 2018, 10:21 Go to last post
    Eidg

    Team Darklight - Broadax 2 (Featherweight Axe/Hammer)

    Thank you for your answer.

    Eidg 12th November 2018, 08:05 Go to last post