• 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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    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.

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    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

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    McMullet

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    dotDominic

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    Ocracoke

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    Redirect Left

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    TheNutcracker

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