• 13 Black


    Statistics
    � Weight: 100kg
    � Height: 39cm
    � Length: 185cm
    � Width: 75cm
    � Speed: 20mph
    � Year built: 2001
    � Status: Retired
    � Weight class: Heavyweight
    � Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, England


    Armour
    High grade chrome-moly steel, with polycarbonate sides
    Power
    2 x 750 watt Bosch motors, one powering each wheel.
    Weapons
    2 x 750mm Spinning discs, each disc has an estimated speed on the blade tip of 100mph. Both discs are located on the front and rear of the machine so it can attack in any direction.
    Strengths
    Fast, manoeuvrable and the dual spinning disc combination is very dangerous.
    Weaknesses
    Self-righter often has issues and the radio control is often unreliable.
    Team 13 Black
    John Denny, John M Denny, Cath Denny & Tasha Denny
    Information
    13 Black is a robot from Leicestershire which was built for Series 5 of Robot Wars where it fell in the heats on a judges decision to Corkscrew. It was later re-modified for 2002 the following year where it had better success, causing a lot of carnage in its heat taking out Double Trouble and the seeded Stinger before falling in the Semi-final to Firestorm. 13 Black is armed with two fast powerful spinning discs which didn't just cause destruction to whichever robots came near it, but when 13 Black was flipped. The discs were designed to get traction on the floor and make it "crab walk" around the arena which always provided a laugh for the audience!

    Achievements
    • Robot Wars - UK Series 6 Semi-Finalist (2002)
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    McMullet

    Drill driver gearbox assemblies for sale soon.

    Great stuff, thanks Nat.



    I don't see that being much of a problem the way things are/are heading!

    McMullet 2nd December 2020, 18:09 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    yeah was planning on having a little box built round it with some fireproof materiel surrounding it. just trying to get measurement to make sure my motors

    BCartz 2nd December 2020, 15:31 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Layout looks OK to me. For safety, I might suggest putting the LiPo in a battery box or secured down and in a fireproof bag.

    Ocracoke 2nd December 2020, 15:21 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    any changes or mistakes im making here at all

    BCartz 2nd December 2020, 15:02 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    well once extreme robot can return if your at the maidstone one youd probably see me as thats the closest to me

    BCartz 1st December 2020, 18:22 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    All gotta learn somewhere! Hope to see your creation in an arena one day.

    Ocracoke 1st December 2020, 18:03 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    ok, cheers for putting up with my non stop questions

    BCartz 1st December 2020, 17:25 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    For safety (and room to expand), I'd go with 2x LEDs

    Ocracoke 1st December 2020, 17:17 Go to last post