• Barbaric Response


    Statistics
    � Weight: 99kg
    � Height: 47cm
    � Length: 80cm
    � Width: 98cm
    � Speed: 20mph
    � Year built: 2002
    � Status: Active
    � Weight class: Heavyweight
    � Location: Horsham, West Sussex, England

    Armour
    Titanium, Aluminium & Polycarbonate
    Power
    2 x Bosch Motors running on 750 watts. One for each wheel.
    Weapons
    Full-body flipper with a punch ram run on pneumatics.
    Strengths
    Is small, agile and manoeuvrable combined with a very wide and effective flipper
    Weaknesses
    Self-righting is often very poor unless it lands on the right area when flipped.
    Team Barbaric
    Zac Barber, Damien Barber, Bruce Barber & Hannah Barber
    Information
    Barbaric Response is a robot from West Sussex built in 2002 where it entered Robot Wars series 6 from then on. It didn't have much luck in the UK Championships but it did however reach the Tag Team Terror final in Robot Wars Extreme 2 where they finished runners-up to Bulldog Breed and Robochicken. Barbaric Response has competed in a few events in the UK today as well after being retired for many years. Back after retirement at Burgess-hill 2008, it stunned everyone, beating Bigger Brother and Kronic on its way to the final where it was beaten by Iron-Awe 5. However, at the next event at Reading, it reached the final again and got vengeance on Iron-Awe 5 and beat them again a year later in Burgess Hill 2009 to become champions. Barbaric Response has definitely enjoyed a lot more success in the live events today after also finishing as semi-finalist in the FRA UK Championships 2009. The flipper is an awesome weapon in action against other robots.

    Achievements
    • Robot Wars Extreme 2 (2002) - Tag Team Terror Runners-Up (With Hydra)
    • Robot Rumble 2004 Runner-Up
    • Robots Live! - Burgess-Hill 2008 Runner-Up
    • Robots Live! - Reading 2008 Winner
    • Robots Live! - Burgess-Hill 2009 Winner
    • Fighting Robots UK Championships 2009 Semi-Finalist
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  • Forum Posts

    Ocracoke

    Middleweight project

    Design looks good, will be interested in the 3D prints, what material is the filament? I'd go with Rollcage personally.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 10:18 Go to last post
    Iestyn

    Middleweight project

    Update:

    The design is now about 99% done. I've had to ditch the idea to use a hardox pipe as the body, and came up with a more aesthetically

    Iestyn 12th May 2021, 18:03 Go to last post
    team death

    BOB FW Series

    Great to see a post from you Sean.
    Technically the locking bar should stop the weapon from activating by accident and as
    your weapon continues

    team death 11th May 2021, 19:00 Go to last post
    McMullet

    BOB FW Series

    Hah, seems like what you have there is a steel bar bender! Look forward to seeing new BOB. Shame to think of BOB3 getting "retired" though,

    McMullet 11th May 2021, 18:04 Go to last post
    sean retro

    BOB FW Series

    With Robodojo coming back. I've been back working on my robots, I'm going to retire BOB 3 by putting it in full combat, give it a good beating. Right

    sean retro 11th May 2021, 10:19 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Middleweight project

    I would have said the fra user as well. Try "kane" as well.

    Ocracoke 9th May 2021, 18:24 Go to last post
    Iestyn

    Middleweight project

    Perhaps it's a stupid questing, but who are the admins? I tried sending a PM to 'fra", assuming that was the shared profile of the admins, but never

    Iestyn 9th May 2021, 17:07 Go to last post
    robotic_ants

    Mr RAnts Clear Out

    Received a number of messages and requests, I hope to reply to everyone by tomorrow evening.

    robotic_ants 4th May 2021, 17:58 Go to last post