• Big Nipper


    Statistics
    � Weight: 100kg
    � Height: 15cm
    � Length: 50cm
    � Width: 50cm
    � Speed: 10mph
    � Year built: 2003
    � Status: Active
    � Weight class: Heavyweight
    � Location: Lancashire, England

    Armour
    Chassis is all armored in aircraft-grade titanium.
    Power
    2 x 5.5hp Mag motors power its 8-wheel drive. The weapon is powered by a 1hp mag motor for the weapon.
    Weapons
    Stag beetle-like crushing jaws which can crush with a pressure of 4 tonnes. Jaws are mounted on the end of a central lifting arm which can move at 270 degrees giving it enough power to turn itself over. Weapon can be used for grabbing, crushing, flipping or lifting.
    Strengths
    It's multi-purpose weapon is its main advantage as this makes it a very flexible adversary for its opponents. Has also got tough armour.
    Weaknesses
    Can often be hard to control at times.
    Team Titanium
    Mark Lumb, Graeme Dawson and Glynn Dawson
    Information
    Big Nipper, is a robot that has fought in its current incarnation since series 7 of Robot Wars in 2003. It has the same chassis, but has been upgraded many times over the years. Big Nippers weaponry consisting of crushing jaws on the end of the lifting arm make it a very flexible and agile contestant for its opponents. Big Nipper has enjoyed many successes in live events including winning the 2007 and 2012 UK Championships and finishing 3rd in 2004 & 2006.

    Most recently Big Nipper placed 4th in the 2014 UK Heavyweight Championships.

    Achievements
    • Roaming Robots - Steel City Showdown 2004 Winners
    • Robot Rumble 2004 Champions
    • Roaming Robots - Newark 2004 Winner
    • 3rd in Fighting Robots UK Championships 2004 (Roaming Robots Winter Tour)
    • Roaming Robots - Aberystwyth 2005 Winner
    • Roaming Robots - Denbigh 2005 Winner
    • Fighting Robots UK Championships 2005 Finalist (Roaming Robots Winter Tour)
    • Robot Rumble 2006 Runner-up
    • 3rd in Fighting Robots UK Championships 2006
    • Robots Live! - Leicester 2007 Winner
    • Fighting Robots UK Champion 2007
    • Robots Live! - Hemel-Hempstead 2007 Runner-up
    • Robots Live! - 3rd in Leicester 2008
    • Roaming Robots - Stoke-on-Trent 2008 Winner
    • 3rd in Fighting Robots UK Championships 2008
    • Robots Live! - Chester 2008 Winner
    • Roaming Robots - Winner of Best Engineered Robot Award 2008
    • Fighting Robots UK Championships 2009 Semi-Finalist
    • Fighting Robots UK Championships 2010 Finalist
    • Fighting Robots UK Championships 2011 Quarter-finalist
    • Robots Live! - Burgess-Hill 2011 Runner-Up
    • Robots Live! - Team Champions 2012 with Team Saints & Sinners
    • Fighting Robots 2012 UK Champion
    • Fighting Robots - Winner of Best Design Award 2012
    • Fighting Robots - Winner of Best Engineered Award 2012
    • Fighting Robots - Winner of Most Innovative Robot Award 2012
    • Fighting Robots - European Championships 2013 Finalist
    • Fighting Robots - Tag Team Champions 2013 with Kronic
    • 4th in Fighting Robots UK Championships 2014
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    team death

    Sporting Events Behind Closed Doors !

    12th July
    So Robodojo proved you can still have an event and have fun during the Corona virus easing

    if everyone is sensible.

    team death Yesterday, 17:38 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Hey Colin

    I was under the impression that the arena was being built tomorrow starting at 2pm. Ian did mention he was getting the units cleared

    James Williams 10th July 2020, 16:24 Go to last post
    team death

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    I'm hoping to get along on the 12th too James and opted to help with putting up of the arena,any idea what

    time on Saturday they will start

    team death 10th July 2020, 15:55 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    I'm going to the Dojo this Sunday (12th) & Ian mentioned that they're keeping the arena up over the next few weeks so it's definitely going ahead.

    James Williams 10th July 2020, 15:19 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Yeah, the one on the 19th.I know it'll be spinners galore... I'll bring a binbag :P No, it'll be OK.

    Ocracoke 10th July 2020, 11:53 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Dojo as in the one on the 19th? As far as I'm aware it's still going ahead but it's also pretty much spinners galore!

    RogueTwoRobots 10th July 2020, 11:36 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Azriel
    So it is practically finished now barring a locking pin and sorting out the drive wheels but this is pretty much how I intend it to look

    Ocracoke 10th July 2020, 11:05 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Looks good, I still have a A28-150 motor laying around that I was planning to put into Azriel after Dojo if that goes ahead. I want more power in the

    Ocracoke 9th July 2020, 13:15 Go to last post