• 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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