• Edge Hog


    Statistics
    � Weight: 97kg
    � Height: 130cm
    � Length: 100cm
    � Width: 80cm
    � Speed: 12mph
    � Year built: 2002
    � Status: Active
    � Weight class: Heavyweight
    � Location: Wrexham, Wales


    Armour
    Steel, stainless steel, aluminium & titanium.
    Power
    2 x 750 watts electric motors
    Weapons
    Pneumatic titanium axe with wedge at front to trap opponents. Axe can strike at a speed of 106 mph.
    Strengths
    Has a very fast powerful axe weapon.
    Weaknesses
    Weapon has a limited amount of strikes.
    Team Wrexham-Wreckers
    Daniel Jones, Peter Wilson-Hughes, James Baker & Tom Scott
    Information
    Edge Hog is a heavyweight originally built in Macclesfield, Cheshire by Stephen Egerton and Chris Prest, it was built in 2002 for Robot Wars. Losing the first round of its heat in both its appearances of Robot Wars it made its heat final of the New Blood Championships in Robot Wars Extreme and then also finished as runner-up to Tough As Nails in the European Championships in 2003. Edge Hog is well known for its powerful axe which can strike at tremendous force and can cause plenty of damage if it gets in close enough. In 2006, Edge Hog was sold to Team Wrexham Wreckers who not only fight with it, but also have it open for hire to come to kids robot birthday parties and has proved to be an enjoyment to watch for all ages.

    Achievements
    • Fighting Robots European Championships 2003 Runner-up
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    Retroman

    Team Pushover: Build Log

    Hey Lucy! No, being honest, I walked away, so I’m happy at that. Bike was written off, and I was supposed to get my new one on Tuesday just gone, but

    Retroman Yesterday, 01:04 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Pushover: Build Log

    Hey Paul!

    Ouch, hope your accident didn't result in anything too severe?

    Updates look good, getting something to work reliably

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 00:45 Go to last post
    Retroman

    Team Pushover: Build Log

    Hi everybody, long time no see! What a few months, new workshop , busy at work, new kitchen, motorbike accident, and now a pandemic. Wow.

    Retroman Yesterday, 00:42 Go to last post
    Dan-27

    Team Bitza - Hippobotamus

    Hello all, I could use some help with the design of this robot.

    I was just about to cut the side panels and thought that the beater may

    Dan-27 26th March 2020, 21:36 Go to last post
    Diddlydodger

    Jerry Can - Featherweight 1st Build

    Hi Colin. The exhaust silencer sounds like a great idea When we were kids we used to put 'Cherry Bombs' on our Mini's, a robot themed one of those

    Diddlydodger 26th March 2020, 11:03 Go to last post
    Diddlydodger

    Jerry Can - Featherweight 1st Build

    Hi Sam, we sat down and brainstormed last night, Andy has given me some good ideas and he listened to some of mine too. We have done a couple of sketches

    Diddlydodger 26th March 2020, 10:54 Go to last post
    team death

    Jerry Can - Featherweight 1st Build

    I also like this idea and as I said to Andrew during his Bread dead toaster build-More like this please!

    I found myself eyeing up a exhaust

    team death 25th March 2020, 17:26 Go to last post
    McMullet

    Jerry Can - Featherweight 1st Build

    Sounds great! Is going to be very distinctive to look at but you've also got a nice big box shape to fit everything in. Look forward to seeing it take

    McMullet 25th March 2020, 08:31 Go to last post