• Bamm Bamm


    Statistics
    Weight: 100kg
    Height: 85cm
    Length: 78cm
    Width: 78cm
    Speed: 9mph
    Year built: 2001
    Status: Retired
    Weight class: Heavyweight
    Location: Haarlem, The Netherlands


    Armour
    Aluminium and Polycarbonate.
    Power
    2 x Bosch motors powering its 4-wheel drive. One powering each side.
    Weapons
    Pneumatically powered axe mounted on a 360 degree rotating turret so it can strike opponents in all directions.
    Strengths
    Has a powerful axe weapon.
    Weaknesses
    Is a bit sluggish and vulnerable to flippers.
    Team Bamm Bamm
    Erik Cornelissen, Rien Groenenwegen and Con Taal
    Information
    Bamm Bamm is a Dutch heavyweight robot that was built in 2001 by Erik Cornelissen, Rien Groenenwegen and Con Taal. It was first entered into robot combat in the Dutch Series of Robot Wars where in Series 1 it beat Lizzard in its Heat final before losing to them after meeting again in the Grand-final. In Series 2, it came back where despite losing the first round was given a Wild card into the Grand-final where it lost to Philipper 2. It also entered the UK Seventh Wars where it was beaten in the first round of its heat by Firestorm 5. Bamm Bamm was named after the cartoon character from the Flintstones and had the destructive nature of it to match with its axe which could attack in any direction.

    Achievements
    • Robot Wars - Dutch Series 1 Semi-Finalist (2001)
    • Robot Wars - Dutch Series 2 Semi-Finalist (2002)
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    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