• 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)
    • Forum Posts

      Ocracoke

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      It wasn't the fact that I didn't win, it was more a case of the robots underperforming. I have no problem (usually :P) with losing if the fight is good.

      Ocracoke Today, 18:00 Go to last post
      team death

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      Ouch ! 6 out of 6 losses Lucy after all that preparation I dot blame you for been upset, of course

      winning is not everything, well

      team death Today, 17:02 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      Jibril and Azriel - Robots Live! Crawley 2021
      It was great seeing everyone again after so long. Turned up at the event a little later than I wanted

      Ocracoke Today, 14:41 Go to last post
      team death

      Post battle analysis and repair

      Thanks Nat I will see which method is best tomorrow and hope to get every Bot done.

      team death 16th October 2021, 20:50 Go to last post
      Roboteernat

      Post battle analysis and repair

      If you can still unscrew the gearbox frim the motor half, you can remove the gears and thread the holes from the inside of the gearbox to then put the

      Roboteernat 16th October 2021, 20:35 Go to last post
      team death

      Post battle analysis and repair

      After my latest Robodojo excursive I have decided to address my Achilles heal on all my Robots-

      namely the slipping clutches, yes I never

      team death 16th October 2021, 20:26 Go to last post
      mrsam

      Ogrekill BW vert

      Hi all,

      Decided I have too many robots so I need to sell a couple off, first to go is my Beetleweight vert Ogrekill.

      Specs are

      mrsam 16th October 2021, 10:57 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      Haha, thanks Sam. I hope to have something up after Robots Live in Crawley, still waiting on the BotFest video as well.

      Both Jibril and Azriel

      Ocracoke 15th October 2021, 11:49 Go to last post