• 4x4


    Statistics
    * Weight: 100kg
    * Height: 25cm
    * Length: 85cm
    * Width: 75cm
    * Speed: 10mph
    * Year built: 2002
    * Status: Active
    * Weight class: Heavyweight
    * Location: Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland
    Armour
    Shell made of steel and aluminium.
    Power
    2 x Electric motors running on 750 watts powering its 4-wheel drive.
    Weapons
    Pushing power with front-mounted scoop to assist shunting.
    Strengths
    Can run either way up.
    Weaknesses
    Exposed wheels.
    Team Monad
    Benny Karstel and Andrew Karstel
    Information
    4x4 is an Irish heavyweight robot that was built by Team Monad from Dublin. It was the second robot to be built after their robot Monad which was beaten in the first round of its heat in the Fifth UK Series of Robot Wars, the first version of 4x4 had a clamp that could crush with 6 tonnes on the pressure and also had a cloth for snagging Hypno-discs disc in their only fight against it. For live events post Robot Wars, 4x4 was rebuilt to its current spec as a rambot and has only fought in the teams local events held by Robots of Destruction.
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    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Oh I was wrong... so wrong with this one...



    So far, this year, I've clocked 4,086 miles, not including the BotFest events which

    Ocracoke Today, 00:41 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    First beetleweight robot

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    Ocracoke Today, 00:08 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    First beetleweight robot

    To echo what others have said, that is a great effort for a first build, well done. Using a piece of velcro to hold the link/fuse in place is fine; I

    RogueTwoRobots Yesterday, 22:55 Go to last post
    5upercrab

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    So an update on this. Got a quote for two of them for less than that original quote... Machining4u in the end. Quick lashup on a drill to test the balance

    5upercrab Yesterday, 20:46 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

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    The trouble with Robodojo is that it is on a Sunday and I am generally not available on Sundays otherwise I would come. I've also not got a functional

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 19:26 Go to last post
    team death

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Oh disaster Lucy!
    560 miles for 1 minute! on the plus side you did get a few chances to get your Robot to run.
    I remember Robot Wars series-you

    team death Yesterday, 19:04 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Yup. Staggered into the house and had a long tea.



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    Ocracoke Yesterday, 19:04 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Argh, this is harsh just to read, let alone go through. Why is it always you?

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    James Williams Yesterday, 18:30 Go to last post