• Apex


    Statistics
    * Weight: 100kg
    * Height: 25cm
    * Length: 70cm
    * Width: 60cm
    * Speed: 12mph
    * Year built: 2014
    * Status: Active
    * Weight class: Heavyweight
    * Location: Bristol, England
    Armour
    Titanium
    Power
    2 x Electric motors powering its 4-wheel drive, one powering each wheel.
    Weapons
    Wedge-shaped for shunting with a Hydraulic crushing spike.
    Strengths
    Very compact and strong.
    Weaknesses
    No self-righter.
    Team Danby
    Craig Danby and Chris Danby
    Information
    Apex is a heavyweight robot built by Team Danby from Bristol. It was built in 2014 as the successor to the teams previous robot TX-108 originally as TX-109. It first debuted in the Robot Wars live events in 2014. The robot has a more powerful crushing jaw than its predecessor and in late 2014 had its drive configuration changed from 2-wheel drive to 4-wheel drive for added traction, in 2015 its name was changed to Apex.
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    Ocracoke

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



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    Ocracoke

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    RogueTwoRobots

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    5upercrab

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    Ocracoke

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    team death

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    Ocracoke

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    James Williams

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