• 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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    McMullet

    Drill driver gearbox assemblies for sale soon.

    Great stuff, thanks Nat.



    I don't see that being much of a problem the way things are/are heading!

    McMullet 2nd December 2020, 18:09 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    yeah was planning on having a little box built round it with some fireproof materiel surrounding it. just trying to get measurement to make sure my motors

    BCartz 2nd December 2020, 15:31 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Layout looks OK to me. For safety, I might suggest putting the LiPo in a battery box or secured down and in a fireproof bag.

    Ocracoke 2nd December 2020, 15:21 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    any changes or mistakes im making here at all

    BCartz 2nd December 2020, 15:02 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    well once extreme robot can return if your at the maidstone one youd probably see me as thats the closest to me

    BCartz 1st December 2020, 18:22 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    All gotta learn somewhere! Hope to see your creation in an arena one day.

    Ocracoke 1st December 2020, 18:03 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    ok, cheers for putting up with my non stop questions

    BCartz 1st December 2020, 17:25 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    For safety (and room to expand), I'd go with 2x LEDs

    Ocracoke 1st December 2020, 17:17 Go to last post