• 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.
    • Forum Posts

      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      Right, I get it now, thank you so much. I'll get to adding everything up and go from there. Many thanks!

      Outlaw 19th May 2022, 17:19 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Project Squirrel

      Each stage is a multiplier. 8:1 x 8:1 = 64:1 so you'd want say a 2:1 on the first stage and then a 4:1 on the second.

      Ocracoke 19th May 2022, 16:58 Go to last post
      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      I apologize for all the questions, my math is absolutely atrocious, but would this mean that in order for me to get an 8:1 ratio, it'd basically be a

      Outlaw 19th May 2022, 16:49 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Project Squirrel

      To answer your questions based on my experiences with axe robots:



      Yes, it is feasible. I do exactly this 2 stage reduction

      Ocracoke 19th May 2022, 10:22 Go to last post
      Outlaw

      Project Squirrel

      So, with the redesign of the weapon system, I wish to put out a few questions to... well, anyone that does axe weapons done with a chain drive system.

      Outlaw 18th May 2022, 22:15 Go to last post
      Ocracoke

      Team Kaizen Build Diary

      OK, so I've got a second transmitter which I've managed to bind Azriel to and that works fine. Batteries all charged and is good to go. In typical fashion

      Ocracoke 18th May 2022, 09:40 Go to last post
      teamidris

      West Midlands

      Bought a huge old lathe MFL seems so long go. I should try new batteries in TwoTooDoo

      teamidris 8th May 2022, 15:53 Go to last post