Battle Beach 3, RoboGames 2005,
War-Bots Xtreme Premier, 2004 RFL
Nationals — Open, 2003 Triangle
Series Nationals, Steel Conflict 4,
Steel Conflict 3 , and RC Expo. It
also fought as a Super Heavy at
ROBOlympics 2006. Details are
a secondary lifting fork on top of
control them and redirect their
energy. Let your opponent kill
themselves on the arena.
● Weapon power: Chain driven,
utilizing ANSI 50 chain.
● Weapon motor: S28-150
Magmotor on Apex gearbox.
● Configuration: Six-wheel drive,
● Weapon ESC: IFI Thor 883.
● Drive ESC: IFI Thor 883s (two per
● Armor: Three bright red tires
per side, Al on back, lifting
weapon up front, .060” titanium
● Drive motors: S28-400 Magmotor
on Apex Gear box (one per side).
● Radio System: 2.4 GHz Spektrum.
● Drive batteries: 3,000 Ah NiCad
Battlepacks ( 5-6 for both drive and
● Future: Keep running this frame
until it falls apart ... then, who
● Other tidbits worth noting:
Inducted into the Combat Robot
Hall of Fame in 2007 http://mem
fame.html; BotRank’s historically
ranked #1 HW since 2005; the
six-wheel drive version of Sewer
Snake debuted at the HW Open
tournament of the 2004 Nationals
and has been in 45 competition
matches with only seven losses
in nine tournaments; Sewer
Snake has also been in 11
exhibition matches in both the
US and UK. SV
● Weapon: Shock-mounted
modular lifting system including:
3/16” Abrasion Resistant (AR400)
steel wedge for spinners; two steel
spikes for wedges on the front, and
● Design philosophy: Kiss! “Keep
It Simple Stupid.” We like a bot
that will keep going, and is easy to
fix when it stops going!!! Don’t
try to kill your opponent, just try to
Photos and information are courtesy of
Team PlumbCrazy. All fight statistics are
courtesy of BotRank ( www.botrank.
com) as of March 8, 2008. Event
attendance data is courtesy of The
Builder’s Database (www.builders
db.com) as of March 8, 2008.
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