Team PlumbCrazy (left to right): Wendy, Pipe Wench,
Sewer Snake, Matt, Devil's Plunger.
Team RioBotz works fast to fix their Combot between
The infamous super-heavyweight Ziggy without his
shell of armor.
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Touro Maximus is an example of excellent weight
distribution and well-protected wheels.
Here’s what goes into a 30 pound ComBot:
• Armor and Chassis
• Speed Controllers
• Wheels and Hubs
• Radio Control Transmitter
• Radio Control Receiver
• LED Indicator Light and Resistor
• Master Power Switch
How does it all fit together? Here’s a ComBot in a
•The master power switch is flipped, allowing electrity
to flow from your batteries through a fuse which
protects your circuits from a short.
Sewer Snake — Team PlumbCrazy's heavyweight
behemoth — being tipped by Matt Maxham and a
friend from RioBotz.