Introduction: K'nex - Robot Wars Arena 1998 - 2004

Hey guys and random Robot Wars fans, this is my K'nex replica of the arena use in the famous BBC television series Robot Wars that was broadcasted on BBC 2 between 1998 and 2003 & then on Channel 5 between 2003 and 2004. It one of my favourite TV show's of my childhood and still is my favourite today. My favourite robot was Razer with a weapon that has 9 tonnes of crushability.

 

Where as most custom made arenas on the internet were made out of wood & cardboard, mine is made out of K'nex since it is quite strong and I always wanted an arena to fight my Robot Wars pullbacks in and re-created some the famous fights that occur during its debut. I made this because an arena was never made for the large pullbacks that were released between 2001 and 2003 but they did make arena for the mini pullbacks released in 2001 and 2002.

 

It's includes four CPZ's (Corner Patrol Zones) where the house robots would wait in for a victim, the arena flipper would send immobilised robots flying through the air and some very rarely been thrown out the arena (depending on their weight) and the pit of oblivion where most dead robots ended up in after being defeated and were engulfed with sparks and smoke. 

 

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master-splinter306 (author)2015-07-13

Dang dude you must have worked really hard on this thing, how long did it take?

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Well master I built this thing along time ago but I'm sure it took me a few days to build, might need to revisit this to see many pieces are in it.

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hunter999 (author)2013-10-05

Q- How many white connectors did this use?

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270

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WoW! Thats a lot! How did you get that many connectors!?

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I order a load of them from the K'nex User Group

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hunter999 (author)2013-10-05

Cool!!

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Thanks

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Np

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Np

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sandroknexmaster (author)2013-08-03

Nice!

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Thanks

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