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Son of Whyachi

Spring 2001

Heavyweight Champion

 

 

SOW 3.0 & 4.0 Retired to the "Lazy Toad Ranch"

 

SOW 5.0

 

 

Specifications

Class:

Heavyweight

 

Weight:

315 lbs

Drive Speed:

4 MPH

Batteries:

Hawker SLA

Drive Control:

Victor

Drive:

3 phase walking beam

Weapon:

3 arm rotor with hammers

Hammers:

12 lbs each, hardened S7 tool steel.

Total Weapon Weight:

120 lbs

Rotor Speed:

390 RPM

Hammer Speed:

70 MPH

Rotor Diameter:

5 ft

Rotor Motor:

ETEK

Rotor Energy @ Impact:

20,000 ft lbs

Rotor Material:

Steel

Design Time:

2 Weeks

Build Time:

3 weeks

Check out the PDFS below for excellent magazine articles explaining how this bot works.

 

SOW1.pdf

SOW Article

Son of Whyachi Battlebots Trivia


Son of Whyachi is the only bot ever to win a BattleBot championship that is not located within 50 miles of the Pacific Ocean.

Son of Whyachi is the only bot that won 7 matches on the way to the championship nut, 3 other bots did it with 6 wins.

The only bots ever to win a BattleBot championship and were not from California begin with "Son of".