Tom MIG welding

Tauron Mk1: Robot Wars Series 9

A detailed build log and tech spec, from the early design and wooden prototype to the finished robot.
Write-up of Robot Wars series 9.

Tauron Mk2's unpainted weapon bar

Tauron Mk2: Robot Wars Series 10

Tauron has grown up!
A description of Tauron Mk2's build, and info about the rumble with Tornado.
Write-up of Robot Wars series 10.

Monsoon in the tunnel at Battlebots

Monsoon: Battlebots 2018

Tom formed Team Monsoon to take part in Battlebots series 3.
A detailed build log and lots of info about Monsoon, plus write-up of Battlebots 2018.

Straddle

Straddle

The design and build of Tom's featherweight, and reports of his combat appearances.
Background information about featherweights, videos and images.

Tauron v Gabriel

Live Events

A version of Tauron 1, the prototype Tauron 3, and Straddle, have all taken part in live events.
Have a look at how they've got on; includes links to fight videos.

Cameraman filming Tom for the VT

Media

Photos, video and sound clips of Tauron Mk1 and Mk2, and Straddle.
Also includes video of Straddle (Tom's featherweight).

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Special Thanks

Grateful thanks, in no particular order, go to:

  • K-Cut Ltd for sponsoring Monsoon for Battlebots Series 3. K-Cut have cut and supplied all the Hardox 500 for Monsoon's chassis and armour, plus the chassis and Hardox armour for all versions of Tauron.
  • Martin Woodward of tecmedi for Tauron's logo design and associated artwork, and Aimée Rixson Illustration for Monsoon's logo design.
  • Ashley Sims of Turvey Motors for welding tuition and filming location.
  • All the roboteers for all their help and advice.
  • Jane Brewster (extremely tolerant mum of Tom and wife of Tim) for creating this website, keeping the team supplied with coffee, feeding cookies to the roboteers, and being an all-round good egg.