team Danby

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The team was formed in 1997 for series 2 of Robot Wars under the name team Terrafonics, which we ran under until 2008 when we changed to team Danby. 

Over the years we have built many robots, but are currently lead by our flagship Robot Tanto.


 Here is a timeline of our robots to 2016 :


  • 1997 - Deadline 520 
  • 1998 - Toxin
  • 1999 - Vindicare
  • 2000 – TX-108, Anto
  • 2001 – Tx-108, Tanto, Anto, Photophattiephobia
  • 2002 – TX-108, Tanto, Anto, Gianto, RaMyA
  • 2003 – TX-108, Tanto, Anto, Gianto 2
  • 2004 – TX-108, Tanto, Anto 
  • 2005 – Tanto, Anto
  • 2006 – Tanto, Anto, TX-108
  • 2007 – Tanto, Tanto Jnr, Anto
  • 2008 – Tanto Jnr, Anto 
  • 2009 – Tanto Jnr, Anto 
  • 2010 – Tanto, Tanto Jnr, Anto, Tanto XP
  • 2011 – Tanto, Tanto XP, Anto, Tanto Jnr, Droid 1
  • 2012 – Tanto, Anto, Scrap Dog 
  • 2013 – Tanto, Anto 
  • 2014 – Tanto, Anto, TX-109
  • 2015 - Tanto, Apex (TX-109), Foxic, Anto, Foxic Jr, Wells, Dying Craab
  • 2016 - Tanto, Foxic, Apex, Anto, Foxic Jr, Wells, Dying Craab


Main crew 


Chris Danby – general hand, driver of TX-109/Apex/Tanto


Craig Danby – team leader, driver of Tanto


other members 


Derek Danby – teacher, father, disciplinarian and comic relief 


Warren Danby – uncle, great depth of knowledge brought in to help with Safe breakers 



Team


Left to right, Derek,Warren, Chris and Craig