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R/C Boxing Robots Offer Up a Technical Knock Out

by Paul Strauss
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These little toy robot kits from Japan do one thing and one thing only. They beat the crap out of each other.

Tamiya’s Robocraft boxing robots come in a kit that’s easy enough to assemble if you know your way around a screwdriver.

Each robotic boxer operates on a wired remote, which lets you control each of two gearboxes which drive the robot’s punches and movements. The same gears drive the punching action and forward/backward movement, making them a bit wobbly and unpredictable – both excellent traits for a boxer. Just as Mickey Rourke.

A simple adjustment lets you switch between two punch types: upper-cut and straight jab.

Pow, right in the kisser!

They’re sorta like a modern-day version of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, no?

Tamiya USA sells individual blue boxing ‘bots (along with a little punching bag) for $37 USD, and pairs (in colorful pink and yellow so you can tell ’em apart) for $67 USD.

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