Hairy (also referred to as Hairy the Walker) was a six-legged walker that attempted to qualify for Series 2 of Robot Wars, where it would have been a joint pioneer of the walking system with Jim Struts.

Design[edit | edit source]

Hairy's leg as it would appear when walking

At the time of the Series 2 rehearsals, Hairy was black skeletal robot, with largely exposed wires. Its internals contained six McKibben muscles[1] which would make the legs of the robot rather flexible. Each leg was decorated with grey "knee joints" seemingly being based on a spider's legs. It is unknown if the robot was complete at the time.

Qualification[edit | edit source]

Although not much is known about its Series 2 rehearsal, the known images suggest that the robot was not complete by the time of qualification, with not all the legs being fitted on in time[2] and a lack of armour. Ultimately, Hairy would not compete in Series 2.

Series Record[edit | edit source]

Series Hairy Series Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Not selected
The Third Wars Did not enter
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Did not enter
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter
Series 10 Did not enter

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