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Protect-O-Bot

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Protect-O-Bot
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The Protect-O-Bot was a prototype protectron which was never released by RobCo.

Background

Excerpt from the description in the REPCONN headquarters museum:

"Some folks have asked - why not a protectron with wheels? RobCo wasn't afraid to answer that question: The Protect-O-Bot is the answer. While safety standards prevented this free-wheeling dynamo from entering mass market production despite RobCo's best intentions and teams of lawyers, we take the consolation in letting you can see this extremely well-funded experiment as it was intended - a robot moving so fast it looks like it's standing still!

Exhibit Brought to You By Your Friends at RobCo" [1]

Characteristics

It's a protectron with a car-type design, with wheels rather than normal legs, and a dynamo accelerator. It looks a lot like the torso and head of a regular protectron, with the wheels and legs of a sentry bot, though laying down instead of being upright.

Locations

  • A prototype can be seen in the REPCONN headquarters in a state of disrepair, as an exhibit in a museum.

Appearances

The Protect-O-Bot appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

References

  1. REPCONN headquarters placard: ""It's Got Wheels!""
    "Some folks have asked - why not a Protectron with wheels? RobCo wasn't afraid to answer that question: The Protect-O-Bot is theanswer.Quoted verbatim, error appeared in the original sourceIcon sic.png While safety standards prevented this free-wheeling dynamo from entering mass market production despite RobCo's best intentions and teams of lawyers, we take consolation in letting you see this extremely well-funded experiment as it was intended - a robot moving so fast it looks like it's standing still!"

    "Exhibit Brought to You By Your Friends at RobCo."