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how to make legs?

hey guys i need human like legs for my robot sugjestense i looked at wowwee robots ideas any one

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orksecurity6 years ago
I'd suggest you consider wheeled/tracked transportation instead, or perhaps one of the insect/spider multilegged designs. Maintaining a two-legged stance is NOT easy.
tinker234 (author)  orksecurity6 years ago
thanks i might try this wonder how we do it might go to science class at my local collage t find out
rickharris6 years ago
Multi leg walkers are a good start. OR make your figure push something to effectively make it a multi leg walker. EG a person pushing a push chair or a wheel barrow or a bike, or two people together become a 4 leg beast.

A multi leg doesn't always need to be a spider!
tinker234 (author)  rickharris6 years ago
yeah but 2 is hardxer than 100 strange huh
Apart from getting board making them MANY legs makes walking somewhat easier. the bristle bot being to ultimate many legged walker.
tinker234 (author)  rickharris6 years ago
yeah i was jocking but it is strange the less legs the easier it is for us yet almost impossable for robots
It's actually very hard for us to balanced on 2 legs but we generally have practised until it becomes second nature. We use a lot of brain power just standing still.

There is a lot of logic in having 3 legs, always evenly balanced, a reasonable gate 2 + 1, able to ambulate in any direction etc.
tinker234 (author)  rickharris6 years ago
ok he but it is possable it has to be advancd brains help with that
rickharris6 years ago
Walkers are HARD! but NOT impossible. For human like legs - carve from foam polystyrene (the building insulation sort) light weight and fairly strong.

tinker234 (author)  rickharris6 years ago
ok thanks hey i was thinking more along carbon fiber and at 3$ a roll it is cheap
Shufflers aren't bad, striding is WAY above most folks skill set.
tinker234 (author)  steveastrouk6 years ago
you never know i think i was being a bit ambustes thanks