Crabfu is at it again!

Crabfu has made another uniquely special kind of robot.

Based on the mechanism that controls the angle of the blades of an RC helicopter, it's called SwashBot.

I'll let Crabfu explain it properly:

More swashbot videos:

SwashBot meets the cat
Larger, SwashBot 2
SwashBot 2, finished.

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Lftndbt9 years ago
Is the video sped up? I am working on a similar design to yours, yet my servos are not that responsive..
Kiteman (author)  Lftndbt9 years ago
(It's not my design, it's Crabfu's)

I don't think it's sped up, maybe you'd better contact Crabfu to ask (PM him, or add a comment to his YouTube video).
Lftndbt Kiteman9 years ago
Yeah sorry, I knew this was your topic not his... realised when I hit post.
crabfu9 years ago
swashbot 3 :)

Oh ya, You should really sell these. Like, reeaallly. I want one You could start selling kits in the Instructables marketplace with just servos and maybe the gyro included.
Lol thanks! I need to learn how to make plastic molds etc.... I'd love to get more detail into this swash crab thing... shape lock is awesome stuff, but hard to get exact shape and detail that I wanted. If I can figure out this plastic nonsense, kits should be pretty simple. There are only 3 servos, and you just need battery, receiver, helicopter transmitter, and led lights. There are no gyros in these swashbots :) -Crabfu
The best way might be to simply make up some silicone molds and shapes and try it yourself...
Patrik crabfu9 years ago
Oh yeah - crabfu indeed! :-D

Great job - v2 didn't quite capture the cuteness of v1, but I think this one has just as much attitude as its little brother. The shapelock looks excellent!
Kiteman (author)  crabfu9 years ago
Aww, that's really nice. #2 son wants to have one just like it.
crabfu9 years ago
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