This project started out life going to be an r/c lawnmower. It has now morphed into this six wheeled creation.
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Step 1: Robot: Materials & Tools
Materials: Electric wheelchair (from EBay, Craig's List, Pawn Shop, or steal your grandmother's), motor speed controller (from on-line vender like www.robotmarketplace.com, R/C radio transmitter, r/c receiver, mini high torque servo, (from on-line or local hobby shop). Tools: Assorted wrench set, assorted screwdriver set (flat & Phillips head), Allen wrench set (SAE & Metric), wire cutters, wire strippers. Optional: Battery power screwdriver, electric tape, 14AWG wire (if necessary to extend wheelchair battery leads). (NOTE: these instructions are contingence on the make and model of your wheelchair).