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Froggy put on a little eye makeup before heading out for the new ride, "The Seesaw."  The Seesaw is the third ride in the amusement park for adventurous plastic frogs.

This ride received Froggy from "The Boot" and slides him over to a waiting rail car. 

Froggy World 1 The Catapult is here:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-World-1-The-Catapult/

Froggy World 2 The Boot is here:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-World-2-The-Boot/

Files for the 3d printed parts are here:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:48138

An arduino controlled servo motor operates the slide.

Major components include:
Arduino
Servo motor--Hitec HS-311 (Amazon.com)
1/4 inch id bearing  vxb.com
Aluminum channel from Amazon:

6063 Aluminum U-Channel, T52 Temper, Meets AMS QQ-A-200/ASTM B221 Specifications, 1/2" Leg Lengths, 3" Width, 0.125" Wall Thickness, 36" Length


 

Step 1:

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Start with 3 inch wide (1/2 inch high walls) aluminum channel, 29 inches long.