Introduction: Ideas for Discarded Mice Reuse

Taking advantage of the Keyboard Vs. Mouse Speed Challenge, I want to share with you some of my reused mice old ideas. You can use an old mouse in many ways, for example:
  • As an animal head (like a dinosaur)
  • As a battle droid head
  • Make a scorpion and other kind of bug, and use them as desktop decoration or arm accesories
  • As robot feet
Soon, I will upload a full instructable of how to use mice for making insects. So, stay tuned on M.C. Langer's channel!!! :-)

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zack195610 made it! (author)2015-06-19

Awesome!

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Gabry295 made it! (author)2014-07-15

Whoa, I lllove these little robots!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2014-07-16

Thank you so much, Gabry! :-)

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)2014-04-22

Thanks Scamerman!!!

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Crusader68 made it! (author)2014-02-02

I love the creativity. I wish the internet was around when I was a kid.

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2014-02-02

Thanks Crusader!

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AlexisFromParis made it! (author)2012-12-30

Superb ! and fits so well with the web site! Artistic + Innovative ! Thanks

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2012-12-30

Thanks Alexis!! :-)

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cooperjai made it! (author)2011-07-26

When do you think the instructions will be available?????

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Alice0126 made it! (author)2011-06-30

Wat did u use for the legs on the scorpion

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-06-30

Iron pieces for hang photo frames in the wall.

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Rachide made it! (author)2011-04-12

Thats cool ! but .. can they move ?

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-04-12

Thanks. Some of them are vibrobots!

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Beamwalker made it! (author)Beamwalker2011-05-15

would be cool doing a stop and go movie with them

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poofrabbit made it! (author)2011-04-23

These are fantastic! We have a lot of broken or unusable mice at work, I feel my creative juices flowing! Nice work!!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-04-24

Thanks Poofrabbit!!!

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Mr.Sanchez made it! (author)2011-03-11

Both finnalist...?..Hooray...Paisano...q suene la polvora...

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-11

WOW! No me había fijado!! Gracias Paisano!!! :-)

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cdawisconsin made it! (author)2011-03-09

Really cool!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-09

Thanks cdawisconsin!!! :-)

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el santo made it! (author)2011-03-07

Voted!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-07

Gracias amigo Santo!! :-)

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Mr.Sanchez made it! (author)2011-03-07

Done****

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-07

Thanks bro! :-)

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porcupinemamma made it! (author)2011-03-02

You would make a fun shopping buddy :0)!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-03

Ouuuh yeah!!!! :-)

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XofHope made it! (author)2011-03-02

Wonderful ideas! Now I almost wish my mouse stops working so that I can make something cool with it! :)

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-02

Thanks XoFHope!!! :-)

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porcupinemamma made it! (author)2011-03-02

Very nice indeed. Beyt you can't wait for garage sale season so you can find mor parts ;0)

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-02

Thanks!! And... OH YEAH!! I love the Flea markets!! :-)

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nbagf made it! (author)2011-02-27

do they move?

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-27

Except the Dinosaur and the small bot (they light their eyes), the other robots vibrate or roll forward. The scorpions are only decorative stuff.

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canida made it! (author)canida2011-02-28

Really? You should enter them in the Robot Contest! It's specially targeted for simple robots that kids can build - those sound perfect.

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-03-02

Hi Canida! I tried to enter to the Robot Contest with this instructable, but it only admits step by step instructables. But, no problem!! I made the new one:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-vibroinsects-using-discarded-mice-Go-Team-M/

Thanks!!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-28

Thanks Canida!! Well, I thought my vibrobots are very basic for the Robot Contest. But if you say they are good for this, I will enter the next week! :-)

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alexw2150 made it! (author)2011-02-28

Brilliant, so inseparable!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-28

Thank you Big!! :-)

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alexw2150 made it! (author)alexw21502011-03-01

Sorry, what I was meant to say was inspirational

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ramhardikar made it! (author)2011-02-28

Nice work

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-28

Thanks Ramhardikar!! :-)

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Kaiven made it! (author)2011-02-27

I just got three broken computer mice, I'll have to try something. I like your robots, they look awesome!

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-27

Thanks Cowscankill!! Watch out for my next instructable. I will show how to build mice-based insects :-)

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alexw2150 made it! (author)alexw21502011-02-28

Your ideas are so good

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-28

Thanks Big-ideas!! :-)

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Mr.Sanchez made it! (author)2011-02-28

M.Cl Langer Strikes Again...way to go Mario...sin duda alguna tenemos un ganador.

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-28

Gracias Mr. Sanchez!!! :-)

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ladycroft108 made it! (author)2011-02-27

SO COOL! love the one with the binocular eyes and the battle droid.

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M.C. Langer made it! (author)M.C. Langer2011-02-27

Thank you very much Ladycroft!!! :-)

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splazem made it! (author)2011-02-27

Really cool. You should enter the instructable in the Monster Contest too.

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