Introduction: K'nex Micro Crawler/Walker

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This is probably not the best one out there but it is probably one of the smallest. It doesn't do much except crawl forward (or backwards). It can climb over some obstacles but not all. It is also easy and fast to make.



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The images show it movng forward.

Step 1: MainBody

Picture of MainBody

Image 1: Make this.
Image 2: Place 2 white rods in the motor as shown.
Image 3: Connect the 2 together.

Step 2: Legs and Rest

Picture of Legs and Rest

Images 1-2: Make 2 of each.
Image 3: Put them together as shown.
Image 4: Add gray connectors as shown.
Image 5: Add a yellow rod and 2 spacers as shown to the motor.
Image 6: Connect the legs as shown.

Comments

~KGB~ (author)2011-02-08

haha, nice

Masterdude (author)~KGB~2011-02-08

Thanks.

~KGB~ (author)Masterdude2011-02-08

no prob!

LittleBilly (author)2016-08-03

Do you know how to modify it to use a green motor?

stevenator2000 (author)2013-10-15

cul But next time could you make a bigger one but not to big?

I think that one could easily scale up this design, most of the changes would probably be just exchanging some of the rods for longer ones. As for next time I doubt there will be one. I've become rather inactive when it comes to K'nex and a crawler/walker isn't high up on my things-to-make list.

lilnorm123 (author)2012-01-06

awww it's kinda cute

Masterdude (author)lilnorm1232012-01-07

You think so? Maybe the next time I make a walker I should give it a face, and a smile. Make my own version of a Wall-e walker ; )

lilnorm123 (author)Masterdude2012-01-08

you should! then you could put a voice recorder in it that says Wall-e!

Masterdude (author)lilnorm1232012-01-08

But they don't have K'nex voice recorder piece, at least not that I know of, and I don't like using non-K'nex stuff in K'nex projects (except rubberbands) : (

lilnorm123 (author)Masterdude2012-01-09

make one! =)

Masterdude (author)lilnorm1232012-01-09

I don't know. Maybe I will. I'll add it to my list of K'nex "need to do" 's.

knextank (author)2011-08-16

Ijust finished a working walker, speed of more than 20 feet / minute :p

Masterdude (author)knextank2011-08-16

Nice.

aleceatsfood (author)2011-02-06

pretty cool just thank i dont have that kind of motor but its still cool!!!

pretty cool.mine goes 25 1/2 inches a minute!

cool cool....

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