(This is for Tim, an awesome Artist in Residence and a fantastic friend. I hope our paths meet again)

When I was invited to the Design Night (about DIY) in the Autodesk Gallery, my first thought was "what will I wear?". So I took an all time favorite classic and I gave it a party twist. And I'm talking about my old cyborg armor.

Ladies and Gentlemen: I give you my Cyborg Arm, Mark 4, denomination "Party Crusher".

What are the improvements?
  • More ergonomic: lighter, softer in the inside and with a better handle.
  • More portable: It's smaller than the previous versions, but big enough for a good impression.
  • Easier to make: Its design was simplified.
  • Cool cup holder: Now you don't have to remove your cyborg arm for drink a shot. Why using your bare hands when you can drink with style?

So, I took a bunch of e-waste and plastic trash and started this project. At the end, I got an interesting piece that was the atraction of the party. It's a shame I don't have the video when I went up to the DJs scaffold and he played "Intergalactic" of Beastie Boys...

Step 1: Materials and stuff

I used the following stuff:
  • 1 pair of plastic skis for children
  • 2 laptop power adaptators
  • 1 electric screwdriver
  • 2 4in x 5/8in mending braces
  • 8 corner brace inside L (2in. x 5/8in.)
  • 2 corner brace inside L (1in. x 1/2in.)
  • 1 4AA batteries holder
  • 1 damaged emergency flashlight (big enough for housing your hand)
  • 1 big Thermo's cap
  • 1 damaged tower fan
  • 1 damaged baby stroller (I used the bottle table and some tubes)
  • 1 damaged plastic table set for babies (I used the front support)
  • black plastic junk pieces
  • Nuts, screws and bolts
  • Iron washers
  • Wire
  • Superglue (cyanoacrylate)
  • Cellulose sponges
I made a Cyborg Eye, too. I used the following stuff:
  • Damaged digital camera
  • Red LED
  • 1 330 Ohm resistor
  • Wire
  • 1 2 AA batteries holder
  • Tiara from a Wild Planet exploration glasses
  • Flat wire or a black rubber band.


Dremel Rotary Tool
Wire cutters
Screwdriver kit
Soldering Iron

And don't forget:

1. If you don't have it, replace it!
2. Use protective equipment (dust mask and goggles)
3. Beware of drilled and soldered hot surfaces
4. Work in a good ventilated area.
5. Always have junk in stock.
6. Have fun.
<p>bwahaha! now I can take over the world (and drink soda at the same time!)</p><p>.</p><p>(I am making an instructable for the remix contest and I will post the link when I am done writing it)</p>
<p>it's published!</p><p>http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-crusher-20/</p>
buen dise&ntilde;o .............
Muchas gracias
awesome project! If I use this in one of my movies, I'll credit you and send you the link.
Thank you!
I know that's awesome and any one can build it with money, time, and the right parts
Oh yeah!
How much did this cost you
Time: one week.<br>Money: I don't know. Maybe $20 in bought materials. The rest was found on the street or the garbage.<br>
this is a must build <br>
Thanks Pat! And is not so complicated!
Hello! The Autodesk social media team loved your project so much that we included it in a post we created on BuzzFeed. Check out your work featured here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/autodesk/a-donkey-mask-lightsabers-daft-punk-helmet-cybo-b3y4 <br> <br>If you have any questions, please contact me at blake.menezes@autodesk.com <br> <br>Best, <br>Blake Menezes <br>Autodesk Social Media Strategist
Thank you very much, Blake! It's awesome!!! And it's an honor for me to be included in your post :-) <br><br>My e-mail is langer727@hotmail.com, but you can find me on Pier 9.<br><br>Have an amazing day!<br><br>Best,<br><br>Mario Caicedo-Langer<br>Artist in Residence<br>Instructables
Does anyone need an operation?
Eat your heart out, Macgyver.
you are a wild a d craaaaaazy guy! well done, love the use of salvage toys etc and the best though is the idea of the electric screwdriver to get a low speed gearbox!
Thanks Walshlg!
your best instructable!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks Max!!! :-)
Coool :). Thanks for sharing. And I want the maroon robot t-shirt :D
Thanks to you, Tarun! :-)
Instructables T-shirts are cool.!!
I have the gray one, looking for more colors. To start with maroon :D
The gray one it&acute;s the only one that I don't have.I have in green,black,blue,Brown,orange even the learn-make share one.=(
A Mario le gusta esto.
Very awesome Mario! And fun to play with....I can be a cyborg too!
You are an AWESOME CYBORG, Carley! Indeed, this cyborg arm looks better on you! :-)
I like the cup holder
Your cyborg stuff is so awesome! I may just take some tips from you and make a cyborg costume this Halloween.
Awesome Ian! Thanks!
How awesome! I Love it!!! Does it have a name? :)
Thanks Holly! It's the Cyborg Arm Mark 4, denomination &quot;Party Crusher&quot; :-)
Incredible!!! You're amazing with your creations!
Thanks a lot beautiful!!! :-)<br><br>This is my last month in San Francisco :-(
aww that is sad. :( I'm sure they'll miss you there!!! Can't stay longer? :)
I wish, but I don't think so.
Bravo maestro !!
Gracias colega!
Yaaaaay! This is my favorite thing you've done so far :D
Thank you very much Jessy! :-)
Thanks Andrea!

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Bio: I'm Mario Caicedo Langer, from Colombia, former Navy officer and BSc in Naval Sciences. Right now I'm Technology Program Manager and Lego Robotics ... More »
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