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Step 2: Parts

FS-CT6B Radio Transmitter 6 Channel 2.4 GHz
1 FS-CT6B Radio Receiver 6 Channel 2.4 GHz 
1 7.2V NiMH RC Battery (leftover from 2011 Sumo Bot)
2 HiTec HS-422 Servo Motors 
1 SparkFun “Medium” Servo
1 SparkFun Robotic Claw
1 Tazer 15T Forward/Reverse ESC (leftover from 2011 Sumo Bot)
1 Old Electric Drill (recycling!)
2 Lynxmotion Pan/Tilt Bracket Kits
3 PVC pipe bushings from ACE Hardware
3 PVC pipe ends from ACE Hardware
5 Eye hooks
4 Tension springs from ACE Hardware
4 Wire nuts
1/2" Inner Diameter Electrical PVC pipe
Assorted wood and plywood
Assorted nuts and bolts
Electrical tape
Zip ties
Assorted screws
Extra Wire
Washers

Tools: 
Drill Press
Handheld Drill
PVC Pipe Cutter
Screwdrivers
Soldering Iron
Table Saw
Miter Box

<p>What is the total cost?I am looking for a robot arm that is inexpensive enough for me to buy.Who konws something about it?</p>
<p>You can buy a uram robot arm, but you can get a better robot arm from here:</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-controlled-high-precision-desktop-ro/" rel="nofollow">http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-multi-cont...</a></p>
<p>What a good DIY robot arm!!</p>
What is the total cost?
<p>how much is the cost of this project?<br><br>and what are the parts</p>
its awesome but can it move.
Yes. Check out step 18 for a demo video.
thanks for the build! how much mah does the battery need? im looking to buy a 1500mah one, is that enough?
My battery is rated at 1500mah, and that seemed to work for my purposes.
This really helps me and i can't stop crying now! :D
Nice! I also published an instructable for a Science Olympiad robotic arm (it's displayed on the side says by V0R73X) but mine was Bluetooth controlled, and not as good as yours! xD I generally had problems designing the grip architecture, so I used hair clips! =D and I guess it was too complicated for an instructable and lack of good vids/pics... anyways nicely done!
Very nice job on this project! I too am in Science Olympiad and I just love it. I too was in this event and it was a job to keep this event in budget and functional. For all the work that we put in, it will be a shame to not have it next year. <br> <br>It is such a great time and i hope your team had a good season! Keep up the great work!
excellent work!!!
I remember doing this for the Science Olympiad as well! So much fun.
Wow, so cool. You should consider entering this in the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Challenge-Fathers-Day/">Father's Day Challenge!</a>
yes theay should <br>
Sure, why not? Even though it was a while ago, my dad helped me quite a bit with this, so I suppose the &quot;present&quot; was our time working together.
Very cool ! Watching the video I noticed it tended to wobble a lot. Last night I found the perfect fix in one of my junk boxes. It was a rotatry bearing for &quot;lazy Susans&quot;. With one mounted on a platform &amp; the drill going up thru the middle the bearing would take the weight &amp; stiffen up the whole arm. Just a thought incase you make MARK II.
That's a great idea! Thanks! I may just incorporate that into the next version (hopefully with a better motor for rotation--a less &quot;jerky&quot; motor).
I have that exact pincer kit and have yet to work it into a project. Thanks for the ible.
No problem! The claw works well, the only issue is the assembly...it's a little bit of a headache.

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