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

Drill Press
Handheld Drill
PVC Pipe Cutter
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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