My biggest dream is to become a toy designer. In the past I have posted the "Unicus" idea that I have had for 7-8 years now but no one really believe in the concept. Yesterday I got to think, how would it be received if I make a concept toy based on a well known character? I first was thinking about doing this using Sonic the Hedgehog but I soon realized that Sonic curl up in a ball not propelling his legs. It then struck me, the runner of all times Road Runner would fit my proof of concept toy perfect!

Here's my story...

EDIT: also made a Sonic version, here>>

Step 1: the stuff needed

• 2x lids (from baby food jars)
• 2x cotton swab (hollow type)
• 3x brad nails (round, not too long)
• 1x screw
• 1x or 2x nuts
• 2x o-rings (the size of the lids)
• 1x print out of the Road Runner

To be honest, as a Sonic fan I was kinda bummed to see you abandon the hedgehog (TIP: You could still use Sonic cause he still runs pretty fast even when he's not in a ball, jus' sayin'!). But the roadrunner idea is still cool!
<p>Thanks for the idea, might try a Sonic version next! :)</p>
<p>Okay, I couldn't hold myself so I made the Sonic version of it as well (please search for the instructable and you'll see) :)</p>
It's now live one Kickstarter:<br><br>https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/unicus/unicus-one-wheel-endless-fun
<p>I want to like this but something about it ... I just can't. But good job though.</p>
<p>Thanks for the kind words Wile! :)</p>
<p>beep beep</p>
Don't motorise and carry a battery around, can you use elastic band as power store instead?
<p>Hi, I might just try that. Thanks! :)</p>
<p>Awe, so disappointing,</p><p>I was expecting a robot. A fast running little robot using self balancing code cause that would make it the coolest!</p><p>Oh well, maybe next time.</p>
That is so awesome. I love it. My grandchildren would love it too. Must try. You are very creative &amp; talented. Thank you for sharing :-D
<p>I'd love to hear what your grandkids (or any other kids for that matter) think of the toy! :)</p><p>Also, thank you soooo very much for the kind words!</p>
<p>must motorize....</p>
<p>That's the next project ;)</p>
<p>I like it. I will have to make a couple of these for my nephews.</p>
<p>Sounds awesome, please let me know what they thought! :)</p>
<p>wow nice idea :D</p>
<p>Thanks! :D</p>
That is cool!
<p>Thank you for you words. :)</p>
<p>great! 8D</p>
<p>Glad to hear that. :)</p>
Very cool. Simple and well written.
<p>Thank you for the feedback. :)</p>
<p>Cute and clever!</p>
<p>Thanks! :)</p>
my apologies, I just don't get it
my apologies, I just don't get it

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