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My goal with Walker Bot was to make a 4-legged walking bot that could be made in ten minutes. This bot ultimately took me three hours to make. That sa...
You will need: (x2) servos modified for direct drive** (x1) telephone handset (x1) 4 x AA battery holder (x1) DPDT lever switch (x2) CDs (x2) 6" bolt...
Remove the covers from the telephone handset and pull out the speaker, microphone and jack. These should come right out.
Drill 4 holes in each end of the telephone handset as pictured. Essentially, you should drill the holes in such a way that they create a square on th...
Starting on the side of the handset opposite where the jack was, pass the motor's wires through the body of the phone and out the hole created by remo...
Pass the second motor's wires through the hole created by the jack and insert that motor into the end of the handset. Make certain that the horn for t...
Zip tie the DPDT switch to the round mouthpiece opening, right above the hole created by removing the jack. There should probably a small lip, upon w...
If you have not done so already, download and print out the template file. Cut out around the circumference of the two large circles.
Tape the templates to the center of each CD. For the two large outer holes, drill 1/4" holes (or whatever is appropriate for your 5" and 6" bolts). ...
Drill two 1/8" holes into the center of the handset such that they line up with the mounting holes of your AA battery holder. Bolt the battery holder...
Solder the red and black wires from the battery holder to each of the center terminals of the DPDT switch. Solder two short wires such that an "X" is...
If necessary, make or widen holes in the servo horn with a 1/8" drill bit to accommodate the zip tie. Zip tie the CDs to the motors in such a way tha...
Pass the shorter bolts through the notched CD, towards the body of the phone. Pass the longer bolts through the other CD. Fasten all of them in plac...
Cover all of the bolts with rubber bolt covers to give them a bit more traction.
Center the CDs such that the bolts are perpendicular to the body of the phone. Insert batteries, and then let it go.
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