Introduction: The Mantis Arm

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this is a arm I originally did for school and i' m to this day the only person to finish it completely but of course once the grading was done i took it home and ripped it off its base that it was attached 2 so I can use it as an extended arm see what it used 2 do was pick up little cars . the whole thing is controlled by a cheap form of hydraulics its basically 6 syringes and 3 tubes :P with some wood and hot melt glue its not the greatest but I like to experiment with my own versions of human anatomy cause i hops to be a robotic engginer some day but right now i will stick to my prototypes :P please comment and give me your opinion


8bit (author)2008-11-16

What does it do?

jakee117 (author)2008-10-24

very interesting...I don't know what to make of it, but it looks cool...

phugedaboudet (author)2008-07-30

does this use air or will it work with water?

HisDivineShadow (author)2008-07-10

what does it do it doesnt look like it can pick any thing up

codongolev (author)2008-07-06

looks sweet.

codongolev (author)codongolev2008-07-06

and video would be sweet.

aceLED (author)codongolev2008-07-07

i still can't figure out how to put a video on i have one but lol idunno how :P

codongolev (author)aceLED2008-07-08

well,. figure it out and put one on.

Kiteman (author)2008-07-07

Hmm.. You could do with turning that second image right-side up (it would look a lot cooler), and I can't quite see which part does the actual grabbing? Maybe add a picture of it holding something, or, better, a video of it in use, like codonglev suggested.

LinuxH4x0r (author)2008-07-06

Oooh, pneumatic!

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