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Lets face it, servos aren't all that strong...at least when you buy them on a budget. The last thing you want to happen is to strip the gears. A robot stand is the perfect solution...or buy metal gear servos, buuuuut this is way cheaper. It's insulated and lifts your robot off the ground.

Step 1: What You'll Need!

One of the best things about this is how cheap and simple this stand is. All you'll need is a solo cup, a ballast, and hot glue. I went with a block of 2x4.

Step 2: Let's Play With Glue!

Heat up your hot glue gun and get ready! Glue the cup to your ballast.

Step 3: Just Add Robot!

Now its all ready for your robot!

<p>Brilliant! Simple, yet very effective.</p><p>Thank you for this idea.</p>
<p>Thanks! I have some variations of this but I figured this one was the best to make an instructables for.</p>
<p>Yes, this is a good one.</p><p>My robotics kit/book course is nearly done (it was done, but I need to update it due to a part which has become obsolete.) I will probably mention this idea, and refer the students to your Instructable, for the stand.</p>
<p>I'm glad I could be of some help.</p>

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