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You're right. Vise-Grips is a good example. Many companies make locking pliers, it doesn't matter - we call them all Vise-Grips. Crescent is another example (they made an adjustable wrench).
Pliers are very useful, and I've used them before on nuts & bolts. But, the correct tool is the right size wrench or socket.
Lol! I have done this before! Spent my entire working life turning wrenches at a small cotton gin. Similar to this, I have also used a flat screwdriver as a wedge to which I could also add leverage. Best thing is the right wrench, but sometimes you have to improvise.
Reuse old laptop webcam
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Thanks! I sincerely wish there was a part 2 of the class. There are so many things to do, that it's overwhelming.Trying to decide on my next project is proving to be difficult. I'd like to learn more about the different sensors and shields so I can get an idea of what tools are out there. I'm also thinking of adding a back up buzzer for my new robot. And maybe some lights. And then see what else I can pile on!Thanks again! Feel free to offer me some direction! :)
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Finally completed my robot. I fondly call it Nuisance. But it works great now, and it forced me to learn a lot. I appreciate your help and instruction, Randy.
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I finally got Skype to work! And it works great now. Audible tones and everything! I re-installed it, and discovered as long as I launched Skype from my tool bar, I was able to see a similar dial pad as the lesson. But , for whatever reason, if I launch Skype from the desktop icon, I have a totally different screen that will connect but nothing more. In any case, I am relieved to finally be able to close this lesson and move on to the next.
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This is a very cool sensor. Worked perfectly. I had no issues at all with completing this lesson. However, the LEDs are still not working.
I'm marking this finished even though I probably shouldn't. The test code worked perfectly - the photo sensor was reading exactly as it should. However, when I uploaded the second bit of code, nothing really happened. The LEDS weren't flashing, and the robot wasn't moving. I checked and checked to make sure I had done everything correctly, and was unable to find any mistakes. The photo below shows the LEDs flashing with the test code. The other photo is of the installed DPDT switch, which works great. I am hopeful the photo cell will work when I upload the next lesson's code.
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I enjoyed this lesson, as the robot begins to become more sophisticated. Only trouble I had was the robot wanted to travel backwards instead of the direction with the "whiskers". I still don't know why it did that because it had been traveling in the correct direction before I uploaded the last code. I ended up simply flipping the drives, and it worked beautifully.
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