Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - servo - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:17:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
How to Use a Servo with Tessel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Servo-with-Tessel/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:27 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:29:12 PST
Solar-Powered Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Robot/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:14:17 PST
Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-from-a-desk-lamp-IKEA-Tertial-hack/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:34:59 PST
Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
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By: randofo

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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
Continous Rotation Servo Mod - Adjustable Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Continous-Rotation-Servo-Mod-Adjustable-Method/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:43:58 PDT
Robotic Spider V8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hapless-Spider-V8/
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:54:07 PST
Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TowerPro-Micro-Servo-Spin-360/
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:33:13 PST
The IKEA Robot Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-IKEA-Robot-Lamp-Adding-the-servos/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:51:23 PST
Wendell the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wendell-the-Robot/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:25:40 PST
The Claw. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Claw-1/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:11:16 PDT
Mechanized Android Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanized-Android-Figure/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:45:23 PST
Animatronic Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyes/
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:01:54 PST
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:35:18 PDT
Remove a Servo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-a-Servo-Controller/
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Fri, 16 Jul 2010 18:35:18 PDT
Your first real robot the easy way, learn all the basics while at it :) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-first-robot-an-actual-programma/
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Mon, 17 May 2010 05:13:08 PDT
The Most Useless Machine EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Useless-Machine/
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Tue, 29 Dec 2009 17:21:53 PST
Simple Servo Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Servo-Tester/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 11:37:31 PDT