Instructables: exploring - technology - bot - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:16:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Seed Spreading Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Spreading-Robot/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:18:24 PDT
How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot-The-BeetleBot-v2-Revisite/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 18:46:15 PDT
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
HLDS Counter Strike 1.6 Server http://www.instructables.com/id/HLDS-Counter-Strike-1.6-Server/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2008 19:02:10 PDT
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Sumo-Battle-Bot-with-Pneumatic-Flipper-/
Autonomous Sumo Combat Robot with Pneumatic Flipper - How to - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/AB5F/HDHW4Q1P/F8IAB5FHDHW4Q1P.SMALL.jpg kmmarlow This Sumo Bot was designed, built, programmed and tested over a 12 week period for one of my final year engineering classes. The aim was to design and build a lightweight fully autonomous sumo fighting robot for an in class Sumo Bot competition. The robot was required to push, lift or flip the oppon...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:30 PST
How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robot---The-BeetleBot/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 20:19:20 PDT
Basic Simple Bots Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Simple-Bot-Electronics/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:44:46 PDT
Simple Bots: Skitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Skitter/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:10:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Buck http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Buck/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scoop/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
Pingbot - Micro RC Rechargable Musical Robot Pal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pingbot-Micro-RC-Rechargable-Musical-Robot-Pal/
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 21:50:08 PDT
Simple Walker Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Walker-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
Mimbo - A Friendly Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimbo-A-Friendly-Robot/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:33:24 PST
Wendell the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wendell-the-Robot/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 16:25:40 PST
OCCU(PI) Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/OCCUPI-Bot/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:14:22 PST
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Decorating eggs on the Egg-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-eggs-on-the-Egg-Bot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/7M9U/GM0COTAP/FOC7M9UGM0COTAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/7M9U/GM0COTAP/FOC7M9UGM0COTAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/7M9U/GM0COTAP/FOC7M9UGM0COTAP.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Recently, Instructables found a new and shiny toy in the office -- Evil Mad Scientist's Egg-Bot. This is a really fun toy that allows you to create or import your design into Inkscape and print it on an egg. As you can see from the pictures, you need to carefully place your egg within the machine a...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2011 15:47:04 PDT
Simple Bots: Scrub http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Scrub/
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Fri, 30 Jul 2010 21:56:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Inchworm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Inchworm/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:35:18 PDT
Simple Bots: Barreller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Barreller/
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:35:02 PDT
Simple Bots: Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bots-Walker/
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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:08:31 PDT
How to build the one motor walker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-one-motor-walker/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 15:33:10 PDT
Solar Powered Miniball Wannabe http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Miniball-Wannabe/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:49:32 PST
Build Your Own Butler Robot!!! - Tutorial,Photos, and Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Butler-Robot/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 19:28:58 PDT