Instructables: exploring - technology - gearbox - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:26:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Motorising Any Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorising-Any-Model/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 08:03:13 PDT
How to Bring a 1970s AM/FM Flip Clock Back to Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Bring-a-1970s-AMFM-Flip-Clock-Back-to-Life/
How to Bring a 1970s AM/FM Flip Clock Back to Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/20AA/HH2VLGAV/FBT20AAHH2VLGAV.SMALL.jpg ElmarM Would it be cool to find an old flip clock to steampunk?  Good News and Bad News: Good News: My chance came a few days ago and I bought a 70s Lloyds Solid State clock in an antiques flea market for a whopping $5.00 …could not pass it up. Here comes the bad news - we brought it home and ended up f...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:53:16 PDT
Gear Set for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Gear-Set-for-3D-Printing/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:43:14 PST
Keres, a pocket sized fighting robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/Keres-a-pocket-sized-fighting-robot/
Keres, a pocket sized fighting robot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Q06D/HBNXWUGS/FUJQ06DHBNXWUGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Q06D/HBNXWUGS/FUJQ06DHBNXWUGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Q06D/HBNXWUGS/FUJQ06DHBNXWUGS.SMALL.jpg MikeNCR Keres is my latest combat robot project. This is my smallest robot to date, weighing in at just under 150g. The main motivation for this build was to test out the prototype "Mini-Spark" gearmotors from FingerTech Robotics (http://www.fingertechrobotics.com/) that should be released in the very near...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 20:09:19 PST
My Mini Sumobot (500g Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mini-Sumobot-500g-Prototype/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's my mini sumobot, running for the national sumobot competition (Philippines). After the competition (January 12 & 26) I'l probably release a full step by step tutorial, provided with some old codes. This guide will help you understand and provide you ideas on how a typical sumobot works.  Wha...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 23:20:20 PST
Making a 2-Speed Custom Gearbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-2-Speed-Custom-Gearbox/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:14:23 PDT
Understanding Motor and Gearbox Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-Motor-and-Gearbox-Design/
Understanding Motor and Gearbox Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/AKBS/H4ZN506S/FDUAKBSH4ZN506S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/AKBS/H4ZN506S/FDUAKBSH4ZN506S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/AKBS/H4ZN506S/FDUAKBSH4ZN506S.SMALL.jpg FIRSTIntern Why Spend Time Choosing the Right Motor and Gearbox? Choosing the correct combination of a motor and a gearbox for a given application is very important, both in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and in actual engineering projects.  Without appropriate motor-gearbox combos, your team will find th...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:48:08 PDT