Instructables: exploring - robots - toy - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:29:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
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By: ossum

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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
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By: Kniterly

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Hack the Snap Circuits Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Snap-Circuits-Rover/
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By: KRA5H

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:17:07 PDT
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Lego Claw Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Lego-Claw-Attachment/
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By: KRA5H

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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 09:29:11 PDT
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Missile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-The-Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Missile-Launche/
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Missile Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In honor of National Robotics Week and the Instructables Robot Challenge I am submitting a few robot designs. This design (for ages 13-18) takes advantage of Wild Planet's Spy Video Trakr, which is easily programmable and designed by its developers to be hacked. The Trakr is a remote controlled rob...
By: KRA5H

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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:47:16 PDT
Beetle http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetle/
Beetle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6R5V/GZTLWEYJ/FTO6R5VGZTLWEYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6R5V/GZTLWEYJ/FTO6R5VGZTLWEYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/6R5V/GZTLWEYJ/FTO6R5VGZTLWEYJ.SMALL.jpg jonghewk715 This is a toy that I made.  It moves back and forward depending on the way I put my inputs.  equipment Equipment that I used: Rubber, Popsicle Sticks,  Four Lego motors, Arduino shield, light sensor, USB cable, Wires, hot glue, Lego pieces, Soldering equipment, Jen500 (power supply) S...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:21:24 PDT
Solar Cockroach 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cockroach-20/
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By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 17:54:20 PDT
Robot Battle Mech! http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-ROBOT-BATTLE-MECH-INSTRUCTABLES-GO/
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By: M.C. Langer

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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 09:33:17 PDT
Build a Motorized Uniwheel Toy Thing (Mutt) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Motorized-Uniwheel-Toy-Thing-Mutt/
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Tue, 24 May 2011 06:59:16 PDT
Motorized Uniwheel Toy Thing (Mutt) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Uniwheel-Toy-Thing-Mutt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9GUD/GMX1T0BD/FU29GUDGMX1T0BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9GUD/GMX1T0BD/FU29GUDGMX1T0BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/9GUD/GMX1T0BD/FU29GUDGMX1T0BD.SMALL.jpg JimRD Warning: cd rotors are dangerous, one of mine exploded on another project as it was cracked. Wear safety glasses. After watching the animated movie Robots for the nth time I thought it would be cool to have one of those speedy unicycle robots and after much ru...
By: JimRD

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Fri, 6 May 2011 08:09:31 PDT
Mechanized Android Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanized-Android-Figure/
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By: tanabata

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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:45:23 PST
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
Micro RC Car Teardown http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-RC-Car-Teardown/
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By: westfw

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