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Robot costume arms idea? Answered

I am building the robot below for a Halloween costume. I am building the head, upper and lower body, arms, and shoes out of silver painted cardboard. But as for the arms and legs I need advice as to what to use. I know the material used in these pics has a name but I am clueless as to where to find them and what it called. The costume should be flexible enough to dance (AKA wave my arms in a worm-like motion) at a Halloween party. Any tips or ideas?

Thanks in advance.

If you want I'll make an instructable once I figure it out and build it if you ask.

PS I am 5 feet 8 inches, and My arms are not too fat or too thin, and I am 14 years of age if you care.

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dancingbeer1 (author)2012-09-29

They are use for the different systems, which is very helpful for us..

you should tell us more about it and also share some picture.

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bbaconham (author)2012-09-13

AWESOME!!!!! You've GOT to post pictures of the completed project. Bonus if you make an instructable. ;)

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RedneckEngineer (author)2010-09-05

That is flexible dryer vent hose that you are looking for. Any hardware type store should have it.

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Kiteman (author)2010-09-05

That looks like the metal ducting they use to vent heating systems and gas fires.

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