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how to make legs? Answered

hey guys i need human like legs for my robot sugjestense i looked at wowwee robots ideas any one

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orksecurityBest Answer (author)2011-05-22

I'd suggest you consider wheeled/tracked transportation instead, or perhaps one of the insect/spider multilegged designs. Maintaining a two-legged stance is NOT easy.

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tinker234 (author)orksecurity2011-05-22

thanks i might try this wonder how we do it might go to science class at my local collage t find out

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rickharris (author)2011-05-24

Multi leg walkers are a good start. OR make your figure push something to effectively make it a multi leg walker. EG a person pushing a push chair or a wheel barrow or a bike, or two people together become a 4 leg beast.

A multi leg doesn't always need to be a spider!

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tinker234 (author)rickharris2011-05-24

yeah but 2 is hardxer than 100 strange huh

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rickharris (author)tinker2342011-05-24

Apart from getting board making them MANY legs makes walking somewhat easier. the bristle bot being to ultimate many legged walker.

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tinker234 (author)rickharris2011-05-24

yeah i was jocking but it is strange the less legs the easier it is for us yet almost impossable for robots

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rickharris (author)tinker2342011-05-26

It's actually very hard for us to balanced on 2 legs but we generally have practised until it becomes second nature. We use a lot of brain power just standing still.

There is a lot of logic in having 3 legs, always evenly balanced, a reasonable gate 2 + 1, able to ambulate in any direction etc.

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tinker234 (author)rickharris2011-05-26

ok he but it is possable it has to be advancd brains help with that

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rickharris (author)2011-05-22

Walkers are HARD! but NOT impossible. For human like legs - carve from foam polystyrene (the building insulation sort) light weight and fairly strong.

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tinker234 (author)rickharris2011-05-22

ok thanks hey i was thinking more along carbon fiber and at 3$ a roll it is cheap

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steveastrouk (author)rickharris2011-05-22

Shufflers aren't bad, striding is WAY above most folks skill set.

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tinker234 (author)steveastrouk2011-05-22

you never know i think i was being a bit ambustes thanks

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