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  • Gyrojeff made the instructable Motion Following Robot3 months ago
    Motion Following Robot

    Great project. Worked as advertised. Thanks

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  • 3D Printed Animatronic Eye Mechanism on the Cheap

    Something I've wanted to make for quite awhile. Had a great deal of fun and even learned a few things, too! I did make some slight adjustments. First I tried the 50% reduction on the Thingiverse universal joint, but I couldn't get my printer to print the thin parts without instantly breaking. Instead, I used some small rubber tubing I had on hand and added some modifications to the base and eyeball to accommodate a 1/8" dowel (see picture). Made for a very life-like and fluid movement. I also did some slight modifications for the servo mounts so I could screw in the servos. I found that the lower lid connection was interfering with the blinking, so I eliminated that particular servo and got a very satisfactory blink.Took me awhile to figure out how to get the joystick button to wor...

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    Something I've wanted to make for quite awhile. Had a great deal of fun and even learned a few things, too! I did make some slight adjustments. First I tried the 50% reduction on the Thingiverse universal joint, but I couldn't get my printer to print the thin parts without instantly breaking. Instead, I used some small rubber tubing I had on hand and added some modifications to the base and eyeball to accommodate a 1/8" dowel (see picture). Made for a very life-like and fluid movement. I also did some slight modifications for the servo mounts so I could screw in the servos. I found that the lower lid connection was interfering with the blinking, so I eliminated that particular servo and got a very satisfactory blink.Took me awhile to figure out how to get the joystick button to work, but I finally got it all going. Thanks so much for sharing this.

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