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by Hardsuit
Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: Other Electronic Projects
Topic: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell
Replies: 7
Views: 4042

Re: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell

First field test was, shall we say, mixed... He rolled along ok, but far too much flex in the chassis and not enough torque from the motors to have the sideways movement from the mecanum wheels. Plus, managed to fry one of the motors from stalling it out too much. :/ Going to redo the chassis to bee...
by Hardsuit
Tue May 29, 2012 5:58 am
Forum: Other Electronic Projects
Topic: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell
Replies: 7
Views: 4042

Re: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell

New build pics added into the set on my Flickr account. Started the glue-ups on the inner skeletal supports.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 824474558/
by Hardsuit
Tue May 22, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Other Electronic Projects
Topic: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell
Replies: 7
Views: 4042

Re: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell

Holly cow! cam cam, digital laser print/cutter. envey the equipment you have with all these toys. and I am still using a piece of 2.5 mm copper wire found in the crack of garage to do my pcb board soldering. :? Just don't let your boss find out (unless you are the boss). :mrgreen: Looks fun and int...
by Hardsuit
Mon May 21, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Other Electronic Projects
Topic: Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell
Replies: 7
Views: 4042

Robot Build - Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell

Currently scratch building a 1/5 scale (approx) Tachikoma from the Japanese animated show "Ghost in the Shell". When it is done it'll just fit inside of a 18" cube. Been having fun figuring out what parts to buy and techniques to use in the physical build, and was greatly relieved to have found the ...
by Hardsuit
Tue May 15, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: General RC Electronic Projects and Discussion
Topic: Is it time for new HW to match the qaulity of the SW?
Replies: 47
Views: 17180

Re: Is it time for new HW to match the qaulity of the SW?

You could always design something that was intended to be printed out at a 3D printing place like Shapeways, assuming one of the materials that is available is suitable for use and strong enough. (And also doesn't cost an arm and a leg...)
by Hardsuit
Sun May 13, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: Splash Screen Library
Topic: Splashtastic random collections here
Replies: 16
Views: 12802

Re: Splashtastic random collections here

Gotta give the robots some love too...

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