MaxBrix

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  1. The gun is as compact and light weight as possible. The leg stride has a very small vertical lift so the model can carry the extra weight of the gun without shaking itself to bits. Slowing it down is not an option.
  2. I used slow mo footage to improve the walking efficiency of my big dog quadruped robot. The video has clips of a few iterations showing progress. I improved the existing design with steering, more speed and better stability. I hope to get stabilization integrated into the leg geometry in the future. 1 L-Motor 1 Geek servo (Lego compatible) 1 Additional for stabilization 1 Radiolink R6FG RX 1 2 Amp ESC Sorry for the non Lego radio. It is really good though.
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    Lego 2-Stroke motor

    A taser makes a high voltage low current spark in a smallish battery-powered package.
  4. About 15-20 minutes. I never timed it. It's 850 MAH 3 cell. The demand on the battery is low. There is not that much time on the throttle. It spins the tire at less than half throttle.
  5. The first motorcycle was great but it needed more range. So I rebuilt it with a better radio. But then things sort of got out of hand. First I accidentally ordered a brushless ESC. Then I had to get a motor right? I looked at the motor and realized it might work for an even faster motorcycle. The first bike was all Lego and I'm not claiming any Lego records so cheating should be ok, right? Just having fun. How much cheating is too much? What about 3rd party lego compatible stuff like Buwizz and Sbrick? Sometimes I use a few small non-lego springs(like on his legs). Cutting grinding or reshaping Lego seems to make people mad, but Lego doesn't make the pieces I need sometimes and the hobby radio just works really well.
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    Drift Hot Rod

    4 wheel drive from 3 XL Lego motors lets all 4 tires spin. Independent suspension in the rear. Front suspension and more power coming soon, this is a Work In Progress (WIP) I am not able to upload photos for some reason. More in the video
  7. Sentry mode turns the gun in a 300-degree radius searching for targets within range. When a target is detected it stops rotating and shoots. Target tracking follows the IR beacon in 360 degrees. Once it's fixed on the beacon it fires.
  8. Johnny is having a groovy roller disco flashback. Watch his hips work it as he twists and turns on his path to a groovier dimension. A servo motor shifts his upper body and hips back and forth altering his balance allowing him to turn like a real roller skater. The hip/upper body motion moves his arms up and down. Two l-motors propel him with tank steering for additional agility. These functions are programmed as sequences to an SBrick.
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    [MOC] RC Downhill Skiing Robot

    The servos have a lego axle connector. They are a great product if you have a hobby radio. I got 4 of them for less than $25 This video has more info and links.
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    [MOC] RC Downhill Skiing Robot

    That is Max, he is practically a seeing-eye dog: Opening doors is one of his many talents. He would only grab ski bot if I asked him to.
  11. Downhill skiing robot uses 2 servos so he can move his skis side to side and bend his waist pushing his poles into the ground. He can actually ski down a hill with control. I found that third-person skiing is quite hard though!
  12. Huge Lego spider creeping around under the house. Thanks for the suggestions!
  13. Small scale lego R/C pink Cadillac tank. Borrowed from my daughters Lego Model 10260 Downtown Diner and customized with tank treads and remote control. It's dimensions are 14cmX10cmX9cm.
  14. I bought a box of misc springs so I can make my own shocks on axles. Springs about 4.6 mm to 8 mm Internal Diameter work . Like Technic Racer said 2 of the 8 springs on this walker are medium stiffness red lego shock from Ebay
  15. This is the second Lego Big Dog. The object on this one is to achieve maximum running speed and stability with 4 legs. I would like to work up to a 4 leg model that can change gates from running to jumping and is steerable. The next step is steering without falling over on four legs.