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MaxBrix posted a topic in LEGO Technic, Mindstorms, Model Team and Scale ModelingI find models that walk, run and jump interesting. This MOC moves forward by jumping. It gets all four legs off the ground. I call this "I need more springs bot"
Made this with the help of my brother; he made the bench and radar by himself, and just helped with the rest. By the time it got to staging (this project took four days more than it was supposed to), I really didn't care all that much about it, so I kinda did random stuff. In other news, this is the first build I've done that's not for some sort of a contest since early October.
On his Flickr photostream, lk.lkaz posted several GIF animations of his "running" Lego Technic Kinetic Animal Frame prototype. The 4-second GIF animation shows how it works. A small, continuous 320x240 GIF loop appears below (from his Brickshelf gallery); he has a larger 800x600 continuous GIF loop that you can see here (but is not deeplinked here in the interest of bandwidth). He wrote that he "...tried to make a cheetah-like mech, but many problems remain :( 1. There is a gap of the stroke speed bitween the front and rear legs. 2. The front and rear legs can't cross each other. 3. A static head and a dynamic tail mechanisms are needed." His MOC was "Inspired from Cheetahs on the Edge--Director's Cut by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC by Andrew ChaseLEGO Knuckle walker KONG by ぴこ(PIKO or PICO) (.mpg) ." He made GIF animation details about the backbone, rear leg, front legs (all below), and gears (above):