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Hillbilly Robot

Member Since 03 Oct 2002
Offline Last Active Feb 24 2014 01:56 AM

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In Topic: MIP balancing robot new for 2014 ?

24 February 2014 - 02:00 AM

Feb 24 is WowWee's official launch date of MIP. They are taking preorders for $119 with "free" shipping. And you can submit ideas for what you want MIP to do in a 6-second Vine video. If your suggestion is the most popular on Facebook you can win the little Segway-like character (MIP is 7 inches tall).

In Topic: MIP balancing robot new for 2014 ?

24 February 2014 - 01:40 AM

Here's a review of the MIP bot which reportedly will land on shelves at Best Buy this May for $100:
http://mashable.com/...wee-mip-review/

In Topic: Dance Robot

10 November 2013 - 12:47 PM

Nice find! Quirky looking

In Topic: Edu Science robot: knock him down, he gets back up

01 September 2013 - 03:14 PM

Purchased and built this Edu Science robot and enjoy its movements.  However, the device runs with such strength that two of the pegs holding the left leg on (see picture below) often pop off leaving the robot in a crippled heap.  I'm considering gluing in the plastic pegs but I'm not sure the glue would affect the movement of the joints.   Anyhoo . . . it's a fun and quick build and I even created a 30-second video showing this feller in action on my dining room table: 


In Topic: Walking robot kit

06 July 2013 - 03:17 AM

Nice. The one-battery job has a sleeker look.