Let's Make Robots!

assistance bitcoin mining

i currently took up bit coin mining to try and help fund my printer build and maybe even down the road help a production BoB become reality (i have not given up!) does anyone want to help my endevor? all it takes is a small (20mb) program and a worker name and password from me..if anyone is interested please let me know. it would be geatly appreciated.

beware of sainsmart!

some of you know about my experience with sainsmart some of you do not. and some have had their own.

this is a warning to all new people that may be interested in buying from them . DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK

i had one of these before and never got far with it so here is take 2. a friend gave me this one in exchange for taking a look at his broken wii console. My plans … Read more
Since i've been planning to build this printer i've been collecting Lots of info about building it, and alternate ways to build it. i have a rather large bookmarks … Read more
8/26/13- BoB has an article on maker! http://makezine.com/2013/08/25/build-your-own-biped-robot/ thank you ignoblegnome Also if anyone would like their BoB … Read more

3D printer motor group buy

so after some talk in the shout box someone posted these gems here https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10846 while they are a nice motor 17 plus shipping sucked so i went on a hunt what i was able to come up with was a contact to order direct from the manufacturer Wantai Motors they have no problems with a small order but the bigger the order the better the price gets. here is a link to the full spec sheet: http://www.wantmotor.com/ProductsView.asp?id=157&pid=80 for 12 units i was able to get the price down to 15.91 shipped here and thats only 12 units.

3D printed firearms(kind of)

first im sorry if this post is taboo and not allowed...feel free to remove it if so

 

first off i say "kind of" because a whole gun is not being printed. just the parts that are considered to be the actual gun.with all the reading lately and my interest in the subject i thought i would share what i have learned here in the blog.

Mini Internet Controlled Robot Fighting or MICRF

A recent post brought me to this idea. most of use are old and young enough to remember when battling robots graced the tv with their awesomeness. But most of us weren't able to build them let alone ship the robot and operator out to the ring. so what if you only had to ship the robot?

So here was my idea.

just a robot i built from junk laying around for right now it avoids objects in its path. plans for it are pretty much to use it to test new sensors,coding, … Read more
11/27/2012- swapped his backpack to an arduino pro mini (thanks ossipee!) its all being set up on a proto board hot glued to its back and will be moved into the … Read more