# Jassper

Member Since: October 3, 2008

Country: United States

• COOL!

• Found a place with open source to build your own. I'm going to give it a try - as I get money for parts.

• Just saw one like this on the news the other day. A local guy here made his with a snow blower instead of a plow. Makes more sense as you don't need the heavy torque motors to push a lot of snow, just throw it out of the way.

• Nice tutorial, just one small thing I would like to point out.
In the Section about reading resistance you state:
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well then you've got a 9.90k Ohm (?) resistor (remember you are in the 20k? mode, so the 9.90 has three zeros behind it or 9,900 Ohms)
[/quote]
This is a bit confusing, as adding 3 zeros to 9.90 would be 9.90000, which to some people is still 9.9 ohms. To be more accurate what I think you should say is that you should "move the decimal 3 spots to the right." Then 9.9 clearly becomes 9900.

• And it grips the wall as well, holding up some of the weight

• I believe it works as a lever, the legs press against the wall thus raising the body of the robot, the tail then hits the wall resisting the lift.
It's a bit difficult to explain.

• Only one question - Does Boxy, "know" that a chain saw will drop on his head when he cuts the cord?

• Mmmmm ..... Magnets

• Now make it work on this
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=9625

No public wish lists :(

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