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giant robot hand
« on: June 10, 2009, 08:06:10 PM »
So what if your robot can get a beer, this thing can get a crate of beer kegs!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrlL699WX7w[/youtube]

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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2009, 09:04:14 PM »
I saw this behemoth of an arm on discovery channel about 3 months ago...it picked up a small car! :D

Theres also another video of it here: :) http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/index.php?topic=8103.0

...now if only it was autonomous...
« Last Edit: June 10, 2009, 09:15:38 PM by Metal Slug 2 »

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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2009, 12:33:26 AM »
was this posted on SoR before?
i can remember seeing it recently but not sure where ???
but damn, if that thing was autonomous it better be tethered!
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2009, 09:19:12 AM »
I want two... then I just need to make legs, a torso, and a head.  ::cackles::

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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2009, 01:01:57 PM »
TRANSFORMERS....now only if you could get it to turn into a car.....

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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2009, 02:13:23 PM »
This was at the MakerFaire 2 weeks ago.
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2009, 03:52:36 PM »
This was at the MakerFaire 2 weeks ago.
ahh, thats where i saw it from! someone made a post about it somewhere.
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2009, 07:35:54 PM »
uhh, autonomous?
I wouldn't fell that comefortable going outside with the possibility of seeing a giant hand crawling it way across the road.
But tethered, sweet.
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2009, 08:01:47 PM »
Tethered you say?...It would break free from its captivity and terrorize the nation!...Much like a chain-chomp on the lose ;D

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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2009, 02:46:42 PM »
thats exactly what I was thinking!
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2009, 03:04:19 PM »
well, it wouldn't exactly be hard to stop... emp its ass!
or you can just hard a kill switch but whatever...
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Re: giant robot hand
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2009, 05:11:09 PM »
^^..... But thats when u realize the true potential of its mastermind programming and realize that it had welded a 2 inch thick steel plate over the Power switch  ;D

 


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