Here is a quick summary of what I’ve been working on and what you’ll see when I come back: Mindstorms Ev3 Customized Pickup Truck, Mindstorms NXT Autonomous Off-road Vehicle, Technic Pullback Tatra Buggy
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My Lego Traxxas Slash is a short course truck based on my Lego Technic Pullback Truck with suspension. The chassis is nearly identical – but I redesigned the suspension setup, incorporating a smaller shock absorber with a custom linkage enabling extremely long travel of the rear suspension.
Rally Racer is the successor of Rally Rac3r. The difference? This Rear Wheel Drive race car is a tremendous success. As complimented by Karl4123, this vehicle has “sleek and stylish looks.” It is geared up 36:12 or 3:1, and it is decently quick with decent torque. Many styling cues have been added. Why is there no InfraRed Sensor, you may ask! Well, thank you for asking! With the help of Builderdude35’s tutorials, Rally Racer drives via Bluetooth! Rally Racer’s Intelligent Brick acts as a receiver, and a second Ev3 Intelligent Brick is the remote! In this way, I am able to control Rally Racer from 200 feet away. I also incorporated bluetooth RC into prototype versions of my 2010 Cadillac CTS-V Replica. Continue reading
42029 Lego Technic Customized Pickup Truck MOD utilizes its motorized winch and tilting bed to rescue a custom pullback racer in the snowy unknown. Enjoy!
I modified the 42029 Lego Technic Customized Pickup Truck and ended up with this nice-looking truck that is still functional.
The smoke stacks have been replaced with a dual exhaust system. Continue reading
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
The busiest day of the year was November 10th with 525 views. The most popular post that day was EV3RSTORM.
Top 5 Posts in 2015
Top 5 Referring Sites in 2015
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Most visitors came from the United States, totaling over 8,000. Germany and Spain rank next to the United States, but each at less than 6% of total traffic. In all, there were visitors from 110 countries all over the world.
The original Aero Racer featured a dual motor setup. This is a completely overhauled pullback racer with three hard-coupled pullback motors. Combine that with large tires, and it makes for a superb setup for more than adequate torque and speed and exceptional distance run. Features flex axles and (non-functional) V8 piston engine.
The SharkBot robot is built with Lego Mindstorms Ev3 and is basically a modified version of Builderdude35’s Timmyton 5.5 robotic shark. It features aerodynamic styling, mechanical upgrades, modified programming, and more (including both autonomous behavior and remote control function). Continue reading