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Erco's Figure Eight Challenge

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  • Cool! What’s that micro?
  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183
    edited 2019-07-17 16:10
    Bravo! Nice display!

    And yes, I bought one! The Erco Figure Eight Challenge has probably increased global commerce!
  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    Excellent! Time to stir up some figure 8 activity on this long-quiet thread. What do YOU boys got to show?

    Whit, at this point I'll settle for you walking a Figure 8 in your R2-D2 beanie. :)
  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    Cool! What’s that micro?

    That micro is a Nunya.
  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183


    Challenge met at 0.21!
  • Get vid Whit!
  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    17X speed!

    I'll be working on a new bot over break, hopefully a figure 8 is in the offing!
  • This why I have electric fly swatters.
  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183
    edited 2020-06-06 21:16
    Something new for Erco...
    Beat you to it! I also did this with the FLiP, but lost the video! Ugh. Will re-shoot later.

  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183
    edited 2020-06-07 03:09
    Here is the FLiP version programmed with BlocklyProp.

  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    Both awesome, Whit! Just saw these.
  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    edited 2021-06-10 03:24

    Playing around with some 3D printed ratchet wheels (ergo, the clicking sound). I slammed this simple 1-servo wiggle walker together in an hour today using paint sticks, a tongue depressor, super glue and an MG-995 servo (AKA the world's worst servo). Not a dead reckoning champion but decent results in 5 minutes of programming. Or should I say CODING, that seems to be the preferred buzzword these days.

    Lets add some new entries here, @Whit @"Duane Degn" @"Ken Gracey" @xanadu @Martin_H !

  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183

    @erco - pretty accurate too!

  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013
    edited 2021-09-04 02:23

    BUMP! Been too long. Who's got something to share?

    This thread will be ten years old on Feb 21. What will we do to celebrate?

  • WhitWhit Posts: 4,183

    How about a little classic rock!

  • ercoerco Posts: 20,013

    You funny man, Whit! Whatcha gonna do to celebrate 10 years?

    A 10th anniversary gift is, traditionally, made of tin or aluminum.

    Sounds like tin robots and aluminum BoeBots are always in fashion with passion, and clashin' ...

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