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Max The Magnificent
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Oohhhhhhh Myyyyyy Goodness!!!
Max The Magnificent   1/23/2014 4:18:58 PM
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I so want one of these -- I can just imagine sitting in it taking a stroll around our neighborhood -- and seeing the expression on my 19-year old son and his friends' faces...

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Re: Oohhhhhhh Myyyyyy Goodness!!!
Caleb Kraft   1/23/2014 5:02:05 PM
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Yeah, both of the ones from burningman get me excited. I want the big one for parties and the small one for trips to the store

 

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At the USASEF
kfield   1/23/2014 5:24:29 PM
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I saw one of these at the USA Science and Engineering Fair a few years back - it was pretty amazing. As I recall, the "driver" had some difficulty with the steering, particularly with those tight turns!!!

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Rock Climber?`
selinz   1/24/2014 1:13:37 PM
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I'd love to see one of these babies at a 4WD rock and hill climbing event..

selinz
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selinz   1/24/2014 1:29:43 PM
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Wow. The John Deere walking machine is very impressive. One joystick to handle movement in all directions suggests lot's of code!

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Re: Oohhhhhhh Myyyyyy Goodness!!!
Etmax   1/25/2014 12:10:05 AM
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Hi Max, I'm with you, how cool would that be. I'm surprised 2 of them were simple cam driven units, doesn't scale up well from toys I don't think.

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_hm   1/25/2014 5:29:07 AM
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Looks like herculean strong. Will all these spider bots will work on my street with -25C, lots of ice and snow?

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zewde yeraswork   1/27/2014 11:15:07 AM
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Could spider bots become a normal, acceptable part of traffic and a reasonable means of transportation? They seem to require a great deal of maintenance and care. And they may not be the most efficient or reliable of vehicles. But they do get you from point A to point B, and the aesthetic factor cannot be denied.



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