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I saw that last year somebody had built a wheel chair robot and I am having trouble getting around in this new Forum. My idea for the new Robot will be as a stage mascot that can also pretend to play the drums on stage. My brother has a live Metal band every Saturday night and most of the time we have trouble with no drummer showing up. We end up using a Drum machine instead with the 2 other guys on real guitars and singing. So Terminator will be able to move around and substitute behind the drum kit with the Live drum machine signal activating terminator arms at the drums. Also need him to move around in a wheel chair , so is anyone out there that has done this wheel chair hack, looking for suggestions on power/motor controller connections etc...should not be too hard just larger than I'm used to building. This is a youtuber that bought what I just bought,takes a month to get from China and we are building the rest of the Endoskeleton to integrate in wheel chair....

#200  
Lots of liner actuators. They must have spent a fortune on them. The move pretty fast.  Dont know if they are electric or hydraulic.
#201  
Ya it still kinda reminds me of that animation show Robot-Chicken ,still a great video if real or not!
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I was informed that my Chrome Cylon upper body parts should ship to me this week,leaving me excited about getting them as they are pieces that actually big enough to fit a large man as they are designed as a life size costume. Should I wear it for Halloween when I hand out candy at the door? I would need to put some sort of baseball cap inside the helmet to wear it correctly and make the eye area able to see out. I don't know ,depends how crazy I feel that day,LOL! On a side note I may need to design the Cylon parts to fit on a real Mannequin and then make the arms,head etc movable by servos, Where the hell does one buy a Mannequin?I will first check out the big Halloween store to see what Life size animatronic statues they have but likely too expensive.

A quick search showed that something cool like a walking life size Frankenstein animatronic prop goes for 10.000.00 ---ridiculous and the cheapest was a woman Mannequin with working servos for 180.00 but sold out and the chest would have needed to be removed.

I think I'm in the wrong business....People are actually buying these moving props at inflated ridiculous prices!!
#203  
Oh well, I guess if the new Terminator Dark Fate movie opens on November 1st and Halloween is the night before, I may as well release my Terminator bot out into the parking lot to freak out the kids while they trick or treat.
#205  
For mannequins I'd check out amazon or ebay.  On ebay I found male mannequins for about $70 US with free shipping.