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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....

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#111  
Thanks! 

Sounds like quite a cool robot you have here. When in roaming mode do you have some kind of "return to home area" if it go beyond a boundary? This scary cat would cause quite a commotion rolling down main street in town. LOL
#112  
That is a great question Dave and something I need to think about . I have lost control of my older robots before when roaming around outside
 All I could do was run after them when they would keep running across the field. If EZB controller disconnects for any reason there is no cutting off at the motors ,they just keep going with no way to remotely shut off. I will need some type of safety cut off circuit  like a drone uses to return to home.
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So I missed having the Terminator at the big event we have in the soccer field every summer solstice last weekend. I wanted to have Terminator roaming around near the Giant Bon fire where all the people gather to celebrate. My box of sensors arrived too late to get the bot ready. Still had a fun weekend but next year for sure dammit! So decided to re paint with a better chrome paint and see if it looks better than the last aluminum paint I used on the body.
#114  
What brand paint did you use this time?  I have heard painting with a base of black first then chrome or gold or any of the metallic is the secrete to really make the paint pop.  Yours looks good!
#115  
OMG...what a beast!!
Hopefully we can see it in action soon!!:D
#116  
Hey Justin, My local hardware store just got in some cans of Krylon Chrome Premium and yes if a base coat of Glossy black is used first then this paint will look really close to chrome, there is more expensive Chrome paint that does look even better from Ebay called Spazstix Chrome but I have not yet tried that brand but thinking about ordering in the future.