2013 Robo Ducki , Gift To Dj & The Ez Robot Staff

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Here is the finish Ducki Six!


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Just before anyone asks "why a duck" I will explain. Dj the founder of EZ Robot collects rubber ducks and he also brought the world EZ builder, EZ bits ,EZB v3 and now V4 all right around the corner.. In efforts to show our appreciation and celebrating ez robots success we made a custom ez robot themed robot ducky! I will show some build photos of the process and work that has gone into this. Also Troy pitched in as well to help out with supplies need to make the ducki robot ( thats Ducki like Roli).

I will post the final product this evening , until then you get to see the process behind the build.

Anthony played a big role in this build using 3d magic to scale parts to the desired size for Robo Ducki. Turns out they were perfect size for micro servos! There was some trial and error but Anthony was able to customize a duck with even better facial features than the first version stl i found on thingyverse. Since Anthony also had a 3d printer he was nice enough to do the test prints and the model eventually used in the end product. I was going to use a 3d printing service but not I realize that wouldn't been nearly as good as what we have come up with. So definitely give Anthony Props!

it started out as a funny sketch
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jstarne1
Commented December 2013
And then came the prototyping. I'm not sure how many test prints there were but there had to have been 2 or 3.

here is the model i used to start off with
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jstarne1
Commented December 2013
Alright so getting the print we already had thought up that the duck would be divided into a top and bottom half. This way you can lift to topto expose the inside space soon to be for a ezb. We ddon't actually have a ezb yet to put inside so we can just prep little dude incase ez robot wants him running around the office. :)

Here are some close up pics , you see the geometric surface of the print. Like a wireframe.
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jstarne1
Commented December 2013
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jstarne1
Commented December 2013
Discreet bump
DJ Sures
Commented December 2013

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Awesome community Smile you guys really quackme up.....DJ and staff are gonna luv it!



HAHAH @irobot58 ! :)

jstarne1
Commented December 2013
Lol
jdebay
Commented January 2014
Just lost for words about this duck / hexapod.
Love to see a video of it at EZ-Robot Inc.

:) :) :) :)
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jstarne1
Commented January 2014
I sent the robo ducky on the 10th out to EZ Robot so if they want to put the ezb v4 inside and run it around they can :) otherwise it's a cool desk toy.
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they should receive it anytime now , if not already.
We included a Hallmark card congratulating them on their success as well.
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Published on Monday, December 23, 2013