Rad 2.0 Mech Warrior #3 Air Soft And Nerf Missiles

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Ok this is the third of a trio of robots made to run around outside with first person view ez robot wireless cameras. Each has airsoft automatic guns and some kind of dart launcher.
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jstarne1
Commented October 2012
Airsoft guns and electronic nerf darf launcher came in today! Well 2 of the airsoft guns there are two more coming.
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jstarne1
Commented October 2012
Each robot will have a front and back target panel which will register hits from airsoft and dart fire! Panel s are 4" x 4" and unobstructed by any kind if limbs or shields.
jstarne1
Commented October 2012
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The rad 2.0 arrived today! First thing I know I must mod is cutting out the cup holder. This is so I have room for a larger battery and additional electronics :)
jstarne1
Commented June 2013
OK now that I'm moved and makerfaire approaching its time to mount a battery and start wiring the ezb. I picked up headphone jacks and headphone plugs to make a custom charger plug for the robots. This way they can charge between battles and demonstrations. Here's the parts I picked up to finish the wiring.
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On the to do list today
- mount a 6 volt battery
- wire the two gun arm servos together so they move in sync.
-wire a tip 120 to power the air soft gun motors to fire
-screw the arms on the shoulder servos
- wire in the second set of motors for more torque at 6 volts.
- wire camera to turn on with ezb
- wire the charge port and toggle switch in the base.
jstarne1
Commented June 2013
Alright since my brothers robot is close to testing full function I started back on mine. I used a dremel to carefully cut the battery box area out of the air soft gun to expose the back of the drive motor for the compression chamber. This is where we connect the power which triggers the guns to fire. Also I must mount the battery and ezb somewhere. We have two days but we are still on schedule to have things show ready on Friday. Here's the gamepads I'm picking up from best buy..
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bret.tallent
Commented June 2013
Nice! Josh I wish you all the best of luck. I only wish Gunslinger Bob was there to do battle with you. We will meet in the future....mua ha ha
jstarne1
Commented June 2013
Thanks Bret, we are working to make sure this will be a interesting booth. So did you ever get Bob to the point he could shoot and stuff?
bret.tallent
Commented June 2013
Not yet, he's been packed for over two months now. I am hoping to get him unpacked this weekend and start working on him by next weekend (gotta set up my robot room first).
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Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2012