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Steam turbine tank!

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Cool, we are looking forward to Maker Faire for cool steam tanks like this!

So what do you do after you’ve made a bunch of steam powered r/c tanks? Well you try making a steam turbine tank of course! Making a steam turbine r/c machine has sort of been one of my Holy Grails, but there are many issues with steam turbines, that made it difficult for me to tackle on the project.

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Automatic Color Sorting

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Check out this Automatic Color Sorting DIY that uses some DC and stepper motors from an old HP printer and uses Parallax’s new 32bit processor as the brain. Brilliant!

This could be great to low budget project requiring color sorting.

Once the Sensor was figured out I started to build everything. Most of the parts including the DC motor and stepper mo

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Cool Human built UFO!

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Check out this cool human built UFO!

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DIY HACK – Robotic DAT Tape Loader

Here’s a really cool DAT backup tape loader robot that being worked on. This might be a great way to automate your server backups especially if you own a hosting company.

Thanks to D. Wilstar for the link!

This is another cheap project, useful to those peoples too lazy to change backup tapes every night (If You said “What’s Backup?” please stop reading! 🙂 ) This p

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DIY – Build your own Johnny 5 Lego Mindstorm NXT!

This is awesome! Johnny 5 (Short Circuit) is one of my favorite movies ever and here’s a Johnny 5 Mindstorm NXT you can make!

Johnny 5 is ALIVE!

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Lancer Evolution X

Here’s some cool pics of the new Lancer Evolution X! I’d get some intercooler and turbo upgrades and maybe…maybe hack up my own touchscreen fuel management system. Well, I really don’t have the time, I need to keep blogging… are you blogging??? If not, you should be blogging!

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More cool stuff for the Lance Evolution X:

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Cool ROBOT – Servo Snake Bot!

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This is sick! Check out the servo snakebot using an Atmel Atmega32 microcontroller and bunch of Futaba servos!  You can see more videos of the snakebot here.

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Rotating house!

Check out the Rotating House! They must have put a lot of work on it. Think about all the water pipes, electrical wires, and etc… that’s rotating with it…

The Everingham rotating house is a 24-metre diameter octagon with a 3-metre, 360-degree verandah. The exterior walls are mostly glass and steel, and it has a COLORBOND® roof.

The entire structure, weighing approximately 50 tonnes, rotates up to 360-degrees if and whe

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Cool Go-Cart

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Check out this cool Felixtimlock Electric Go Kart!

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Motor DIY HACK – How to make a Homopolar Motor!

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Oooh, check out this cool simple homopolar motor made with a standard AA battery, magnet, and some wires!

If you want to check out some real industrial motor stuff, make sure to check out our DIY with some industrial steppers.

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