| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Finally, you can manage your Google Docs, uploads, and email attachments (plus Dropbox and Slack files) in one convenient place. Claim a free account, and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio (from the makers of PBworks) can automatically organize your content for you.

View
 

RetrobotWindpower

Page history last edited by mckgyver@... 11 years, 5 months ago

 Michael "McKGyver" McKinley, Wind Powered Walking Machine 

 

The RetroBot is a wind-powered walking machine constructed from recycled materials.

Dimensions: 15 feet tall x 6 feet long x 5 feet wide                                  

Power: 8 foot diameter anemometer connected to 128:1 gear reduction

Retrobot Maximum Velocity (15mph wind): 20 yards/ fortnight                  

 

 

 

   

The RetroBot as installed in an outdoor exhibition.

(The wooden support structure was added to allay museum curator fears of walking machine related tramplings.)

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The RetroBot's unprotected MDF gears survived 2 years of Massachusetts weather

 

 

 

 

 

  

 Initial RetroBot concept sketches

 

 

 Lego Prototype of Retrobot walking mechanism

 

 

 

 McKGyver Home

 

 

Analytics

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.