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Crabfu Tortoise Robot Hits the Ground Crawling

by Paul Strauss
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The guys over at Crabfu Motionworks have been responsible for some weird and wonderful robotic creations over the years, and their latest is no exception.

Crabfu Tortoise Robot

The Crabfu R/C Tortoise ‘bot crawls along the ground like a turtle, with a set of 4 sub-micro servos controlling its pokey little legs.

Crabfu Turtle Robot

I just love the clever usage of cable ties to keep the tips secured onto his little legs. Each leg is tied to an independent channel and axis on the remote joysticks, which let it move around by wildly gesticulating your thumbs.

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The way it ambles about, I don’t think this tortoise will be beating any hares in a race anytime soon.

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