X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Swashbot 3 is a Crabby Homemade Robot

by Karen M.
Advertisement

SwashBot 3 is one crabby lookin’ robot- but most impressively he is 100% homemade. For a scrappy little fellow, he’s got some impressive moves.

SwashBot 3

SwashBot 3 is the latest RC robot in the SwashBot series, following the cute and crabby SwashBot 1 and the more impersonal, wooden SwashBot 2.

SwashBots

Creator Crabfu, who is also an artist and animator, created SwashBot 3 to be a robotically delicious blend of cuddly, clever, and crabtastic. SwashBot 3’s body is made out of neat moldable plastic pellets called ShapeLock and he has movable LED eyes. He is controlled by a ridiculously large remote control (straight from the Star Trek prop closet) that can move his body and eyes in different directions.

He can’t cook or anything like some other robots I know, but he’s still really cool – especially for that teeny tiny contingent of folks (like myself) who are San Francisco Giants fans of a certain era and remember the much loved/much maligned Crazy Crab. Best. Mascot. Ever.

[via Laughing Squid]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Halluc IIx Transforming Robot

Halluc IIx Transforming Robot

Creature Treasure Box

Creature Treasure Box

Henson, Kermit, Rowlf, and Arsenio

Henson, Kermit, Rowlf, and Arsenio

Advertisement
2019 Chevrolet Silverado First Drive Review

2019 Chevrolet Silverado First Drive Review

This 1979 Int’l. Harvester Scout II Will Orange Crush Your Wallet

This 1979 Int’l. Harvester Scout II Will Orange Crush Your Wallet

2019 Mazda MX-5 First Drive Review: Unadulterated Topless Entertainment

2019 Mazda MX-5 First Drive Review: Unadulterated Topless Entertainment