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

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Robocop ED-209 Robot Recreated from Junk: Old Detroit Streets Still Not Safe

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  February 20, 2012


I just happened to catch Robocop on satellite yesterday again, and determined that it’s aged nicely from an cheesy, hyper-violent action flick into a hyper-cheesy, hyper-violent action flick over the years. Plus, it has the guy who played Dr. Romano on ER getting covered in toxic waste and splattered by a car in it.

While most of us remember Robocop as the movie’s main robotic character, there was also the more deadly – but slightly more stupid ED-209. If you liked ED-209’s big turrets and birdlike waddle, then you’ll probably enjoy this:

robocop_ed_209_junk_bot_1

What we have here is a miniature version of ED-209, made up out of old junk parts. It was created by Sage Werbock (aka “The Great Nippulini“) using various stuff he had lying around including a head made from an old computer power supply, and legs and arms made from used propane bottles. The little robot even has a pivoting center, so he can swing from side-to-side, spraying his non-existent ammo across the room, laying waste to invisible enemies.

robocop_ed_209_junk_bot_2

You’re looking at Mini-ED here, who measures in at about 13-1/2 inches-tall and 15 inches-wide. But this isn’t the only ED-209 that Werbock has welded together, no. He also has a giant 300 pound version of the robot hanging out in his backyard – that version used full-size propane tanks for its arm-turrets.

robocop_ed_209_junk_bot_3a

For now, only Mini-ED is for sale, and you can grab him over at Etsy for $150 (USD). You have 15 seconds to comply….



Farming with Balloons

Farming with Balloons

Chowlite Mealtime Multitool

Chowlite Mealtime Multitool

How The Post Office Reads Bad Handwriting

How The Post Office Reads Bad Handwriting

The 2023 Toyota Crown Is an Elevated Sedan with a Bold New Look

The 2023 Toyota Crown Is an Elevated Sedan with a Bold New Look

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

MG Teases Its New EV Roadster

MG Teases Its New EV Roadster

Advertisement