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Stability Issues with Building the T-R3X Dinosaur

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I was having stability issues with Daniel Benedettelli’s T-R3X Dinosaur robot as featured in his book: THE LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 LABORATORY. When he walked he was quite unstable, especially during turns, or long straight runs where he suffered from the speed wobbles. I build him to entertain some lower Primary School Students, so I had to get him stable on his pins to avoid thier bad press.

NXTLOG Food Factor Building Challenge

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To help celebrate the 2012 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival in St Louis, Mo., USA this April. This NXTLOG challenge theme is ‘FOOD FACTOR’! With requires you too develop a robot that can be used in an innovate way for the food industry.
You can choose anything from grow and pick food fresh from the farm, to how it can be safely transported, stored, served, and waste can be turned into renewable energy!

Building Curiosity’s Rover Rocker-Bogie

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Guide to building a Lego Mindstorms version of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity and a close-up of it’s Rocker-Bogie assembly.

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