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Creepy crawler

Project Members: 
Katherine Ahern


I was going for a crawling bloody hand effect, but didn't have time to make it to the Halloween superstore. A gardening glove and some cotton with paint on it worked okay, though. The motion is sort of "propellor-style," and the movement is sort of diagonal - I experimented a lot with placement of the motor and shape of the pipecleaners.


Servo motor
pipe cleaners
gardening glove, cotton, red paint
1/2 styrofoam sphere
toy car taped to bottom, for balance and a little ease of motion


And here's the bottom, it's hard to tell what's going on, but the pipe cleaners are the "blades" of the propellor:


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