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Mantis Hexapod Walking Machine

Roads? We don`t need any roads!

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Mantis Hexapod Walking Machine. Roads? We don`t need any roads!
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Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1795 Posts
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 12:31:47 PM
"Speeding it up is just a matter of technique."

Actually it is capable of going 10x faster now, but he does not have all the sensors necessary to to prevent (costly) damage in place yet, so he does not chance it.

Below is an interview with the creator, it gives a lot of detail, go between 2 and 3 minutes you just want to know about the speed issues.

This video is unlisted. Only those with the link can see it. Matt Denton's Mantis Hexapod - Daily Planet Interview

Male, 18-29, Europe
 1234 Posts
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 11:10:06 AM
God help us all when they make V2

Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 86 Posts
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:36:34 AM
Sooooooooo sllllooooooooowwwwwww........

Male, 30-39, Western US
 821 Posts
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:34:27 AM
Now all it needs is guns.

Male, 50-59, Canada
 29120 Posts
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:27:31 AM
Nice! Once they get the method down? Speeding it up is just a matter of technique. Don't worry that "it`s so slow"!! Recall how fast motorcars were in 1902?

@piperfawn: Big tractor engine. It`s probably noisy as all get-out too!

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