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  1. Gargantua The massive Hexapod

    This is a work in progress. I started with a concept then 3d printed the parts. There are 24 servos and I'm using EZ Robots controller. I'm also working on a live IK bridge using Unity, so you can animate it live. Check it out and tell me what you think.

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    Re: Gargantua The massive Hexapod

    Oh, wow, that is pretty large!
    What servos are you using?
    What load have you calculated that size to generate?

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    Re: Gargantua The massive Hexapod

    Second the Wow!
    Really cool design and great motion so far!
    Kåre Halvorsen aka Zenta
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    Re: Gargantua The massive Hexapod

    Looks great! Well done!

  5. Re: Gargantua The massive Hexapod

    Im using the LD-20MG Full Metal Gear Standard Digital Servo. Whole system uses 7.v volt. The the first servos I tried had too much backlash. These have very little. Rated at 20KG/CM, seem to be doing a good job. Walking it still a challenge as hes front heavy. So I have the battery placement in the rear not to better balance. Once I get the IK completely rigged, creating a walk cycle will be much easier.

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