Monthly Archive: February 2015

Feb 16

eRally VXh (2014)

Hello! I am happy to share with you the eRally VXh, the EV3 successor to the very popular eRally. With its unique hybrid drivetrain, all wheel independent suspension and all wheel drive, the eRally VXh set a time of 23.76 seconds, beating the original eRally and the ThunderSmart III, claiming second place! For more information, …

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Feb 16

Timmyton 5.5 at Maker Faire 2014

Hey everybody! I’m very excited to tell you that, in September 2014, I was invited to showcase my robot, the Timmyton 5.5, at World Maker Faire 2014 in New York City! I was even interviewed by the President of LEGO MINDSTORMS! Below is the official LEGO interview:

Feb 16

Timmyton 5.5 (2014)

Hello! I present to you the Timmyton 5.5, the latest and much anticipated edition to my popular Timmyton series. In September 2014, I was invited by LEGO MINDSTORMS to present this robot at the 2014 Maker Faire!For those of you who are not familiar, the Timmytons are robotic sharks that do tasks. The focus of …

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Feb 16

NXT Grunt (2014)

Hello! I present to you Grunt, my entry into the Community’s Action Figure challenge. Grunt is a walking, bipedal, robotic NXT representation of the real Grunt from my original comic series, BLOX!. For more details and a backstory on Grunt, please proceed or watch the video below. See a video of Grunt here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh0VzsxkrNY Backstory …

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Feb 16

K3MOSAB3 (2014)

Hello. When I left the Community for the first half of this year, I missed SprinkleOtter’s SumoBot challenge. I know I’m way too late to actually compete, but I decided to build one anyway. The result is K3MOSAB3 (kee-moh-sah-bee), an EV3 SumoBot with super-intelligent programming and clever mechanisms to bring it to victory. I would …

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Feb 16

eRally (2014)

Hello! I return with the eRally, an All-Wheel Drive, RC NXT rally car with four wheel independent suspension. This is the final result, my second quickest MOC ever! Continue on to find out what makes the eRally so unique. (I offer LDD close-ups for the first time, in each section.) See a video of the …

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Feb 16

MicroBass (2014)

Hello! I have returned with a fun new project, the MicroBass. The MicroBass is a musical instrument, drawing inspiration form Daniele Benedettelli’s EL3CTRIC GUITAR, and my entry into the MicroBot building challenge. It is a 33 cm tall replica of a double bass, an instrument normally 2 meters tall! (I play the double bass). In …

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Feb 16

Plethora II (2014)

Hello! I would like to first apologize for not posting for many months now; I was very busy. Now I have returned with what I think is my greatest project yet, the Plethora II, which is a remote-controlled EV3 racecar. Featured in this second iteration of the Plethora racecar is a new rear-wheel drive system …

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Feb 16

X-T3RRA (2014)

Hello! I’m back with X-T3RRA, the second version of X-TERRA. For those of you who are unfamiliar with X-TERRA, the name is an acronym for eXtra Terrestrial Exploration Robot and Rock Analyzer. The name carries over, but now the “E” is a “3” for “EV3.” I usually just refer to him as “Terry,” though. X-T3RRA’s …

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Feb 16

ThunderSmart III (2013)

Hello! I present to you the much anticipated third generation of the ThunderSmart! It is the most advanced model of my long-running NXT Smart car line. Read on to check out the innovative technology that made its way into the TSIII. See a video of the ThunderSmart III here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-FWA8IYlNA Styling The TSIII is one slick roller. …

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