Differential Gears for Lego Robot Fred Arrived!

As you can see in the picture above, I finally received my assortment of gears and rods from ebay seller specialty_bricks. Through no fault of his own, it looked like I wasn’t going to receive my gears at all. The seller shipped the gears in a nice polybag envelope with First Class Parcel and DeliveryContinue reading “Differential Gears for Lego Robot Fred Arrived!”

Lego Power Functions and Building a Remote Controlled Robot

I have been interested in Lego’s Mindstorms robotics systems: RCX, NXT, and NXT 2.0, but I have been wary of investing the $200-300 in the base system without knowing if I could build a robot that would be interesting to me. Brick sorters, Rubix cube solvers, printers, etc. are interesting, but I would like toContinue reading “Lego Power Functions and Building a Remote Controlled Robot”