Oo oo… want one, want one!

2 04 2013

Remember those little $10 hex robots that run off a AAA battery and fall to bits as soon as the dog sits on them?

Well forget those. This beastie developed by Matt Denton runs off a 2.2L Diesel engine and weighs 2 tons!

HOME – Mantis Robot.




6 responses

3 04 2013

Yep, gotta get me one of them! 😀

BTW Why did you need to link to AAA batteries? Do you not have them in Canada or something?

3 04 2013
Quieter Elephant

It was just automatically offered by the WordPress editor and I got click-happy.

3 04 2013

Ahh, that explains it. A world in which AAA batteries wasn’t universal seemed a little difficult to comprehend. After all, most of the things I encounter that require AAA batteries were made in far flung reaches of the world.

3 04 2013
Quieter Elephant

Like Glasgow, you mean?

8 04 2013

Glasgow? Never heard of it, but it sounds pretty exotic. I’m thinking palm trees, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Am I right?

8 04 2013
Quieter Elephant

No – that’s definitely Skegness.

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