The Cow (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Sun, 25 Mar 2001 07:31:44 -0500


Yeah,. I guess so. One guy made an immobile Zeta out of fiberglass.If yo
want it to walk, better look at the internal structure of the 1/144 or 1/100
knee joints. If you have enough polycaps to melt and make a gint one, that
would be great, though I don't think polycaps melt ;) And as for walking,
you're better off paying for a 1/60 W0C and buying little motors for it than
trying to outfit the giant W0. Unless you do win he lottery or know someone
very, very, very rich with cash to spare.

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----- Original Message -----
From: Ami Benatar <halman001@hotmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2001 12:19 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Wing Zero

> What I want todo is make a 10 foot Wing Zero, just the gundam itself,
minus
> the back 'wings'. The only detachable thing I want is the sheild, but the
> one from Wing Gundam. If this works, and I do win the lottery one day, I'm
> going to build a 30-40 ft Wing Zero and have some fun =)
>
> I do want it to walk, thats the thing. I dont want to just build it and
have
> it stand in my room to scare people. I'd want to be able to run a wire
from
> the back of the gundam and then control its movement with a program on a
pc.
> I had an idea that I put in a chaingun, only it fired bb's and used c02,
but
> thats just me and my crazy ideas. Mainly I just want it to walk, and move
> its arms around or something.
>
> Also, here are some ideas I had for Wing Zero
>
> - A quickcam for the pc would act as the eyes for the gundam so I can see
> were its going
>
> - Set up some sort of animation system, so I can bind keys to perform
> actions. Something similar to how games work. Like I can bind 'w' to make
> Zero walk.
>
> - Zero System, just because its cool ;)
>
> - An onboard computer, that would handle different things. I can plug in a
> keyboard and then edit things as I see fit. Like if I wanted to change the
> way it walked or something, I could load the program and edit it.
>
>
> Would fiber glass be a good way to build the outside, and then have it
> painted? Also is it keep to get and easy to make?
>
> Thats all for tonight, so far. I hope to hear some good responces to this
as
> I really want todo this. Any help would be appreciated.
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