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Archie the Archer

by [email protected]

Published on September 3, 2016

This Little Bits invention aims and shoots arrows from a bow.  It is created using wireless receiver, wireless transmitter, two slide dimmers, two DC motors, two wheels and two power sources.

Please check out this youtube video to see how it works:

https://youtu.be/bU_a1-p1Yy8

Duration: 1-2 hours

How To Make It

STEP 1 :

1. Attach s hook to one wheel using zipties 2. Glue ring to eraser cap. 3. Attach elastic to top and bottom of lighting crossbar, going through the ring with the eraser cap to make bow 4. Use L-bracket and zip ties to attach bow to the other wheel 5. Attach the wheels to the mounting boards 6. Attach the wheels to the DC motors 7. Attach the DC motors to the mounting boards and wireless receiver. 8. Attach the power source to the wireless receiver. 9. Use an elastic band around the DC motors to secure them to the mounting board. 10. Attach the other power source to the split then the two slide dimmers then the wireless transmitter. 11. Make sure the wireless transmitter and receiver are on the same channel and that the slide dimmers correspond to the motors on the mounting board 12. Take an empty soap bottle and cut a slit to fit mounting board, leaving one side attached. 13. Fill the soap bottle with stones (for weight) 14. Attach the mounting board to the soap bottle, using an elastic band around each end of the mounting board and going around the one side that is still attached. 15. Decorate your archer with a styrofoam head and a fabric outfit.

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