Author Topic: Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland  (Read 4725 times)

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Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland
« on: February 28, 2011, 02:06:17 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSKyHmjyrkA

Hmmm and I thought the only novel use of PVC was using it to make bongs and blow guns...

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Re: Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2011, 02:25:31 PM »
Hah, that's pretty cool. Wonder how long it takes to build one.

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Re: Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011, 04:50:13 PM »
That is amazing!

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Re: Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2011, 06:48:22 AM »
After watching that video I had to poke around at some other videos of Theo Jansen's creations.  Just amazing.  It is very difficult to see how he's converting the wind into kinetic energy. 

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Re: Walking PVC erector sets on the beach in holland
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2011, 07:01:24 AM »
This is his Ted talk, he gets into some of the functions in it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b694exl_oZo