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It is an automata that moves automatically through gears
"A running wild horse"
PVC board, Plastic, Stainless, Rubber
Body, Top, Top fixing board, Gear fixed board, Bottom fixing board, Link lock, Main gear, Auxiliary gear, Rubber band,
Horse body, Washer, Center link, Auxiliary link, Long bolt, Short bolt, Rubber ring
Anyone interested in robots or machines can easily understand, enjoy and learn the basic mechanical properties and principles of the assembly process.
1 step. Assemble the body
① Gather the parts of the body as shown.
② Use a bolt to drill a hole in the groove of the body.
③ Insert the top fixing board into the body.
④ Fix the top by inserting it on the fixing board.
*Align the hole of the top well.
⑤ Overlap four link retaining boards.
⑥ Place it on the top plate with the head facing out.
⑦ Insert the long bolt into the bottom of the link fixing board.
⑧ Fix the rubber ring on the back side.
⑨ Secure the three bottom fixing boards to the bottom of the body.
⑩ Body completion picture.
2 step. Assemble the gear
① Prepare the gear parts as shown in the photo.
② Fix the gear fixing board by inserting 6 short bolts into the assembled body.
*Do not insert bolts in the center hole.
③Fix the bolt by inserting rubber ring on the back side.
*Do not insert rubber rings at both ends.
④ Fit the auxiliary gear to the body with a long bolt.
⑤ Insert a long bolt in the middle of the main gear and a short bolt next to it. Insert the two bolt into opposite directions.
* Check the bolt length and fix it.
⑥ Insert the long bolt of the main gear into the hole on the fixing board.
*Make sure that the short bolts are facing outward.
⑦ Hang a large rubber band and a small one on the auxiliary gear and the main gear as shown.
⑧ Fix the rubber ring to the bolt.
3 step. Assemble the horse body and connect the links
① Prepare links and horse body parts as shown in the photo.
② Place two horse heads in front of the body and secure them with a short bolt.
③ When assembling the horse's forefoot and hind foot, insert a washer between the feet and fasten it with a short bolt.
④ Horse assembly complete picture.
*Use a short bolt and check the location of the bolts.
⑤ Align the holes of the auxiliary link between the hind legs and fasten them with a short bolt.
⑥ Align the holes of the auxiliary link between the front legs and fasten them with short bolts.
⑦ Pass the auxiliary link between the forelimbs and insert a short bolt into the hole between the horse's head.
⑧ Fix the rubber ring on the back part.
* The rubber ring in the marked area should be slightly loosened.
⑨ Horse and link assembly complete picture.
4 step. Connect and complete the center link
① Fit the washer to the main gear.
② Insert the center link through the top hole and into the main gear bolt.
③ After fixing the center link with the rubber ring, check the operation by turning the auxiliary gear in the direction of the arrow.
④ Insert a short bolt in the middle of the finished horse. Then insert it into the center link hole and fix it with a rubber ring.
⑤ Rubber ring is fixed to the center link.
⑥ The links of the hind legs and head are moved to the front, and the links of the front legs are moved to the rear, and fastened with long bolts.
* The front part overlaps and fixes two links.
⑦ Fix the bolt with rubber ring on the back side.
⑧ Completed look.
5 step. Operation of the automata
① Insert your finger into the hole of the auxiliary gear and turn it in the direction of the arrow to observe the movement of the link.
*If the gears don't spin well, loosen the rubber ring slightly over the marked area.
② Make your own moving objects using thick paper or boards.
You can create a variety of shapes to observe the movement.