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Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« on: July 31, 2012, 12:25:19 AM »
just came across this:

http://www.gizmag.com/kuratas-mecha-robot/23511/

Im really pissed/sad/depressed/happy

because I wanted to do it! IT WAS MY IDEA when I was in 6th grade . . . and FFS, it wasnt an engineer who beat me to the goal. . .it was an artist. . . I mean c'mon. . .an artist

sheesh!

youtube vid:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eQ-3Cko5II
« Last Edit: July 31, 2012, 12:32:40 AM by GoGeTa006 »

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012, 09:26:25 PM »
Wow.... The Smile Shot :D
seems epic. But why use 3G network, wouldn't someone be able to hack those things.

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 11:34:06 PM »
Wow. Very impressive. I wish the video showed more movement though.

Now someone go build a Tachikoma 8)

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012, 12:50:25 AM »
its kinda lame tho, $1.52million and moving at 10kph tops... wonder how it can dodge an rpg >,> even the slowest tank isnt such a sitting duck imho.

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2012, 12:55:41 AM »
its kinda lame tho, $1.52million and moving at 10kph tops... wonder how it can dodge an rpg >,> even the slowest tank isnt such a sitting duck imho.

Yes, but you gotta start somewhere.

And if you want to be able to dodge an rpg, you are going to need a lot more than $1.52 million to fully research and develop a capable war machine.

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2012, 02:25:49 AM »
Guntank predecessor?

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2012, 03:34:09 AM »
i'm mobile on a crappy phone. what i'm imagining may exceed the actual work. i was thinking an appleseed landmate.
logical procession.
illogical outcome.
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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2012, 06:12:24 AM »
its kinda lame tho, $1.52million and moving at 10kph tops... wonder how it can dodge an rpg >,> even the slowest tank isnt such a sitting duck imho.

Yes, but you gotta start somewhere.

And if you want to be able to dodge an rpg, you are going to need a lot more than $1.52 million to fully research and develop a capable war machine.

the ones that resembles this in terminator was quite fast, dunno how much they'd cost tho.

edit: found it http://terminator.wikia.com/wiki/HK-Tank & (smaller)http://terminator.wikia.com/wiki/Series_T1
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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012, 05:37:29 PM »
This comes with the instruction manual I guess.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iZ0WuNvHr8

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2012, 11:07:41 PM »
i don't care if it's slow as hell, i want one of these puppies:D

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2012, 06:28:32 AM »
^ with it's 10kph speed expect it to arrive in about 10years from now. hah. hah. hah. hah. hah.

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2012, 11:54:32 AM »
well, with 10kph, it could be useful only in riot control xD

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2012, 07:32:28 PM »
well, with 10kph, it could be useful only in riot control xD

Just aim and start loling and watch crowds disperse

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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2012, 02:11:47 PM »
i want one just for fun.
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Re: Kuratas: Japanese Mecha
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2012, 02:14:06 PM »
well, with 10kph, it could be useful only in riot control xD

Just aim and start loling and watch crowds disperse

yeah, :D wouldn't that be awesome :D