Creepy spider robot an RC hobbyist dream

When the robots take over, they'll certainly be using these to track us down

If you're into robots or creepy remote control spiders, check out the "Phoenix Hexapod" spider robot, designed by Norway resident Kåre Halvorsen, a robotic mechanical hobbyist, and using parts from Illinois-based Lynxmotion. The following video shows how the robot is constructed, and the second video is a "scary movie" that was used with the robot.

The spider robot in action:

I'll be in my room hiding under my bed.

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