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Old November 4 2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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Fan builds remote controlled Dalek!

A fan with way too much time on his hands, builds a "real" Dalek, fully remote controlled:

http://www.popsci.com/technology/art...src=SOC&dom=fb
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Old November 4 2013, 11:55 PM   #2
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Re: Fan builds remote controlled Dalek!

Then I can only assume you have not heard of "Project Dalek".

http://www.projectdalek.co.uk/mainsite/

There exist a substantial number of fans who construct Dalek props, some radio controlled, others "piloted". Just as there are groups of hobbyists who construct R2 astro-mechs or Robot model B9 from "Lost in Space". 'Bot building is a fairly popular exercise among genre fans.

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Old November 5 2013, 12:17 AM   #3
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Re: Fan builds remote controlled Dalek!

Now if you could get one to hover up the stairs...
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Old November 7 2013, 12:19 AM   #4
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Re: Fan builds remote controlled Dalek!

Although I'd love a Dalek, a full size one wouldn't fit down my hallway. So I settled for everyone's favourite tin pooch instead. Here he is with my cat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGh4Y_xxVso
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Old November 7 2013, 10:28 PM   #5
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Re: Fan builds remote controlled Dalek!

I've always wanted a Dalek, ever since I was a kid! One day when I'm settled and have a few thousand quid to spare... haha
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