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Greenfingers is a Hovering Robot suited for Horticultural tasks.
About this creation
The XPOD 4418-B (or 'Greenfingers' as it has come to be known) is a general purpose, gyroscopically balanced, hovering robot design that has seen much service in horticultural environments.

Because the hand manipulators on the articulated arms have been customised to the same sentistivity of a human hand, it can pick up heavy objects through to delicate objects, such as flora, without damage.

It is well suited to a wide range of tasks in botanical labs, hydroponic maintenance, agriculture (specifically viticulture due to its superb scanning and fruit harvesting capabilities) and is commonplace in many commercial and hobby greenhouses.

(After building the official pod design from the 4418 Dino Pod set, I thought it was somewhat lacking (there were several parts left over...) so in an effort to use them all, this is what I came up with! =)



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   Right three-quarter view - you can see the exterior illumination, engine cowling and right articulated arm and hand clasp.



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   Left three-quarter view - you can see the communication antenna, scanning lights and left articulated arm and hand clasp.



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   Front shot showing the hands and improved arm articluation.



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   Right hand side...



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   and left hand side.



Comments

 I like it 
  June 14, 2008
Nice. I do not think the back story is nessisary, though. I loved X-Pods, and still have all of mine together. I am sad they stoped making them. Good job on this. It looks nice.
 I like it 
  April 6, 2006
Once again, great design here.
 I like it 
  March 24, 2006
cool great idea
 
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