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    The Creeping Caterpillar

    August 2010 update: Mario Perez built a cute tiny version, using a wind-up motor and more recent LEGO parts. See it here!

    This beast moves like a worm, extending and contracting. Ratchets mounted on the wheel prevents them from going back.

    • See an animated GIF (500K) 

      or a Java Animator9 movie (100K, better quality)

       

    • Download the LeoCAD design file
       
    • See step-by-step instructions
       
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    Mario Perez version

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