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By: Anonymous: ryan appelmans () on Monday, April 13 2009 @ 08:42 AM PDT (Read 4963 times)  
Anonymous: ryan appelmans

hello i am ryan appelmans from the netherlands
i want to make a bristle bot does anywone know a site where i can buy a vibrating part for my bristle bot in europa


if you cant read this i am sorry i am still learning to speak english






       
   
By: Anonymous: ryan appelmans () on Wednesday, April 15 2009 @ 05:50 AM PDT  
Anonymous: ryan appelmans

i want to build one can somewone plz tell me i need them for my lab






       
   
By: Anonymous: Karkon () on Thursday, April 16 2009 @ 06:06 AM PDT  
Anonymous: Karkon

I built one by breaking apart one of those vibrating toothbrushes. Not the expensive kind but the $5 each kind made by Colgate and Crest and Oral B and other guys.

You just have to work a little harder and be a little more careful as getting it out requires some pliers and tearing of the plastic.





       
   
By: Lenore (offline) on Friday, April 17 2009 @ 04:56 PM PDT  
Lenore

Your local electronics surplus store is often a good place to look for small motors. Also, dead cellphones are relatively common and you can take the vibrating motor (and other good parts) out and use it. Yes, motorized toothbrushes are also a good source. eBay is a place to look for larger quantities; you'll want to use search terms like pager motor or cell phone motor.


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